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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 381 370 314
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -56
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 714 825 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.70% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.74% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 611 752 807
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -5.33%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +1 677 £40,000 - 94
South East 0 189 £43,500 +16.00% 30
London -12 174 £47,500 +5.55% 20
Yorkshire +55 86 £35,000 -12.50% 22
West Yorkshire +49 69 £41,250 -2.94% 15
South West -10 62 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Leeds +58 58 £43,750 -2.77% 10
East of England 0 58 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Hampshire +32 52 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Surrey +30 43 £45,000 +2.38% 8
City of London +32 39 £60,000 +9.09% 5
North West -3 38 £35,000 +7.69% 6
West Midlands -6 37 £38,000 -5.00% 1
East Midlands +4 33 £36,750 +13.07% 1
Berkshire +16 25 £41,000 +2.50% 6
Bristol +5 22 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Manchester +10 20 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Oxfordshire +10 20 £42,500 +23.18% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Southampton +8 19 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 18 £41,674 +28.22%
Nottingham +11 18 £41,674 +28.22%
Buckinghamshire -16 15 £46,250 +32.14% 5
East Sussex +3 14 £59,250 +88.09%
Scotland -7 14 £33,250 -11.33% 6
Cambridge +5 12 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Wiltshire +2 12 £36,000 +9.09% 2
Reading 0 11 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Bedfordshire - 11 £40,000 - 2
Leatherhead +6 10 £52,500 +10.52% 1

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 721 (53.17%) .NET
2 684 (50.44%) C#
3 619 (45.65%) JavaScript
4 607 (44.76%) HTML
5 598 (44.10%) SQL
6 539 (39.75%) SQL Server
7 534 (39.38%) CSS
8 453 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
9 445 (32.82%) ASP.NET
10 348 (25.66%) MVC
11 331 (24.41%) Java
12 313 (23.08%) jQuery
13 244 (17.99%) Finance
14 240 (17.70%) OO
15 232 (17.11%) XML
16 229 (16.89%) Degree
17 227 (16.74%) Microsoft
18 223 (16.45%) HTML5
19 209 (15.41%) PHP
20 196 (14.45%) Oracle
21 191 (14.09%) Web Services
22 179 (13.20%) Windows
22 179 (13.20%) TDD
23 170 (12.54%) .NET Framework
24 154 (11.36%) Linux
25 152 (11.21%) T-SQL
25 152 (11.21%) Mobile App
26 146 (10.77%) MySQL
27 132 (9.73%) CSS3
28 127 (9.37%) Visual Studio

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 90 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.76%) Node.js
3 49 (3.61%) IIS
4 34 (2.51%) Apache
5 32 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 29 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 25 (1.84%) CMS
8 23 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (1.55%) Tomcat
10 17 (1.25%) NServiceBus
11 16 (1.18%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.88%) Umbraco
12 12 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.81%) CICS
14 9 (0.66%) SAP Portal
15 7 (0.52%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.52%) OpenEdge
15 7 (0.52%) NetWeaver
16 6 (0.44%) FileNet
17 5 (0.37%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 127 (9.37%) MS Excel
2 52 (3.83%) MS Office
3 7 (0.52%) MS Project
3 7 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.37%) CPLEX
5 5 (0.37%) Quicktime
5 5 (0.37%) FastStats
5 5 (0.37%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.074%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.074%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.074%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 54 (3.98%) Oracle Applications
2 39 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 31 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
4 31 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
4 31 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 17 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.52%) Exstream
7 7 (0.52%) SAP R/3
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
8 6 (0.44%) SAP xRPM
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 6 (0.44%) Unica
8 6 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
9 5 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.29%) Magento
11 3 (0.22%) RMDS
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.33%) SaaS
4 10 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.59%) Force.com
6 1 (0.074%) PaaS
6 1 (0.074%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.57%) Internet
2 18 (1.33%) HTTP
2 18 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.88%) Intranet
4 9 (0.66%) LAN
4 9 (0.66%) Network Security
5 8 (0.59%) Extranet
6 6 (0.44%) DNS
6 6 (0.44%) WAN
7 5 (0.37%) RTSP
7 5 (0.37%) SMS
7 5 (0.37%) RTP
8 4 (0.29%) SSL
8 4 (0.29%) Firewall
8 4 (0.29%) DHCP
9 3 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.22%) FTP
10 2 (0.15%) Wireless
11 1 (0.074%) IMAP
11 1 (0.074%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 539 (39.75%) SQL Server
2 146 (10.77%) MySQL
3 106 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 83 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 83 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
9 28 (2.06%) MongoDB
10 27 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
11 24 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (1.62%) Oracle Database
14 19 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 19 (1.40%) DB2
14 19 (1.40%) NoSQL
15 12 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (0.81%) MS Access
17 10 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 127 (9.37%) Visual Studio
2 99 (7.30%) Git (software)
3 75 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (3.39%) Subversion
5 34 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
6 30 (2.21%) Maven
