The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 103 98 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 2 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.17% 0.24% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.24% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 19
Average salary £62,500 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Applications Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1150 1231 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.64% 96.55% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 878 994 735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Applications Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 21 (80.77%) SQL
4 18 (69.23%) C#
4 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 17 (65.38%) MVC
6 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
7 13 (50.00%) HTML
7 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 13 (50.00%) jQuery
8 12 (46.15%) XML
9 10 (38.46%) Web Services
10 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
10 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
10 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (30.77%) Business Transformation
11 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
11 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
11 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
12 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
13 6 (23.08%) Law
13 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
14 5 (19.23%) MS Office
14 5 (19.23%) CSS
15 4 (15.38%) Windows
15 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Law
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
3 13 (50.00%) jQuery
4 12 (46.15%) XML
5 10 (38.46%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 5 (19.23%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.69%) Ajax
8 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.69%) WF
8 2 (7.69%) XSD
8 2 (7.69%) XSL
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (3.85%) SOAP
9 1 (3.85%) WinForms
9 1 (3.85%) XHTML
9 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) MVC
2 8 (30.77%) Business Transformation
2 8 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) MVVM
5 1 (3.85%) OWASP
5 1 (3.85%) SDLC
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) SOLID
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) C#
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
4 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) XPath
6 1 (3.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft