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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 370 334 301
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 796 899 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.81% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.85% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 672 765 895
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,216 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
109010 105147 109704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90448 86287 94223
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,448 £26,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -30 750 £40,000 +2.56% 88
South East +19 210 £42,000 +12.00% 21
London -37 197 £50,000 +11.11% 17
North West +24 91 £40,000 - 9
South West +31 85 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Manchester +28 67 £35,000 +12.90% 4
Hampshire +28 60 £37,500 +22.95% 6
City of London -4 58 £46,500 +9.41% 4
Yorkshire -56 58 £44,000 +35.38% 9
East of England -43 55 £37,500 -11.76% 10
West Yorkshire -24 51 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Leeds -24 47 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Surrey +1 44 £46,250 +12.80% 2
West Midlands -32 42 £39,000 +4.00% 9
Wiltshire +19 34 £37,500 - 3
Scotland -11 30 £39,000 -3.70% 5
East Sussex +20 29 £33,000 +6.45% 3
Berkshire +23 28 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 24 £37,500 -6.25% 8
Kent +8 23 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Birmingham -5 20 £60,000 +71.42% 4
Bristol +14 19 £31,000 -4.61% 2
East Midlands -18 19 £35,000 -7.89% 6
Brighton +12 18 £36,000 +16.12% 2
Somerset +2 18 £35,000 +9.37%
Cambridge -7 18 £33,750 -15.62% 6
Glasgow -1 16 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Street - 16 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire -26 15 £46,250 +26.71% 1
Egham +7 14 £60,000 -

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 881 (54.93%) .NET
2 818 (51.00%) C#
3 741 (46.20%) JavaScript
4 678 (42.27%) SQL
5 638 (39.78%) HTML
6 602 (37.53%) SQL Server
7 592 (36.91%) CSS
8 571 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
9 527 (32.86%) ASP.NET
10 445 (27.74%) MVC
11 430 (26.81%) jQuery
12 375 (23.38%) XML
13 369 (23.00%) Java
14 319 (19.89%) Microsoft
15 249 (15.52%) Web Services
16 233 (14.53%) .NET Framework
17 231 (14.40%) Windows
18 228 (14.21%) Finance
19 213 (13.28%) Degree
20 207 (12.91%) Ajax
21 204 (12.72%) HTML5
22 203 (12.66%) OO
23 185 (11.53%) PHP
24 183 (11.41%) Mobile App
25 181 (11.28%) MS Excel
26 180 (11.22%) Visual Studio
27 174 (10.85%) JSON
27 174 (10.85%) Apple iOS
28 165 (10.29%) MySQL
28 165 (10.29%) Oracle

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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
1 115 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 83 (5.17%) IIS
3 62 (3.87%) Node.js
4 53 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
5 52 (3.24%) Apache
6 40 (2.49%) CMS
7 34 (2.12%) Tomcat
8 31 (1.93%) WordPress
9 20 (1.25%) NServiceBus
10 19 (1.18%) Drupal
11 14 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.81%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.75%) JBoss
14 11 (0.69%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.62%) GlassFish
16 7 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
16 7 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.44%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.37%) WorkSite
Applications
1 181 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.75%) Photoshop
3 25 (1.56%) MS Office
4 7 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.37%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.37%) Mathematica
6 5 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.062%) Maya
Business Applications
1 36 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.37%) Maximo
9 5 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
10 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.25%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 2 (0.12%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.93%) SaaS
2 30 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.37%) PaaS
5 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.25%) GitHub
6 3 (0.19%) IaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.12%) Route 53
8 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.062%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.56%) Internet
2 29 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 28 (1.75%) HTTP
4 11 (0.69%) HTTPS
5 10 (0.62%) DNS
6 5 (0.31%) Intranet
6 5 (0.31%) Firewall
6 5 (0.31%) Multicast
7 3 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.12%) Wireless
8 2 (0.12%) Extranet
8 2 (0.12%) MPLS
8 2 (0.12%) VPN
8 2 (0.12%) VoIP
9 1 (0.062%) WAN
9 1 (0.062%) LAN
9 1 (0.062%) SSL
9 1 (0.062%) SSH
9 1 (0.062%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (37.53%) SQL Server
2 165 (10.29%) MySQL
3 132 (8.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 115 (7.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 110 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 80 (4.99%) Relational Database
7 65 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 41 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 40 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 38 (2.37%) NoSQL
11 34 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
11 34 (2.12%) Oracle Database
12 33 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 31 (1.93%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
15 27 (1.68%) DB2
16 24 (1.50%) MS Access
17 19 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
19 15 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 180 (11.22%) Visual Studio
2 141 (8.79%) Git (software)
3 113 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 96 (5.99%) Subversion
5 55 (3.43%) JUnit
5 55 (3.43%) Jenkins
