The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 339 321
Rank change year-on-year -20 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 736 913 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.93% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.96% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 640 767 946
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £57,500
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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -20 663 £41,500 -4.59% 78
London -32 194 £57,500 +4.54% 25
South East -41 119 £41,500 -12.63% 12
West Midlands +36 88 £34,000 -2.85% 10
East of England +18 73 £42,500 +10.38% 12
East Midlands +19 64 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South West +11 56 £40,000 +2.56% 8
Nottinghamshire +29 44 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Nottingham +24 44 £37,500 -6.25% 1
City of London +38 43 £62,500 +13.63% 7
Scotland -6 43 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North West -36 42 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Glasgow +14 34 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Birmingham +29 33 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 33 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Oxfordshire +4 32 £43,750 -12.50% 4
Manchester -31 29 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Hampshire +15 28 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire -11 25 £30,500 -6.87% 3
Surrey +40 24 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Peterborough +16 23 £45,344 -9.31% 2
Bristol -16 22 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Warwickshire +16 17 £34,000 -2.85%
Oxford -4 15 £42,500 - 2
Coventry +2 14 £30,000 -18.91% 1
West Yorkshire +2 13 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Leamington Spa - 13 £34,000 -
Hertfordshire +4 12 £38,750 -8.82% 1
Shropshire +13 11 £35,000 +26.12%
Telford +9 11 £35,000 +62.79%

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (47.75%) JavaScript
2 646 (47.61%) C#
3 635 (46.79%) .NET
4 567 (41.78%) HTML
5 534 (39.35%) CSS
6 498 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
7 473 (34.86%) SQL
8 429 (31.61%) SQL Server
9 381 (28.08%) ASP.NET
10 356 (26.23%) Java
11 323 (23.80%) MVC
12 271 (19.97%) HTML5
13 268 (19.75%) AngularJS
14 265 (19.53%) jQuery
15 261 (19.23%) Mobile App
16 260 (19.16%) Android
17 246 (18.13%) Microsoft
18 235 (17.32%) Finance
19 232 (17.10%) TDD
19 232 (17.10%) Degree
20 227 (16.73%) Android Development
21 220 (16.21%) Apple iOS
22 202 (14.89%) OO
23 196 (14.44%) XML
24 191 (14.08%) Web Services
25 184 (13.56%) iOS Development
26 175 (12.90%) Scrum
27 169 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
27 169 (12.45%) Git (software)
28 153 (11.27%) REST

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 60 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.92%) Apache
3 23 (1.69%) IIS
4 19 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.18%) Drupal
6 15 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (0.88%) CMS
8 12 (0.88%) WordPress
9 10 (0.74%) Confluence
10 9 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.52%) JBoss
12 7 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.37%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (0.37%) Moodle
14 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.37%) InVision
4 2 (0.15%) InDesign
4 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.15%) MicroStation
4 2 (0.15%) Moqups
5 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.37%) Magento
8 4 (0.29%) Maximo
8 4 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.15%) StreamServe
11 1 (0.074%) Aligne
11 1 (0.074%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.074%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 76 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.58%) GitHub
4 30 (2.21%) Google Play
5 28 (2.06%) Office 365
6 18 (1.33%) SaaS
7 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.22%) Bluemix
8 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.15%) Boomi
9 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.15%) IaaS
9 2 (0.15%) PaaS
10 1 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.074%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.074%) Force.com
10 1 (0.074%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 58 (4.27%) HTTP
2 26 (1.92%) Skype
3 14 (1.03%) MPLS
4 10 (0.74%) DNS
4 10 (0.74%) Intranet
5 8 (0.59%) Internet
6 4 (0.29%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.29%) X.509
7 2 (0.15%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.15%) SSH
7 2 (0.15%) VoIP
7 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.074%) DVB
8 1 (0.074%) FTP
8 1 (0.074%) ICMP
8 1 (0.074%) LDAP
8 1 (0.074%) SNMP
8 1 (0.074%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (31.61%) SQL Server
2 126 (9.29%) MySQL
3 82 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 74 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (3.68%) Big Data
7 35 (2.58%) NoSQL
8 34 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (2.21%) Oracle Database
10 30 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (1.40%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
15 16 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 10 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 169 (12.45%) Git (software)
2 124 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 98 (7.22%) Visual Studio
4 70 (5.16%) Xcode
5 62 (4.57%) Android Studio
6 50 (3.68%) Subversion
7 48 (3.54%) Selenium
8 45 (3.32%) TeamCity
9 30 (2.21%) Eclipse
10 29 (2.14%) Maven
