Average Application Developer Salary in United Kingdom

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The average salary for an Application Developer in United Kingdom is £29,840.
MEDIAN £29,840
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Job Description for Application Developer

Application Developer Tasks
  • Test and document software.
  • Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.
  • Write, modify, and debug software.
  • Design and develop application components.

Popular Employer Salaries for Application Developer

The top respondents for the job title Application Developer are from the companies J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), Allstate and Atos Origin. Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is £42,977. Allstate pays the lowest at around £23,100.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Application Developer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Application Developer
Software Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Application Developer

Skills in C# Programming Language and .NET are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Java, JavaScript and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Application Developer

An entry-level Application Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £22,730 based on 40 salaries. An early career Application Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,014 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Application Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £35,201 based on 60 salaries. An experienced Application Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,718 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £42,000.
Employees with Application Developer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 32.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chichester, England: West Sussex (17.4% less), Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England: Tyne and Wear (15.0% less) and Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (14.1% less).

Years of Experience

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