The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 155 127 161
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 80 87 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 1.71% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.80% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 68 68 46
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,047 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5813 4829 5542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.15% 94.98% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4843 4173 4921
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Applications Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Applications Developer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 17 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
Somerset -23 21 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Gloucestershire +16 20 £40,000 +47.89%
Wiltshire 0 18 £31,000 -11.42% 2
Bristol -21 8 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Devon -12 7 £27,500 -15.38%
Dorset -11 4 £45,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 89 (60.96%) HTML
2 88 (60.27%) CSS
3 81 (55.48%) C#
4 79 (54.11%) .NET
5 73 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 61 (41.78%) SQL Server
7 58 (39.73%) XML
8 55 (37.67%) SQL
9 52 (35.62%) MVC
10 51 (34.93%) MySQL
11 47 (32.19%) Web Development
12 46 (31.51%) JavaScript
13 37 (25.34%) jQuery
14 36 (24.66%) XHTML
15 33 (22.60%) XSLT
16 31 (21.23%) Java
17 29 (19.86%) Finance
18 28 (19.18%) CSS3
19 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (17.12%) PHP
20 25 (17.12%) SOAP
20 25 (17.12%) Content Management
20 25 (17.12%) HTML5
21 24 (16.44%) Oracle
22 23 (15.75%) MS Excel
23 22 (15.07%) IIS
23 22 (15.07%) Linux
24 21 (14.38%) OO
24 21 (14.38%) Banking
24 21 (14.38%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 22 (15.07%) IIS
2 20 (13.70%) NServiceBus
3 11 (7.53%) Apache
4 8 (5.48%) CMS
5 6 (4.11%) Node.js
6 5 (3.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (3.42%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (41.78%) SQL Server
2 51 (34.93%) MySQL
3 21 (14.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (14.38%) Relational Database
4 18 (12.33%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.85%) DB2
6 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.74%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.74%) Redis
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.05%) MS Access
8 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (13.70%) NUnit
1 20 (13.70%) SpecFlow
2 18 (12.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.90%) Subversion
4 8 (5.48%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.74%) Xcode
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.37%) Mocha
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.68%) Ant
7 1 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.68%) MSI
7 1 (0.68%) Maven
7 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (19.86%) Finance
2 21 (14.38%) Banking
3 9 (6.16%) Advertising
4 3 (2.05%) Retail
4 3 (2.05%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (60.96%) HTML
2 88 (60.27%) CSS
3 79 (54.11%) .NET
4 73 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 58 (39.73%) XML
6 37 (25.34%) jQuery
7 36 (24.66%) XHTML
8 33 (22.60%) XSLT
9 28 (19.18%) CSS3
10 25 (17.12%) HTML5
10 25 (17.12%) SOAP
11 21 (14.38%) JSON
12 20 (13.70%) NHibernate
12 20 (13.70%) MonoRail
12 20 (13.70%) Web Services
12 20 (13.70%) Castle Windsor
12 20 (13.70%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (10.27%) LAMP
14 12 (8.22%) REST
15 11 (7.53%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Mobile App
2 16 (10.96%) Open Source
3 11 (7.53%) W3C
4 4 (2.74%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.74%) RIA
4 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.74%) iPhone
5 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) FMCG
7 1 (0.68%) Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.07%) Linux
2 18 (12.33%) Android
2 18 (12.33%) Apple iOS
3 11 (7.53%) Ubuntu
3 11 (7.53%) UNIX
4 10 (6.85%) AIX
5 9 (6.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.62%) MVC
2 47 (32.19%) Web Development
3 26 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (17.12%) Content Management
5 21 (14.38%) OO
6 18 (12.33%) TDD
7 16 (10.96%) iOS Development
8 11 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (7.53%) Risk Management
9 10 (6.85%) Quality Management
10 7 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.79%) Scrum
11 6 (4.11%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.11%) OOP
12 5 (3.42%) UML
12 5 (3.42%) DSDM
12 5 (3.42%) MVVM
12 5 (3.42%) Waterfall
12 5 (3.42%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (55.48%) C#
2 55 (37.67%) SQL
3 46 (31.51%) JavaScript
4 31 (21.23%) Java
5 25 (17.12%) PHP
6 14 (9.59%) Objective-C
7 13 (8.90%) Python
8 11 (7.53%) ECMAScript
8 11 (7.53%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.53%) Ruby
9 7 (4.79%) Korn
9 7 (4.79%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.79%) C++
10 6 (4.11%) C
10 6 (4.11%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.74%) VBA
11 4 (2.74%) XAML
11 4 (2.74%) PHP5
12 3 (2.05%) sed
12 3 (2.05%) AWK
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Degree
2 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) WAI
1 4 (2.74%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.74%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (16.44%) Oracle
2 11 (7.53%) IBM
2 11 (7.53%) Zend
3 7 (4.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.42%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.42%) Apple
5 3 (2.05%) Adobe
5 3 (2.05%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
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