The median annual salary for a Applications Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 340 337
Rank change year-on-year -32 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 686 967 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.97% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 580 836 905
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 £30,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £61,000
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 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
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 30 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 30 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 -32 610 £42,500 -5.02% 85
London -49 200 £57,500 +15.00% 21
South East +37 139 £42,500 - 15
East Midlands +51 79 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Scotland +20 53 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Oxfordshire +43 51 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Midlands +13 49 £34,000 -8.10% 9
South West +3 46 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East of England -37 42 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Nottingham +30 41 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Nottinghamshire +27 41 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North West -25 36 £38,000 +4.82% 6
Hampshire +11 33 £41,500 -3.48% 7
Glasgow +25 31 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Oxford +21 31 £42,500 -29.16%
City of London +13 30 £62,500 -3.84% 8
Manchester -24 25 £40,750 +8.66% 2
Northamptonshire +31 20 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Bristol 0 20 £43,750 +14.37% 4
Northampton +23 19 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Edinburgh +10 18 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Berkshire +8 16 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 15 £45,344 +22.55% 10
Surrey +25 14 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Yorkshire -22 14 £31,000 -6.06% 6
Warwickshire +28 13 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Leamington Spa - 13 £34,000 - 1
Birmingham +16 12 £32,000 -22.42% 2
Basingstoke +6 11 £35,000 -26.31%
Gloucestershire +14 10 £35,750 +14.40% 1

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 648 (50.04%) .NET
2 636 (49.11%) C#
3 634 (48.96%) JavaScript
4 550 (42.47%) HTML
5 524 (40.46%) CSS
6 491 (37.92%) SQL
7 484 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
8 438 (33.82%) SQL Server
9 416 (32.12%) ASP.NET
10 333 (25.71%) Java
11 323 (24.94%) MVC
12 293 (22.63%) jQuery
13 259 (20.00%) HTML5
14 239 (18.46%) Microsoft
15 234 (18.07%) AngularJS
16 230 (17.76%) TDD
17 223 (17.22%) Finance
18 208 (16.06%) Degree
18 208 (16.06%) Mobile App
19 204 (15.75%) XML
20 200 (15.44%) OO
21 197 (15.21%) Web Services
21 197 (15.21%) Android
22 171 (13.20%) Android Development
23 166 (12.82%) Apple iOS
24 162 (12.51%) Web Development
25 158 (12.20%) Scrum
26 156 (12.05%) Git (software)
27 149 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
28 147 (11.35%) Ajax

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 53 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.78%) IIS
3 20 (1.54%) Apache
4 18 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 14 (1.08%) CMS
6 13 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.62%) Confluence
8 8 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.54%) Drupal
9 7 (0.54%) JBoss
10 6 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.39%) WordPress
12 4 (0.31%) Mule
12 4 (0.31%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.31%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 25 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.54%) InDesign
3 7 (0.54%) MicroStation
4 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.23%) InVision
6 2 (0.15%) Moqups
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 23 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle ASCP
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Manufacturing
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle SCM
9 3 (0.23%) StreamServe
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.077%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.32%) SaaS
4 26 (2.01%) Google Play
5 25 (1.93%) Office 365
6 15 (1.16%) GitHub
7 10 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.69%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.15%) Boomi
10 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.077%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.077%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.077%) Force.com
11 1 (0.077%) Heroku
11 1 (0.077%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.25%) HTTP
2 24 (1.85%) Skype
3 8 (0.62%) Internet
4 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.39%) MPLS
6 4 (0.31%) Intranet
6 4 (0.31%) VoIP
7 3 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.23%) SSL
7 3 (0.23%) X.509
8 2 (0.15%) AMQP
8 2 (0.15%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.15%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.15%) LAN
8 2 (0.15%) SSH
8 2 (0.15%) WAN
9 1 (0.077%) DNS
9 1 (0.077%) LDAP
9 1 (0.077%) SNMP
9 1 (0.077%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (33.82%) SQL Server
2 117 (9.03%) MySQL
3 78 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 78 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 36 (2.78%) Big Data
7 32 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
7 32 (2.47%) RDBMS
8 31 (2.39%) NoSQL
9 25 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (1.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 20 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (1.39%) MongoDB
