Period
to 22 February 2020

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 258 228
Rank change year-on-year +28 -30 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 31 30 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.38% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.39% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 95
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £33,625 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.88% -3.93% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,525 £41,800 £63,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,528 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.28% +9.48% -

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 6,219 7,628 9,540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 95.73% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,174 5,777 7,540
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,715 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

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 February 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 22 February 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 +41 14 £43,000 +32.31% 9
Coventry - 6 £45,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £32,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Walsall - 2 £42,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £28,000 -
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 26 (83.87%) JavaScript
2 21 (67.74%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) Linux
4 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
5 10 (32.26%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (32.26%) Apple iOS
5 10 (32.26%) Android
5 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (32.26%) Java
5 10 (32.26%) OO
5 10 (32.26%) Objective-C
6 9 (29.03%) Spring
6 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 9 (29.03%) Degree
6 9 (29.03%) OOP
6 9 (29.03%) Flutter
6 9 (29.03%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (29.03%) Dart
6 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
7 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) Python
7 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Scrum
8 6 (19.35%) Docker
8 6 (19.35%) Sprint Planning
9 5 (16.13%) AWS
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
9 5 (16.13%) Unix

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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (6.45%) Power Platform
2 2 (6.45%) PowerApps
3 1 (3.23%) Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) Power BI
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.23%) GitLab
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Flutter
1 9 (29.03%) Spring
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) Laravel
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) Electron Framework
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Augmented Reality
2 3 (9.68%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.23%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Android
2 10 (32.26%) Apple iOS
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Mobile Application Development
1 10 (32.26%) OO
1 10 (32.26%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
2 9 (29.03%) OOP
2 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) Sprint Planning
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.90%) Android Development
6 4 (12.90%) Data Validation
6 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
6 4 (12.90%) Validation
7 3 (9.68%) Conversational UI
7 3 (9.68%) Digital Twin
7 3 (9.68%) Facilities Management
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) JavaScript
2 21 (67.74%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) Objective-C
4 9 (29.03%) Dart
5 7 (22.58%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) PHP
7 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
8 2 (6.45%) SQL
9 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
9 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
1 9 (29.03%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com