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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 364 318 309
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 813 849 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.80% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.85% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 703 711 857
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,550 £57,500 £55,000
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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -46 739 £40,000 - 93
London -36 245 £45,000 - 23
South East +9 171 £39,500 -1.25% 17
South West -28 76 £35,000 - 6
West Midlands +27 73 £37,500 +11.11% 8
North West -5 73 £39,000 +20.00% 16
Surrey +4 55 £40,000 -1.23% 4
City of London -45 52 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Yorkshire -35 49 £35,000 - 6
Birmingham +43 45 £42,500 +25.92% 4
Scotland -12 45 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Manchester -10 44 £32,500 +4.83% 6
East of England -49 43 £37,500 -6.25% 6
West Yorkshire -29 35 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Hampshire -9 33 £37,000 -7.50% 2
East Sussex -5 32 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Brighton -5 27 £30,000 +15.38%
Somerset -18 26 £35,000 - 1
Leeds -27 26 £40,000 +6.66% 4
East Midlands -30 25 £33,000 -0.75% 9
Glasgow -12 23 £35,000 -15.15% 2
Berkshire -6 22 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Gloucestershire +12 21 £40,000 +31.04% 1
Cambridgeshire -30 20 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Edinburgh -3 19 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cheshire +4 17 £37,500 +20.00% 5
Oxfordshire 0 17 £35,000 -3.44% 6
Reading -2 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Wiltshire -18 12 £31,000 -11.42% 2
Hertfordshire -20 12 £61,250 +67.80%

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 910 (55.86%) .NET
2 848 (52.06%) C#
3 763 (46.84%) JavaScript
4 727 (44.63%) SQL
5 689 (42.30%) HTML
6 631 (38.74%) SQL Server
7 628 (38.55%) CSS
8 571 (35.05%) ASP.NET
9 445 (27.32%) MVC
10 432 (26.52%) jQuery
11 416 (25.54%) XML
12 361 (22.16%) Java
13 336 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
14 306 (18.78%) Microsoft
15 280 (17.19%) Web Services
16 242 (14.86%) Windows
17 241 (14.79%) Finance
18 236 (14.49%) Ajax
19 235 (14.43%) PHP
20 223 (13.69%) HTML5
21 220 (13.51%) Degree
22 219 (13.44%) OO
23 197 (12.09%) Mobile App
24 184 (11.30%) .NET Framework
25 180 (11.05%) TDD
26 178 (10.93%) MySQL
27 172 (10.56%) MS Excel
28 170 (10.44%) WCF
29 168 (10.31%) JSON
30 165 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 137 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 100 (6.14%) IIS
3 68 (4.17%) Node.js
4 60 (3.68%) CMS
5 54 (3.31%) Apache
6 44 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.66%) WordPress
8 24 (1.47%) Drupal
9 23 (1.41%) Umbraco
10 18 (1.10%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (1.04%) NServiceBus
12 12 (0.74%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.68%) FileNet
13 11 (0.68%) WebSphere Process Server
13 11 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
14 8 (0.49%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.43%) ColdFusion
15 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 172 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.78%) MS Office
3 19 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.43%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.18%) MS Project
8 1 (0.061%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.061%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.061%) DOC1
8 1 (0.061%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 57 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.61%) Maximo
5 9 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.31%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.18%) SAP WM
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.12%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.72%) SaaS
2 18 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.86%) GitHub
5 5 (0.31%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.25%) Force.com
6 4 (0.25%) PaaS
7 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.18%) IaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.061%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.74%) Internet
2 20 (1.23%) HTTP
3 19 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.61%) Extranet
4 10 (0.61%) Intranet
5 7 (0.43%) DNS
5 7 (0.43%) LDAP
6 5 (0.31%) VoIP
6 5 (0.31%) Multicast
7 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.18%) Modbus
8 3 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.12%) DHCP
9 2 (0.12%) Firewall
9 2 (0.12%) Wireless
9 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.12%) Network Security
10 1 (0.061%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.061%) SNMP
10 1 (0.061%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 631 (38.74%) SQL Server
2 178 (10.93%) MySQL
3 151 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 128 (7.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 109 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 86 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 78 (4.79%) Relational Database
8 53 (3.25%) Oracle Database
9 41 (2.52%) MongoDB
10 40 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 34 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.96%) NoSQL
12 32 (1.96%) MS Access
12 32 (1.96%) RDBMS
13 31 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
14 30 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
16 27 (1.66%) DB2
17 19 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
18 14 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 161 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 105 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 100 (6.14%) Subversion
4 99 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 41 (2.52%) Eclipse
