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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 180 175 159
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 73 63 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.98% 0.92% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.98% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 53 54 80
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £41,050 £67,500
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
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -10 44 £32,500 +4.83% 6
Cheshire +4 17 £37,500 +20.00% 5
Merseyside +12 6 £53,750 +59.25% 2
Lancashire -18 1 £28,500 -28.75% 2
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (46.09%) C#
2 50 (39.06%) .NET
2 50 (39.06%) SQL Server
3 41 (32.03%) JavaScript
4 39 (30.47%) HTML
4 39 (30.47%) Mobile App
5 36 (28.13%) Java
6 34 (26.56%) Android
7 29 (22.66%) XML
8 28 (21.88%) ASP.NET
9 27 (21.09%) Apple iOS
10 24 (18.75%) SQL
10 24 (18.75%) CSS
11 21 (16.41%) Linux
11 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (16.41%) MVC
12 20 (15.63%) MySQL
13 19 (14.84%) UNIX
13 19 (14.84%) OO
14 18 (14.06%) Finance
14 18 (14.06%) XSLT
14 18 (14.06%) Oracle
14 18 (14.06%) HTML5
15 17 (13.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (13.28%) J2EE
16 16 (12.50%) jQuery
17 15 (11.72%) AngularJS
18 14 (10.94%) Degree
18 14 (10.94%) Web Development
18 14 (10.94%) XSD

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.69%) WordPress
3 5 (3.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.34%) IIS
4 3 (2.34%) Node.js
4 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.78%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.78%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) DOC1
2 1 (0.78%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Exstream
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) IaaS
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) Internet
2 4 (3.13%) HTTP
2 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.13%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.34%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.63%) MySQL
3 13 (10.16%) DB2
4 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.34%) Redis
7 3 (2.34%) MariaDB
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.78%) Big Data
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 8 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.47%) Subversion
3 6 (4.69%) JUnit
3 6 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.13%) Xcode
5 3 (2.34%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Ant
7 1 (0.78%) Maven
7 1 (0.78%) Hudson
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Back Office
4 3 (2.34%) Advertising
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (39.06%) .NET
2 39 (30.47%) HTML
3 29 (22.66%) XML
4 28 (21.88%) ASP.NET
5 24 (18.75%) CSS
6 18 (14.06%) XSLT
6 18 (14.06%) HTML5
7 17 (13.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (13.28%) J2EE
8 16 (12.50%) jQuery
9 15 (11.72%) AngularJS
10 14 (10.94%) XSD
11 11 (8.59%) Web Services
11 11 (8.59%) .NET Framework
12 10 (7.81%) Ajax
12 10 (7.81%) REST
13 9 (7.03%) WinForms
14 8 (6.25%) JSON
14 8 (6.25%) WCF
14 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.47%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.47%) N-Tier
3 6 (4.69%) Open Source
4 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.13%) Streaming Media
5 4 (3.13%) iPad
5 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.13%) iPhone
6 3 (2.34%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.56%) Statistics
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.56%) Android
2 27 (21.09%) Apple iOS
3 21 (16.41%) Linux
4 19 (14.84%) UNIX
5 13 (10.16%) Windows
6 10 (7.81%) AIX
7 8 (6.25%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.41%) MVC
1 21 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.84%) OO
3 14 (10.94%) Web Development
4 13 (10.16%) Android Development
5 12 (9.38%) TDD
6 11 (8.59%) E-Commerce
6 11 (8.59%) Mobile Application Development
7 10 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (7.81%) Quality Management
8 9 (7.03%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.25%) Project Management
9 8 (6.25%) OOD
9 8 (6.25%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.69%) DevOps
12 5 (3.91%) OOP
12 5 (3.91%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.91%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.09%) C#
2 41 (32.03%) JavaScript
3 36 (28.13%) Java
4 24 (18.75%) SQL
5 12 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.81%) Ruby
7 9 (7.03%) Objective-C
7 9 (7.03%) PHP
8 8 (6.25%) VB
8 8 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.25%) C
8 8 (6.25%) C++
9 7 (5.47%) Korn
10 6 (4.69%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.69%) Python
11 4 (3.13%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.34%) sed
12 3 (2.34%) AWK
12 3 (2.34%) VB6
12 3 (2.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (10.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.34%) Puppet
2 3 (2.34%) CFEngine
2 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Oracle
2 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.38%) IBM
4 6 (4.69%) Zend
5 4 (3.13%) Apple
6 3 (2.34%) Sybase
7 2 (1.56%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.56%) Northgate
7 2 (1.56%) Kony
8 1 (0.78%) HP
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