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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 181 179 149
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 56 49 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.84% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.88% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 64
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,475 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -
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
5830 5561 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.01% 95.34% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4803 4653 4572
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
Somerset +11 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bristol +3 14 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Wiltshire +5 8 £38,250 +15.90% 1
Gloucestershire -12 7 £32,500 +4.83%
Dorset +4 5 £20,000 -61.90% 5
Devon -9 4 £27,000 +17.39%
Cornwall - 1 £31,500 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 (67.94%) C#
2 86 (65.65%) HTML
3 85 (64.89%) .NET
4 84 (64.12%) SQL Server
4 84 (64.12%) CSS
5 72 (54.96%) ASP.NET
6 65 (49.62%) SQL
7 63 (48.09%) MVC
8 60 (45.80%) JavaScript
9 46 (35.11%) jQuery
10 40 (30.53%) Degree
11 37 (28.24%) Microsoft
12 33 (25.19%) Finance
13 32 (24.43%) SharePoint
14 31 (23.66%) HTML5
14 31 (23.66%) CSS3
15 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (21.37%) SC Cleared
15 28 (21.37%) Security Cleared
15 28 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (21.37%) PHP
16 26 (19.85%) MS Excel
17 25 (19.08%) KnockoutJS
18 24 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (17.56%) MySQL
20 22 (16.79%) SQL Server 2005
20 22 (16.79%) NUnit
21 21 (16.03%) Banking
21 21 (16.03%) NHibernate
21 21 (16.03%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 32 (24.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (16.03%) IIS
2 21 (16.03%) NServiceBus
3 16 (12.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (12.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.05%) Node.js
5 2 (1.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (19.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) Fireworks
2 3 (2.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle SCM
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (64.12%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.56%) MySQL
3 22 (16.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (12.21%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (9.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (7.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) NUnit
2 21 (16.03%) SpecFlow
3 17 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (9.16%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.29%) JIRA
7 2 (1.53%) Trac
7 2 (1.53%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.53%) Subversion
7 2 (1.53%) PEAR
7 2 (1.53%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 33 (25.19%) Finance
2 21 (16.03%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Electronics
4 3 (2.29%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (65.65%) HTML
2 85 (64.89%) .NET
3 84 (64.12%) CSS
4 72 (54.96%) ASP.NET
5 46 (35.11%) jQuery
6 31 (23.66%) HTML5
6 31 (23.66%) CSS3
7 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (19.08%) KnockoutJS
9 21 (16.03%) Castle Windsor
9 21 (16.03%) MonoRail
9 21 (16.03%) NHibernate
10 18 (13.74%) .NET Framework
11 16 (12.21%) Entity Framework
12 13 (9.92%) WCF
12 13 (9.92%) Ajax
13 11 (8.40%) Web Services
13 11 (8.40%) XML
13 11 (8.40%) LINQ
14 10 (7.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.82%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.82%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.82%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.05%) User Experience
5 3 (2.29%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.53%) Xbox
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.03%) Linux
2 12 (9.16%) Windows
3 7 (5.34%) UNIX
4 6 (4.58%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.29%) Android
6 2 (1.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.53%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.09%) MVC
2 28 (21.37%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.21%) ITIL
4 16 (12.21%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (11.45%) OOP
6 14 (10.69%) OO
7 13 (9.92%) TDD
8 12 (9.16%) OOD
9 7 (5.34%) Workflow
9 7 (5.34%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.34%) Waterfall
10 6 (4.58%) BDD
10 6 (4.58%) Software Engineering
10 6 (4.58%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.58%) Project Management
10 6 (4.58%) iOS Development
11 5 (3.82%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.82%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 89 (67.94%) C#
2 65 (49.62%) SQL
3 60 (45.80%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.37%) PHP
5 10 (7.63%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.11%) C
7 6 (4.58%) Java
8 5 (3.82%) C++
9 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.29%) VBScript
10 3 (2.29%) Python
10 3 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.29%) Perl
11 2 (1.53%) XAML
11 2 (1.53%) Ruby
11 2 (1.53%) PHP5
12 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 40 (30.53%) Degree
2 28 (21.37%) SC Cleared
2 28 (21.37%) Security Cleared
3 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (12.21%) MCPD
Vendors
1 37 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.27%) Oracle
3 4 (3.05%) Zend
4 3 (2.29%) Twitter
4 3 (2.29%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.29%) Adobe
4 3 (2.29%) Apple
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