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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 133 132 122
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 30 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 1.17% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.23% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 33
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
2919 3501 3126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.44% 95.14% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2319 2040
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 +3 20 £65,000 +85.71%
Edinburgh -2 10 £30,250 +6.14%
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) Java
3 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 17 (40.48%) Scrum
5 15 (35.71%) .NET
6 14 (33.33%) C#
7 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
7 13 (30.95%) TDD
8 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 12 (28.57%) BDD
9 11 (26.19%) DevOps
9 11 (26.19%) HTML
9 11 (26.19%) SQL
10 10 (23.81%) OO
11 8 (19.05%) Linux
11 8 (19.05%) Apache
11 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
11 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
11 8 (19.05%) Asset Management
11 8 (19.05%) Spring
11 8 (19.05%) Maven
11 8 (19.05%) Refactoring
11 8 (19.05%) Planning Poker
11 8 (19.05%) ATDD
11 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (16.67%) Finance
12 7 (16.67%) CSS
13 6 (14.29%) HTML5
13 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (19.05%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) MarkLogic
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 4 (9.52%) Pentaho
3 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (9.52%) Sybase ASE
4 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) QlikView
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Ant
2 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (26.19%) HTML
4 8 (19.05%) Hibernate
4 8 (19.05%) Spring
5 7 (16.67%) CSS
6 6 (14.29%) HTML5
7 4 (9.52%) jQuery
7 4 (9.52%) Ext JS
7 4 (9.52%) Drools
7 4 (9.52%) JMS
7 4 (9.52%) FpML
7 4 (9.52%) Java EE
7 4 (9.52%) JSON
7 4 (9.52%) Apache Flex
8 3 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (7.14%) Django
9 2 (4.76%) XSLT
9 2 (4.76%) Web Services
9 2 (4.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) VLE
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Scrum
3 13 (30.95%) TDD
4 12 (28.57%) BDD
5 11 (26.19%) DevOps
6 10 (23.81%) OO
7 8 (19.05%) Asset Management
7 8 (19.05%) ATDD
7 8 (19.05%) Planning Poker
7 8 (19.05%) Refactoring
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (14.29%) SDLC
8 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.90%) Content Management
9 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.90%) Release Management
9 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.90%) Open Source
10 4 (9.52%) Kanban
10 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) C#
3 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.19%) SQL
5 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.52%) R
6 4 (9.52%) Python
6 4 (9.52%) XQuery
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Sybase
1 4 (9.52%) Business Objects
1 4 (9.52%) Cognos
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Hyland
4 1 (2.38%) Alterian
4 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.38%) Xamarin