The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 366 338 318
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 787 862 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.79% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.83% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 666 714 821
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Developer
Salary Trend

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

Applications Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 within the UK.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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
England -3 748 £40,000 +5.26% 79
South East +14 201 £42,500 +13.33% 14
London -1 200 £47,500 +5.55% 16
South West +38 86 £35,000 +7.69% 7
North West +21 85 £40,000 - 8
Manchester +18 64 £35,000 +14.75% 5
Yorkshire -34 64 £45,000 +38.46% 12
East of England -32 62 £35,000 -17.64% 7
City of London +1 61 £46,500 +9.41% 5
West Yorkshire -13 55 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Hampshire +17 52 £37,500 +23.96% 3
Leeds -1 51 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Surrey +1 40 £46,250 +12.80% 1
Wiltshire +24 35 £37,500 -16.66% 3
West Midlands -32 33 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Cambridgeshire -1 32 £32,750 -12.66% 4
Berkshire +17 28 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East Sussex +12 28 £30,000 -3.22% 4
Kent +9 27 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Scotland -3 26 £37,750 -10.11% 5
Cambridge -3 22 £32,750 -18.12% 2
East Midlands -17 21 £36,000 +7.46% 9
Brighton 0 19 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Somerset +12 16 £35,000 +32.07% 2
Hertfordshire -29 16 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Salisbury - 16 £100,000 - 1
Birmingham +1 15 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bristol +23 14 £30,000 -40.00%
Watford -8 14 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Street - 14 £35,000 -

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 859 (54.64%) .NET
2 798 (50.76%) C#
3 723 (45.99%) JavaScript
4 652 (41.48%) SQL
5 631 (40.14%) HTML
6 607 (38.61%) SQL Server
7 582 (37.02%) CSS
8 577 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
9 526 (33.46%) ASP.NET
10 453 (28.82%) MVC
11 416 (26.46%) jQuery
12 354 (22.52%) Java
13 336 (21.37%) XML
14 308 (19.59%) Microsoft
15 243 (15.46%) Web Services
15 243 (15.46%) .NET Framework
16 236 (15.01%) Windows
17 217 (13.80%) Finance
18 210 (13.36%) HTML5
19 206 (13.10%) Degree
20 200 (12.72%) OO
21 199 (12.66%) Ajax
22 189 (12.02%) PHP
23 182 (11.58%) Apple iOS
24 180 (11.45%) Mobile App
25 177 (11.26%) Visual Studio
26 172 (10.94%) JSON
27 169 (10.75%) TDD
27 169 (10.75%) Oracle
28 168 (10.69%) MS Excel

