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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 162 196 205
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 93 49 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 0.71% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.74% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85 45 58
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,700 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,300
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
7009 6587 7335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.42% 94.89% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6017 5631 6429
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +32 70 £35,000 +14.75% 5
Cheshire -12 11 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Merseyside +22 10 £45,000 +13.92%
Lancashire -2 2 £39,250 -7.64% 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 71 (43.83%) C#
2 70 (43.21%) .NET
3 59 (36.42%) Java
4 57 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 55 (33.95%) SQL Server
6 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (28.40%) ASP.NET
7 46 (28.40%) SQL
8 40 (24.69%) HTML
9 34 (20.99%) Android
10 33 (20.37%) CSS
11 31 (19.14%) Apple iOS
12 28 (17.28%) OO
13 27 (16.67%) XML
14 26 (16.05%) AngularJS
14 26 (16.05%) Mobile App
15 25 (15.43%) VB
15 25 (15.43%) Web Services
16 23 (14.20%) Windows
16 23 (14.20%) MySQL
16 23 (14.20%) Finance
17 22 (13.58%) MVC
17 22 (13.58%) UNIX
18 20 (12.35%) Git (software)
18 20 (12.35%) Degree
18 20 (12.35%) Web Development
18 20 (12.35%) Linux
18 20 (12.35%) E-Commerce
18 20 (12.35%) Oracle
18 20 (12.35%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (5.56%) WordPress
2 7 (4.32%) Node.js
3 6 (3.70%) Apache
4 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.47%) CMS
4 4 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.64%) HTTP
2 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.17%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.23%) Internet
4 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (33.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.20%) MySQL
3 13 (8.02%) DB2
4 7 (4.32%) MS Access
5 6 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.70%) Redis
6 4 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.85%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.23%) Big Data
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.64%) Subversion
3 11 (6.79%) JUnit
4 7 (4.32%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.70%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.62%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.62%) WebObjects
8 1 (0.62%) Xcode
General
1 23 (14.20%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Banking
3 6 (3.70%) Advertising
4 3 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.62%) Publishing
5 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (43.21%) .NET
2 46 (28.40%) ASP.NET
3 40 (24.69%) HTML
4 33 (20.37%) CSS
5 27 (16.67%) XML
6 26 (16.05%) AngularJS
7 25 (15.43%) Web Services
8 17 (10.49%) HTML5
9 15 (9.26%) Classic ASP
10 14 (8.64%) jQuery
11 13 (8.02%) XSLT
11 13 (8.02%) .NET Framework
12 12 (7.41%) J2EE
13 11 (6.79%) J2SE
14 10 (6.17%) AWT
14 10 (6.17%) XSD
15 9 (5.56%) Symfony
15 9 (5.56%) REST
16 8 (4.94%) LAMP
17 7 (4.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.56%) Open Source
4 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.09%) Statistics
6 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) STB
8 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.62%) iPhone
8 1 (0.62%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.99%) Android
2 31 (19.14%) Apple iOS
3 23 (14.20%) Windows
4 22 (13.58%) UNIX
5 20 (12.35%) Linux
6 10 (6.17%) AIX
6 10 (6.17%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.28%) OO
3 22 (13.58%) MVC
4 20 (12.35%) E-Commerce
4 20 (12.35%) Web Development
5 16 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (8.64%) Project Management
7 11 (6.79%) OOD
8 10 (6.17%) Quality Management
8 10 (6.17%) Memory Management
8 10 (6.17%) Android Development
9 9 (5.56%) iOS Development
9 9 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.94%) Unit Testing
10 8 (4.94%) SOA
11 7 (4.32%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.32%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.32%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.83%) C#
2 59 (36.42%) Java
3 57 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 46 (28.40%) SQL
5 25 (15.43%) VB
6 20 (12.35%) T-SQL
7 13 (8.02%) PHP
7 13 (8.02%) VB.NET
8 12 (7.41%) Shell Script
9 11 (6.79%) C
10 10 (6.17%) C++
11 9 (5.56%) VB6
12 7 (4.32%) Korn
13 4 (2.47%) Ruby
13 4 (2.47%) Python
14 3 (1.85%) Perl
14 3 (1.85%) AWK
14 3 (1.85%) sed
15 2 (1.23%) XPath
15 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (12.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) MCSD
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) SLA
1 15 (9.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.85%) Puppet
2 3 (1.85%) CFEngine
2 3 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (12.35%) Oracle
1 20 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.41%) IBM
3 9 (5.56%) Zend
4 6 (3.70%) Sybase
5 2 (1.23%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.62%) Symbian
6 1 (0.62%) Informatica
6 1 (0.62%) Apple
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