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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 180 176 174
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 83 68 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.99% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.06% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 61 58 72
Average salary £37,500 £33,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.78% +10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £47,000
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
7015 6440 7045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.93% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5787 5544 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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 +8 53 £31,000 -2.36% 4
Cheshire -3 15 £34,000 -9.33% 6
Merseyside +16 10 £53,750 +65.38% 3
Lancashire -12 1 £28,500 -30.90% 2
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (41.22%) C#
2 49 (37.40%) .NET
3 46 (35.11%) SQL Server
4 42 (32.06%) JavaScript
5 38 (29.01%) HTML
6 35 (26.72%) Java
6 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (25.95%) Mobile App
8 29 (22.14%) Android
8 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET
9 28 (21.37%) XML
10 24 (18.32%) CSS
11 23 (17.56%) SQL
11 23 (17.56%) Apple iOS
12 22 (16.79%) UNIX
12 22 (16.79%) Linux
13 21 (16.03%) MVC
14 20 (15.27%) MySQL
15 19 (14.50%) OO
15 19 (14.50%) AngularJS
16 18 (13.74%) Degree
16 18 (13.74%) XSLT
16 18 (13.74%) Oracle
16 18 (13.74%) Finance
17 16 (12.21%) J2EE
18 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
18 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.45%) HTML5
19 14 (10.69%) Web Development
19 14 (10.69%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.87%) WordPress
2 6 (4.58%) Node.js
3 5 (3.82%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.05%) Apache
5 3 (2.29%) CMS
5 3 (2.29%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) Exstream Dialogue
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) DOC1
2 1 (0.76%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.76%) Exstream
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) Internet
2 5 (3.82%) HTTP
3 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.29%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (35.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.27%) MySQL
3 12 (9.16%) DB2
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.82%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.82%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.82%) Redis
6 3 (2.29%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.53%) MS Access
7 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.53%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.76%) Big Data
8 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.58%) Subversion
4 4 (3.05%) IntelliJ
4 4 (3.05%) Xcode
4 4 (3.05%) JUnit
5 2 (1.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.76%) Hudson
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 18 (13.74%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Advertising
3 5 (3.82%) Back Office
4 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (37.40%) .NET
2 38 (29.01%) HTML
3 29 (22.14%) ASP.NET
4 28 (21.37%) XML
5 24 (18.32%) CSS
6 19 (14.50%) AngularJS
7 18 (13.74%) XSLT
8 16 (12.21%) J2EE
9 15 (11.45%) HTML5
10 14 (10.69%) XSD
10 14 (10.69%) jQuery
11 13 (9.92%) .NET Framework
11 13 (9.92%) Web Services
12 12 (9.16%) REST
13 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.87%) WinForms
14 9 (6.87%) Ajax
14 9 (6.87%) Symfony
15 7 (5.34%) WCF
16 6 (4.58%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.95%) Mobile App
2 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.11%) Open Source
4 7 (5.34%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.05%) iPad
5 4 (3.05%) iPhone
5 4 (3.05%) User Experience
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.29%) Statistics
6 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Streaming Media
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Android
2 23 (17.56%) Apple iOS
3 22 (16.79%) UNIX
3 22 (16.79%) Linux
4 14 (10.69%) Windows
5 10 (7.63%) AIX
6 8 (6.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.03%) MVC
3 19 (14.50%) OO
4 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
5 14 (10.69%) Web Development
6 13 (9.92%) Android Development
7 11 (8.40%) Mobile Application Development
7 11 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (7.63%) TDD
8 10 (7.63%) Quality Management
9 9 (6.87%) Project Management
9 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.34%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.34%) OOD
10 7 (5.34%) SOA
10 7 (5.34%) iOS Development
11 6 (4.58%) OO PHP
11 6 (4.58%) DevOps
11 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.58%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.22%) C#
2 42 (32.06%) JavaScript
3 35 (26.72%) Java
4 23 (17.56%) SQL
5 13 (9.92%) Shell Script
5 13 (9.92%) PHP
6 12 (9.16%) VB
7 9 (6.87%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.34%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.34%) Ruby
8 7 (5.34%) Korn
9 6 (4.58%) Python
10 5 (3.82%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.82%) C
11 4 (3.05%) C++
11 4 (3.05%) VB6
11 4 (3.05%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.29%) sed
12 3 (2.29%) AWK
12 3 (2.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) MCSD
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) QA
2 4 (3.05%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) Tivoli
1 4 (3.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 3 (2.29%) CFEngine
2 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (13.74%) Oracle
2 15 (11.45%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.16%) IBM
4 9 (6.87%) Zend
5 4 (3.05%) Apple
5 4 (3.05%) Sybase
6 2 (1.53%) Kony
7 1 (0.76%) Northgate
7 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) Informatica
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + D.O.E
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capital Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 50k per year + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool Street
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancaster
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago