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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 340 297 292
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 931 1087 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 1.02% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.06% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 753 943 944
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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 -36 843 £45,000 - 105
London -35 303 £55,000 +4.76% 35
South East +1 211 £45,000 +12.50% 18
East of England -1 85 £37,500 -11.76% 6
South West -13 71 £35,000 - 8
Yorkshire -3 65 £35,750 -20.55% 8
Hampshire +27 54 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Surrey +17 52 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Yorkshire -15 50 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Scotland +16 46 £40,000 +5.96% 6
Leeds -20 45 £35,000 -22.22% 6
West Midlands -39 44 £37,500 +7.14% 13
City of London +26 40 £60,000 +14.28% 9
Suffolk +10 34 £35,000 - 2
Ipswich +1 32 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Glasgow 0 31 £38,500 +2.66% 3
North West -15 31 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Brighton +3 29 £42,500 +33.85% 1
East Sussex -3 29 £42,500 +29.77% 2
Cambridgeshire -14 28 £37,250 -6.87% 2
Oxfordshire -6 25 £45,000 +44.00% 3
East Midlands -13 23 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Reigate +12 21 £49,000 -19.67%
Berkshire -10 21 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Dorset +23 19 £40,000 - 2
Bournemouth +21 19 £40,000 - 1
Bristol +15 16 £45,000 +95.65% 2
Somerset -16 16 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Bath +11 15 £32,500 +8.33%
Warwickshire -12 15 £35,000 -3.44%

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 863 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 826 (42.51%) .NET
3 825 (42.46%) JavaScript
4 806 (41.48%) SQL
5 789 (40.61%) C#
6 752 (38.70%) HTML
7 648 (33.35%) CSS
8 636 (32.73%) SQL Server
9 600 (30.88%) Java
10 456 (23.47%) ASP.NET
11 442 (22.75%) Finance
12 440 (22.65%) MVC
13 425 (21.87%) Degree
14 377 (19.40%) jQuery
15 358 (18.43%) OO
16 329 (16.93%) Android
17 324 (16.68%) Apple iOS
18 312 (16.06%) TDD
19 311 (16.01%) XML
20 310 (15.95%) Mobile App
21 304 (15.65%) Windows
22 303 (15.59%) HTML5
23 283 (14.57%) Web Services
23 283 (14.57%) Oracle
24 278 (14.31%) Microsoft
25 247 (12.71%) Software Engineering
26 244 (12.56%) .NET Framework
27 242 (12.45%) AngularJS
28 234 (12.04%) Scrum
29 222 (11.43%) C++

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 117 (6.02%) IIS
2 101 (5.20%) Node.js
3 69 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 64 (3.29%) CMS
5 49 (2.52%) Tomcat
6 45 (2.32%) WebSphere
7 42 (2.16%) WebLogic
8 37 (1.90%) WordPress
9 29 (1.49%) Apache
10 27 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 23 (1.18%) JBoss
12 20 (1.03%) Umbraco
13 18 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (0.87%) Liferay
14 17 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
16 14 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
17 13 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
18 12 (0.62%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 194 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.14%) MS Office
3 5 (0.26%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.10%) HipChat
6 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.051%) GIMP
6 1 (0.051%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 47 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 46 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
3 32 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
4 31 (1.60%) Oracle Receivables
5 27 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
6 24 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
6 24 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
8 16 (0.82%) Demantra
9 14 (0.72%) Oracle TCA
10 12 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (0.46%) Oracle SCM
13 7 (0.36%) Oracle ASCP
14 5 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
15 4 (0.21%) Magento
15 4 (0.21%) SAP ERP
16 3 (0.15%) Bond Adapt
16 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (3.14%) SaaS
3 31 (1.60%) IaaS
3 31 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.03%) GitHub
5 18 (0.93%) PaaS
6 16 (0.82%) Amazon S3
7 15 (0.77%) CloudFront
8 14 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.51%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.46%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.41%) Bluemix
12 6 (0.31%) Heroku
13 4 (0.21%) Force.com
13 4 (0.21%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.051%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.051%) Office 365
14 1 (0.051%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.50%) Internet
2 20 (1.03%) Intranet
3 10 (0.51%) Firewall
4 9 (0.46%) HTTP
5 8 (0.41%) VPN
6 6 (0.31%) DNS
6 6 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.31%) VLAN
6 6 (0.31%) Wireless
7 5 (0.26%) Broadband
7 5 (0.26%) SMS
7 5 (0.26%) SSL
8 4 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (0.21%) FTP
8 4 (0.21%) Multicast
8 4 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.21%) Skype
8 4 (0.21%) SNMP
9 3 (0.15%) Extranet
9 3 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 152 (7.82%) Relational Database
3 149 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 148 (7.62%) MySQL
5 95 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 86 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 71 (3.65%) NoSQL
7 71 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 57 (2.93%) Big Data
10 50 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
11 49 (2.52%) MongoDB
12 47 (2.42%) Oracle Database
13 43 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
14 40 (2.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 24 (1.24%) DB2
15 24 (1.24%) Oracle Discoverer
16 23 (1.18%) MS Access
16 23 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 217 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 180 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 150 (7.72%) Subversion
4 141 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 79 (4.07%) Maven
6 76 (3.91%) Jenkins
7 49 (2.52%) PHPUnit
8 48 (2.47%) Eclipse
8 48 (2.47%) Selenium
9 46 (2.37%) Xcode
10 42 (2.16%) Grunt
10 42 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
11 40 (2.06%) JUnit
