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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 147 143 135
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 9 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.82% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 13
Average salary £41,714 £46,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.29% +43.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £35,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
Glasgow -1 5 £31,750 -31.72%
Edinburgh +2 2 £43,250 -3.88% 1
Aberdeen - 2 £41,928 -
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (41.38%) C#
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
1 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 9 (31.03%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) CSS
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
6 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 7 (24.14%) XML
6 7 (24.14%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) HTML5
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
8 5 (17.24%) MySQL
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Python
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
8 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
8 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.24%) JSON
9 4 (13.79%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) Moodle
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.45%) SQLite
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.45%) Xcode
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
2 5 (17.24%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) CSS
4 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
4 7 (24.14%) XML
4 7 (24.14%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
6 5 (17.24%) JSON
7 4 (13.79%) XSLT
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) WCF
8 3 (10.34%) Spring
8 3 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (10.34%) Django
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.90%) Java SE
9 2 (6.90%) iBATIS
10 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
10 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.45%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.45%) VLE
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) System Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) Release Management
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) C#
1 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.45%) XPath
8 1 (3.45%) SPARQL
8 1 (3.45%) R
8 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.45%) VBA
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Apple