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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 170 201 206
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 82 43 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.63% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.66% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 74 37 67
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
6950 6476 7701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.35% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5973 5486 6807
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +25 61 £35,000 +14.75% 4
Cheshire -11 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Merseyside +15 7 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Lancashire -1 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (43.03%) C#
2 69 (41.82%) .NET
3 65 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 62 (37.58%) Java
5 53 (32.12%) SQL Server
6 52 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (29.09%) HTML
8 47 (28.48%) SQL
9 45 (27.27%) ASP.NET
10 39 (23.64%) CSS
10 39 (23.64%) Android
11 37 (22.42%) Apple iOS
12 31 (18.79%) OO
13 30 (18.18%) Mobile App
14 28 (16.97%) Windows
15 27 (16.36%) Web Services
15 27 (16.36%) AngularJS
16 26 (15.76%) XML
16 26 (15.76%) VB
16 26 (15.76%) MySQL
17 24 (14.55%) HTML5
18 23 (13.94%) Finance
18 23 (13.94%) E-Commerce
18 23 (13.94%) Linux
19 22 (13.33%) UNIX
19 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
19 22 (13.33%) Web Development
20 21 (12.73%) Git (software)
21 20 (12.12%) MVC
21 20 (12.12%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (5.45%) Apache
2 8 (4.85%) WordPress
3 7 (4.24%) Node.js
4 4 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.42%) CMS
4 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.48%) HTTP
2 10 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.06%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.61%) Intranet
5 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (32.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.76%) MySQL
3 13 (7.88%) DB2
4 7 (4.24%) MS Access
5 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.64%) Redis
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.82%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.21%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.21%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.09%) Subversion
3 12 (7.27%) JUnit
4 7 (4.24%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.64%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.61%) WebObjects
7 1 (0.61%) Xcode
General
1 23 (13.94%) Finance
2 9 (5.45%) Banking
3 6 (3.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.21%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (41.82%) .NET
2 48 (29.09%) HTML
3 45 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 39 (23.64%) CSS
5 27 (16.36%) Web Services
5 27 (16.36%) AngularJS
6 26 (15.76%) XML
7 24 (14.55%) HTML5
8 16 (9.70%) jQuery
9 15 (9.09%) Classic ASP
10 12 (7.27%) J2EE
10 12 (7.27%) XSLT
10 12 (7.27%) J2SE
11 11 (6.67%) LAMP
11 11 (6.67%) .NET Framework
12 10 (6.06%) AWT
12 10 (6.06%) XSD
13 8 (4.85%) Symfony
13 8 (4.85%) REST
14 7 (4.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.45%) Open Source
4 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.42%) Statistics
5 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.82%) iPhone
7 2 (1.21%) STB
8 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.61%) NHS
8 1 (0.61%) Telematics
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.64%) Android
2 37 (22.42%) Apple iOS
3 28 (16.97%) Windows
4 23 (13.94%) Linux
5 22 (13.33%) UNIX
6 13 (7.88%) Windows Phone
7 10 (6.06%) AIX
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.79%) OO
3 23 (13.94%) E-Commerce
4 22 (13.33%) Web Development
5 20 (12.12%) MVC
6 16 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (8.48%) Project Management
8 12 (7.27%) OOD
9 11 (6.67%) iOS Development
10 10 (6.06%) Quality Management
10 10 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.06%) Memory Management
11 9 (5.45%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (5.45%) Android Development
12 8 (4.85%) SOA
13 7 (4.24%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.24%) TDD
13 7 (4.24%) Asset Management
13 7 (4.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.03%) C#
2 65 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 62 (37.58%) Java
4 47 (28.48%) SQL
5 26 (15.76%) VB
6 19 (11.52%) T-SQL
7 15 (9.09%) PHP
8 13 (7.88%) VB.NET
9 12 (7.27%) Shell Script
10 11 (6.67%) C
11 10 (6.06%) C++
12 9 (5.45%) VB6
13 7 (4.24%) Korn
14 4 (2.42%) Python
14 4 (2.42%) Ruby
14 4 (2.42%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.82%) AWK
15 3 (1.82%) Perl
15 3 (1.82%) sed
16 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) MCSD
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.09%) SLA
1 15 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.82%) Puppet
2 3 (1.82%) CFEngine
2 3 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.12%) Oracle
3 12 (7.27%) IBM
4 8 (4.85%) Zend
5 6 (3.64%) Sybase
6 2 (1.21%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.61%) Symbian
7 1 (0.61%) Informatica
7 1 (0.61%) Apple
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