The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 96 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 9 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.73% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.77% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 6
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £36,300 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £45,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Applications Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1285 1300 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.86% 95.31% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 848 835 764
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Edinburgh region.

Applications Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title.

1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 5 (26.32%) MySQL
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (21.05%) VBA
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) RAD
7 4 (21.05%) Python
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 4 (21.05%) TDD
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.79%) JSON
8 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Django
8 3 (15.79%) Git (software)

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Moq
3 1 (5.26%) QUnit
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 8 (42.11%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.79%) JSON
6 3 (15.79%) Django
7 2 (10.53%) WPF
7 2 (10.53%) Ajax
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Java SE
8 1 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (5.26%) Web Services
8 1 (5.26%) XML
8 1 (5.26%) XSLT
8 1 (5.26%) XHTML
8 1 (5.26%) WinForms
8 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) VLE
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) RAD
2 4 (21.05%) MVC
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) VBA
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) XPath
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft