The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 218 183 178
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 35 73 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.98% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.03% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32 53 54
Average salary £36,250 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £58,500 £41,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Applications Developer
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6528 7056 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 5734 5556
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 £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Applications Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Applications Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
Manchester -22 19 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Cheshire -7 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Lancashire +8 4 £29,000 +1.75% 2
Merseyside +3 2 £35,000 -34.88%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 50 (69.44%) C#
2 48 (66.67%) .NET
3 38 (52.78%) HTML
4 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET
7 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 24 (33.33%) HTML5
8 23 (31.94%) jQuery
9 21 (29.17%) Java
9 21 (29.17%) CSS
10 19 (26.39%) MVC
11 18 (25.00%) XML
11 18 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 17 (23.61%) SQL
13 16 (22.22%) Android
14 15 (20.83%) Apple iOS
15 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
15 13 (18.06%) Umbraco
16 12 (16.67%) VB.NET
17 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
17 11 (15.28%) C++
17 11 (15.28%) Windows
18 10 (13.89%) WCF
19 9 (12.50%) Web Development
19 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 9 (12.50%) Web Services
19 9 (12.50%) Linux
19 9 (12.50%) VB
19 9 (12.50%) Backbone.js

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 13 (18.06%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.17%) JBoss
2 3 (4.17%) Apache
2 3 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.78%) Drupal
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Wireless
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.94%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.56%) Subversion
3 3 (4.17%) JUnit
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Legal
2 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (66.67%) .NET
2 38 (52.78%) HTML
3 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET
4 24 (33.33%) HTML5
5 23 (31.94%) jQuery
6 21 (29.17%) CSS
7 18 (25.00%) XML
7 18 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 10 (13.89%) WCF
9 9 (12.50%) Web Services
9 9 (12.50%) Backbone.js
10 8 (11.11%) XSLT
11 7 (9.72%) REST
12 6 (8.33%) React
12 6 (8.33%) Grails
13 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
13 5 (6.94%) WinForms
14 4 (5.56%) Ajax
14 4 (5.56%) Middleware
14 4 (5.56%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.94%) User Experience
4 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.56%) iPhone
4 4 (5.56%) iPad
5 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Android
2 15 (20.83%) Apple iOS
3 11 (15.28%) Windows
4 9 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.39%) UNIX
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.39%) AIX
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) MVC
3 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (12.50%) Web Development
4 8 (11.11%) TDD
4 8 (11.11%) Scrum
4 8 (11.11%) OO
4 8 (11.11%) Android Development
4 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 7 (9.72%) SDLC
5 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.94%) SOA
7 5 (6.94%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.56%) Market Research
8 4 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 50 (69.44%) C#
2 36 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (29.17%) Java
4 17 (23.61%) SQL
5 12 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 11 (15.28%) T-SQL
6 11 (15.28%) C++
7 9 (12.50%) VB
8 8 (11.11%) PHP
9 4 (5.56%) Python
9 4 (5.56%) Ruby
10 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.78%) C
11 1 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Symbian
1 4 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 3 (4.17%) webMethods
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.78%) Software AG
3 2 (2.78%) IBM
3 2 (2.78%) Zend
3 2 (2.78%) MuleSoft
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