Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Application Developer
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 272 183
Rank change year-on-year +33 -89 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 112 66 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.09% 0.60% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.62% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 90 53 169
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,900
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £50,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10013 10607 11545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 96.99% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8306 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +22 33 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Bristol -29 31 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Dorset +19 21 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Somerset +10 13 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Devon +26 5 £40,000 +6.67%
Gloucestershire +22 4 £35,750 +19.17%
Cornwall - 4 £50,000 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 72 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 55 (49.11%) MVC
3 54 (48.21%) HTML
4 50 (44.64%) C#
5 46 (41.07%) .NET
6 42 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 40 (35.71%) CSS
8 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
8 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (33.04%) ASP.NET
9 37 (33.04%) SQL
10 34 (30.36%) REST
11 33 (29.46%) Security Cleared
12 30 (26.79%) .NET Framework
12 30 (26.79%) AngularJS
13 29 (25.89%) Android
14 28 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (24.11%) Java
15 27 (24.11%) Android Development
16 26 (23.21%) SC Cleared
16 26 (23.21%) Web Services
17 25 (22.32%) Software Engineering
18 23 (20.54%) Team Foundation Server
18 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
19 22 (19.64%) Entity Framework
19 22 (19.64%) SharePoint
20 21 (18.75%) XML
20 21 (18.75%) Apple iOS
20 21 (18.75%) iOS Development
20 21 (18.75%) Web Development

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 22 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (9.82%) CMS
2 11 (9.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (8.93%) Umbraco
4 8 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.68%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.68%) IIS
6 3 (2.68%) Joomla!
7 2 (1.79%) Apache
7 2 (1.79%) JBoss
7 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.89%) Papyrus
8 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Maximo
2 6 (5.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.89%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.25%) GitHub
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Wireless
2 3 (2.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) Big Data
3 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.46%) MySQL
4 5 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.79%) MS Access
6 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (20.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.93%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.93%) NuGet
3 8 (7.14%) Android Studio
3 8 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 8 (7.14%) Calabash
3 8 (7.14%) Gradle
3 8 (7.14%) JIRA
3 8 (7.14%) JUnit
3 8 (7.14%) Mockito
4 5 (4.46%) gulp
4 5 (4.46%) Jasmine
4 5 (4.46%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (3.57%) Subversion
6 3 (2.68%) Maven
7 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 16 (14.29%) Electronics
2 12 (10.71%) Finance
3 10 (8.93%) Military
4 7 (6.25%) Marketing
4 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Local Government
6 1 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (48.21%) HTML
2 46 (41.07%) .NET
3 40 (35.71%) CSS
4 37 (33.04%) ASP.NET
5 34 (30.36%) REST
6 30 (26.79%) .NET Framework
6 30 (26.79%) AngularJS
7 26 (23.21%) Web Services
8 23 (20.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (19.64%) Entity Framework
10 21 (18.75%) XML
11 19 (16.96%) jQuery
12 17 (15.18%) HTML5
13 15 (13.39%) SOAP
14 12 (10.71%) Razor View Engine
15 11 (9.82%) LINQ
16 10 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 10 (8.93%) JSON
17 9 (8.04%) J2EE
18 8 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Mobile App
2 17 (15.18%) User Experience
3 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.46%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.79%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.79%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (1.79%) Smart Home
6 2 (1.79%) STB
6 2 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) RIA
7 1 (0.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.89%) Android
2 21 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 9 (8.04%) Linux
4 5 (4.46%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Windows
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.11%) MVC
2 39 (34.82%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (24.11%) Android Development
5 25 (22.32%) Software Engineering
6 21 (18.75%) iOS Development
6 21 (18.75%) Web Development
7 18 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
8 16 (14.29%) TDD
9 15 (13.39%) BDD
10 14 (12.50%) ITIL
11 13 (11.61%) Web Application Development
12 12 (10.71%) TOGAF
13 11 (9.82%) SOA
13 11 (9.82%) SOLID
14 10 (8.93%) DNA
14 10 (8.93%) OOP
14 10 (8.93%) Scrum
14 10 (8.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 50 (44.64%) C#
3 37 (33.04%) SQL
4 27 (24.11%) Java
5 15 (13.39%) PHP
6 12 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 11 (9.82%) C++
8 9 (8.04%) Objective-C
9 7 (6.25%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.68%) C
11 3 (2.68%) GraphQL
11 3 (2.68%) VB
12 2 (1.79%) Delphi
12 2 (1.79%) Pascal
12 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.79%) VBA
13 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.89%) Perl
13 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (29.46%) Security Cleared
2 26 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.61%) Degree
4 11 (9.82%) MCPD
4 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) HockeyApp
2 4 (3.57%) Ansible
3 2 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 6 (5.36%) SAP
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle
5 3 (2.68%) Zend
6 2 (1.79%) Apple
6 2 (1.79%) IBM
6 2 (1.79%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.89%) CA
7 1 (0.89%) Google