The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 126 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 45 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 1.31% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.39% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 17
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Applications Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Scotland region.

Applications Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Applications Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Glasgow -12 23 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Edinburgh -3 19 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Dundee - 3 £35,000 -
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 57 (71.25%) SQL
2 44 (55.00%) C#
3 43 (53.75%) .NET
4 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
5 33 (41.25%) jQuery
6 32 (40.00%) HTML
6 32 (40.00%) CSS
7 31 (38.75%) Unit Testing
8 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
9 29 (36.25%) Ajax
10 27 (33.75%) Software Engineering
10 27 (33.75%) RAD
11 26 (32.50%) Oracle
11 26 (32.50%) Visual Studio
12 25 (31.25%) VBScript
12 25 (31.25%) SharePoint
12 25 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
12 25 (31.25%) Document Management
12 25 (31.25%) LINQ
12 25 (31.25%) Law
12 25 (31.25%) Legal
12 25 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 24 (30.00%) Finance
14 22 (27.50%) Java
15 20 (25.00%) PL/SQL
16 17 (21.25%) Shell Script
17 12 (15.00%) OO
18 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
19 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (11.25%) C++

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) WordPress
5 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion MX
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.25%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) SAS
5 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) DNS
1 1 (1.25%) Intranet
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
1 1 (1.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.00%) MySQL
5 3 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) HBase
6 2 (2.50%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.25%) DB2
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (32.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.50%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.50%) QUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Moq
5 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 25 (31.25%) Law
1 25 (31.25%) Legal
2 24 (30.00%) Finance
3 7 (8.75%) Banking
3 7 (8.75%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Private Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.75%) .NET
2 33 (41.25%) jQuery
3 32 (40.00%) CSS
3 32 (40.00%) HTML
4 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 29 (36.25%) Ajax
6 25 (31.25%) LINQ
6 25 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (8.75%) WPF
8 4 (5.00%) CSS3
8 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.00%) HTML5
9 3 (3.75%) D3.js
9 3 (3.75%) Web Services
10 2 (2.50%) SOAP
10 2 (2.50%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.50%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.50%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.25%) PhoneGap
11 1 (1.25%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.50%) Open Source
1 2 (2.50%) Social Media
1 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) UNIX
1 1 (1.25%) Linux
1 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
1 1 (1.25%) Android
1 1 (1.25%) CentOS
1 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Unit Testing
2 27 (33.75%) RAD
2 27 (33.75%) Software Engineering
3 25 (31.25%) Systems Analysis
3 25 (31.25%) Document Management
4 12 (15.00%) OO
5 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) SOA
6 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.75%) Change Management
6 7 (8.75%) ITIL
6 7 (8.75%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.00%) Migration
7 4 (5.00%) MVC
7 4 (5.00%) Wealth Management
7 4 (5.00%) Investment Management
7 4 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.50%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (71.25%) SQL
2 44 (55.00%) C#
3 41 (51.25%) JavaScript
4 25 (31.25%) VBScript
5 22 (27.50%) Java
6 20 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 17 (21.25%) Shell Script
8 9 (11.25%) C++
9 8 (10.00%) PHP
10 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.00%) VBA
11 3 (3.75%) Python
11 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.50%) C
13 1 (1.25%) VB
13 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.25%) Groovy
13 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Sybase
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
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