11 27 (1.99%) NUnit
11 27 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
12 26 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (1.77%) Jasmine
14 23 (1.69%) Gradle
14 23 (1.69%) Mocha
15 22 (1.62%) JIRA
15 22 (1.62%) Rhino Mocks
16 21 (1.55%) Jenkins
16 21 (1.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 235 (17.32%) Finance
2 49 (3.61%) Retail
3 44 (3.24%) Banking
4 42 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.43%) Legal
6 28 (2.06%) Electronics
7 19 (1.40%) Marketing
7 19 (1.40%) Publishing
8 18 (1.33%) Law
9 14 (1.03%) Automotive
9 14 (1.03%) Games
10 13 (0.96%) Front Office
11 10 (0.74%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.66%) Back Office
12 9 (0.66%) Military
13 8 (0.59%) Advertising
14 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 635 (46.79%) .NET
2 567 (41.78%) HTML
3 534 (39.35%) CSS
4 381 (28.08%) ASP.NET
5 271 (19.97%) HTML5
6 268 (19.75%) AngularJS
7 265 (19.53%) jQuery
8 196 (14.44%) XML
9 191 (14.08%) Web Services
10 169 (12.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 153 (11.27%) REST
12 137 (10.10%) JSON
13 133 (9.80%) .NET Framework
14 129 (9.51%) Ajax
15 119 (8.77%) WCF
16 109 (8.03%) CSS3
17 97 (7.15%) React
18 92 (6.78%) Node.js
19 82 (6.04%) RESTful
20 80 (5.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 261 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 135 (9.95%) User Experience
3 132 (9.73%) Computer Science
4 71 (5.23%) Client/Server
5 59 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
7 49 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
8 43 (3.17%) Data Structures
9 41 (3.02%) Algorithms
10 38 (2.80%) iPad
11 25 (1.84%) mHealth
12 24 (1.77%) Fintech
13 20 (1.47%) iPhone
13 20 (1.47%) Robotics
14 14 (1.03%) Data Centre
15 12 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 11 (0.81%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.74%) Social Media
18 9 (0.66%) Clustering
18 9 (0.66%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 260 (19.16%) Android
2 220 (16.21%) Apple iOS
3 104 (7.66%) Windows
4 100 (7.37%) Linux
5 36 (2.65%) Unix
6 10 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.37%) CentOS
8 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.22%) OS/400
11 1 (0.074%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (23.80%) MVC
3 232 (17.10%) TDD
4 227 (16.73%) Android Development
5 202 (14.89%) OO
6 184 (13.56%) iOS Development
7 175 (12.90%) Scrum
8 134 (9.87%) Software Engineering
9 131 (9.65%) Web Development
10 102 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
11 99 (7.30%) SDLC
12 96 (7.07%) Mobile Development
13 88 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (5.45%) Unit Testing
15 71 (5.23%) BDD
16 67 (4.94%) SOA
16 67 (4.94%) Test Automation
17 61 (4.50%) OOP
18 60 (4.42%) E-Commerce
19 54 (3.98%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 648 (47.75%) JavaScript
2 646 (47.61%) C#
3 473 (34.86%) SQL
4 356 (26.23%) Java
5 141 (10.39%) Python
6 133 (9.80%) Objective-C
7 131 (9.65%) PHP
8 109 (8.03%) Apple Swift
9 107 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 93 (6.85%) C++
11 71 (5.23%) VB.NET
12 62 (4.57%) C
13 58 (4.27%) VB
14 55 (4.05%) PowerShell
14 55 (4.05%) TypeScript
15 54 (3.98%) PL/SQL
16 32 (2.36%) ES6
17 27 (1.99%) Ruby
18 23 (1.69%) VBA
19 16 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 232 (17.10%) Degree
2 60 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (3.46%) Security Cleared
4 35 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.44%) MCPD
7 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.15%) MCP
9 1 (0.074%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.074%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.074%) MCSD
9 1 (0.074%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.074%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.73%) QA
2 7 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.37%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.074%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (0.44%) Docker
2 5 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.22%) Samba
4 1 (0.074%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.074%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.52%) Control-M
2 5 (0.37%) Nagios
2 5 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.29%) Ansible
4 3 (0.22%) Puppet
5 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.074%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.074%) Terraform
Vendors
1 246 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 116 (8.55%) Oracle
3 56 (4.13%) Google
3 56 (4.13%) Xamarin
4 16 (1.18%) SAP
5 14 (1.03%) Zend
6 10 (0.74%) Apple
6 10 (0.74%) DevExpress
6 10 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (0.59%) Tableau
8 7 (0.52%) IBM
8 7 (0.52%) Twitter
9 6 (0.44%) Adobe
9 6 (0.44%) Progress
9 6 (0.44%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (0.37%) Sybase
11 4 (0.29%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.29%) Informatica
11 4 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
Havant, Hampshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
networx
Salary: From £21,103 to £25,796 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
driverhelpline
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 base
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus exceptional benefits & 7% pensi
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
University of Wolverhampton
Salary: From £26,829 to £29,301 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus _+ Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago