The median annual salary for a Applications Developer was £35,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
England / South West
Rank 199 181 164
Rank change year-on-year -18 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 30 71 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.60% 1.22% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.26% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 49 74
Median salary £35,500 £41,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.41% +19.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £32,500 £22,583
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +2.59%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4848 5643 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.69% 96.73% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4042 4659 4875
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the South West.

Salary trend for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 13 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Gloucestershire +8 6 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Somerset -15 5 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Dorset +14 3 - -
Wiltshire +2 1 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Devon -1 1 £40,000 - 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Applications Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 38 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 34 (54.84%) HTML
2 34 (54.84%) CSS
3 33 (53.23%) Java
3 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (41.94%) C#
5 24 (38.71%) AngularJS
6 23 (37.10%) Degree
6 23 (37.10%) .NET
7 22 (35.48%) OO
8 20 (32.26%) SQL
8 20 (32.26%) MVC
9 18 (29.03%) jQuery
10 17 (27.42%) Node.js
10 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
10 17 (27.42%) Scrum
11 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
12 14 (22.58%) Mobile App
12 14 (22.58%) React
12 14 (22.58%) Web Development
12 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
13 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (20.97%) Oracle
13 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
13 13 (20.97%) TDD
13 13 (20.97%) Spring
14 12 (19.35%) MySQL
15 10 (16.13%) Maven
15 10 (16.13%) Finance
15 10 (16.13%) Computer Science

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.29%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (3.23%) Mule
4 2 (3.23%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle ASCP
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Manufacturing
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.23%) AMQP
3 1 (1.61%) Internet
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) MySQL
3 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.23%) MarkLogic
8 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.23%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.61%) Big Data
9 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.13%) Maven
3 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 8 (12.90%) JIRA
4 7 (11.29%) Hudson
5 3 (4.84%) Ant
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.84%) Subversion
6 2 (3.23%) Android Studio
6 2 (3.23%) FitNesse
6 2 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (3.23%) Selenium
6 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.61%) Grunt
7 1 (1.61%) gulp
7 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Games
2 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.84%) Back Office
5 3 (4.84%) Billing
5 3 (4.84%) General Ledger
5 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Legal
6 2 (3.23%) Electronics
7 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (54.84%) CSS
1 34 (54.84%) HTML
2 24 (38.71%) AngularJS
3 23 (37.10%) .NET
4 18 (29.03%) jQuery
5 17 (27.42%) Node.js
6 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
7 14 (22.58%) React
8 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
8 13 (20.97%) Spring
9 10 (16.13%) HTML5
10 9 (14.52%) Backbone.js
11 7 (11.29%) JSP
11 7 (11.29%) Struts
11 7 (11.29%) XML
12 5 (8.06%) JDBC
12 5 (8.06%) Web Services
13 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
13 4 (6.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.90%) iPad
4 7 (11.29%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
6 4 (6.45%) User Experience
7 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 2 (3.23%) Derivative
7 2 (3.23%) iPhone
8 1 (1.61%) Blog
8 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (53.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) OO
3 20 (32.26%) MVC
4 17 (27.42%) Scrum
5 14 (22.58%) Web Development
6 13 (20.97%) TDD
7 10 (16.13%) SDLC
8 9 (14.52%) BDD
9 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.68%) Open Source
11 5 (8.06%) Integration Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Project Management
11 5 (8.06%) Workflow
12 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
12 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.45%) Kanban
12 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) JavaScript
2 33 (53.23%) Java
3 26 (41.94%) C#
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
5 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.06%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) C++
7 4 (6.45%) XQuery
8 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.23%) VB
9 2 (3.23%) XPath
10 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.61%) C
10 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) WCAG
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
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