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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 98 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 10 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.78% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.81% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 6
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +14.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,400 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1431 1350 1205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 95.54% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 936 866 835
Average salary £40,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.97% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 22 October 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 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) C#
4 14 (43.75%) Java
4 14 (43.75%) Oracle
5 12 (37.50%) PL/SQL
6 10 (31.25%) .NET
6 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
7 9 (28.13%) C++
8 8 (25.00%) VBA
8 8 (25.00%) OO
9 7 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (21.88%) Banking
9 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
9 7 (21.88%) WPF
10 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.75%) RAD
11 4 (12.50%) Sybase
11 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 4 (12.50%) MVC
11 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (12.50%) User Experience
12 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
12 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
12 3 (9.38%) PHP
12 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
12 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
13 2 (6.25%) Python
13 2 (6.25%) CSS

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) HBase
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) QUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (3.13%) Moq
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) NUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (65.63%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 7 (21.88%) WPF
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
4 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) Ajax
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) HTML5
4 2 (6.25%) CSS3
4 2 (6.25%) Ember.js
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.25%) D3.js
5 1 (3.13%) UIKit
5 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
5 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
5 1 (3.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Social Media
2 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) OO
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) RAD
3 4 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 2 (6.25%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) C#
3 14 (43.75%) Java
4 12 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 9 (28.13%) C++
7 8 (25.00%) VBA
8 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.38%) PHP
10 2 (6.25%) Python
10 2 (6.25%) C
11 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Sybase