7 27 (1.99%) Jenkins
8 25 (1.84%) JIRA
9 23 (1.70%) Eclipse
10 22 (1.62%) NUnit
11 17 (1.25%) NetBeans
11 17 (1.25%) IntelliJ
11 17 (1.25%) Ant
11 17 (1.25%) JUnit
11 17 (1.25%) SpecFlow
12 11 (0.81%) Toad
13 10 (0.74%) Mercurial
13 10 (0.74%) Xcode
14 9 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.59%) Mockito
General
1 244 (17.99%) Finance
2 56 (4.13%) Banking
3 34 (2.51%) Law
4 29 (2.14%) Retail
5 25 (1.84%) Legal
6 23 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.62%) Games
8 21 (1.55%) Marketing
8 21 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.11%) Front Office
10 14 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.03%) Electronics
11 12 (0.88%) Advertising
12 8 (0.59%) Japanese Language
13 6 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.37%) Automotive
15 4 (0.29%) Publishing
16 3 (0.22%) Local Government
17 2 (0.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 721 (53.17%) .NET
2 607 (44.76%) HTML
3 534 (39.38%) CSS
4 445 (32.82%) ASP.NET
5 313 (23.08%) jQuery
6 232 (17.11%) XML
7 223 (16.45%) HTML5
8 191 (14.09%) Web Services
9 170 (12.54%) .NET Framework
10 132 (9.73%) CSS3
11 124 (9.14%) AngularJS
12 118 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 113 (8.33%) Ajax
14 103 (7.60%) JSON
15 99 (7.30%) WCF
16 79 (5.83%) REST
17 72 (5.31%) Entity Framework
18 69 (5.09%) WinForms
18 69 (5.09%) RESTful
19 56 (4.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 152 (11.21%) Mobile App
2 119 (8.78%) Computer Science
3 107 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (4.42%) User Experience
5 39 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 30 (2.21%) Mathematics
8 24 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.11%) iPhone
10 14 (1.03%) N-Tier
11 13 (0.96%) NHS
11 13 (0.96%) Visualisation
12 12 (0.88%) Hedge funds
12 12 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 10 (0.74%) W3C
13 10 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.74%) GIS
14 9 (0.66%) RIA
15 8 (0.59%) Physics
16 7 (0.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 179 (13.20%) Windows
2 154 (11.36%) Linux
3 120 (8.85%) Android
4 99 (7.30%) Apple iOS
5 75 (5.53%) UNIX
6 16 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.96%) Windows 8
8 12 (0.88%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.66%) zOS
9 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.59%) AIX
11 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.37%) OpenVMS
13 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.15%) Solaris
15 1 (0.074%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.074%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.074%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (33.41%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (25.66%) MVC
3 240 (17.70%) OO
4 179 (13.20%) TDD
5 123 (9.07%) Unit Testing
6 113 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 102 (7.52%) SDLC
8 100 (7.37%) Web Development
9 96 (7.08%) Scrum
10 88 (6.49%) OOP
11 77 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
12 74 (5.46%) Android Development
13 68 (5.01%) E-Commerce
14 65 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
15 61 (4.50%) Workflow
15 61 (4.50%) iOS Development
16 58 (4.28%) CRM
17 53 (3.91%) ITIL
18 50 (3.69%) Waterfall
19 48 (3.54%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 684 (50.44%) C#
2 619 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 598 (44.10%) SQL
4 331 (24.41%) Java
5 209 (15.41%) PHP
6 152 (11.21%) T-SQL
7 123 (9.07%) VB.NET
8 99 (7.30%) VB
9 98 (7.23%) C++
10 83 (6.12%) Python
11 76 (5.60%) PL/SQL
12 40 (2.95%) C
13 37 (2.73%) VBA
14 36 (2.65%) Perl
15 30 (2.21%) Objective-C
15 30 (2.21%) Ruby
16 19 (1.40%) VB6
17 17 (1.25%) ABAP
18 15 (1.11%) XPath
18 15 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 229 (16.89%) Degree
2 40 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.77%) MCPD
6 17 (1.25%) MCSD
7 6 (0.44%) Siebel Certification
7 6 (0.44%) HND
8 5 (0.37%) MOS
9 4 (0.29%) NVQ Level 4
9 4 (0.29%) PhD
10 3 (0.22%) PMP
10 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.15%) CIMA
11 2 (0.15%) MCP
12 1 (0.074%) CISSP
12 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.074%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.14%) QA
2 20 (1.47%) SLA
3 10 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.15%) GCP
5 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.074%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.29%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.074%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.29%) Puppet
1 4 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.22%) Control-M
3 2 (0.15%) Ansible
3 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.15%) Nagios
3 2 (0.15%) Unicenter
3 2 (0.15%) OpenView
3 2 (0.15%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.074%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.074%) Ionix
Vendors
1 227 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 196 (14.45%) Oracle
3 35 (2.58%) Zend
4 27 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
5 26 (1.92%) Adobe
6 25 (1.84%) IBM
7 23 (1.70%) Xamarin
8 21 (1.55%) SAP
9 18 (1.33%) Google
10 12 (0.88%) Epicor
11 10 (0.74%) hybris
11 10 (0.74%) HP
11 10 (0.74%) Business Objects
12 9 (0.66%) LANDesk
13 8 (0.59%) Siebel
13 8 (0.59%) Progress
14 7 (0.52%) Wonderware
14 7 (0.52%) Apple
14 7 (0.52%) Informatica
15 6 (0.44%) EPiServer
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accumuli
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £36000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £36000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus (7K) + Full Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits BUPA PENSION GYM
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set2recruit
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Woking, Surrey
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday