The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 173 177
Rank change year-on-year +33 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 90 68 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.75% 1.10% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.15% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 90 72 56
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -2.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,250 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4976 5936 5505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.24% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18330 19769 21754
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £66,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +25 33 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Warwickshire +20 19 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Coventry +4 15 £30,000 -18.91% 1
Shropshire +8 11 £35,000 +62.79% 1
Staffordshire -1 7 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Wolverhampton +3 3 £45,000 +42.85% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £45,000 -
Walsall +7 1 £45,000 +42.85%
Dudley - 1 £30,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 - 4
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
1 59 (47.58%) Android
2 58 (46.77%) Mobile App
3 55 (44.35%) Android Development
4 53 (42.74%) CSS
5 51 (41.13%) Xcode
5 51 (41.13%) Objective-C
6 50 (40.32%) HTML
7 48 (38.71%) Java
8 42 (33.87%) Web Services
9 41 (33.06%) Android Studio
10 40 (32.26%) Android SDK
11 36 (29.03%) Apple iOS
12 34 (27.42%) iOS Development
12 34 (27.42%) .NET
13 33 (26.61%) C#
14 32 (25.81%) Apple Swift
15 31 (25.00%) REST
15 31 (25.00%) SQL
16 30 (24.19%) HTML5
17 29 (23.39%) C
17 29 (23.39%) JSON
18 28 (22.58%) Retail
18 28 (22.58%) MVC
18 28 (22.58%) iOS SDK
19 25 (20.16%) OO
19 25 (20.16%) Node.js
20 23 (18.55%) XML
21 21 (16.94%) Asset Management
22 20 (16.13%) Git (software)

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 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.81%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.32%) Google Play
2 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.23%) Bluemix
3 4 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (2.42%) IaaS
4 3 (2.42%) PaaS
5 2 (1.61%) Office 365
5 2 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) X.509
2 2 (1.61%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.65%) Power BI
4 7 (5.65%) QlikView
5 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.42%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.61%) MySQL
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (41.13%) Xcode
2 41 (33.06%) Android Studio
3 20 (16.13%) Eclipse
3 20 (16.13%) Git (software)
4 13 (10.48%) Mocha
5 5 (4.03%) Subversion
6 3 (2.42%) JSUnit
7 2 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.81%) Gradle
8 1 (0.81%) JIRA
8 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.81%) Selenium
8 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (22.58%) Retail
2 19 (15.32%) Electronics
3 13 (10.48%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.26%) Automotive
5 7 (5.65%) Legal
6 6 (4.84%) Finance
7 2 (1.61%) Back Office
7 2 (1.61%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.74%) CSS
2 50 (40.32%) HTML
3 42 (33.87%) Web Services
4 40 (32.26%) Android SDK
5 34 (27.42%) .NET
6 31 (25.00%) REST
7 30 (24.19%) HTML5
8 29 (23.39%) JSON
9 28 (22.58%) iOS SDK
10 25 (20.16%) Node.js
11 23 (18.55%) XML
12 17 (13.71%) AngularJS
13 15 (12.10%) jQuery
13 15 (12.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (10.48%) Express
14 13 (10.48%) Pug
14 13 (10.48%) Ruby on Rails
14 13 (10.48%) Smarty
15 12 (9.68%) SOAP
16 8 (6.45%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (46.77%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.06%) User Experience
3 9 (7.26%) iPad
3 9 (7.26%) iPhone
4 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.61%) EMV
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 59 (47.58%) Android
2 36 (29.03%) Apple iOS
3 15 (12.10%) Linux
4 6 (4.84%) Windows
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Android Development
2 34 (27.42%) iOS Development
3 28 (22.58%) MVC
4 25 (20.16%) OO
5 21 (16.94%) Asset Management
6 18 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.29%) Scrum
8 13 (10.48%) Data Security
9 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.06%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.65%) ETL
11 7 (5.65%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (5.65%) TDD
12 6 (4.84%) Web Development
13 5 (4.03%) Cryptography
13 5 (4.03%) Mobile Development
14 4 (3.23%) Front End Development
14 4 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
14 4 (3.23%) Multithreading
14 4 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
2 51 (41.13%) Objective-C
3 48 (38.71%) Java
4 33 (26.61%) C#
5 32 (25.81%) Apple Swift
6 31 (25.00%) SQL
7 29 (23.39%) C
8 15 (12.10%) PHP
9 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
10 13 (10.48%) Ruby
11 7 (5.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (4.84%) VB
13 5 (4.03%) TypeScript
14 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
14 3 (2.42%) XAML
15 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.81%) C++
16 1 (0.81%) PHP 5
16 1 (0.81%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (2.42%) Degree
1 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.81%) MCSD
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (16.13%) Google
1 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) Tableau
4 4 (3.23%) IBM
4 4 (3.23%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.61%) DevExpress
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