The median annual salary for a Applications Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Application Developer
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 337 332
Rank change year-on-year -41 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 666 985 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.94% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.98% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 565 842 939
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £61,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82581 100487 108682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.36% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68542 84332 88722
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 April 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
England -53 590 £42,500 -3.40% 89
London -57 208 £57,500 +15.00% 27
South East +25 131 £42,500 - 13
East Midlands +43 75 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Scotland +12 52 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Oxfordshire +36 48 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Midlands +9 45 £34,500 -1.42% 9
South West -5 43 £37,500 -16.66% 7
East of England -47 41 £40,000 - 13
Nottingham +36 39 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Nottinghamshire +26 39 £37,500 -6.25% 3
City of London +26 34 £62,500 -3.84% 10
North West -22 32 £38,500 +10.00% 6
Oxford +18 30 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Glasgow +21 29 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Hampshire +7 29 £41,500 -3.48% 3
Manchester -30 23 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Northamptonshire +22 21 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Northampton +30 20 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Edinburgh +16 20 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Bristol -6 18 £45,000 +9.75% 5
Berkshire +13 16 £42,500 -2.85% 1
Cambridgeshire -25 16 £42,672 +15.32% 10
Surrey +33 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Warwickshire +24 11 £34,000 -2.85%
Gloucestershire +14 11 £34,000 -6.20%
Cambridge -8 11 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Leamington Spa - 11 £34,000 -
Birmingham +21 10 £32,000 -22.42% 2
East Sussex +10 10 £47,500 -5.00% 1

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 645 (50.59%) .NET
2 626 (49.10%) C#
2 626 (49.10%) JavaScript
3 536 (42.04%) HTML
4 503 (39.45%) CSS
5 492 (38.59%) SQL
6 478 (37.49%) Agile Software Development
7 437 (34.27%) SQL Server
8 418 (32.78%) ASP.NET
9 329 (25.80%) Java
10 322 (25.25%) MVC
11 284 (22.27%) jQuery
12 248 (19.45%) HTML5
13 235 (18.43%) Microsoft
14 227 (17.80%) TDD
15 225 (17.65%) AngularJS
16 214 (16.78%) Finance
17 204 (16.00%) Degree
18 203 (15.92%) XML
19 202 (15.84%) OO
20 199 (15.61%) Mobile App
21 196 (15.37%) Web Services
22 189 (14.82%) Android
23 164 (12.86%) Android Development
24 162 (12.71%) Web Development
25 160 (12.55%) Apple iOS
26 155 (12.16%) Ajax
27 153 (12.00%) Scrum
27 153 (12.00%) Git (software)
28 147 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC

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 50 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 37 (2.90%) IIS
3 21 (1.65%) Apache
4 17 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.18%) CMS
6 12 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.63%) Confluence
10 7 (0.55%) JBoss
10 7 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.47%) Drupal
11 6 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.31%) Mule
13 4 (0.31%) Mule ESB
13 4 (0.31%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.55%) InDesign
3 7 (0.55%) MicroStation
4 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.16%) InVision
6 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.078%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
2 22 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.24%) OpenText MBPM
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle ASCP
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
8 3 (0.24%) StreamServe
9 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.078%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.27%) SaaS
4 26 (2.04%) Google Play
5 22 (1.73%) Office 365
6 14 (1.10%) GitHub
7 9 (0.71%) Google App Engine
7 9 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.16%) Boomi
9 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.078%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.078%) Force.com
10 1 (0.078%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.47%) HTTP
2 24 (1.88%) Skype
3 8 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.55%) Internet
5 4 (0.31%) Intranet
5 4 (0.31%) MPLS
5 4 (0.31%) VoIP
6 3 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.24%) SSL
6 3 (0.24%) X.509
7 2 (0.16%) AMQP
7 2 (0.16%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.16%) LAN
7 2 (0.16%) SSH
7 2 (0.16%) WAN
8 1 (0.078%) DNS
8 1 (0.078%) LDAP
8 1 (0.078%) SNMP
8 1 (0.078%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (34.27%) SQL Server
2 118 (9.25%) MySQL
3 82 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (6.04%) Relational Database
5 55 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (3.14%) Oracle Database
7 33 (2.59%) Big Data
8 32 (2.51%) RDBMS
9 31 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
10 30 (2.35%) NoSQL
11 24 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
14 20 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 20 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
15 18 (1.41%) MongoDB
