Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 391 341
Rank change year-on-year -26 -50 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 1337 1475 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.78% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.80% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1236 1786
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the UK

Applications Developer
Top 16 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 17 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
England -9 1231 £42,500 - 62
UK excluding London -19 913 £40,000 - 47
London +22 401 £52,500 -4.55% 16
South East -65 237 £45,000 - 11
Midlands +38 207 £35,000 -6.67% 5
North of England +1 172 £35,000 -6.67% 13
West Midlands +30 130 £35,000 - 2
South West +55 112 £37,500 - 8
East of England -1 106 £45,000 +20.00% 9
North West +7 93 £37,500 -2.60% 9
East Midlands +4 78 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Yorkshire +23 72 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Scotland -33 68 £45,000 - 1
North East +13 10 £36,250 +11.54% 1
Northern Ireland -12 10 £40,000 -
Wales +5 5 £35,250 -21.67%

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 633 (47.34%) JavaScript
2 629 (47.05%) C#
3 597 (44.65%) .NET
4 535 (40.01%) HTML
5 514 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
6 472 (35.30%) SQL
7 456 (34.11%) CSS
8 411 (30.74%) SQL Server
9 395 (29.54%) MVC
10 347 (25.95%) ASP.NET
11 345 (25.80%) Java
12 326 (24.38%) AngularJS
13 284 (21.24%) HTML5
14 283 (21.17%) Microsoft
15 268 (20.04%) Android
16 257 (19.22%) jQuery
17 255 (19.07%) Finance
18 240 (17.95%) Mobile App
19 235 (17.58%) Apple iOS
20 209 (15.63%) Android Development
21 195 (14.58%) Degree
22 193 (14.44%) iOS Development
23 185 (13.84%) Git (software)
24 179 (13.39%) REST
25 176 (13.16%) XML
26 174 (13.01%) Web Services
27 170 (12.72%) Scrum
28 168 (12.57%) OO
29 164 (12.27%) .NET Framework
30 163 (12.19%) User Experience