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 111 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 76 (4.83%) IIS
3 59 (3.75%) Node.js
4 52 (3.31%) Apache
5 46 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
6 39 (2.48%) CMS
7 33 (2.10%) Tomcat
8 29 (1.84%) WordPress
9 21 (1.34%) NServiceBus
10 18 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (1.15%) Drupal
11 14 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.76%) Umbraco
12 12 (0.76%) JBoss
13 11 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (0.70%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.64%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.38%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 168 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 22 (1.40%) MS Office
4 7 (0.45%) Fireworks
4 7 (0.45%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.064%) Maya
Business Applications
1 34 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
2 31 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
5 15 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.25%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.25%) Maximo
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
8 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.13%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.13%) Adaptiv
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.04%) SaaS
2 29 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.38%) PaaS
5 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.19%) IaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.13%) Route 53
6 2 (0.13%) GitHub
7 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.23%) Internet
2 30 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.46%) HTTP
4 12 (0.76%) HTTPS
5 11 (0.70%) DNS
6 4 (0.25%) Intranet
6 4 (0.25%) Firewall
7 3 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.13%) Network Security
8 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.13%) Wireless
8 2 (0.13%) MPLS
8 2 (0.13%) VPN
8 2 (0.13%) WAN
8 2 (0.13%) LAN
9 1 (0.064%) VoIP
9 1 (0.064%) SSL
9 1 (0.064%) SSH
9 1 (0.064%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (38.61%) SQL Server
2 166 (10.56%) MySQL
3 135 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 112 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 109 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 79 (5.03%) Relational Database
7 67 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 40 (2.54%) MongoDB
9 38 (2.42%) NoSQL
10 37 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 29 (1.84%) DB2
12 29 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (1.78%) Oracle Database
14 27 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
14 27 (1.72%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.59%) MS Access
16 18 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 13 (0.83%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 177 (11.26%) Visual Studio
2 140 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 117 (7.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 94 (5.98%) Subversion
5 55 (3.50%) JUnit
6 53 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 49 (3.12%) Maven
8 38 (2.42%) Ant
9 33 (2.10%) Eclipse
9 33 (2.10%) JIRA
10 32 (2.04%) Xcode
10 32 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 31 (1.97%) PHPUnit
12 26 (1.65%) NUnit
13 22 (1.40%) SpecFlow
14 21 (1.34%) Mockito
15 19 (1.21%) Cucumber
16 18 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
17 15 (0.95%) Mercurial
18 13 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 217 (13.80%) Finance
2 79 (5.03%) Banking
3 58 (3.69%) Legal
4 55 (3.50%) Retail
5 36 (2.29%) Law
6 31 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.91%) Games
8 23 (1.46%) Advertising
9 18 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.95%) Front Office
10 15 (0.95%) German Language
11 14 (0.89%) Marketing
12 12 (0.76%) Publishing
13 10 (0.64%) Back Office
14 8 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.45%) Automotive
16 6 (0.38%) Electronics
17 5 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.32%) Italian Language
18 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (54.64%) .NET
2 631 (40.14%) HTML
3 582 (37.02%) CSS
4 526 (33.46%) ASP.NET
5 416 (26.46%) jQuery
6 336 (21.37%) XML
7 243 (15.46%) Web Services
7 243 (15.46%) .NET Framework
8 210 (13.36%) HTML5
9 199 (12.66%) Ajax
10 172 (10.94%) JSON
11 150 (9.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 146 (9.29%) WCF
13 134 (8.52%) AngularJS
14 114 (7.25%) SOAP
15 103 (6.55%) REST
16 101 (6.42%) CSS3
17 84 (5.34%) XSLT
18 77 (4.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 75 (4.77%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 180 (11.45%) Mobile App
2 110 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 101 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (4.71%) Open Source
5 73 (4.64%) User Experience
6 47 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 38 (2.42%) N-Tier
9 34 (2.16%) Blackberry
10 32 (2.04%) Mathematics
11 21 (1.34%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 18 (1.15%) Physics
13 18 (1.15%) Kindle
14 14 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
14 14 (0.89%) Social Media
14 14 (0.89%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.76%) Data Extraction
15 12 (0.76%) Photography
16 11 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 236 (15.01%) Windows
2 182 (11.58%) Apple iOS
3 162 (10.31%) Android
4 131 (8.33%) Linux
5 90 (5.73%) UNIX
6 32 (2.04%) Windows 8
7 23 (1.46%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.89%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.64%) AIX
10 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.13%) CentOS
13 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.13%) Solaris
14 1 (0.064%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.064%) zOS
14 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (28.82%) MVC
3 200 (12.72%) OO
4 169 (10.75%) TDD
5 148 (9.41%) Web Development
6 146 (9.29%) iOS Development
7 137 (8.72%) Scrum
8 121 (7.70%) OOP
9 114 (7.25%) Unit Testing
10 91 (5.79%) SOA
11 90 (5.73%) E-Commerce
12 88 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
13 85 (5.41%) Web Application Development
14 84 (5.34%) Android Development
15 70 (4.45%) Software Engineering
16 69 (4.39%) Mentoring
17 66 (4.20%) CRM
18 64 (4.07%) Workflow
19 59 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
20 58 (3.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 798 (50.76%) C#
2 723 (45.99%) JavaScript
3 652 (41.48%) SQL
4 354 (22.52%) Java
5 189 (12.02%) PHP
6 160 (10.18%) T-SQL
7 149 (9.48%) VB.NET
8 107 (6.81%) VB
9 102 (6.49%) Objective-C
10 84 (5.34%) C++
11 66 (4.20%) Python
12 52 (3.31%) PL/SQL
13 49 (3.12%) C
13 49 (3.12%) VBScript
13 49 (3.12%) VBA
14 48 (3.05%) PHP5
15 44 (2.80%) Perl
16 32 (2.04%) VB6
16 32 (2.04%) Ruby
17 29 (1.84%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 206 (13.10%) Degree
2 94 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 70 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (1.65%) HND
6 13 (0.83%) MCPD
7 8 (0.51%) MCSD
8 6 (0.38%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.25%) MCITP
9 4 (0.25%) HNC
10 3 (0.19%) PhD
10 3 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.064%) MCTS
12 1 (0.064%) CCA
12 1 (0.064%) CISSP
12 1 (0.064%) MCP
12 1 (0.064%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 41 (2.61%) QA
3 22 (1.40%) SLA
4 6 (0.38%) WAI
5 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.064%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.13%) Firmware
1 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.064%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.51%) Puppet
2 7 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.064%) OpenView
6 1 (0.064%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.064%) yum
Vendors
1 308 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 169 (10.75%) Oracle
3 59 (3.75%) Zend
4 31 (1.97%) Sencha
4 31 (1.97%) Google
5 28 (1.78%) Appcelerator
6 23 (1.46%) Adobe
7 18 (1.15%) Business Objects
7 18 (1.15%) IBM
8 14 (0.89%) Apple
9 13 (0.83%) hybris
9 13 (0.83%) ATG
10 12 (0.76%) Demandware
10 12 (0.76%) Sybase
11 11 (0.70%) DataCash
11 11 (0.70%) Ogone
12 10 (0.64%) Facebook
13 9 (0.57%) Telerik
14 8 (0.51%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.45%) SAP
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