The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 179 198 150
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 77 56 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.76% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.80% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 70 46 84
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Applications Developer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 46 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Cheshire +9 12 £29,750 +17.82% 4
Cumbria - 9 £32,500 -
Lancashire +9 6 £36,250 +7.40% 1
Merseyside -14 2 £40,250 +23.84% 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 61 (54.95%) .NET
2 59 (53.15%) C#
3 51 (45.95%) ASP.NET
4 50 (45.05%) SQL Server
5 49 (44.14%) HTML
6 46 (41.44%) SQL
6 46 (41.44%) CSS
7 41 (36.94%) Java
7 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
8 35 (31.53%) Mobile App
9 25 (22.52%) XML
10 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (20.72%) jQuery
11 23 (20.72%) Android
12 20 (18.02%) Apple iOS
13 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (17.12%) TDD
13 19 (17.12%) Finance
14 18 (16.22%) Web Development
15 17 (15.32%) HTML5
15 17 (15.32%) MVC
15 17 (15.32%) J2EE
16 16 (14.41%) Oracle
17 15 (13.51%) OO
17 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (12.61%) OOP
18 14 (12.61%) Web Services
18 14 (12.61%) T-SQL
19 13 (11.71%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.01%) IIS
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle 10gAS
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.70%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.70%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.80%) Apache
6 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.80%) CMS
7 1 (0.90%) Drupal
7 1 (0.90%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.90%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Internet
2 4 (3.60%) HTTP
2 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.60%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.05%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (9.01%) MySQL
5 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (6.31%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (6.31%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.60%) DB2
7 4 (3.60%) Big Data
8 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.91%) Subversion
3 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.21%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (7.21%) JDeveloper
4 6 (5.41%) JUnit
4 6 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.90%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.90%) Hudson
5 1 (0.90%) Xcode
5 1 (0.90%) Maven
5 1 (0.90%) Ant
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 7 (6.31%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.41%) Banking
4 4 (3.60%) Automotive
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.80%) Back Office
6 2 (1.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (54.95%) .NET
2 51 (45.95%) ASP.NET
3 49 (44.14%) HTML
4 46 (41.44%) CSS
5 25 (22.52%) XML
6 24 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (20.72%) jQuery
8 17 (15.32%) HTML5
8 17 (15.32%) J2EE
9 14 (12.61%) Web Services
10 13 (11.71%) Ajax
11 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (10.81%) JSON
11 12 (10.81%) WCF
12 11 (9.91%) Spring
13 10 (9.01%) Hibernate
14 9 (8.11%) RESTful
14 9 (8.11%) Classic ASP
15 8 (7.21%) Struts
15 8 (7.21%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.53%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.91%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.60%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.60%) Streaming Media
5 4 (3.60%) iPhone
6 3 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.70%) Social Media
7 2 (1.80%) NHS
7 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.80%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.72%) Android
2 20 (18.02%) Apple iOS
3 13 (11.71%) Windows
4 11 (9.91%) Linux
5 4 (3.60%) UNIX
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.12%) TDD
3 18 (16.22%) Web Development
4 17 (15.32%) MVC
5 15 (13.51%) OO
6 14 (12.61%) OOP
7 13 (11.71%) Android Development
7 13 (11.71%) iOS Development
8 12 (10.81%) Scrum
9 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 7 (6.31%) Web Application Development
11 6 (5.41%) SOA
11 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
11 6 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (4.50%) OOD
13 4 (3.60%) UML
13 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
13 4 (3.60%) Asset Management
13 4 (3.60%) Pair Programming
13 4 (3.60%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.15%) C#
2 46 (41.44%) SQL
3 41 (36.94%) Java
3 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.61%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.11%) PHP
6 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.21%) C++
6 8 (7.21%) C
6 8 (7.21%) Objective-C
7 7 (6.31%) Ruby
8 5 (4.50%) ActionScript
9 4 (3.60%) Python
9 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.70%) PowerHouse
11 2 (1.80%) VB
12 1 (0.90%) PHP5
12 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Symbian
3 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.70%) JBoss
5 2 (1.80%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.80%) Northgate
5 2 (1.80%) Zend
6 1 (0.90%) SAP
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