The median annual salary for a Applications Developer was £34,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 171 187 156
Rank change year-on-year +16 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 35 56 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.91% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.95% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 56
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £23,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 4522 5924 4891
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.85% 96.37% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3730 4820 4179
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Warwickshire +21 8 £34,000 -2.85%
Shropshire - 8 £35,000 - 2
Staffordshire +11 7 £34,000 +15.25%
Birmingham +6 5 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £45,000 - 4
Coventry +15 2 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Wolverhampton +10 2 £37,500 -
Solihull -8 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 39 (46.43%) C#
2 38 (45.24%) .NET
3 36 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 35 (41.67%) HTML
5 32 (38.10%) CSS
6 31 (36.90%) Mobile App
7 27 (32.14%) Java
8 25 (29.76%) SQL
9 24 (28.57%) Objective-C
10 23 (27.38%) Xcode
10 23 (27.38%) Android
10 23 (27.38%) HTML5
11 22 (26.19%) Android Development
12 21 (25.00%) Apple iOS
13 20 (23.81%) iOS Development
13 20 (23.81%) Web Services
13 20 (23.81%) OO
14 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (22.62%) REST
15 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
16 17 (20.24%) MVC
16 17 (20.24%) jQuery
17 16 (19.05%) Android SDK
17 16 (19.05%) XML
18 15 (17.86%) PHP
18 15 (17.86%) TDD
18 15 (17.86%) Android Studio
19 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET
19 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
20 13 (15.48%) Apple Swift

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) Drupal
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Google Play
2 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.76%) GitHub
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.57%) SaaS
4 2 (2.38%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) X.509
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.19%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) MySQL
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.38%) SQLite
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.19%) Redis
8 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.19%) Riak
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Xcode
2 15 (17.86%) Android Studio
3 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 8 (9.52%) Subversion
5 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.14%) Mocha
6 6 (7.14%) PHPUnit
7 5 (5.95%) Selenium
8 4 (4.76%) CruiseControl
8 4 (4.76%) JSUnit
8 4 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (4.76%) PhpStorm
8 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.38%) GDB
9 2 (2.38%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (10.71%) Retail
2 8 (9.52%) Electronics
2 8 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Law
3 2 (2.38%) Publishing
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (45.24%) .NET
2 35 (41.67%) HTML
3 32 (38.10%) CSS
4 23 (27.38%) HTML5
5 20 (23.81%) Web Services
6 19 (22.62%) REST
7 17 (20.24%) jQuery
8 16 (19.05%) Android SDK
8 16 (19.05%) XML
9 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 12 (14.29%) JSON
11 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
12 10 (11.90%) iOS SDK
13 9 (10.71%) CSS3
14 7 (8.33%) SOAP
15 6 (7.14%) .NET Framework
15 6 (7.14%) LESS
15 6 (7.14%) Sass
16 5 (5.95%) Node.js
17 4 (4.76%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.90%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.95%) User Experience
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) CUDA
4 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.38%) Social Media
5 1 (1.19%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Android
2 21 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.52%) Windows
4 5 (5.95%) Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.38%) Unix
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Android Development
2 20 (23.81%) iOS Development
2 20 (23.81%) OO
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.24%) MVC
5 15 (17.86%) TDD
6 11 (13.10%) Web Development
7 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 7 (8.33%) Mobile Development
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.95%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (5.95%) Multithreading
9 5 (5.95%) OOP
9 5 (5.95%) Open Source
9 5 (5.95%) Scrum
9 5 (5.95%) SDLC
10 4 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) C#
2 36 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.14%) Java
4 25 (29.76%) SQL
5 24 (28.57%) Objective-C
6 15 (17.86%) PHP
7 13 (15.48%) Apple Swift
8 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
9 9 (10.71%) VB
10 8 (9.52%) C
10 8 (9.52%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.76%) C++
11 4 (4.76%) TypeScript
12 3 (3.57%) F#
12 3 (3.57%) Ruby
13 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.38%) Python
14 1 (1.19%) Dart
14 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) MCSD
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.10%) Google
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Telerik
3 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe
4 1 (1.19%) Apple
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