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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 163 187 187
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 102 55 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.36% 0.81% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.86% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 86 45 62
Average salary £36,250 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
7087 6412 6868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.47% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5970 5501 5910
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +38 72 £32,500 +4.83% 8
Cheshire -15 14 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Merseyside +24 13 £45,000 +35.33% 3
Lancashire -8 2 £39,250 -7.64% 2
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 64 (41.29%) .NET
2 62 (40.00%) C#
3 55 (35.48%) SQL Server
4 49 (31.61%) Java
5 48 (30.97%) JavaScript
6 42 (27.10%) ASP.NET
7 38 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (23.23%) HTML
8 36 (23.23%) SQL
9 30 (19.35%) Android
10 29 (18.71%) Mobile App
11 28 (18.06%) XML
12 27 (17.42%) Apple iOS
13 26 (16.77%) Degree
14 25 (16.13%) OO
15 23 (14.84%) UNIX
15 23 (14.84%) AngularJS
16 22 (14.19%) CSS
16 22 (14.19%) MVC
16 22 (14.19%) Finance
17 21 (13.55%) Microsoft
17 21 (13.55%) MySQL
17 21 (13.55%) Web Development
18 20 (12.90%) Oracle
18 20 (12.90%) VB
18 20 (12.90%) Web Services
18 20 (12.90%) E-Commerce
19 19 (12.26%) Windows
19 19 (12.26%) Linux
20 16 (10.32%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.81%) WordPress
2 7 (4.52%) Node.js
3 4 (2.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.58%) CMS
3 4 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.58%) Apache
3 4 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) Exstream Dialogue
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) DOC1
2 1 (0.65%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.65%) Exstream
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.45%) HTTP
2 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.87%) HTTPS
2 6 (3.87%) Internet
3 3 (1.94%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.55%) MySQL
3 13 (8.39%) DB2
4 7 (4.52%) MS Access
5 6 (3.87%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.87%) Redis
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.94%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.29%) Big Data
8 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.16%) Eclipse
2 8 (5.16%) Subversion
3 7 (4.52%) JUnit
4 6 (3.87%) IntelliJ
5 5 (3.23%) Xcode
6 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.65%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.65%) WebObjects
General
1 22 (14.19%) Finance
2 11 (7.10%) Banking
3 6 (3.87%) Advertising
4 3 (1.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (41.29%) .NET
2 42 (27.10%) ASP.NET
3 36 (23.23%) HTML
4 28 (18.06%) XML
5 23 (14.84%) AngularJS
6 22 (14.19%) CSS
7 20 (12.90%) Web Services
8 15 (9.68%) Classic ASP
8 15 (9.68%) XSLT
8 15 (9.68%) .NET Framework
9 14 (9.03%) HTML5
10 13 (8.39%) J2EE
11 12 (7.74%) XSD
12 11 (7.10%) REST
13 9 (5.81%) Symfony
13 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (5.16%) jQuery
15 7 (4.52%) RESTful
15 7 (4.52%) Ajax
15 7 (4.52%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.71%) Mobile App
2 14 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.81%) Open Source
5 5 (3.23%) Statistics
6 4 (2.58%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.58%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.58%) iPad
6 4 (2.58%) iPhone
7 2 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Telematics
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) STB
8 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.35%) Android
2 27 (17.42%) Apple iOS
3 23 (14.84%) UNIX
4 19 (12.26%) Windows
4 19 (12.26%) Linux
5 10 (6.45%) AIX
5 10 (6.45%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.13%) OO
3 22 (14.19%) MVC
4 21 (13.55%) Web Development
5 20 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 16 (10.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (9.03%) Project Management
8 11 (7.10%) OOD
9 10 (6.45%) SOA
9 10 (6.45%) Quality Management
9 10 (6.45%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
10 9 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.16%) Unit Testing
11 8 (5.16%) TDD
12 7 (4.52%) Asset Management
12 7 (4.52%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.52%) Android Development
12 7 (4.52%) Waterfall
13 6 (3.87%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.00%) C#
2 49 (31.61%) Java
3 48 (30.97%) JavaScript
4 36 (23.23%) SQL
5 20 (12.90%) VB
6 16 (10.32%) T-SQL
7 14 (9.03%) VB.NET
8 12 (7.74%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.10%) PHP
10 9 (5.81%) VB6
11 7 (4.52%) C
11 7 (4.52%) Korn
12 6 (3.87%) C++
13 5 (3.23%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.58%) Ruby
14 4 (2.58%) Python
15 3 (1.94%) AWK
15 3 (1.94%) Perl
15 3 (1.94%) sed
16 2 (1.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (16.77%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) MCSD
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) QA
2 14 (9.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.94%) Puppet
2 3 (1.94%) CFEngine
2 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.90%) Oracle
3 12 (7.74%) IBM
4 9 (5.81%) Zend
5 6 (3.87%) Sybase
6 5 (3.23%) Apple
7 2 (1.29%) Kony
8 1 (0.65%) Symbian
8 1 (0.65%) HP
8 1 (0.65%) Informatica
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