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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 94 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 15 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.87% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.91% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £39,250
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
1438 1203 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 95.10% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 966 774 840
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) C#
4 14 (45.16%) Java
4 14 (45.16%) Oracle
5 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
6 10 (32.26%) .NET
6 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
7 9 (29.03%) C++
8 8 (25.81%) OO
9 7 (22.58%) WPF
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) VBA
11 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (16.13%) Banking
11 5 (16.13%) Investment Banking
12 4 (12.90%) MVC
12 4 (12.90%) Sybase
12 4 (12.90%) RAD
12 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
12 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
12 4 (12.90%) PHP
12 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
12 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (12.90%) User Experience
13 3 (9.68%) jQuery
13 3 (9.68%) HTML
13 3 (9.68%) CSS
13 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
13 3 (9.68%) MS Excel

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (3.23%) SAS
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.45%) HBase
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) QUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.23%) NUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Moq
2 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) WPF
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) Ajax
4 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) Ember.js
5 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) HTML5
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) Backbone.js
5 2 (6.45%) D3.js
6 1 (3.23%) UIKit
6 1 (3.23%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.23%) iOS SDK
6 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Social Media
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) OO
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) RAD
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
4 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) OOP
5 2 (6.45%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) C#
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
5 10 (32.26%) Shell Script
6 9 (29.03%) C++
7 6 (19.35%) VBA
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.90%) PHP
8 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (6.45%) C
9 2 (6.45%) Python
10 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Sybase