6 51 (3.18%) Maven
7 39 (2.43%) Ant
8 33 (2.06%) Eclipse
9 32 (2.00%) Xcode
9 32 (2.00%) PHPUnit
10 31 (1.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 31 (1.93%) JIRA
11 25 (1.56%) NUnit
12 22 (1.37%) Cucumber
13 21 (1.31%) SpecFlow
14 20 (1.25%) Mockito
15 17 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
16 14 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
16 14 (0.87%) Mercurial
General
1 228 (14.21%) Finance
2 78 (4.86%) Banking
3 60 (3.74%) Legal
4 53 (3.30%) Retail
5 42 (2.62%) Law
6 33 (2.06%) Games
7 26 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.56%) Advertising
9 20 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.06%) German Language
11 15 (0.94%) Publishing
11 15 (0.94%) Front Office
12 14 (0.87%) Back Office
12 14 (0.87%) Marketing
13 10 (0.62%) Automotive
14 6 (0.37%) Electronics
14 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.37%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 881 (54.93%) .NET
2 638 (39.78%) HTML
3 592 (36.91%) CSS
4 527 (32.86%) ASP.NET
5 430 (26.81%) jQuery
6 375 (23.38%) XML
7 249 (15.52%) Web Services
8 233 (14.53%) .NET Framework
9 207 (12.91%) Ajax
10 204 (12.72%) HTML5
11 174 (10.85%) JSON
12 152 (9.48%) WCF
13 141 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 134 (8.35%) AngularJS
15 115 (7.17%) SOAP
16 106 (6.61%) REST
17 102 (6.36%) CSS3
18 99 (6.17%) XSLT
19 75 (4.68%) Spring
20 74 (4.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 183 (11.41%) Mobile App
2 112 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 94 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (5.11%) Open Source
5 72 (4.49%) User Experience
6 44 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 41 (2.56%) N-Tier
8 40 (2.49%) Management Information System
9 36 (2.24%) Mathematics
10 34 (2.12%) Blackberry
11 23 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 21 (1.31%) Kindle
13 19 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.00%) Physics
15 14 (0.87%) Social Media
16 13 (0.81%) Visualisation
16 13 (0.81%) Photography
16 13 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
18 11 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 231 (14.40%) Windows
2 174 (10.85%) Apple iOS
3 155 (9.66%) Android
4 128 (7.98%) Linux
5 90 (5.61%) UNIX
6 32 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 25 (1.56%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.69%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.62%) AIX
10 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.12%) CentOS
13 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.12%) Solaris
13 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.062%) zOS
14 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (27.74%) MVC
3 203 (12.66%) OO
4 165 (10.29%) TDD
5 150 (9.35%) Web Development
6 144 (8.98%) iOS Development
7 132 (8.23%) Scrum
8 112 (6.98%) OOP
9 108 (6.73%) Unit Testing
10 96 (5.99%) SOA
11 90 (5.61%) E-Commerce
12 88 (5.49%) Web Application Development
13 86 (5.36%) Android Development
14 83 (5.17%) Software Engineering
15 77 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
16 70 (4.36%) CRM
17 68 (4.24%) Mentoring
18 59 (3.68%) Continuous Integration
19 58 (3.62%) OOD
20 57 (3.55%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 818 (51.00%) C#
2 741 (46.20%) JavaScript
3 678 (42.27%) SQL
4 369 (23.00%) Java
5 185 (11.53%) PHP
6 162 (10.10%) T-SQL
7 158 (9.85%) VB.NET
8 109 (6.80%) VB
9 101 (6.30%) Objective-C
10 82 (5.11%) C++
11 69 (4.30%) Python
12 60 (3.74%) VBScript
13 55 (3.43%) PL/SQL
14 53 (3.30%) VBA
15 51 (3.18%) C
16 49 (3.05%) PHP5
17 42 (2.62%) Perl
18 35 (2.18%) Ruby
19 33 (2.06%) VB6
20 28 (1.75%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 213 (13.28%) Degree
2 91 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 67 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.50%) HND
6 8 (0.50%) MCPD
7 7 (0.44%) MCSD
7 7 (0.44%) OCPJP
8 6 (0.37%) MCITP
9 4 (0.25%) HNC
10 3 (0.19%) PhD
10 3 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.12%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.062%) MCTS
12 1 (0.062%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.062%) CCA
12 1 (0.062%) CISSP
12 1 (0.062%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.87%) ISO 9001
2 44 (2.74%) QA
3 25 (1.56%) SLA
4 6 (0.37%) WAI
5 1 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.062%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.062%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.062%) Firmware
1 1 (0.062%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (0.56%) Puppet
2 8 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.062%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.062%) YUM
Vendors
1 319 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 165 (10.29%) Oracle
3 63 (3.93%) Zend
4 32 (2.00%) Sencha
5 30 (1.87%) Google
6 28 (1.75%) Appcelerator
7 22 (1.37%) Adobe
8 21 (1.31%) Business Objects
9 18 (1.12%) IBM
10 12 (0.75%) Apple
11 11 (0.69%) Sybase
11 11 (0.69%) hybris
11 11 (0.69%) ATG
12 10 (0.62%) Demandware
12 10 (0.62%) Facebook
13 9 (0.56%) DataCash
13 9 (0.56%) Ogone
13 9 (0.56%) Telerik
14 7 (0.44%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.37%) Mapinfo
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits - inc holidays!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Scotland
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25 - £30 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Towcester, Northamptonshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Wiltshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Leicestershire
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Wiltshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Surrey
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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City, London
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