16 17 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
16 17 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 153 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 121 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 113 (8.86%) Visual Studio
4 55 (4.31%) Subversion
5 41 (3.22%) Xcode
6 39 (3.06%) Android Studio
7 34 (2.67%) Selenium
8 28 (2.20%) JIRA
8 28 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
9 27 (2.12%) Maven
10 23 (1.80%) Jenkins
11 19 (1.49%) TeamCity
12 18 (1.41%) Eclipse
12 18 (1.41%) Mocha
12 18 (1.41%) NUnit
12 18 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
13 16 (1.25%) Bugzilla
13 16 (1.25%) Trac
14 14 (1.10%) Gradle
14 14 (1.10%) PostCSS
General
1 214 (16.78%) Finance
2 55 (4.31%) Banking
3 38 (2.98%) Telecoms
4 25 (1.96%) Advertising
5 23 (1.80%) Marketing
5 23 (1.80%) Retail
6 16 (1.25%) Electronics
6 16 (1.25%) Law
6 16 (1.25%) Publishing
7 14 (1.10%) Front Office
8 13 (1.02%) Games
9 12 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.78%) Legal
11 9 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.71%) Military
12 5 (0.39%) Automotive
12 5 (0.39%) Back Office
13 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.24%) Billing
14 3 (0.24%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 645 (50.59%) .NET
2 536 (42.04%) HTML
3 503 (39.45%) CSS
4 418 (32.78%) ASP.NET
5 284 (22.27%) jQuery
6 248 (19.45%) HTML5
7 225 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 203 (15.92%) XML
9 196 (15.37%) Web Services
10 155 (12.16%) Ajax
11 147 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 121 (9.49%) .NET Framework
12 121 (9.49%) JSON
13 116 (9.10%) CSS3
14 110 (8.63%) REST
15 104 (8.16%) WCF
16 81 (6.35%) React
17 77 (6.04%) RESTful
18 72 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
19 68 (5.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 199 (15.61%) Mobile App
2 122 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 107 (8.39%) User Experience
4 68 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (5.25%) Client/Server
6 52 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 41 (3.22%) Algorithms
9 30 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (2.35%) iPad
10 28 (2.20%) Fintech
11 21 (1.65%) mHealth
12 15 (1.18%) Derivative
12 15 (1.18%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.10%) iPhone
14 13 (1.02%) Management Information System
15 12 (0.94%) Robotics
16 11 (0.86%) Equities
16 11 (0.86%) Social Network
17 10 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 189 (14.82%) Android
2 160 (12.55%) Apple iOS
3 128 (10.04%) Windows
4 86 (6.75%) Linux
5 33 (2.59%) Unix
6 11 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.24%) CentOS
8 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.078%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (37.49%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (25.25%) MVC
3 227 (17.80%) TDD
4 202 (15.84%) OO
5 164 (12.86%) Android Development
6 162 (12.71%) Web Development
7 153 (12.00%) Scrum
8 134 (10.51%) Software Engineering
9 129 (10.12%) iOS Development
10 96 (7.53%) SDLC
11 95 (7.45%) Mobile Development
12 84 (6.59%) Unit Testing
13 83 (6.51%) OOP
14 68 (5.33%) SOA
15 65 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
16 53 (4.16%) Mathematics
17 52 (4.08%) BDD
17 52 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
19 46 (3.61%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 626 (49.10%) C#
1 626 (49.10%) JavaScript
2 492 (38.59%) SQL
3 329 (25.80%) Java
4 121 (9.49%) Python
5 114 (8.94%) VB.NET
6 113 (8.86%) PHP
7 106 (8.31%) Objective-C
8 101 (7.92%) T-SQL
9 86 (6.75%) C++
10 80 (6.27%) Apple Swift
11 68 (5.33%) VB
12 63 (4.94%) PL/SQL
13 48 (3.76%) TypeScript
14 38 (2.98%) PowerShell
15 31 (2.43%) C
16 25 (1.96%) ES6
17 24 (1.88%) Ruby
18 17 (1.33%) Groovy
19 14 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 204 (16.00%) Degree
2 24 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.24%) MCP
6 2 (0.16%) PhD
7 1 (0.078%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.078%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.078%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.14%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.078%) PMO
4 1 (0.078%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.24%) Docker
1 3 (0.24%) Samba
2 1 (0.078%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.078%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.078%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.55%) Control-M
2 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.31%) Ansible
3 4 (0.31%) Puppet
4 2 (0.16%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.16%) Nagios
5 1 (0.078%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.078%) Terraform
Vendors
1 235 (18.43%) Microsoft
2 121 (9.49%) Oracle
3 60 (4.71%) Google
4 38 (2.98%) Xamarin
5 18 (1.41%) Apple
6 17 (1.33%) SAP
7 12 (0.94%) Zend
8 10 (0.78%) Adobe
8 10 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.71%) DevExpress
10 7 (0.55%) Twitter
11 6 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
12 5 (0.39%) Bloomberg
12 5 (0.39%) Reuters
12 5 (0.39%) Sybase
12 5 (0.39%) Telerik
13 3 (0.24%) Dell
13 3 (0.24%) DoubleClick
13 3 (0.24%) OpenText
13 3 (0.24%) Redback
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £450 - £600 per day
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London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
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Central London / West End
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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