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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 199 189 187
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 32 70 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 1.00% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.03% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 63 47
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £31,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £56,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Merseyside +5 12 £35,000 - 2
Lancashire +22 8 - - 2
Cheshire +14 6 £32,000 -24.70% 5
Manchester -24 5 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 33 (45.83%) Java
2 32 (44.44%) C#
3 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (37.50%) Degree
5 25 (34.72%) .NET
6 22 (30.56%) IBM
7 20 (27.78%) C++
7 20 (27.78%) HTML
7 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.78%) Android
8 19 (26.39%) CSS
9 18 (25.00%) Android Development
10 17 (23.61%) Apple iOS
11 16 (22.22%) jQuery
11 16 (22.22%) SQL
12 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
12 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (19.44%) MVC
12 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
13 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
14 12 (16.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 12 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
14 12 (16.67%) MuleSoft
14 12 (16.67%) Software AG
14 12 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
14 12 (16.67%) Middleware
14 12 (16.67%) webMethods
14 12 (16.67%) Finance
14 12 (16.67%) WebSphere
15 10 (13.89%) Mobile Development

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 12 (16.67%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 5 (6.94%) WordPress
3 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.78%) IIS
4 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.39%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) Relational Database
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) MS Access
5 2 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.94%) Android Studio
2 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) Subversion
4 2 (2.78%) Xcode
5 1 (1.39%) Gradle
5 1 (1.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.39%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) PowerBuilder
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.94%) Electronics
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.72%) .NET
2 20 (27.78%) HTML
3 19 (26.39%) CSS
4 16 (22.22%) jQuery
5 12 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 12 (16.67%) Middleware
5 12 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (13.89%) XML
7 9 (12.50%) REST
8 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 8 (11.11%) JSON
9 6 (8.33%) HTML5
10 5 (6.94%) Android SDK
10 5 (6.94%) Web Services
11 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.56%) J2ME
12 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (4.17%) J2EE
12 3 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.50%) User Experience
4 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) iPad
6 1 (1.39%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) STB
6 1 (1.39%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Android
2 17 (23.61%) Apple iOS
3 10 (13.89%) Windows
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Phone
5 4 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (4.17%) Linux
7 2 (2.78%) Unix
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Android Development
3 14 (19.44%) MVC
4 10 (13.89%) DevOps
4 10 (13.89%) Mobile Development
5 9 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 8 (11.11%) SDLC
7 7 (9.72%) BDD
7 7 (9.72%) OO
7 7 (9.72%) TDD
8 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
9 5 (6.94%) Project Management
9 5 (6.94%) Scrum
9 5 (6.94%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.94%) Web Development
10 4 (5.56%) UML
10 4 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) Java
2 32 (44.44%) C#
3 20 (27.78%) C++
3 20 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.22%) SQL
5 10 (13.89%) PHP
6 9 (12.50%) Objective-C
7 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.94%) VB
8 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.56%) VB6
10 3 (4.17%) C
11 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) MCSA
3 1 (1.39%) MCSE
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) IBM
2 12 (16.67%) MuleSoft
2 12 (16.67%) Software AG
2 12 (16.67%) webMethods
3 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) SAP
5 4 (5.56%) Apple
5 4 (5.56%) Symbian
6 2 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) Facebook
7 1 (1.39%) iManage
7 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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