16 17 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 156 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 123 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 111 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 53 (4.09%) Subversion
5 45 (3.47%) Xcode
6 41 (3.17%) Android Studio
7 35 (2.70%) Selenium
8 29 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
9 28 (2.16%) Maven
10 27 (2.08%) JIRA
11 23 (1.78%) Jenkins
12 22 (1.70%) TeamCity
13 20 (1.54%) NUnit
14 19 (1.47%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.39%) Mocha
16 17 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
17 16 (1.24%) Bugzilla
17 16 (1.24%) Trac
18 14 (1.08%) Gradle
18 14 (1.08%) PostCSS
General
1 223 (17.22%) Finance
2 51 (3.94%) Banking
3 38 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.01%) Marketing
5 24 (1.85%) Retail
6 23 (1.78%) Advertising
7 20 (1.54%) Electronics
8 16 (1.24%) Games
8 16 (1.24%) Law
9 15 (1.16%) Front Office
9 15 (1.16%) Publishing
10 11 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.85%) Legal
11 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.69%) Military
12 7 (0.54%) Automotive
12 7 (0.54%) Back Office
13 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 648 (50.04%) .NET
2 550 (42.47%) HTML
3 524 (40.46%) CSS
4 416 (32.12%) ASP.NET
5 293 (22.63%) jQuery
6 259 (20.00%) HTML5
7 234 (18.07%) AngularJS
8 204 (15.75%) XML
9 197 (15.21%) Web Services
10 149 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 147 (11.35%) Ajax
12 126 (9.73%) JSON
13 123 (9.50%) .NET Framework
14 122 (9.42%) CSS3
15 118 (9.11%) REST
16 105 (8.11%) WCF
17 86 (6.64%) React
18 77 (5.95%) RESTful
19 72 (5.56%) Entity Framework
20 71 (5.48%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 208 (16.06%) Mobile App
2 122 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 113 (8.73%) User Experience
4 70 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (5.17%) Client/Server
6 51 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (3.32%) Data Structures
8 39 (3.01%) Algorithms
9 33 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
9 33 (2.55%) iPad
10 29 (2.24%) Fintech
11 21 (1.62%) mHealth
12 16 (1.24%) Derivative
12 16 (1.24%) iPhone
13 15 (1.16%) Fixed Income
14 13 (1.00%) Management Information System
14 13 (1.00%) Robotics
15 11 (0.85%) Equities
15 11 (0.85%) Social Network
16 10 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 197 (15.21%) Android
2 166 (12.82%) Apple iOS
3 126 (9.73%) Windows
4 89 (6.87%) Linux
5 33 (2.55%) Unix
6 11 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.23%) CentOS
8 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.077%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.077%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (24.94%) MVC
3 230 (17.76%) TDD
4 200 (15.44%) OO
5 171 (13.20%) Android Development
6 162 (12.51%) Web Development
7 158 (12.20%) Scrum
8 136 (10.50%) iOS Development
8 136 (10.50%) Software Engineering
9 97 (7.49%) SDLC
10 94 (7.26%) Mobile Development
11 87 (6.72%) Unit Testing
12 80 (6.18%) OOP
13 69 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
14 66 (5.10%) SOA
15 55 (4.25%) BDD
16 54 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (4.02%) Mathematics
18 50 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
19 47 (3.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 636 (49.11%) C#
2 634 (48.96%) JavaScript
3 491 (37.92%) SQL
4 333 (25.71%) Java
5 122 (9.42%) Python
6 116 (8.96%) PHP
7 109 (8.42%) VB.NET
8 105 (8.11%) Objective-C
9 104 (8.03%) T-SQL
10 87 (6.72%) C++
11 78 (6.02%) Apple Swift
12 67 (5.17%) VB
13 62 (4.79%) PL/SQL
14 51 (3.94%) TypeScript
15 40 (3.09%) PowerShell
16 34 (2.63%) C
17 24 (1.85%) ES6
17 24 (1.85%) Ruby
18 17 (1.31%) Groovy
19 12 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 208 (16.06%) Degree
2 27 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.23%) MCP
6 2 (0.15%) PhD
7 1 (0.077%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.077%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.077%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.077%) MCPD
7 1 (0.077%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.01%) QA
2 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.23%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.077%) PMO
4 1 (0.077%) SLA
4 1 (0.077%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.23%) Docker
1 3 (0.23%) Samba
2 1 (0.077%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.077%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.54%) Control-M
2 5 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.31%) Ansible
3 4 (0.31%) Puppet
4 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.077%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.077%) Terraform
Vendors
1 239 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 122 (9.42%) Oracle
3 63 (4.86%) Google
4 38 (2.93%) Xamarin
5 18 (1.39%) Apple
6 17 (1.31%) SAP
7 12 (0.93%) Zend
8 11 (0.85%) Adobe
9 10 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.69%) DevExpress
10 9 (0.69%) Twitter
11 6 (0.46%) 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 (0.23%) Dell
13 3 (0.23%) DoubleClick
13 3 (0.23%) OpenText
13 3 (0.23%) Redback
Clevedon, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus company beneifis
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: £Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Cool Projects & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isle of Man
FPSG Connect
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Take Home Pay & Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago