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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 156 131 167
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 82 88 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.35% 1.72% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.80% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 70 68 47
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 £27,364 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £43,500
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
5790 4876 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4209 4869
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 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 30 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
Gloucestershire +13 20 £40,000 +34.34%
Wiltshire -6 19 £31,000 -11.42% 4
Somerset -23 18 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Bristol -18 13 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Devon -17 7 £27,500 -15.38%
Dorset -10 3 £45,000 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,000 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 92 (60.53%) HTML
2 91 (59.87%) CSS
3 85 (55.92%) C#
4 83 (54.61%) .NET
5 74 (48.68%) ASP.NET
6 60 (39.47%) SQL Server
7 58 (38.16%) XML
8 53 (34.87%) SQL
9 52 (34.21%) MVC
10 50 (32.89%) MySQL
11 48 (31.58%) JavaScript
11 48 (31.58%) Web Development
12 38 (25.00%) jQuery
13 37 (24.34%) XHTML
14 33 (21.71%) XSLT
15 30 (19.74%) Java
15 30 (19.74%) Finance
16 29 (19.08%) CSS3
17 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (17.11%) HTML5
19 25 (16.45%) Content Management
19 25 (16.45%) PHP
19 25 (16.45%) SOAP
20 23 (15.13%) Oracle
20 23 (15.13%) MS Excel
21 22 (14.47%) Linux
22 21 (13.82%) IIS
22 21 (13.82%) Banking
22 21 (13.82%) Relational Database
22 21 (13.82%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 21 (13.82%) IIS
2 20 (13.16%) NServiceBus
3 11 (7.24%) Apache
4 8 (5.26%) CMS
5 7 (4.61%) Node.js
6 5 (3.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (3.29%) Umbraco
6 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.66%) WordPress
8 1 (0.66%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 23 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 50 (32.89%) MySQL
3 21 (13.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (13.82%) Relational Database
4 18 (11.84%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.58%) DB2
6 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.29%) Redis
7 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.97%) MS Access
10 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (13.16%) NUnit
1 20 (13.16%) SpecFlow
2 19 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.89%) Subversion
4 7 (4.61%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.29%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (2.63%) Xcode
7 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.32%) Mocha
8 1 (0.66%) Maven
8 1 (0.66%) Ant
8 1 (0.66%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
General
1 30 (19.74%) Finance
2 21 (13.82%) Banking
3 11 (7.24%) Advertising
4 4 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (60.53%) HTML
2 91 (59.87%) CSS
3 83 (54.61%) .NET
4 74 (48.68%) ASP.NET
5 58 (38.16%) XML
6 38 (25.00%) jQuery
7 37 (24.34%) XHTML
8 33 (21.71%) XSLT
9 29 (19.08%) CSS3
10 26 (17.11%) HTML5
11 25 (16.45%) SOAP
12 21 (13.82%) JSON
13 20 (13.16%) NHibernate
13 20 (13.16%) MonoRail
13 20 (13.16%) Castle Windsor
13 20 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (12.50%) Web Services
15 16 (10.53%) LAMP
16 13 (8.55%) REST
17 11 (7.24%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.18%) Open Source
1 17 (11.18%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.24%) W3C
3 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.63%) iPhone
4 4 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.97%) RIA
5 3 (1.97%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.97%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) FMCG
7 1 (0.66%) Derivative
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.47%) Linux
2 19 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 17 (11.18%) Android
4 11 (7.24%) Ubuntu
4 11 (7.24%) UNIX
5 10 (6.58%) AIX
6 9 (5.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.21%) MVC
2 48 (31.58%) Web Development
3 27 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (16.45%) Content Management
5 19 (12.50%) TDD
5 19 (12.50%) OO
6 17 (11.18%) iOS Development
7 11 (7.24%) Risk Management
7 11 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.58%) Quality Management
9 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.61%) Scrum
11 5 (3.29%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.29%) MVVM
11 5 (3.29%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.29%) BDD
11 5 (3.29%) DSDM
11 5 (3.29%) UML
11 5 (3.29%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.92%) C#
2 53 (34.87%) SQL
3 48 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 30 (19.74%) Java
5 25 (16.45%) PHP
6 14 (9.21%) Objective-C
7 13 (8.55%) Python
8 11 (7.24%) ECMAScript
8 11 (7.24%) Shell Script
8 11 (7.24%) Ruby
9 7 (4.61%) Korn
10 6 (3.95%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.95%) C
10 6 (3.95%) C++
11 5 (3.29%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.63%) VBA
12 4 (2.63%) XAML
12 4 (2.63%) PHP5
13 3 (1.97%) sed
13 3 (1.97%) AWK
Qualifications
1 14 (9.21%) Degree
2 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) WAI
1 4 (2.63%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Tivoli
1 4 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (15.13%) Oracle
2 11 (7.24%) IBM
2 11 (7.24%) Zend
3 9 (5.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.95%) Apple
5 5 (3.29%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.63%) Adobe
7 2 (1.32%) Google
8 1 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.66%) VMware
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