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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 378 369 325
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 776 806 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.74% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 632 697 710
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,100 £57,500
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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015 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 August 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
England +9 725 £42,500 +6.25% 66
South East +37 203 £40,000 +3.22% 15
London -22 195 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Yorkshire +52 91 £45,000 +28.57% 8
South West -29 68 £35,500 +1.42% 4
West Yorkshire +34 66 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Surrey +13 63 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Leeds +47 60 £47,500 +18.75% 5
City of London +27 54 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East of England +8 52 £37,500 - 3
Scotland +2 44 £42,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -40 37 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Kent +36 36 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North West -33 36 £35,000 -11.39% 3
Glasgow +15 31 £65,000 +85.71%
Bristol +7 30 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East Midlands +2 30 £55,000 +69.23% 6
Hampshire -1 26 £27,500 -25.67% 6
Tunbridge Wells -7 26 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +8 20 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Manchester -24 19 £35,000 +7.69%
Derby +13 18 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire +8 18 £42,000 -6.66%
Derbyshire +1 18 £55,000 +41.93% 3
Warwickshire +19 17 £32,500 +1.56% 1
South Yorkshire +15 17 £33,000 +1.53% 3
Woking +11 17 £35,000 -16.66%
Brighton +9 17 £40,000 +33.33%
East Sussex +3 17 £40,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire +3 16 £35,000 +12.90% 1

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 745 (49.73%) C#
2 742 (49.53%) .NET
3 736 (49.13%) JavaScript
4 685 (45.73%) HTML
5 628 (41.92%) SQL
6 590 (39.39%) CSS
7 557 (37.18%) SQL Server
8 510 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
9 407 (27.17%) ASP.NET
10 401 (26.77%) Java
11 394 (26.30%) MVC
12 346 (23.10%) jQuery
13 330 (22.03%) Finance
14 271 (18.09%) HTML5
15 259 (17.29%) XML
16 255 (17.02%) OO
17 244 (16.29%) Degree
18 230 (15.35%) Web Services
19 222 (14.82%) Microsoft
20 212 (14.15%) PHP
21 200 (13.35%) TDD
21 200 (13.35%) AngularJS
22 185 (12.35%) Mobile App
23 177 (11.82%) Windows
24 168 (11.21%) Android
25 163 (10.88%) .NET Framework
26 158 (10.55%) Oracle
27 150 (10.01%) Apple iOS
28 149 (9.95%) Software Engineering
29 148 (9.88%) C++

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 83 (5.54%) SharePoint
2 70 (4.67%) Node.js
3 49 (3.27%) IIS
4 40 (2.67%) CMS
5 33 (2.20%) Apache
6 28 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
7 22 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.20%) WebLogic
10 17 (1.13%) Umbraco
11 16 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.00%) WordPress
12 15 (1.00%) OpenEdge
13 13 (0.87%) CICS
14 9 (0.60%) Drupal
14 9 (0.60%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.60%) Joomla!
15 8 (0.53%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 122 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.94%) MS Office
3 8 (0.53%) FastStats
4 5 (0.33%) Quicktime
4 5 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.33%) Final Cut Pro
5 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) HipChat
7 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.067%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 36 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
2 34 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 31 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
5 28 (1.87%) Oracle Payables
5 28 (1.87%) Oracle Receivables
6 25 (1.67%) Oracle Assets
7 12 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
9 9 (0.60%) Oracle TCA
10 8 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
10 8 (0.53%) Unica
11 4 (0.27%) Magento
11 4 (0.27%) SAP R/3
11 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
13 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.13%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (2.27%) SaaS
3 22 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.80%) PaaS
5 10 (0.67%) IaaS
6 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.27%) Force.com
8 3 (0.20%) GitHub
9 2 (0.13%) Heroku
10 1 (0.067%) Taleo
10 1 (0.067%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.067%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 79 (5.27%) Internet
2 27 (1.80%) Intranet
3 20 (1.34%) Extranet
4 18 (1.20%) HTTP
5 13 (0.87%) Firewall
6 10 (0.67%) SSL
7 8 (0.53%) SMS
8 6 (0.40%) DHCP
8 6 (0.40%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.40%) DNS
9 5 (0.33%) RTP
9 5 (0.33%) Wireless
9 5 (0.33%) RTSP
10 3 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.20%) SMTP
10 3 (0.20%) SNMP
11 2 (0.13%) LAN
11 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.067%) Network Security
12 1 (0.067%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (37.18%) SQL Server
2 147 (9.81%) MySQL
3 113 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 105 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 85 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 77 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 43 (2.87%) MongoDB
8 37 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 32 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
10 31 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (2.00%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.60%) Big Data
12 24 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (1.54%) NoSQL
14 21 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (1.27%) RDBMS
