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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 202 201 194
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 45 35 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.53% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.56% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 70
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,100
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
6532 6286 7625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.14% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5589 5292 6634
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
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 January 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 January 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 +7 32 £37,500 +12.78% 4
Cheshire 0 12 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Merseyside +10 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (44.90%) .NET
2 65 (44.22%) C#
2 65 (44.22%) JavaScript
3 57 (38.78%) Java
4 52 (35.37%) SQL Server
5 50 (34.01%) HTML
6 49 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (32.65%) SQL
8 46 (31.29%) ASP.NET
9 45 (30.61%) CSS
10 34 (23.13%) OO
11 33 (22.45%) Android
11 33 (22.45%) Apple iOS
12 30 (20.41%) Web Services
13 29 (19.73%) Windows
14 27 (18.37%) VB
15 25 (17.01%) HTML5
16 23 (15.65%) Web Development
16 23 (15.65%) AngularJS
17 22 (14.97%) Mobile App
17 22 (14.97%) Finance
18 21 (14.29%) MySQL
18 21 (14.29%) XML
18 21 (14.29%) E-Commerce
19 20 (13.61%) Git (software)
20 19 (12.93%) Degree
20 19 (12.93%) Linux
20 19 (12.93%) T-SQL
20 19 (12.93%) MVC
21 18 (12.24%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (6.80%) Apache
2 6 (4.08%) WordPress
2 6 (4.08%) Node.js
3 4 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.72%) CMS
3 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) HTTP
2 9 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.12%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.29%) MySQL
3 9 (6.12%) DB2
4 6 (4.08%) MS Access
5 5 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.40%) Redis
6 4 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.36%) Big Data
8 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.68%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (13.61%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.20%) Subversion
3 12 (8.16%) JUnit
4 7 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 6 (4.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.68%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.68%) WebObjects
7 1 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 22 (14.97%) Finance
2 9 (6.12%) Banking
3 5 (3.40%) Advertising
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Billing
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (44.90%) .NET
2 50 (34.01%) HTML
3 46 (31.29%) ASP.NET
4 45 (30.61%) CSS
5 30 (20.41%) Web Services
6 25 (17.01%) HTML5
7 23 (15.65%) AngularJS
8 21 (14.29%) XML
9 18 (12.24%) jQuery
10 15 (10.20%) Classic ASP
11 12 (8.16%) J2SE
12 11 (7.48%) LAMP
12 11 (7.48%) .NET Framework
13 9 (6.12%) AWT
13 9 (6.12%) J2EE
13 9 (6.12%) CSS3
14 8 (5.44%) XSLT
15 7 (4.76%) WSDL
15 7 (4.76%) SOAP
16 6 (4.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.80%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.08%) Open Source
5 4 (2.72%) Statistics
5 4 (2.72%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.04%) STB
6 3 (2.04%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Telematics
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.45%) Android
1 33 (22.45%) Apple iOS
2 29 (19.73%) Windows
3 19 (12.93%) Linux
4 17 (11.56%) UNIX
5 11 (7.48%) Windows Phone
6 6 (4.08%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (23.13%) OO
3 23 (15.65%) Web Development
4 21 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 19 (12.93%) MVC
6 12 (8.16%) OOD
6 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (7.48%) Project Management
8 10 (6.80%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 9 (6.12%) Memory Management
9 9 (6.12%) iOS Development
10 8 (5.44%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.44%) SOA
11 7 (4.76%) Asset Management
12 6 (4.08%) TDD
12 6 (4.08%) Refactoring
12 6 (4.08%) Quality Management
12 6 (4.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (44.22%) C#
1 65 (44.22%) JavaScript
2 57 (38.78%) Java
3 48 (32.65%) SQL
4 27 (18.37%) VB
5 19 (12.93%) T-SQL
6 15 (10.20%) PHP
7 12 (8.16%) VB.NET
8 10 (6.80%) C
9 9 (6.12%) C++
9 9 (6.12%) VB6
10 8 (5.44%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.72%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.04%) Korn
13 2 (1.36%) sed
13 2 (1.36%) AWK
14 1 (0.68%) Ruby
14 1 (0.68%) Python
14 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (12.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) MCSD
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) SLA
2 12 (8.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.84%) Oracle
3 8 (5.44%) IBM
4 6 (4.08%) Zend
4 6 (4.08%) Sybase
5 2 (1.36%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.68%) Symbian
6 1 (0.68%) Informatica
6 1 (0.68%) Apple
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