12 39 (2.01%) Jasmine
13 37 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
14 35 (1.80%) ReSharper
14 35 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
15 32 (1.65%) TeamCity
16 31 (1.60%) JIRA
17 30 (1.54%) Mercurial
General
1 442 (22.75%) Finance
2 94 (4.84%) Banking
3 64 (3.29%) Games
4 63 (3.24%) Retail
5 57 (2.93%) Law
6 56 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 46 (2.37%) Marketing
8 45 (2.32%) Investment Banking
9 39 (2.01%) Front Office
9 39 (2.01%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.60%) Legal
11 28 (1.44%) Advertising
12 27 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 25 (1.29%) Publishing
14 15 (0.77%) Electronics
15 14 (0.72%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.46%) Back Office
17 5 (0.26%) Billing
18 2 (0.10%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 826 (42.51%) .NET
2 752 (38.70%) HTML
3 648 (33.35%) CSS
4 456 (23.47%) ASP.NET
5 377 (19.40%) jQuery
6 311 (16.01%) XML
7 303 (15.59%) HTML5
8 283 (14.57%) Web Services
9 244 (12.56%) .NET Framework
10 242 (12.45%) AngularJS
11 180 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 164 (8.44%) Ajax
13 159 (8.18%) REST
14 158 (8.13%) CSS3
15 145 (7.46%) Spring
16 143 (7.36%) WCF
17 135 (6.95%) Entity Framework
18 131 (6.74%) JSON
19 102 (5.25%) J2EE
20 98 (5.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 310 (15.95%) Mobile App
2 202 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
3 198 (10.19%) Computer Science
4 187 (9.62%) User Experience
5 58 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (2.78%) Mathematics
7 52 (2.68%) iPad
8 50 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (2.37%) Fixed Income
10 45 (2.32%) Visualisation
11 39 (2.01%) iPhone
12 38 (1.96%) Derivative
13 35 (1.80%) Algorithms
14 30 (1.54%) Equities
15 28 (1.44%) Data Structures
15 28 (1.44%) Management Information System
16 21 (1.08%) Animation
16 21 (1.08%) Economics
17 17 (0.87%) Blackberry
17 17 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 329 (16.93%) Android
2 324 (16.68%) Apple iOS
3 304 (15.65%) Windows
4 143 (7.36%) Linux
4 143 (7.36%) Unix
5 42 (2.16%) Windows Phone
6 29 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 27 (1.39%) Windows 8
8 25 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 16 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
14 8 (0.41%) Windows CE
15 5 (0.26%) Debian
15 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.26%) SUSE
16 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (44.42%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (22.65%) MVC
3 358 (18.43%) OO
4 312 (16.06%) TDD
5 247 (12.71%) Software Engineering
6 234 (12.04%) Scrum
7 217 (11.17%) iOS Development
8 207 (10.65%) Android Development
9 202 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
9 202 (10.40%) SDLC
10 156 (8.03%) Unit Testing
11 152 (7.82%) Mobile Development
12 142 (7.31%) OOP
13 135 (6.95%) Web Development
14 112 (5.76%) Open Source
15 105 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
16 104 (5.35%) OOD
17 102 (5.25%) SOA
18 92 (4.73%) Mentoring
19 88 (4.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 825 (42.46%) JavaScript
2 806 (41.48%) SQL
3 789 (40.61%) C#
4 600 (30.88%) Java
5 222 (11.43%) C++
6 198 (10.19%) T-SQL
7 183 (9.42%) VB.NET
8 182 (9.37%) PHP
9 151 (7.77%) Objective-C
10 129 (6.64%) PL/SQL
11 101 (5.20%) VB
12 90 (4.63%) C
13 85 (4.37%) Python
14 54 (2.78%) VBA
15 52 (2.68%) VB6
16 46 (2.37%) Apple Swift
17 41 (2.11%) Ruby
18 38 (1.96%) VBScript
19 33 (1.70%) Perl
20 32 (1.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 425 (21.87%) Degree
2 44 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 27 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.62%) Sun Certification
6 9 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.36%) HND
8 6 (0.31%) MySQL Certification
9 5 (0.26%) MCP
9 5 (0.26%) MCSD
10 2 (0.10%) GNVQ
10 2 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.10%) MCPD
10 2 (0.10%) OCA
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.051%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.051%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.051%) MCAD
11 1 (0.051%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.27%) QA
2 16 (0.82%) SEPA
3 13 (0.67%) SLA
4 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.10%) HL7
6 1 (0.051%) GCP
6 1 (0.051%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.051%) MiFID
6 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.08%) Firmware
3 15 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.72%) Cygwin
5 6 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.10%) Docker
6 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (0.62%) SCCM
2 7 (0.36%) Control-M
3 5 (0.26%) Puppet
4 3 (0.15%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.10%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.10%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.051%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.051%) Linux-HA
6 1 (0.051%) WMI
Vendors
1 283 (14.57%) Oracle
2 278 (14.31%) Microsoft
3 87 (4.48%) IBM
4 71 (3.65%) Xamarin
5 66 (3.40%) Google
6 44 (2.26%) Adobe
7 38 (1.96%) Apple
8 22 (1.13%) SAP
9 21 (1.08%) Bloomberg
10 20 (1.03%) iManage
11 19 (0.98%) Sybase
12 18 (0.93%) Zend
13 17 (0.87%) Sun
14 16 (0.82%) VMware
15 15 (0.77%) Twitter
16 12 (0.62%) MuleSoft
16 12 (0.62%) Software AG
16 12 (0.62%) Splunk
16 12 (0.62%) Telerik
16 12 (0.62%) webMethods
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Salary: £45,000-£53,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
North
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Salary: £45,000-£53,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: bonus + share option
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London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum +exc benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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North West London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
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Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Ipswich, Suffolk
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Salary: £40000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £45000 per annum + central location
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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