Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Applications Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Application Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 976 1055 1001
Rank change year-on-year +79 -54 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 203 125 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.071% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.074% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 160 112 256
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £39,725 £41,250 £40,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 165,167 169,750 201,213
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.48% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134,266 141,304 168,229
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,673
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Senior Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 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 +96 188 £50,000 - 22
UK excluding London +52 137 £50,000 +5.26% 16
South East +54 73 £51,500 -6.36% 7
London +39 65 £60,000 +2.56% 7
Midlands +24 17 £41,500 -2.35% 1
East of England +22 15 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North of England +5 14 £44,000 -5.38% 5
Scotland -33 14 £57,500 +21.05% 1
North West -1 13 £44,000 -4.86% 2
East Midlands +17 10 £41,500 -2.35%
West Midlands +11 7 £40,000 - 1
South West +11 4 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Yorkshire +18 1 £55,000 +10.00% 2

Senior Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Applications Developer in the job title.

1 121 (59.61%) .NET
2 112 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 107 (52.71%) HTML
4 96 (47.29%) C#
5 93 (45.81%) SQL Server
6 84 (41.38%) ASP.NET
6 84 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (39.90%) HTML5
8 67 (33.00%) Microsoft
8 67 (33.00%) AngularJS
9 65 (32.02%) CSS
10 59 (29.06%) jQuery
11 58 (28.57%) SQL
12 56 (27.59%) MVC
13 47 (23.15%) Ajax
14 46 (22.66%) Java
15 42 (20.69%) Degree
16 38 (18.72%) CSS3
17 37 (18.23%) Node.js
17 37 (18.23%) .NET Framework
17 37 (18.23%) PHP
18 36 (17.73%) Finance
18 36 (17.73%) Computer Science
18 36 (17.73%) Git (software)
19 35 (17.24%) Mentoring
20 33 (16.26%) WebSockets
20 33 (16.26%) Web Development
21 31 (15.27%) Software Engineering
21 31 (15.27%) Entity Framework
22 30 (14.78%) Team Foundation Server

Senior 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 20 (9.85%) NServiceBus
2 16 (7.88%) Sitefinity
3 13 (6.40%) IIS
4 9 (4.43%) CMS
5 6 (2.96%) nginx
6 5 (2.46%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.46%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.46%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.99%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (1.97%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) Moqups
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.34%) SaaS
3 16 (7.88%) npm
4 6 (2.96%) Firebase
5 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.99%) Google Play
6 2 (0.99%) Office 365
7 1 (0.49%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Heroku
7 1 (0.49%) IaaS
7 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) AMQP
2 3 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) Broadband
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.32%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.43%) MySQL
4 9 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.43%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.94%) Big Data
6 6 (2.96%) KDB
6 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.96%) SQLite
7 5 (2.46%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.97%) Kdb+
8 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.97%) SSDT
9 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.99%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.99%) GIS
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (12.81%) gulp
4 23 (11.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (7.39%) webpack
6 10 (4.93%) Grunt
6 10 (4.93%) Subversion
6 10 (4.93%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.43%) Selenium
8 8 (3.94%) Mocha
9 7 (3.45%) NUnit
10 6 (2.96%) Bower
10 6 (2.96%) JUnit
10 6 (2.96%) PostCSS
11 5 (2.46%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.48%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.48%) JIRA
12 3 (1.48%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 36 (17.73%) Finance
2 15 (7.39%) Law
3 11 (5.42%) Banking
4 10 (4.93%) Front Office
4 10 (4.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.45%) Marketing
6 5 (2.46%) Games
6 5 (2.46%) Legal
6 5 (2.46%) Retail
7 3 (1.48%) Publishing
8 2 (0.99%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (59.61%) .NET
2 107 (52.71%) HTML
3 84 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 81 (39.90%) HTML5
5 67 (33.00%) AngularJS
6 65 (32.02%) CSS
7 59 (29.06%) jQuery
8 47 (23.15%) Ajax
9 38 (18.72%) CSS3
10 37 (18.23%) .NET Framework
10 37 (18.23%) Node.js
11 33 (16.26%) WebSockets
12 31 (15.27%) Entity Framework
13 29 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (10.34%) Kendo UI
15 20 (9.85%) Web Services
16 19 (9.36%) React
16 19 (9.36%) RESTful
16 19 (9.36%) Sass
17 18 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.73%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.30%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.90%) User Experience
4 13 (6.40%) Mobile App
5 12 (5.91%) Equities
6 11 (5.42%) Derivative
7 10 (4.93%) Algorithms
7 10 (4.93%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (4.93%) Fixed Income
7 10 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (3.45%) Social Network
9 5 (2.46%) e-Learning
9 5 (2.46%) Fintech
10 3 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.48%) Animation
10 3 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.48%) iPad
10 3 (1.48%) Online Games
10 3 (1.48%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.99%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.37%) Android
2 15 (7.39%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.94%) Windows
4 7 (3.45%) Linux
5 5 (2.46%) Unix
6 3 (1.48%) Nucleus RTOS
6 3 (1.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.59%) MVC
3 35 (17.24%) Mentoring
4 33 (16.26%) Web Development
5 31 (15.27%) Software Engineering
6 29 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 29 (14.29%) Microservices
7 28 (13.79%) Physics
7 28 (13.79%) Project Management
8 26 (12.81%) Test Automation
9 21 (10.34%) Scrum
9 21 (10.34%) Unit Testing
10 20 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (9.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 20 (9.85%) SOLID
11 17 (8.37%) Software Architecture
12 15 (7.39%) Android Development
12 15 (7.39%) iOS Development
13 12 (5.91%) Front End Development
14 11 (5.42%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 112 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 96 (47.29%) C#
3 58 (28.57%) SQL
4 46 (22.66%) Java
5 37 (18.23%) PHP
6 11 (5.42%) C++
6 11 (5.42%) Objective-C
7 10 (4.93%) Apple Swift
8 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.45%) Python
9 6 (2.96%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.46%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.97%) C
11 4 (1.97%) ES6
11 4 (1.97%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.97%) VBScript
12 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.49%) Ruby
13 1 (0.49%) VBA
13 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (20.69%) Degree
2 21 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (9.85%) MCP
3 20 (9.85%) MCPD
4 10 (4.93%) PhD
5 6 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 22 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.49%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Consul
Vendors
1 67 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.94%) Capita
3 5 (2.46%) BMC
3 5 (2.46%) iManage
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle
3 5 (2.46%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.97%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.48%) Google
6 2 (0.99%) Nintex
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Facebook
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) Telerik
7 1 (0.49%) Twitter
7 1 (0.49%) Xero