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 (3.74%) NServiceBus
2 47 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 41 (3.07%) IIS
4 32 (2.39%) CMS
5 28 (2.09%) Sitefinity
6 20 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.27%) Apache
8 16 (1.20%) Umbraco
9 13 (0.97%) Confluence
9 13 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.82%) nginx
11 11 (0.82%) WordPress
12 10 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.75%) Drupal
13 9 (0.67%) OpenEdge
13 9 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.60%) JBoss
15 7 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 21 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.15%) InVision
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.075%) EPLAN
5 1 (0.075%) Moqups
5 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.60%) Maximo
3 6 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.45%) Magento
4 5 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.15%) Actimize
5 2 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.15%) Temenos Globus
5 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.075%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.075%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.075%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 124 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (4.26%) SaaS
4 34 (2.54%) GitHub
5 23 (1.72%) npm
6 21 (1.57%) Google Play
7 15 (1.12%) Firebase
8 13 (0.97%) IaaS
9 12 (0.90%) Bluemix
9 12 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
9 12 (0.90%) PaaS
10 11 (0.82%) Heroku
11 10 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (0.75%) Office 365
11 10 (0.75%) Serverless
12 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.075%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.075%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.075%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.87%) HTTP
2 24 (1.80%) Intranet
3 14 (1.05%) Skype
4 12 (0.90%) AMQP
5 11 (0.82%) ATM
6 8 (0.60%) WinSCP
6 8 (0.60%) Wireless
7 7 (0.52%) MPLS
7 7 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.45%) Internet
9 5 (0.37%) SSH
10 3 (0.22%) DNS
10 3 (0.22%) SMS
10 3 (0.22%) VoIP
11 2 (0.15%) Broadband
11 2 (0.15%) Network Security
12 1 (0.075%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.075%) LAN
12 1 (0.075%) Profibus
12 1 (0.075%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (30.74%) SQL Server
2 111 (8.30%) MySQL
3 63 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (4.34%) NoSQL
5 55 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 52 (3.89%) Big Data
7 50 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 35 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (2.54%) MongoDB
10 34 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.42%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.35%) SQLite
14 17 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (1.20%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.20%) SSDT
16 15 (1.12%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.90%) CouchDB
17 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 185 (13.84%) Git (software)
2 139 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 93 (6.96%) Visual Studio
4 78 (5.83%) Xcode
5 70 (5.24%) Android Studio
6 46 (3.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 37 (2.77%) gulp
8 35 (2.62%) NUnit
8 35 (2.62%) Selenium
9 34 (2.54%) Mocha
10 32 (2.39%) TeamCity
11 30 (2.24%) Eclipse
11 30 (2.24%) Subversion
12 29 (2.17%) JIRA
13 26 (1.94%) Gradle
13 26 (1.94%) Jasmine
14 24 (1.80%) JUnit
15 22 (1.65%) Bower
16 20 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 19 (1.42%) webpack
General
1 255 (19.07%) Finance
2 70 (5.24%) Retail
3 54 (4.04%) Banking
4 48 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.69%) Advertising
5 36 (2.69%) Electronics
6 31 (2.32%) Marketing
7 29 (2.17%) Legal
8 27 (2.02%) Law
9 25 (1.87%) Publishing
10 22 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.50%) Front Office
12 16 (1.20%) Games
13 15 (1.12%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.97%) Military
15 12 (0.90%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.75%) Automotive
16 10 (0.75%) Back Office
17 8 (0.60%) Billing
18 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (44.65%) .NET
2 535 (40.01%) HTML
3 456 (34.11%) CSS
4 347 (25.95%) ASP.NET
5 326 (24.38%) AngularJS
6 284 (21.24%) HTML5
7 257 (19.22%) jQuery
8 179 (13.39%) REST
9 176 (13.16%) XML
10 174 (13.01%) Web Services
11 164 (12.27%) .NET Framework
12 152 (11.37%) Node.js
13 151 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 134 (10.02%) CSS3
15 123 (9.20%) Entity Framework
16 121 (9.05%) JSON
17 111 (8.30%) SOAP
18 100 (7.48%) Ajax
18 100 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web API
19 88 (6.58%) React
Miscellaneous
1 240 (17.95%) Mobile App
2 163 (12.19%) User Experience
3 109 (8.15%) Computer Science
4 82 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (2.02%) iPad
8 26 (1.94%) Algorithms
9 24 (1.80%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.65%) Fintech
11 21 (1.57%) Virtual Team
12 20 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 18 (1.35%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.35%) Equities
14 17 (1.27%) Derivative
15 15 (1.12%) Fixed Income
15 15 (1.12%) Robotics
16 14 (1.05%) iPhone
17 12 (0.90%) Driving Licence
18 11 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 268 (20.04%) Android
2 235 (17.58%) Apple iOS
3 112 (8.38%) Linux
4 68 (5.09%) Windows
5 33 (2.47%) Unix
6 8 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.52%) CentOS
7 7 (0.52%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.15%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.075%) AIX
11 1 (0.075%) Debian
11 1 (0.075%) OS/400
11 1 (0.075%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (29.54%) MVC
3 209 (15.63%) Android Development
4 193 (14.44%) iOS Development
5 170 (12.72%) Scrum
6 168 (12.57%) OO
7 162 (12.12%) TDD
8 157 (11.74%) Software Engineering
9 151 (11.29%) Web Development
10 116 (8.68%) Test Automation
11 109 (8.15%) Unit Testing
12 106 (7.93%) SOLID
13 96 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
14 81 (6.06%) OOP
15 78 (5.83%) Microservices
16 77 (5.76%) SDLC
17 74 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
18 73 (5.46%) Continuous Improvement
19 68 (5.09%) Mobile Development
20 64 (4.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 633 (47.34%) JavaScript
2 629 (47.05%) C#
3 472 (35.30%) SQL
4 345 (25.80%) Java
5 141 (10.55%) PHP
6 135 (10.10%) Objective-C
7 122 (9.12%) Python
8 120 (8.98%) Apple Swift
9 81 (6.06%) T-SQL
10 67 (5.01%) C++
11 66 (4.94%) C
12 48 (3.59%) TypeScript
13 44 (3.29%) Ruby
14 35 (2.62%) Bash Shell
15 34 (2.54%) VB.NET
16 30 (2.24%) PL/SQL
17 26 (1.94%) VBA
18 25 (1.87%) PowerShell
19 20 (1.50%) ES6
20 18 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 195 (14.58%) Degree
2 71 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 59 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (4.11%) MCPD
5 54 (4.04%) SC Cleared
6 46 (3.44%) MCP
7 44 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (1.12%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.52%) HND
9 7 (0.52%) PhD
10 4 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.075%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.075%) MCSA
12 1 (0.075%) MCSE
12 1 (0.075%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.075%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.14%) QA
2 29 (2.17%) SLA
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.22%) MiFID
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.15%) SEPA
6 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.075%) PMO
6 1 (0.075%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.50%) Docker
3 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.075%) NFS
4 1 (0.075%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (1.05%) Nagios
2 8 (0.60%) HockeyApp
3 6 (0.45%) Ansible
4 4 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.075%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.075%) Consul
6 1 (0.075%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.075%) Packer
6 1 (0.075%) Puppet
6 1 (0.075%) SCCM
6 1 (0.075%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.075%) WMI
Vendors
1 283 (21.17%) Microsoft
2 76 (5.68%) Oracle
3 39 (2.92%) Xamarin
4 35 (2.62%) Google
5 21 (1.57%) Sitecore
6 18 (1.35%) SAP
6 18 (1.35%) Zend
7 16 (1.20%) Apple
7 16 (1.20%) IBM
8 11 (0.82%) iManage
9 10 (0.75%) Remedy
10 9 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 9 (0.67%) Splunk
11 8 (0.60%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.52%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.45%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.45%) Progress
13 6 (0.45%) WSO2
14 5 (0.37%) Adobe
14 5 (0.37%) Tableau