Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 227 229
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 -47
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 124 105 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.22% 0.91% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.95% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 130 112 88
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £27,250 £24,750 £25,800
90th Percentile £52,625 £55,000 £51,150
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 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
Birmingham +23 32 £37,500 +7.14%
Warwickshire +11 25 £34,000 -2.86% 1
Wolverhampton +7 16 £34,500 +9.52%
Coventry +3 15 £36,500 +12.31% 1
Shropshire 0 13 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Staffordshire -32 7 £25,500 -25.00% 2
Solihull - 7 £40,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £37,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £45,000 -
Walsall +1 1 £45,000 +42.86% 1
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 70 (56.45%) JavaScript
2 66 (53.23%) Android
3 58 (46.77%) Java
4 53 (42.74%) Mobile App
5 51 (41.13%) Android Development
5 51 (41.13%) CSS
6 47 (37.90%) Apple iOS
7 46 (37.10%) iOS Development
7 46 (37.10%) Xcode
7 46 (37.10%) Objective-C
7 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (36.29%) REST
9 43 (34.68%) SQL
10 41 (33.06%) HTML
11 40 (32.26%) JSON
12 37 (29.84%) Android Studio
13 36 (29.03%) Android SDK
13 36 (29.03%) Node.js
14 34 (27.42%) SOAP
15 33 (26.61%) iOS SDK
15 33 (26.61%) Apple Swift
16 32 (25.81%) XML
16 32 (25.81%) MVC
17 30 (24.19%) User Experience
17 30 (24.19%) Git (software)
18 29 (23.39%) OO
18 29 (23.39%) C#
18 29 (23.39%) .NET
19 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
20 26 (20.97%) Unit Testing

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 10 (8.06%) Confluence
2 2 (1.61%) Drupal
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (10.48%) Bluemix
3 13 (10.48%) IBM Cloud
4 12 (9.68%) IaaS
4 12 (9.68%) PaaS
5 11 (8.87%) Google Play
6 8 (6.45%) SaaS
7 5 (4.03%) GitHub
8 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) ATM
2 6 (4.84%) AMQP
3 2 (1.61%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.81%) Extranet
4 1 (0.81%) SSH
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.81%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 16 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.68%) CouchDB
3 12 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.87%) MySQL
5 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.23%) Big Data
6 4 (3.23%) MarkLogic
6 4 (3.23%) Power BI
6 4 (3.23%) QlikView
6 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (37.10%) Xcode
2 37 (29.84%) Android Studio
3 30 (24.19%) Git (software)
4 18 (14.52%) Mocha
5 14 (11.29%) Eclipse
6 12 (9.68%) JSUnit
6 12 (9.68%) Selenium
7 10 (8.06%) JIRA
8 7 (5.65%) JUnit
8 7 (5.65%) Subversion
9 4 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.81%) Bower
10 1 (0.81%) Grunt
10 1 (0.81%) gulp
10 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (14.52%) Retail
2 15 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 11 (8.87%) Electronics
4 8 (6.45%) Automotive
5 5 (4.03%) Legal
6 3 (2.42%) Advertising
6 3 (2.42%) Finance
6 3 (2.42%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (41.13%) CSS
2 45 (36.29%) REST
3 41 (33.06%) HTML
4 40 (32.26%) JSON
5 36 (29.03%) Android SDK
5 36 (29.03%) Node.js
6 34 (27.42%) SOAP
7 33 (26.61%) iOS SDK
8 32 (25.81%) XML
9 29 (23.39%) .NET
10 26 (20.97%) AngularJS
11 22 (17.74%) Web Services
12 21 (16.94%) jQuery
13 17 (13.71%) LESS
14 15 (12.10%) OAuth
14 15 (12.10%) SAML
15 14 (11.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (9.68%) Express
16 12 (9.68%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (9.68%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 53 (42.74%) Mobile App
2 30 (24.19%) User Experience
3 8 (6.45%) iPad
3 8 (6.45%) iPhone
4 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.81%) EMV
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (53.23%) Android
2 47 (37.90%) Apple iOS
3 16 (12.90%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.13%) Android Development
2 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.10%) iOS Development
3 32 (25.81%) MVC
4 29 (23.39%) OO
5 26 (20.97%) Unit Testing
6 17 (13.71%) Scrum
7 14 (11.29%) Mobile Development
8 13 (10.48%) Web Development
9 12 (9.68%) Data Security
10 9 (7.26%) Asset Management
10 9 (7.26%) TDD
11 8 (6.45%) ETL
11 8 (6.45%) SOA
11 8 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.65%) ERP
12 7 (5.65%) Time Management
13 6 (4.84%) CRM
13 6 (4.84%) Front End Development
14 5 (4.03%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.45%) JavaScript
2 58 (46.77%) Java
3 46 (37.10%) Objective-C
4 43 (34.68%) SQL
5 33 (26.61%) Apple Swift
6 29 (23.39%) C#
7 19 (15.32%) C
8 17 (13.71%) PHP
9 12 (9.68%) Ruby
10 4 (3.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.23%) SPARQL
10 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 4 (3.23%) XPath
10 4 (3.23%) XQuery
11 3 (2.42%) Python
12 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.81%) VB
12 1 (0.81%) VBA
12 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Degree
2 9 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.42%) HND
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (13.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) IBM
3 12 (9.68%) Google
4 8 (6.45%) Oracle
5 4 (3.23%) Tableau
5 4 (3.23%) Talend
6 2 (1.61%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.81%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.81%) Xamarin