Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 347 333
Rank change year-on-year -52 -14 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 1363 1867 2193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.92% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.95% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1586 1901
UK median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +6.10% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,550 £28,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,875 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the UK

Applications Developer
Top 17 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 21 July 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 -57 1227 £42,500 - 70
UK excluding London -27 925 £40,000 - 53
London -55 405 £57,500 +15.00% 21
South East -22 256 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Midlands +32 240 £35,000 -6.67% 15
West Midlands +24 126 £34,000 -2.86% 10
East Midlands +23 115 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East of England -12 115 £42,500 +11.84% 9
North of England -61 115 £35,000 - 10
South West -19 94 £37,500 -3.85% 6
Scotland -11 81 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West -2 79 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Yorkshire -35 30 £30,500 -12.13% 1
Northern Ireland -3 10 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Wales -14 9 £32,500 -27.78%
North East +13 6 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Isle of Man - 5 £62,500 -

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 662 (48.57%) JavaScript
2 643 (47.18%) C#
3 629 (46.15%) .NET
4 589 (43.21%) HTML
5 546 (40.06%) CSS
6 505 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
7 464 (34.04%) SQL
8 421 (30.89%) SQL Server
9 383 (28.10%) ASP.NET
10 367 (26.93%) Java
11 331 (24.28%) MVC
12 295 (21.64%) AngularJS
13 293 (21.50%) HTML5
14 270 (19.81%) Android
15 268 (19.66%) Mobile App
16 264 (19.37%) jQuery
17 252 (18.49%) Microsoft
18 237 (17.39%) Android Development
19 236 (17.31%) Finance
20 225 (16.51%) Apple iOS
21 220 (16.14%) Degree
22 219 (16.07%) TDD
23 203 (14.89%) OO
24 192 (14.09%) Web Services
25 189 (13.87%) XML
26 188 (13.79%) iOS Development
27 176 (12.91%) Git (software)
27 176 (12.91%) Scrum
28 168 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
29 160 (11.74%) 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 66 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.69%) Apache
2 23 (1.69%) IIS
3 22 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.25%) Drupal
4 17 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 13 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (0.88%) WordPress
7 10 (0.73%) CMS
7 10 (0.73%) Confluence
7 10 (0.73%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.66%) JBoss
9 8 (0.59%) NServiceBus
9 8 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.44%) Moodle
10 6 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.37%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.37%) InVision
4 2 (0.15%) Moqups
5 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.073%) InDesign
5 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.073%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.37%) Magento
6 5 (0.37%) Maximo
6 5 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.15%) StreamServe
8 1 (0.073%) Endur
8 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.073%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.073%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.073%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 97 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.71%) GitHub
4 28 (2.05%) Office 365
5 27 (1.98%) Google Play
6 22 (1.61%) SaaS
7 7 (0.51%) Bluemix
7 7 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (0.44%) Firebase
8 6 (0.44%) IaaS
8 6 (0.44%) PaaS
9 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.22%) Heroku
11 2 (0.15%) Boomi
11 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.073%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.073%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.74%) HTTP
2 21 (1.54%) Skype
3 16 (1.17%) Intranet
4 15 (1.10%) MPLS
5 11 (0.81%) DNS
6 8 (0.59%) Internet
7 4 (0.29%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.29%) X.509
8 2 (0.15%) SSH
8 2 (0.15%) VoIP
8 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.073%) DHCP
9 1 (0.073%) Extranet
9 1 (0.073%) FTP
9 1 (0.073%) ICMP
9 1 (0.073%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.073%) LAN
9 1 (0.073%) SSL
9 1 (0.073%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (30.89%) SQL Server
2 117 (8.58%) MySQL
3 78 (5.72%) Relational Database
4 77 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (4.04%) Big Data
7 46 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 38 (2.79%) NoSQL
9 33 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (2.27%) Oracle Database
12 28 (2.05%) RDBMS
13 22 (1.61%) MongoDB
14 19 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
14 19 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (0.88%) Redis
18 11 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
19 10 (0.73%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 176 (12.91%) Git (software)
2 122 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 90 (6.60%) Visual Studio
4 77 (5.65%) Xcode
5 69 (5.06%) Android Studio
6 51 (3.74%) Selenium
7 48 (3.52%) Subversion
8 46 (3.37%) TeamCity
9 31 (2.27%) Eclipse
10 30 (2.20%) NUnit
10 30 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 29 (2.13%) Gradle
12 28 (2.05%) Jasmine
13 27 (1.98%) Mocha
14 26 (1.91%) Maven
15 25 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