17 15 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 14 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
19 13 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 124 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 115 (7.68%) Visual Studio
3 76 (5.07%) Subversion
4 68 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 56 (3.74%) Jenkins
6 41 (2.74%) Maven
7 38 (2.54%) JIRA
8 36 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
9 30 (2.00%) Ant
10 23 (1.54%) JUnit
11 20 (1.34%) Grunt
12 16 (1.07%) Eclipse
13 15 (1.00%) Toad
14 14 (0.93%) Jasmine
15 13 (0.87%) Xcode
15 13 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
16 12 (0.80%) Selenium
16 12 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 12 (0.80%) Karma Test Runner
17 11 (0.73%) NUnit
General
1 330 (22.03%) Finance
2 55 (3.67%) Banking
3 46 (3.07%) Retail
4 42 (2.80%) Games
5 37 (2.47%) Law
6 32 (2.14%) Marketing
7 30 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.74%) Advertising
9 23 (1.54%) Legal
10 18 (1.20%) Electronics
11 17 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 15 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.93%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.73%) Front Office
15 8 (0.53%) Japanese Language
16 5 (0.33%) International Banking
16 5 (0.33%) Publishing
16 5 (0.33%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
18 2 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (49.53%) .NET
2 685 (45.73%) HTML
3 590 (39.39%) CSS
4 407 (27.17%) ASP.NET
5 346 (23.10%) jQuery
6 271 (18.09%) HTML5
7 259 (17.29%) XML
8 230 (15.35%) Web Services
9 200 (13.35%) AngularJS
10 163 (10.88%) .NET Framework
11 137 (9.15%) CSS3
12 132 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 115 (7.68%) REST
14 106 (7.08%) RESTful
15 99 (6.61%) Ajax
16 97 (6.48%) WCF
17 93 (6.21%) Entity Framework
18 84 (5.61%) J2EE
19 82 (5.47%) JSON
20 76 (5.07%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 185 (12.35%) Mobile App
2 130 (8.68%) Computer Science
3 101 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (6.61%) User Experience
5 55 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (3.07%) Mathematics
7 38 (2.54%) Client/Server
8 22 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.47%) Physics
8 22 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 21 (1.40%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.20%) Xbox
11 15 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 14 (0.93%) RIA
12 14 (0.93%) Social Media
13 13 (0.87%) Chemistry
13 13 (0.87%) N-Tier
14 12 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.80%) Animation
14 12 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 177 (11.82%) Windows
2 168 (11.21%) Android
3 150 (10.01%) Apple iOS
4 143 (9.55%) Linux
5 88 (5.87%) UNIX
6 27 (1.80%) Windows Phone
7 24 (1.60%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
10 9 (0.60%) zOS
11 8 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.33%) AIX
13 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.13%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.067%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (26.30%) MVC
3 255 (17.02%) OO
4 200 (13.35%) TDD
5 149 (9.95%) Software Engineering
6 128 (8.54%) Unit Testing
7 125 (8.34%) Scrum
8 124 (8.28%) Android Development
9 121 (8.08%) Web Development
10 117 (7.81%) SDLC
11 111 (7.41%) iOS Development
12 96 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 91 (6.07%) OOP
14 89 (5.94%) Mobile Development
15 84 (5.61%) Workflow
16 82 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
17 74 (4.94%) E-Commerce
18 62 (4.14%) Open Source
19 59 (3.94%) Web Application Development
19 59 (3.94%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 745 (49.73%) C#
2 736 (49.13%) JavaScript
3 628 (41.92%) SQL
4 401 (26.77%) Java
5 212 (14.15%) PHP
6 148 (9.88%) C++
7 133 (8.88%) T-SQL
8 132 (8.81%) VB.NET
9 94 (6.28%) PL/SQL
10 93 (6.21%) Python
11 88 (5.87%) VB
12 46 (3.07%) C
12 46 (3.07%) Objective-C
13 39 (2.60%) Ruby
14 33 (2.20%) Perl
15 25 (1.67%) VBA
16 24 (1.60%) Shell Script
17 22 (1.47%) XAML
18 19 (1.27%) VBScript
19 17 (1.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 244 (16.29%) Degree
2 29 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 20 (1.34%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.93%) MCPD
6 7 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.47%) MCSD
7 5 (0.33%) HND
7 5 (0.33%) MOS
7 5 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.27%) NVQ Level 4
8 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.27%) PhD
9 3 (0.20%) Siebel Certification
9 3 (0.20%) PMP
9 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.13%) MCP
10 2 (0.13%) OCA
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.067%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.54%) QA
2 11 (0.73%) SLA
3 10 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.60%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.40%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (0.60%) Puppet
2 7 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.27%) SCCM
4 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.067%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.067%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.067%) Ionix
5 1 (0.067%) Control-M
Vendors
1 222 (14.82%) Microsoft
2 158 (10.55%) Oracle
3 51 (3.40%) Xamarin
4 48 (3.20%) Zend
5 34 (2.27%) IBM
6 27 (1.80%) Adobe
7 25 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (1.54%) Epicor
9 17 (1.13%) Progress
9 17 (1.13%) LANDesk
10 16 (1.07%) Splunk
11 14 (0.93%) VMware
11 14 (0.93%) Google
12 13 (0.87%) SAP
13 12 (0.80%) Apple
13 12 (0.80%) hybris
13 12 (0.80%) ServiceNow
14 9 (0.60%) Twitter
14 9 (0.60%) JD Edwards
14 9 (0.60%) Lotus
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Wallington, Surrey
Heat Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
JM Group
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent training and development
Posted: 3 days ago