Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 483 416 397
Rank change year-on-year -67 -19 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 942 1,342 1,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.74% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.77% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1,181 1,237
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 156,284 173,226 184,588
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.95% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,886 138,930 154,533
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the UK

Applications Developer
Top 15 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 15 November 2018. 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 -44 891 £45,000 +5.88% 175
UK excluding London -59 657 £42,500 +6.25% 145
London -66 259 £57,500 +4.55% 39
South East -9 193 £42,500 -5.56% 32
North of England +10 159 £42,500 +21.43% 34
Midlands -58 106 £37,500 +7.14% 33
South West +1 98 £45,000 +20.00% 24
Yorkshire +44 90 £42,500 +30.77% 11
East of England -3 77 £41,750 -7.22% 13
North West +2 63 £45,000 +28.57% 21
East Midlands -13 60 £36,500 -2.67% 13
West Midlands -42 46 £40,000 +14.29% 20
Scotland -54 16 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Northern Ireland +3 10 £40,000 - 3
North East -8 6 £35,000 - 2

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Applications Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 483 (51.27%) C#
2 480 (50.96%) .NET
3 387 (41.08%) JavaScript
4 342 (36.31%) SQL
5 313 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
6 291 (30.89%) HTML
7 274 (29.09%) Java
8 265 (28.13%) SQL Server
9 249 (26.43%) ASP.NET
10 244 (25.90%) MVC
11 243 (25.80%) CSS
12 192 (20.38%) Apple iOS
13 188 (19.96%) Finance
14 173 (18.37%) Mobile App
15 169 (17.94%) Android
16 159 (16.88%) jQuery
17 148 (15.71%) Degree
18 143 (15.18%) Microsoft
18 143 (15.18%) iOS Development
19 140 (14.86%) AngularJS
20 138 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
21 137 (14.54%) HTML5
21 137 (14.54%) TDD
22 132 (14.01%) Web Services
23 130 (13.80%) ASP.NET MVC
24 116 (12.31%) C++
25 114 (12.10%) Git (software)
25 114 (12.10%) Software Engineering
25 114 (12.10%) XML
26 104 (11.04%) OO