16 24 (1.76%) SpecFlow
17 22 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
18 19 (1.39%) JIRA
19 16 (1.17%) Jenkins
General
1 236 (17.31%) Finance
2 51 (3.74%) Retail
3 46 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 40 (2.93%) Banking
5 36 (2.64%) Legal
6 29 (2.13%) Electronics
7 21 (1.54%) Publishing
8 19 (1.39%) Marketing
9 18 (1.32%) Law
10 15 (1.10%) Automotive
11 12 (0.88%) Front Office
12 11 (0.81%) Advertising
12 11 (0.81%) Military
13 9 (0.66%) Back Office
13 9 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.59%) Games
15 7 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 629 (46.15%) .NET
2 589 (43.21%) HTML
3 546 (40.06%) CSS
4 383 (28.10%) ASP.NET
5 295 (21.64%) AngularJS
6 293 (21.50%) HTML5
7 264 (19.37%) jQuery
8 192 (14.09%) Web Services
9 189 (13.87%) XML
10 168 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 160 (11.74%) REST
12 136 (9.98%) JSON
13 131 (9.61%) .NET Framework
14 123 (9.02%) Ajax
15 122 (8.95%) WCF
16 119 (8.73%) CSS3
17 108 (7.92%) Node.js
18 99 (7.26%) React
19 89 (6.53%) RESTful
20 83 (6.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 268 (19.66%) Mobile App
2 153 (11.23%) User Experience
3 134 (9.83%) Computer Science
4 72 (5.28%) Client/Server
5 57 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
7 48 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
8 44 (3.23%) iPad
9 34 (2.49%) Data Structures
10 33 (2.42%) Algorithms
11 23 (1.69%) Fintech
12 22 (1.61%) Robotics
13 20 (1.47%) iPhone
13 20 (1.47%) mHealth
14 16 (1.17%) Data Centre
15 13 (0.95%) Management Information System
16 12 (0.88%) Social Media
16 12 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 9 (0.66%) Clustering
18 8 (0.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 270 (19.81%) Android
2 225 (16.51%) Apple iOS
3 113 (8.29%) Linux
4 97 (7.12%) Windows
5 37 (2.71%) Unix
6 12 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.81%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.59%) CentOS
9 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.22%) OS/400
12 1 (0.073%) AIX
12 1 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.073%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.073%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (37.05%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (24.28%) MVC
3 237 (17.39%) Android Development
4 219 (16.07%) TDD
5 203 (14.89%) OO
6 188 (13.79%) iOS Development
7 176 (12.91%) Scrum
8 129 (9.46%) Web Development
9 128 (9.39%) Software Engineering
10 112 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
11 108 (7.92%) SDLC
12 97 (7.12%) Mobile Development
13 91 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
14 82 (6.02%) Test Automation
15 80 (5.87%) Unit Testing
16 72 (5.28%) BDD
17 69 (5.06%) SOA
18 66 (4.84%) SOLID
19 65 (4.77%) E-Commerce
20 60 (4.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 662 (48.57%) JavaScript
2 643 (47.18%) C#
3 464 (34.04%) SQL
4 367 (26.93%) Java
5 155 (11.37%) Python
6 138 (10.12%) Objective-C
7 127 (9.32%) PHP
8 115 (8.44%) Apple Swift
9 106 (7.78%) T-SQL
10 94 (6.90%) C++
11 66 (4.84%) C
12 59 (4.33%) PowerShell
12 59 (4.33%) TypeScript
13 53 (3.89%) VB.NET
14 51 (3.74%) VB
15 49 (3.60%) PL/SQL
16 33 (2.42%) Ruby
17 31 (2.27%) VBA
18 30 (2.20%) ES6
19 24 (1.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 220 (16.14%) Degree
2 58 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 39 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 32 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (0.95%) MCPD
7 8 (0.59%) MCP
8 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.073%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.073%) MCSD
10 1 (0.073%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.073%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.08%) QA
2 6 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.37%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.29%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.51%) Docker
3 3 (0.22%) Samba
4 1 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.073%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (0.73%) Nagios
2 6 (0.44%) Ansible
2 6 (0.44%) Control-M
3 5 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.22%) Puppet
5 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.073%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.073%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.073%) Terraform
Vendors
1 252 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 110 (8.07%) Oracle
3 56 (4.11%) Xamarin
4 46 (3.37%) Google
5 24 (1.76%) SAP
6 16 (1.17%) Zend
7 13 (0.95%) IBM
8 10 (0.73%) Apple
8 10 (0.73%) DevExpress
9 9 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.59%) Tableau
11 7 (0.51%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.51%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.51%) Twitter
12 6 (0.44%) Progress
13 5 (0.37%) Adobe
13 5 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (0.37%) iManage
13 5 (0.37%) Sybase
14 4 (0.29%) Appcelerator
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Colne, Lancashire
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Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits package
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Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + parking, flexi plus additional
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
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Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
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Loughborough, Leicestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Thatcham, Berkshire
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