Period
to 21 September 2020

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £38,963 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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

Application Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 248 263
Rank change year-on-year +102 +15 -78
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 19 28 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.39% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 39
Median annual salary £38,963 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% -5.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £53,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 2,417 7,248 8,468
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 96.77% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,949 5,830 6,594
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,475 £26,250 £23,754
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £66,850
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +3.09%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Applications Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Applications Developer in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. 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
Birmingham +59 8 £37,926 -12.81% 3
Staffordshire +27 5 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Worcestershire +40 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Coventry - 2 £36,250 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 6 (31.58%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 5 (26.32%) Law
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Apache Flex
6 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (21.05%) Microservices
6 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
7 3 (15.79%) Functional Programming
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (15.79%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Azure
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) JSON
7 3 (15.79%) VB.NET

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) Appian
3 1 (5.26%) FileNet
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Power Automate
2 2 (10.53%) Power Platform
2 2 (10.53%) PowerApps
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Power BI
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (26.32%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Back Office
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Economy
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) Apache Flex
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
4 3 (15.79%) JSON
4 3 (15.79%) REST
4 3 (15.79%) XML
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) D3.js
5 2 (10.53%) Flutter
5 2 (10.53%) JavaFX
5 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
5 2 (10.53%) RxJava
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) CentOS
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) OO
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Microservices
2 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.79%) Functional Programming
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) PHP
6 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
7 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) Dart
7 2 (10.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (10.53%) Kotlin
7 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (10.53%) Pascal
7 2 (10.53%) Scala
8 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Pega
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO