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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 161 142 149
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 23 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.60% 1.06% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.11% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 35
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
3693 3868 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.62% 94.92% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3033 3236 3432
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 2015.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Applications Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
Applications Developer
North West

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 54 (71.05%) C#
2 52 (68.42%) .NET
3 49 (64.47%) JavaScript
4 42 (55.26%) SQL
5 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
6 35 (46.05%) HTML
6 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET
7 33 (43.42%) CSS
8 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (32.89%) Java
10 24 (31.58%) Web Services
11 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
11 19 (25.00%) Windows
11 19 (25.00%) jQuery
12 17 (22.37%) Web Development
13 16 (21.05%) VB.NET
14 15 (19.74%) HTML5
15 14 (18.42%) VB
15 14 (18.42%) Apple iOS
15 14 (18.42%) Mobile App
16 13 (17.11%) Degree
16 13 (17.11%) Android
17 12 (15.79%) PHP
17 12 (15.79%) XML
17 12 (15.79%) OO
18 11 (14.47%) WCF
19 10 (13.16%) SLA
19 10 (13.16%) Finance
19 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
20 8 (10.53%) MySQL

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) FileNet
3 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Exstream
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) MS Access
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.63%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.63%) Subversion
2 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (68.42%) .NET
2 35 (46.05%) ASP.NET
2 35 (46.05%) HTML
3 33 (43.42%) CSS
4 24 (31.58%) Web Services
5 19 (25.00%) jQuery
6 15 (19.74%) HTML5
7 12 (15.79%) XML
8 11 (14.47%) WCF
9 10 (13.16%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.53%) Ajax
11 7 (9.21%) XSLT
12 6 (7.89%) XHTML
12 6 (7.89%) LAMP
12 6 (7.89%) REST
12 6 (7.89%) CSS3
13 5 (6.58%) SOAP
14 3 (3.95%) Classic ASP
14 3 (3.95%) WSDL
15 2 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) iPhone
4 2 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.63%) Statistics
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Apple iOS
3 13 (17.11%) Android
4 8 (10.53%) Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.95%) UNIX
7 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) Web Development
3 12 (15.79%) OO
4 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
4 7 (9.21%) MVC
5 6 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.89%) iOS Development
6 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.58%) Mobile Development
7 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL
8 3 (3.95%) OOP
8 3 (3.95%) SOA
8 3 (3.95%) Project Management
8 3 (3.95%) Change Management
8 3 (3.95%) Scrum
8 3 (3.95%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.95%) Software Delivery
9 2 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) C#
2 49 (64.47%) JavaScript
3 42 (55.26%) SQL
4 25 (32.89%) Java
5 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 16 (21.05%) VB.NET
7 14 (18.42%) VB
8 12 (15.79%) PHP
9 6 (7.89%) Python
10 5 (6.58%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.63%) VB6
12 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Symbian
3 2 (2.63%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.32%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Sybase
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) Software AG
4 1 (1.32%) Informatica
4 1 (1.32%) webMethods
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