Period
to 23 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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

Application Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 388 431
Rank change year-on-year -108 +43 -77
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 868 1,395 1,267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.83% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 683 1,241 1,056
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -4.44%
10th Percentile £30,050 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 145,581 167,984 169,805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.22% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,316 136,756 141,365
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the UK

Applications Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Developer in the UK

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the UK

Applications Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
England -93 820 £46,528 +9.48% 171
UK excluding London -73 595 £42,500 +6.25% 127
London -73 256 £60,000 +15.38% 48
South East -56 191 £45,000 +5.88% 47
North of England -36 121 £45,000 +20.00% 28
Midlands -39 100 £38,250 +9.29% 30
South West -5 92 £38,750 -3.13% 12
East Midlands -9 68 £38,500 +10.00% 17
Yorkshire +11 64 £42,500 +21.43% 12
East of England +5 61 £40,750 -14.21% 6
North West -24 52 £46,528 +16.32% 16
West Midlands -22 32 £38,000 +8.57% 13
Scotland -22 20 £45,000 - 2
Northern Ireland -9 12 £40,000 - 1
North East 0 5 £35,000 +4.47%

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, Applications Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 450 (51.84%) .NET
2 431 (49.65%) C#
3 384 (44.24%) JavaScript
4 305 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 302 (34.79%) SQL
6 297 (34.22%) HTML
7 250 (28.80%) SQL Server
8 248 (28.57%) CSS
9 228 (26.27%) ASP.NET
10 227 (26.15%) Java
11 214 (24.65%) MVC
12 160 (18.43%) Apple iOS
13 157 (18.09%) Finance
14 145 (16.71%) AngularJS
15 143 (16.47%) Mobile App
16 139 (16.01%) jQuery
17 137 (15.78%) Degree
18 136 (15.67%) Microsoft
19 132 (15.21%) Android
19 132 (15.21%) HTML5
20 125 (14.40%) iOS Development
21 112 (12.90%) TDD
21 112 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
22 105 (12.10%) Software Engineering
23 101 (11.64%) Web Services
24 100 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
25 99 (11.41%) Git (software)
25 99 (11.41%) PHP
26 94 (10.83%) XML
27 92 (10.60%) OO

