The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 169 145 152
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 5 49 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 1.24% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.29% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 42 26
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £27,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Applications Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3179 3807 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.19% 96.36% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2635 3267 3119
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Degree
3 12 (40.00%) Android
3 12 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 12 (40.00%) Android Development
3 12 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (33.33%) IBM
4 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 9 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 9 (30.00%) iOS Development
6 8 (26.67%) C++
6 8 (26.67%) Mobile Development
6 8 (26.67%) REST
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) BDD
8 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.00%) Windows Phone
8 6 (20.00%) TDD
9 5 (16.67%) Use Case
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (16.67%) Android Studio
9 5 (16.67%) Android SDK
9 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
9 5 (16.67%) Symbian
9 5 (16.67%) UML
9 5 (16.67%) J2ME
10 4 (13.33%) OO
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.33%) Web Services

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Android Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Xcode
4 1 (3.33%) Gradle
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) REST
2 5 (16.67%) Android SDK
2 5 (16.67%) J2ME
3 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (6.67%) Cocoa
5 2 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) iOS SDK
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) UIKit
6 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.33%) WinForms
6 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) iPad
4 2 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Android
2 9 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Phone
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (3.33%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Android Development
3 10 (33.33%) DevOps
4 9 (30.00%) iOS Development
5 8 (26.67%) Mobile Development
6 6 (20.00%) BDD
6 6 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (16.67%) UML
7 5 (16.67%) Use Case
8 4 (13.33%) OO
9 3 (10.00%) MVC
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (6.67%) Market Research
10 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (6.67%) Scrum
10 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.67%) Web Development
11 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) C++
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSA
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) Symbian
3 3 (10.00%) Apple
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) iManage
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