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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 184 175 159
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 57 64 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.89% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.94% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 59 85
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6822 6839 7208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 94.75% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5529 5855 6319
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 -14 33 £31,750 +2.41% 6
Cheshire -9 14 £36,500 +8.14% 7
Merseyside +3 4 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (54.26%) C#
2 65 (50.39%) .NET
3 58 (44.96%) SQL Server
4 50 (38.76%) ASP.NET
5 48 (37.21%) HTML
6 46 (35.66%) JavaScript
7 41 (31.78%) Mobile App
8 35 (27.13%) SQL
9 34 (26.36%) CSS
9 34 (26.36%) Android
10 31 (24.03%) XML
11 29 (22.48%) Java
11 29 (22.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (20.93%) Apple iOS
13 24 (18.60%) MVC
14 23 (17.83%) jQuery
15 20 (15.50%) HTML5
16 19 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (14.73%) OO
17 16 (12.40%) Linux
17 16 (12.40%) TDD
18 15 (11.63%) Web Development
18 15 (11.63%) T-SQL
18 15 (11.63%) MySQL
19 14 (10.85%) XSLT
19 14 (10.85%) Windows
19 14 (10.85%) Finance
20 13 (10.08%) Ajax
20 13 (10.08%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 9 (6.98%) IIS
2 6 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.10%) WordPress
5 3 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) Node.js
7 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.78%) Exstream Dialogue
7 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) DOC1
2 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.78%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.78%) Exstream
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.98%) Internet
2 5 (3.88%) HTTP
2 5 (3.88%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (44.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (11.63%) MySQL
4 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (6.20%) DB2
6 3 (2.33%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.78%) Redis
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Subversion
1 11 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.43%) JUnit
3 7 (5.43%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.10%) Xcode
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.78%) Hudson
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.78%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.78%) Ant
General
1 14 (10.85%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Back Office
3 3 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Local Government
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (50.39%) .NET
2 50 (38.76%) ASP.NET
3 48 (37.21%) HTML
4 34 (26.36%) CSS
5 31 (24.03%) XML
6 29 (22.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (17.83%) jQuery
8 20 (15.50%) HTML5
9 14 (10.85%) XSLT
10 13 (10.08%) Ajax
10 13 (10.08%) WCF
10 13 (10.08%) JSON
10 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (10.08%) Web Services
10 13 (10.08%) J2EE
11 10 (7.75%) XSD
11 10 (7.75%) WinForms
11 10 (7.75%) AngularJS
12 9 (6.98%) Classic ASP
13 8 (6.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (31.78%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.20%) N-Tier
4 7 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.88%) iPhone
6 4 (3.10%) Streaming Media
6 4 (3.10%) Open Source
6 4 (3.10%) iPad
7 3 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.55%) NHS
8 2 (1.55%) Statistics
8 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.36%) Android
2 27 (20.93%) Apple iOS
3 16 (12.40%) Linux
4 14 (10.85%) Windows
5 11 (8.53%) UNIX
6 6 (4.65%) AIX
6 6 (4.65%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (18.60%) MVC
3 19 (14.73%) OO
4 16 (12.40%) TDD
5 15 (11.63%) Web Development
6 13 (10.08%) Android Development
7 10 (7.75%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.75%) iOS Development
8 9 (6.98%) Mobile Application Development
8 9 (6.98%) Scrum
8 9 (6.98%) OOD
8 9 (6.98%) OOP
9 7 (5.43%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.65%) Quality Management
10 6 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.65%) DevOps
11 5 (3.88%) Content Management
11 5 (3.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (54.26%) C#
2 46 (35.66%) JavaScript
3 35 (27.13%) SQL
4 29 (22.48%) Java
5 15 (11.63%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.53%) Ruby
7 10 (7.75%) Objective-C
8 9 (6.98%) C
8 9 (6.98%) C++
9 8 (6.20%) PHP
10 7 (5.43%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.65%) Python
11 6 (4.65%) Korn
12 5 (3.88%) VB
12 5 (3.88%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.10%) ActionScript
13 4 (3.10%) TypeScript
14 3 (2.33%) Perl
15 2 (1.55%) AWK
15 2 (1.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.33%) CFEngine
2 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.30%) Oracle
3 6 (4.65%) IBM
4 5 (3.88%) Zend
5 4 (3.10%) Apple
6 3 (2.33%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.55%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.55%) Northgate
7 2 (1.55%) Kony
8 1 (0.78%) HP
8 1 (0.78%) Symbian
8 1 (0.78%) SAP
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