6 40 (2.46%) Jenkins
7 38 (2.33%) JUnit
7 38 (2.33%) Maven
8 34 (2.09%) PHPUnit
9 31 (1.90%) JIRA
10 29 (1.78%) Ant
11 27 (1.66%) Jasmine
12 26 (1.60%) Xcode
13 23 (1.41%) NUnit
14 22 (1.35%) Selenium
14 22 (1.35%) Cucumber
15 19 (1.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 18 (1.10%) SpecFlow
16 18 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 18 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 241 (14.79%) Finance
2 68 (4.17%) Banking
3 50 (3.07%) Legal
4 41 (2.52%) Law
5 40 (2.46%) Retail
6 38 (2.33%) Games
7 33 (2.03%) Marketing
8 25 (1.53%) Advertising
8 25 (1.53%) Back Office
9 23 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.23%) Publishing
11 19 (1.17%) Front Office
12 12 (0.74%) Automotive
13 11 (0.68%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.43%) Electronics
16 6 (0.37%) German Language
17 4 (0.25%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 910 (55.86%) .NET
2 689 (42.30%) HTML
3 628 (38.55%) CSS
4 571 (35.05%) ASP.NET
5 432 (26.52%) jQuery
6 416 (25.54%) XML
7 280 (17.19%) Web Services
8 236 (14.49%) Ajax
9 223 (13.69%) HTML5
10 184 (11.30%) .NET Framework
11 170 (10.44%) WCF
12 168 (10.31%) JSON
13 165 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
14 138 (8.47%) CSS3
15 131 (8.04%) XSLT
16 125 (7.67%) SOAP
17 104 (6.38%) AngularJS
18 94 (5.77%) LINQ
19 86 (5.28%) REST
20 84 (5.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 197 (12.09%) Mobile App
2 122 (7.49%) Computer Science
3 81 (4.97%) Open Source
4 43 (2.64%) N-Tier
4 43 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (1.84%) Mathematics
7 29 (1.78%) Client/Server
8 24 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (1.47%) Blackberry
9 21 (1.29%) iPhone
10 20 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 18 (1.10%) W3C
11 18 (1.10%) Derivative
12 14 (0.86%) Kindle
13 12 (0.74%) Photography
13 12 (0.74%) Equities
14 11 (0.68%) DataPower
14 11 (0.68%) iPad
15 9 (0.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 242 (14.86%) Windows
2 159 (9.76%) Linux
3 155 (9.52%) Android
4 135 (8.29%) Apple iOS
5 90 (5.52%) UNIX
6 32 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 20 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 14 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.86%) AIX
9 12 (0.74%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.18%) CentOS
14 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.061%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (27.32%) MVC
2 336 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (13.44%) OO
4 180 (11.05%) TDD
5 163 (10.01%) Web Development
6 150 (9.21%) Unit Testing
7 134 (8.23%) OOP
8 130 (7.98%) Software Engineering
9 108 (6.63%) iOS Development
10 99 (6.08%) Scrum
11 94 (5.77%) CRM
12 88 (5.40%) Web Application Development
13 86 (5.28%) Android Development
14 82 (5.03%) E-Commerce
15 81 (4.97%) SOA
16 67 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
17 64 (3.93%) Document Management
18 59 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
19 57 (3.50%) Content Management
20 54 (3.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 848 (52.06%) C#
2 763 (46.84%) JavaScript
3 727 (44.63%) SQL
4 361 (22.16%) Java
5 235 (14.43%) PHP
6 147 (9.02%) VB.NET
7 142 (8.72%) T-SQL
8 92 (5.65%) VB
9 86 (5.28%) C++
9 86 (5.28%) Objective-C
10 82 (5.03%) Python
11 73 (4.48%) VBScript
12 65 (3.99%) Ruby
13 56 (3.44%) PL/SQL
14 52 (3.19%) C
15 51 (3.13%) PHP5
16 50 (3.07%) Perl
17 45 (2.76%) VBA
18 44 (2.70%) Shell Script
19 27 (1.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 220 (13.51%) Degree
2 62 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.80%) MCITP
6 11 (0.68%) HND
7 5 (0.31%) MCSD
7 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.25%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.25%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.25%) MCTS
9 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 2 (0.12%) MCAD
11 1 (0.061%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.061%) MCPD
11 1 (0.061%) VCP4
11 1 (0.061%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.50%) QA
2 29 (1.78%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.74%) SLA
4 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.18%) EMIR
6 2 (0.12%) HL7
6 2 (0.12%) TickIT
7 1 (0.061%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.18%) Squid
3 1 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.061%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.86%) Puppet
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.18%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.12%) YUM
6 1 (0.061%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.061%) Control-M
Vendors
1 306 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 160 (9.82%) Oracle
3 67 (4.11%) Zend
4 29 (1.78%) Google
5 28 (1.72%) IBM
6 24 (1.47%) Business Objects
7 22 (1.35%) Sencha
8 18 (1.10%) Appcelerator
8 18 (1.10%) JBoss
9 16 (0.98%) Sybase
10 14 (0.86%) Apple
11 13 (0.80%) Lotus
12 12 (0.74%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.61%) Cognos
13 10 (0.61%) SAP
13 10 (0.61%) Adobe
14 9 (0.55%) ILOG
14 9 (0.55%) CA
14 9 (0.55%) Remedy
15 8 (0.49%) BMC
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus scheme
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Hampshire
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Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + 37.5 hour week, 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £55000 to £70000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Worcestershire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
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UK
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70k + £90k + Bonus + Bens
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum flexibility to appoint up to £40,847
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
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