The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 57 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.45% 0.67% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.68% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £31,250 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Applications Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
524 585 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.27% 97.50% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 462 507 405
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Applications Developer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Applications Developer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Stafford +4 4 £36,250 +31.81%
Cannock - 2 £22,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +3 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Lichfield - 1 £21,500 -
Applications Developer
West Midlands

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Ajax
5 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
6 6 (37.50%) Subversion
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
8 4 (25.00%) VBA
8 4 (25.00%) MS Office
8 4 (25.00%) Java
8 4 (25.00%) MS Access
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Web Development
9 3 (18.75%) jQuery
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 2 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
10 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (12.50%) IIS
10 2 (12.50%) WinForms
10 2 (12.50%) MVC
10 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (12.50%) LINQ
10 2 (12.50%) Marketing
10 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) MS Access
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Ajax
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Framework
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (12.50%) WinForms
5 2 (12.50%) LINQ
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) VBA
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft