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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 183 154 129
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 68 76 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.14% 1.25% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.31% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 62 65 69
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,047
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bristol +7 30 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Wiltshire +3 16 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Dorset +12 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Somerset -17 4 £50,000 +42.85%
Cornwall -4 3 £31,500 +12.50%
Gloucestershire -35 2 £27,750 -30.62%
Devon -12 1 £38,500 +40.00%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (50.38%) CSS
2 65 (49.62%) HTML
3 62 (47.33%) .NET
4 57 (43.51%) C#
4 57 (43.51%) JavaScript
5 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (38.17%) Degree
7 46 (35.11%) SQL
8 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
9 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET
10 32 (24.43%) Windows
11 31 (23.66%) MVC
11 31 (23.66%) Android
11 31 (23.66%) Apple iOS
12 30 (22.90%) Android Development
12 30 (22.90%) iOS Development
12 30 (22.90%) TDD
12 30 (22.90%) Java
13 27 (20.61%) XML
13 27 (20.61%) Oracle
14 26 (19.85%) HTML5
15 25 (19.08%) Xamarin
15 25 (19.08%) Software Engineering
16 24 (18.32%) jQuery
17 23 (17.56%) Unit Testing
17 23 (17.56%) PHP
18 22 (16.79%) MVVM
18 22 (16.79%) SDLC
19 21 (16.03%) XAML
19 21 (16.03%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.87%) Joomla!
3 7 (5.34%) Alfresco
4 6 (4.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (4.58%) Node.js
4 6 (4.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.05%) NServiceBus
5 4 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.05%) IIS
6 3 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.53%) WordPress
7 2 (1.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle SCM
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.53%) Magento
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) Internet
2 7 (5.34%) HTTP
3 2 (1.53%) Intranet
4 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.92%) MySQL
3 11 (8.40%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.34%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.29%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 18 (13.74%) Subversion
2 14 (10.69%) Maven
3 12 (9.16%) Ant
3 12 (9.16%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.34%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.58%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.82%) JUnit
6 5 (3.82%) NUnit
6 5 (3.82%) Selenium
7 4 (3.05%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.05%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (1.53%) JIRA
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.76%) Trac
10 1 (0.76%) PEAR
10 1 (0.76%) PHPUnit
General
1 21 (16.03%) Finance
2 18 (13.74%) Games
3 12 (9.16%) Electronics
4 10 (7.63%) Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (50.38%) CSS
2 65 (49.62%) HTML
3 62 (47.33%) .NET
4 34 (25.95%) ASP.NET
5 27 (20.61%) XML
6 26 (19.85%) HTML5
7 24 (18.32%) jQuery
8 15 (11.45%) Web Services
9 14 (10.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (9.92%) RESTful
10 13 (9.92%) CSS3
11 12 (9.16%) Qt
11 12 (9.16%) Backbone.js
11 12 (9.16%) MFC
11 12 (9.16%) SOAP
11 12 (9.16%) OpenGL
11 12 (9.16%) DirectX
12 11 (8.40%) Spring
13 10 (7.63%) Hibernate
13 10 (7.63%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.74%) Xbox
2 14 (10.69%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.92%) Mathematics
4 12 (9.16%) Data Structures
4 12 (9.16%) Algorithms
5 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.11%) Mobile App
7 7 (5.34%) RIA
8 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.05%) User Experience
10 3 (2.29%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.76%) EPoS
12 1 (0.76%) Physics
12 1 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.43%) Windows
2 31 (23.66%) Android
2 31 (23.66%) Apple iOS
3 19 (14.50%) Windows 8
3 19 (14.50%) Windows Phone
4 14 (10.69%) Linux
5 6 (4.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (39.69%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.66%) MVC
3 30 (22.90%) TDD
3 30 (22.90%) Android Development
3 30 (22.90%) iOS Development
4 25 (19.08%) Software Engineering
5 23 (17.56%) Unit Testing
6 22 (16.79%) MVVM
6 22 (16.79%) SDLC
7 18 (13.74%) System Testing
8 14 (10.69%) OOD
9 12 (9.16%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (9.16%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.16%) Open Source
10 11 (8.40%) Mobile Development
11 10 (7.63%) Test Automation
11 10 (7.63%) Web Development
11 10 (7.63%) Pair Programming
12 9 (6.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (43.51%) C#
1 57 (43.51%) JavaScript
2 46 (35.11%) SQL
3 30 (22.90%) Java
4 23 (17.56%) PHP
5 21 (16.03%) XAML
6 15 (11.45%) PL/SQL
7 12 (9.16%) C++
8 10 (7.63%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.05%) Python
10 3 (2.29%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.29%) C
10 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.53%) VB
12 1 (0.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.76%) Ruby
12 1 (0.76%) PHP5
12 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (38.17%) Degree
2 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
3 16 (12.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.58%) MCPD
Vendors
1 27 (20.61%) Oracle
2 25 (19.08%) Xamarin
3 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.34%) Adobe
5 4 (3.05%) Zend
6 3 (2.29%) Apple
6 3 (2.29%) Sybase
7 2 (1.53%) Twitter
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