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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 196 175 197
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 42 63 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.93% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.98% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 47
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +5 24 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Merseyside +17 9 £34,000 -12.82%
Cheshire -4 8 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (67.50%) HTML
2 52 (65.00%) .NET
3 50 (62.50%) C#
4 48 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
6 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (41.25%) ASP.NET
8 31 (38.75%) CSS
9 29 (36.25%) HTML5
10 27 (33.75%) jQuery
11 24 (30.00%) Java
12 22 (27.50%) Web Services
13 21 (26.25%) SQL
14 18 (22.50%) XML
14 18 (22.50%) Android
14 18 (22.50%) Apple iOS
15 17 (21.25%) Windows
16 16 (20.00%) OO
16 16 (20.00%) Web Development
17 15 (18.75%) WCF
17 15 (18.75%) PHP
18 14 (17.50%) XSLT
19 13 (16.25%) T-SQL
19 13 (16.25%) VB
19 13 (16.25%) Mobile App
20 12 (15.00%) Finance
21 11 (13.75%) VB.NET
22 10 (12.50%) Linux
22 10 (12.50%) MVC
22 10 (12.50%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (10.00%) Umbraco
1 8 (10.00%) Apache
2 6 (7.50%) FileNet
3 2 (2.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.75%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
1 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.50%) Subversion
3 5 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Retail
2 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (67.50%) HTML
2 52 (65.00%) .NET
3 33 (41.25%) ASP.NET
4 31 (38.75%) CSS
5 29 (36.25%) HTML5
6 27 (33.75%) jQuery
7 22 (27.50%) Web Services
8 18 (22.50%) XML
9 15 (18.75%) WCF
10 14 (17.50%) XSLT
11 10 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 9 (11.25%) Ajax
13 8 (10.00%) CSS3
14 6 (7.50%) XHTML
14 6 (7.50%) REST
14 6 (7.50%) Backbone.js
15 5 (6.25%) J2SE
15 5 (6.25%) LAMP
16 4 (5.00%) SOAP
17 3 (3.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Open Source
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) STB
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Android
1 18 (22.50%) Apple iOS
2 17 (21.25%) Windows
3 10 (12.50%) Linux
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.25%) AIX
6 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.00%) OO
2 16 (20.00%) Web Development
3 10 (12.50%) MVC
4 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (7.50%) OOP
6 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.25%) ITIL
6 5 (6.25%) OOD
6 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.75%) iOS Development
8 3 (3.75%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.75%) Memory Management
8 3 (3.75%) CRM
8 3 (3.75%) ERP
8 3 (3.75%) Scrum
8 3 (3.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (62.50%) C#
2 48 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (30.00%) Java
4 21 (26.25%) SQL
5 15 (18.75%) PHP
6 13 (16.25%) T-SQL
6 13 (16.25%) VB
7 11 (13.75%) VB.NET
8 7 (8.75%) Python
9 5 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.00%) C
10 4 (5.00%) C++
11 3 (3.75%) Ruby
12 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) HP
2 6 (7.50%) Software AG
2 6 (7.50%) Informatica
2 6 (7.50%) IBM
2 6 (7.50%) webMethods
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) Symbian
Warrington, Cheshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Halo HR
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago