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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 214 188 203
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 37 55 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.84% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.89% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 53
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6617 6182 7174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.85% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5490 5121 6055
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Manchester -12 24 £35,000 -9.09% 4
Cheshire -9 7 £38,750 -18.42%
Lancashire - 4 £37,500 -
Merseyside +11 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (51.56%) .NET
2 62 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 60 (46.88%) C#
4 51 (39.84%) HTML
5 50 (39.06%) SQL Server
6 49 (38.28%) Java
7 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET
9 46 (35.94%) SQL
10 45 (35.16%) CSS
11 31 (24.22%) OO
12 30 (23.44%) Web Services
13 29 (22.66%) Apple iOS
14 28 (21.88%) Android
15 25 (19.53%) Windows
15 25 (19.53%) VB
16 24 (18.75%) Web Development
17 20 (15.63%) HTML5
17 20 (15.63%) Finance
18 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
19 18 (14.06%) jQuery
19 18 (14.06%) Degree
19 18 (14.06%) XML
20 17 (13.28%) T-SQL
20 17 (13.28%) Mobile App
21 16 (12.50%) AngularJS
21 16 (12.50%) PHP
22 15 (11.72%) SLA
22 15 (11.72%) MVC
22 15 (11.72%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (8.59%) Apache
2 5 (3.91%) FileNet
3 4 (3.13%) CMS
3 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.13%) Node.js
3 4 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.34%) WordPress
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Exstream
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) HTTP
2 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.03%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) MySQL
3 6 (4.69%) MS Access
4 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.34%) Redis
5 2 (1.56%) DB2
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.78%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.72%) Subversion
3 12 (9.38%) JUnit
4 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.34%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.78%) WebObjects
7 1 (0.78%) Xcode
7 1 (0.78%) FogBugz
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.34%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Publishing
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
4 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (51.56%) .NET
2 51 (39.84%) HTML
3 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET
4 45 (35.16%) CSS
5 30 (23.44%) Web Services
6 20 (15.63%) HTML5
7 18 (14.06%) jQuery
7 18 (14.06%) XML
8 16 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 14 (10.94%) Classic ASP
10 12 (9.38%) J2SE
11 9 (7.03%) AWT
11 9 (7.03%) LAMP
11 9 (7.03%) XSLT
11 9 (7.03%) CSS3
12 8 (6.25%) SOAP
13 7 (5.47%) WSDL
13 7 (5.47%) Ajax
13 7 (5.47%) .NET Framework
14 6 (4.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Mobile App
2 10 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.13%) Open Source
4 4 (3.13%) Statistics
5 3 (2.34%) STB
5 3 (2.34%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) Telematics
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) W3C
6 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.66%) Apple iOS
2 28 (21.88%) Android
3 25 (19.53%) Windows
4 12 (9.38%) Linux
5 7 (5.47%) UNIX
6 6 (4.69%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.22%) OO
3 24 (18.75%) Web Development
4 15 (11.72%) MVC
5 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
5 13 (10.16%) Unit Testing
6 12 (9.38%) OOD
7 9 (7.03%) Waterfall
7 9 (7.03%) Memory Management
7 9 (7.03%) iOS Development
8 8 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.25%) SOA
9 6 (4.69%) Change Management
9 6 (4.69%) Project Management
9 6 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.91%) ERP
10 5 (3.91%) OOP
11 4 (3.13%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.13%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 60 (46.88%) C#
3 49 (38.28%) Java
4 46 (35.94%) SQL
5 25 (19.53%) VB
6 17 (13.28%) T-SQL
7 16 (12.50%) PHP
8 13 (10.16%) VB.NET
9 10 (7.81%) C
10 9 (7.03%) C++
11 6 (4.69%) VB6
12 5 (3.91%) Objective-C
13 4 (3.13%) Python
14 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.78%) Ruby
14 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.06%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) VCP4
3 2 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.78%) MCSD
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) SLA
2 7 (5.47%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) Oracle
3 6 (4.69%) HP
3 6 (4.69%) Informatica
4 5 (3.91%) webMethods
4 5 (3.91%) Software AG
4 5 (3.91%) IBM
5 3 (2.34%) Sybase
5 3 (2.34%) Zend
6 2 (1.56%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.56%) Symbian
7 1 (0.78%) Apple
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