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 42 (4.46%) IIS
2 36 (3.82%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.76%) CMS
4 22 (2.34%) Confluence
5 20 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.70%) NServiceBus
6 16 (1.70%) Sitefinity
7 15 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.38%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.85%) Alfresco
9 8 (0.85%) Joomla!
9 8 (0.85%) WildFly
10 7 (0.74%) Drupal
10 7 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.53%) nginx
11 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.42%) Apache
12 4 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.64%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.32%) GIMP
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.17%) Magento
3 8 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.21%) Endur
7 1 (0.11%) Odoo
7 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 69 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.12%) GitHub
4 16 (1.70%) SaaS
5 10 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.06%) Sage Pay
6 8 (0.85%) npm
7 7 (0.74%) Google Play
8 5 (0.53%) iPaaS
8 5 (0.53%) PaaS
8 5 (0.53%) Serverless
9 4 (0.42%) Force.com
9 4 (0.42%) Office 365
10 3 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.32%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.32%) IaaS
10 3 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.21%) Apple Pay
11 2 (0.21%) Google Pay
11 2 (0.21%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.91%) HTTP
1 18 (1.91%) Internet
2 7 (0.74%) Multicast
3 5 (0.53%) SSL
4 3 (0.32%) Intranet
5 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) ATM
6 1 (0.11%) Broadband
6 1 (0.11%) Extranet
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) SMS
6 1 (0.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 81 (8.60%) MySQL
3 63 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (5.20%) Relational Database
5 37 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 32 (3.40%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (2.23%) Big Data
10 18 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (1.91%) SSDT
11 13 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.17%) Redis
13 10 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.85%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.85%) Power BI
16 7 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 114 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 75 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (6.05%) Visual Studio
4 36 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (3.50%) JIRA
6 31 (3.29%) Subversion
7 28 (2.97%) JUnit
8 21 (2.23%) Jenkins
8 21 (2.23%) Selenium
8 21 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (2.23%) Xcode
9 19 (2.02%) Maven
10 18 (1.91%) webpack
11 16 (1.70%) Oracle APEX
11 16 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 15 (1.59%) NUnit
13 14 (1.49%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.17%) Crashlytics
15 10 (1.06%) CocoaPods
16 9 (0.96%) Jasmine
General
1 188 (19.96%) Finance
2 40 (4.25%) Marketing
3 35 (3.72%) Banking
4 22 (2.34%) Retail
5 20 (2.12%) Investment Banking
6 15 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.38%) Advertising
7 13 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.06%) Electronics
9 9 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.85%) Games
10 8 (0.85%) Law
11 7 (0.74%) Legal
12 6 (0.64%) Back Office
13 5 (0.53%) Automotive
14 4 (0.42%) Front Office
14 4 (0.42%) Local Government
15 3 (0.32%) Billing
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (50.96%) .NET
2 291 (30.89%) HTML
3 249 (26.43%) ASP.NET
4 243 (25.80%) CSS
5 159 (16.88%) jQuery
6 140 (14.86%) AngularJS
7 137 (14.54%) HTML5
8 132 (14.01%) Web Services
9 130 (13.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 114 (12.10%) XML
11 94 (9.98%) REST
12 88 (9.34%) JSON
13 81 (8.60%) WPF
14 80 (8.49%) .NET Framework
15 79 (8.39%) RESTful
16 74 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 69 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
17 69 (7.32%) React
18 60 (6.37%) Spring
19 54 (5.73%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 173 (18.37%) Mobile App
2 95 (10.08%) User Experience
3 92 (9.77%) Computer Science
4 62 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (2.23%) Hedge funds
7 18 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (1.91%) Smart Meter
8 17 (1.80%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.80%) Renewable Energy
9 16 (1.70%) Fintech
10 15 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.38%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.27%) Animation
13 11 (1.17%) Social Media
14 10 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.85%) RIA
16 7 (0.74%) Robotics
16 7 (0.74%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 192 (20.38%) Apple iOS
2 169 (17.94%) Android
3 94 (9.98%) Windows
4 72 (7.64%) Linux
5 30 (3.18%) Unix
6 13 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.27%) Debian
8 5 (0.53%) CentOS
8 5 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (25.90%) MVC
3 143 (15.18%) iOS Development
4 138 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
5 137 (14.54%) TDD
6 114 (12.10%) Software Engineering
7 104 (11.04%) OO
8 98 (10.40%) Android Development
9 96 (10.19%) SDLC
10 95 (10.08%) Mobile Development
11 91 (9.66%) Scrum
12 88 (9.34%) Web Development
13 80 (8.49%) Test Automation
14 62 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 54 (5.73%) DevOps
16 53 (5.63%) CRM
17 52 (5.52%) Mobile Application Development
18 49 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (4.99%) Mentoring
19 47 (4.99%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 483 (51.27%) C#
2 387 (41.08%) JavaScript
3 342 (36.31%) SQL
4 274 (29.09%) Java
5 116 (12.31%) C++
6 94 (9.98%) PHP
7 93 (9.87%) T-SQL
8 90 (9.55%) Apple Swift
9 84 (8.92%) VB.NET
10 72 (7.64%) Python
11 53 (5.63%) Objective-C
12 48 (5.10%) Ruby
13 38 (4.03%) PowerShell
14 33 (3.50%) TypeScript
15 29 (3.08%) Kotlin
16 28 (2.97%) PL/SQL
17 25 (2.65%) VB
18 24 (2.55%) C
19 15 (1.59%) ES6
20 13 (1.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 148 (15.71%) Degree
2 46 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 44 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 34 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (3.18%) MCPD
5 30 (3.18%) SC Cleared
6 28 (2.97%) MCP
7 14 (1.49%) DBS Check
8 13 (1.38%) BC Cleared
8 13 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.53%) HND
10 2 (0.21%) PhD
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.11%) MCSA
11 1 (0.11%) MCSE
11 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.23%) QA
2 15 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.11%) GDPR
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (2.44%) Docker
2 6 (0.64%) Firmware
3 3 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (0.53%) HP Fortify
2 4 (0.42%) Ansible
2 4 (0.42%) Kibana
2 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.42%) logstash
3 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 143 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 61 (6.48%) Oracle
3 40 (4.25%) Xamarin
4 22 (2.34%) Google
5 20 (2.12%) Sitecore
6 18 (1.91%) Apple
7 16 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.38%) IBM
8 13 (1.38%) Tableau
9 11 (1.17%) Telerik
10 10 (1.06%) SAP
11 7 (0.74%) BMC
11 7 (0.74%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.64%) Nintex
12 6 (0.64%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.64%) Remedy
13 5 (0.53%) Adobe
13 5 (0.53%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.53%) Twitter
14 4 (0.42%) Solace