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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 150 134 133
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 10 35 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 1.01% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.05% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 13
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,542 £48,500 £37,300
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
2925 3325 2755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.23% 95.74% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1853 2184 1766
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 4 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 4 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
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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
Edinburgh +1 4 £41,500 -1.19% 2
Glasgow -11 4 £30,250 -34.94%
Aberdeen - 2 £41,928 -
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 21 (53.85%) C#
2 17 (43.59%) .NET
3 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (30.77%) HTML
5 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) CSS
6 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
7 9 (23.08%) jQuery
7 9 (23.08%) XML
7 9 (23.08%) Java
7 9 (23.08%) MVC
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
8 8 (20.51%) Banking
8 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
9 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (17.95%) TDD
9 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.95%) Scrum
9 7 (17.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
10 6 (15.38%) XSLT
11 5 (12.82%) Web Services
11 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
11 5 (12.82%) MySQL
11 5 (12.82%) Python
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.13%) Apache
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.56%) Moodle
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.13%) MS Project
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (10.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.56%) SQLite
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.56%) Xcode
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.56%) Firebug
4 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
2 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
3 10 (25.64%) CSS
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
4 9 (23.08%) jQuery
4 9 (23.08%) XML
5 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET
5 7 (17.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (15.38%) XSLT
7 5 (12.82%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) HTML5
8 4 (10.26%) JSON
8 4 (10.26%) WPF
9 3 (7.69%) WCF
9 3 (7.69%) Django
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (5.13%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (5.13%) iBATIS
10 2 (5.13%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) E-Learning
4 3 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
5 2 (5.13%) Derivative
5 2 (5.13%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.56%) VLE
6 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.56%) iPhone
6 1 (2.56%) Open Source
6 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) MVC
3 7 (17.95%) TDD
3 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 4 (10.26%) MVVM
4 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) RAD
5 3 (7.69%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) OO
5 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) System Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.13%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Python
6 4 (10.26%) VBA
7 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.13%) XAML
8 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) C
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.56%) VB6
9 1 (2.56%) SPARQL
9 1 (2.56%) XPath
9 1 (2.56%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) VCP4
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) Telerik
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