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 44 (5.07%) IIS
2 31 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.96%) CMS
4 15 (1.73%) Confluence
5 14 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.38%) Apache
6 12 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.92%) Drupal
8 8 (0.92%) NServiceBus
8 8 (0.92%) Sitefinity
9 7 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.81%) WildFly
10 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.46%) Mendix
11 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.46%) WordPress
12 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.12%) GIMP
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.38%) Magento
2 12 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.58%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.58%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.12%) Endur
7 1 (0.12%) Odoo
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.07%) GitHub
4 13 (1.50%) SaaS
5 12 (1.38%) Sage Pay
6 9 (1.04%) npm
7 8 (0.92%) iPaaS
8 6 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.58%) Google Play
10 4 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.46%) Office 365
10 4 (0.46%) PaaS
11 3 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.35%) Force.com
11 3 (0.35%) IaaS
11 3 (0.35%) Serverless
12 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.12%) iTunes
13 1 (0.12%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.50%) HTTP
2 11 (1.27%) Internet
3 4 (0.46%) Multicast
3 4 (0.46%) SSL
4 2 (0.23%) Intranet
5 1 (0.12%) ATM
5 1 (0.12%) Broadband
5 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.12%) Skype
5 1 (0.12%) SMS
5 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (28.80%) SQL Server
2 67 (7.72%) MySQL
3 57 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 37 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (3.69%) NoSQL
8 26 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.84%) Oracle Database
10 15 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (1.38%) Redis
12 12 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (1.27%) Big Data
13 11 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
14 10 (1.15%) Power BI
15 9 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 99 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 61 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (6.68%) Visual Studio
4 40 (4.61%) JIRA
5 24 (2.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 19 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (2.19%) Subversion
6 19 (2.19%) webpack
7 18 (2.07%) Jenkins
8 16 (1.84%) Maven
8 16 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
9 15 (1.73%) Mercurial
9 15 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
10 13 (1.50%) gulp
10 13 (1.50%) Selenium
10 13 (1.50%) Xcode
11 12 (1.38%) NUnit
12 10 (1.15%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.81%) Grunt
13 7 (0.81%) JUnit
General
1 157 (18.09%) Finance
2 42 (4.84%) Marketing
3 36 (4.15%) Banking
4 16 (1.84%) Retail
5 12 (1.38%) Front Office
5 12 (1.38%) Law
6 10 (1.15%) Electronics
6 10 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.04%) Legal
8 8 (0.92%) Advertising
8 8 (0.92%) Games
8 8 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.69%) Back Office
10 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.35%) Automotive
11 3 (0.35%) Billing
11 3 (0.35%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (51.84%) .NET
2 297 (34.22%) HTML
3 248 (28.57%) CSS
4 228 (26.27%) ASP.NET
5 145 (16.71%) AngularJS
6 139 (16.01%) jQuery
7 132 (15.21%) HTML5
8 101 (11.64%) Web Services
9 100 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 94 (10.83%) XML
11 90 (10.37%) RESTful
12 86 (9.91%) JSON
13 76 (8.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 74 (8.53%) REST
15 73 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
16 70 (8.06%) React
17 62 (7.14%) .NET Framework
18 60 (6.91%) Node.js
18 60 (6.91%) Spring
19 53 (6.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (16.47%) Mobile App
2 76 (8.76%) User Experience
3 50 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.53%) Hedge funds
7 18 (2.07%) Smart Meter
8 17 (1.96%) Renewable Energy
9 16 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (1.73%) Animation
11 13 (1.50%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.50%) Fixed Income
12 11 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
14 9 (1.04%) Internet of Things
15 8 (0.92%) Fintech
15 8 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.81%) Equities
17 6 (0.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 160 (18.43%) Apple iOS
2 132 (15.21%) Android
3 70 (8.06%) Linux
4 65 (7.49%) Windows
5 21 (2.42%) Unix
6 13 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.38%) Debian
8 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (24.65%) MVC
3 125 (14.40%) iOS Development
4 112 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
4 112 (12.90%) TDD
5 105 (12.10%) Software Engineering
6 92 (10.60%) OO
7 85 (9.79%) Web Development
8 84 (9.68%) Computer Science
8 84 (9.68%) SDLC
9 76 (8.76%) Android Development
10 74 (8.53%) Scrum
11 66 (7.60%) CRM
12 65 (7.49%) Mobile Development
13 54 (6.22%) Test Automation
14 51 (5.88%) Project Management
15 50 (5.76%) DevOps
16 49 (5.65%) Unit Testing
17 47 (5.41%) Mathematics
18 45 (5.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 431 (49.65%) C#
2 384 (44.24%) JavaScript
3 302 (34.79%) SQL
4 227 (26.15%) Java
5 99 (11.41%) PHP
6 91 (10.48%) C++
7 84 (9.68%) Apple Swift
8 78 (8.99%) Python
9 70 (8.06%) T-SQL
10 66 (7.60%) VB.NET
11 62 (7.14%) Objective-C
12 48 (5.53%) Ruby
13 37 (4.26%) PL/SQL
14 34 (3.92%) TypeScript
15 30 (3.46%) PowerShell
16 21 (2.42%) ES6
17 20 (2.30%) VB
18 18 (2.07%) Kotlin
19 17 (1.96%) C
20 16 (1.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 137 (15.78%) Degree
2 28 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.61%) MCP
5 14 (1.61%) MCPD
6 7 (0.81%) HND
7 5 (0.58%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.46%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.23%) MCSA
9 2 (0.23%) MCSE
9 2 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.30%) QA
2 15 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.23%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (3.11%) Docker
2 12 (1.38%) Firmware
3 1 (0.12%) LXC
3 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.15%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.81%) Control-M
3 6 (0.69%) Kibana
3 6 (0.69%) logstash
4 3 (0.35%) Ansible
4 3 (0.35%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 136 (15.67%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.06%) Oracle
3 37 (4.26%) Xamarin
4 17 (1.96%) Apple
5 16 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (1.84%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.73%) Google
7 13 (1.50%) Telerik
8 11 (1.27%) IBM
8 11 (1.27%) Tableau
9 8 (0.92%) SAP
10 6 (0.69%) iManage
11 5 (0.58%) Calypso
11 5 (0.58%) Charles River
11 5 (0.58%) Intapp
11 5 (0.58%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.58%) SimCorp
11 5 (0.58%) Solace
11 5 (0.58%) Twitter
12 4 (0.46%) CA