The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 351 307 302
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 838 901 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.83% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.88% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 743 770 859
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 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 1 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
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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 -61 762 £40,000 - 93
London -55 257 £45,000 - 18
South East -16 177 £37,500 -7.40% 20
South West -25 75 £35,000 - 7
West Midlands +40 72 £37,500 -6.25% 9
City of London -32 59 £50,000 +5.26% 9
North West -5 58 £36,250 +16.93% 16
East of England -39 56 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Scotland +8 48 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Yorkshire -25 47 £40,000 +14.28% 11
East Sussex +9 45 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Brighton +7 40 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Somerset +6 39 £35,000 - 2
Surrey -24 38 £37,500 -7.40% 9
Birmingham +45 37 £40,000 +14.28% 4
West Yorkshire -38 36 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Manchester -15 34 £31,000 - 6
East Midlands -38 30 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Glasgow -6 25 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh -2 22 £31,000 -22.50% 5
Leeds -42 22 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Hertfordshire -7 21 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Hampshire -26 21 £37,000 +5.71% 4
Bath -4 18 £30,000 -14.28%
Cambridgeshire -20 18 £38,750 -3.12% 4
West Sussex -6 17 £37,500 -4.45%
Berkshire -13 16 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -16 16 £35,000 -41.66%
Oxfordshire +9 14 £21,500 -53.51% 3
Cheshire +6 14 £36,500 +8.14% 7

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 967 (57.73%) .NET
2 888 (53.01%) C#
3 806 (48.12%) JavaScript
4 766 (45.73%) SQL
5 739 (44.12%) HTML
6 667 (39.82%) CSS
7 664 (39.64%) SQL Server
8 643 (38.39%) ASP.NET
9 472 (28.18%) MVC
10 441 (26.33%) jQuery
11 418 (24.96%) XML
12 368 (21.97%) Java
13 318 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
14 303 (18.09%) Microsoft
15 301 (17.97%) Web Services
16 251 (14.99%) PHP
17 243 (14.51%) OO
18 238 (14.21%) Degree
18 238 (14.21%) HTML5
19 236 (14.09%) Windows
20 229 (13.67%) Ajax
21 227 (13.55%) Finance
22 202 (12.06%) Mobile App
23 201 (12.00%) .NET Framework
24 199 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
25 188 (11.22%) TDD
26 181 (10.81%) WCF
27 176 (10.51%) MySQL
28 168 (10.03%) Oracle
29 166 (9.91%) Web Development

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 129 (7.70%) SharePoint
2 113 (6.75%) IIS
3 68 (4.06%) Node.js
4 67 (4.00%) CMS
5 62 (3.70%) Apache
6 39 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.25%) WordPress
8 21 (1.25%) Umbraco
8 21 (1.25%) Drupal
9 19 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.96%) NServiceBus
11 15 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (0.66%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.54%) WebSphere Portal
13 9 (0.54%) GlassFish
13 9 (0.54%) FileNet
13 9 (0.54%) WebSphere Process Server
14 8 (0.48%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 165 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.79%) MS Office
3 18 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.18%) MS Project
7 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.060%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.060%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.060%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.060%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 53 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.72%) Maximo
5 11 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (0.36%) Oracle HRMS
10 5 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.18%) SAP WM
12 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
13 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
13 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
13 2 (0.12%) Adaptiv
13 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.73%) SaaS
2 16 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (0.84%) GitHub
5 5 (0.30%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.24%) Force.com
7 3 (0.18%) PaaS
7 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.18%) IaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.70%) Internet
2 23 (1.37%) HTTP
3 16 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.84%) Intranet
5 11 (0.66%) LDAP
5 11 (0.66%) Extranet
6 6 (0.36%) DNS
7 5 (0.30%) Multicast
7 5 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.24%) VoIP
8 4 (0.24%) Modbus
9 2 (0.12%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.12%) Firewall
9 2 (0.12%) DHCP
9 2 (0.12%) Network Security
9 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.060%) SNMP
10 1 (0.060%) SMS
10 1 (0.060%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 664 (39.64%) SQL Server
2 176 (10.51%) MySQL
3 166 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 123 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 101 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 99 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (4.90%) Relational Database
8 64 (3.82%) Oracle Database
9 44 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 38 (2.27%) MongoDB
11 35 (2.09%) RDBMS
11 35 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (2.03%) MS Access
12 34 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
14 30 (1.79%) NoSQL
15 27 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
16 26 (1.55%) DB2
17 16 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 157 (9.37%) Visual Studio
2 110 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 107 (6.39%) Subversion
4 90 (5.37%) Git (software)
5 43 (2.57%) Jenkins
6 42 (2.51%) Eclipse
7 35 (2.09%) Maven
8 34 (2.03%) JUnit
9 29 (1.73%) Jasmine
10 26 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
11 25 (1.49%) JIRA
12 24 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 23 (1.37%) Selenium
13 23 (1.37%) PHPUnit
13 23 (1.37%) NUnit
14 21 (1.25%) Xcode
15 20 (1.19%) Cucumber
16 19 (1.13%) SpecFlow
16 19 (1.13%) Ant
17 18 (1.07%) PhoneGap
General
1 227 (13.55%) Finance
2 52 (3.10%) Banking
3 46 (2.75%) Marketing
4 44 (2.63%) Legal
5 43 (2.57%) Games
6 40 (2.39%) Law
7 29 (1.73%) Publishing
8 25 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.43%) Back Office
9 24 (1.43%) Retail
10 23 (1.37%) Advertising
11 16 (0.96%) Front Office
12 13 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (0.78%) Automotive
13 11 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.48%) Electronics
15 7 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.36%) German Language
17 4 (0.24%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 967 (57.73%) .NET
2 739 (44.12%) HTML
3 667 (39.82%) CSS
4 643 (38.39%) ASP.NET
5 441 (26.33%) jQuery
6 418 (24.96%) XML
7 301 (17.97%) Web Services
8 238 (14.21%) HTML5
9 229 (13.67%) Ajax
10 201 (12.00%) .NET Framework
11 199 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 181 (10.81%) WCF
13 156 (9.31%) JSON
14 154 (9.19%) CSS3
15 126 (7.52%) XSLT
16 115 (6.87%) SOAP
17 97 (5.79%) LINQ
18 87 (5.19%) XHTML
19 83 (4.96%) RESTful
20 82 (4.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 202 (12.06%) Mobile App
2 131 (7.82%) Computer Science
3 82 (4.90%) Open Source
4 49 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 48 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (2.45%) N-Tier
7 33 (1.97%) Mathematics
8 30 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 24 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (1.37%) iPhone
11 18 (1.07%) Derivative
11 18 (1.07%) W3C
12 17 (1.01%) Blackberry
13 16 (0.96%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.78%) Kindle
14 13 (0.78%) iPad
15 12 (0.72%) Equities
16 11 (0.66%) Social Media
16 11 (0.66%) Smartphone
17 10 (0.60%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 236 (14.09%) Windows
2 165 (9.85%) Android
3 164 (9.79%) Linux
4 133 (7.94%) Apple iOS
5 78 (4.66%) UNIX
6 28 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 14 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.60%) AIX
9 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
9 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.36%) FreeBSD
12 5 (0.30%) CentOS
13 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.060%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.060%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (28.18%) MVC
2 318 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (14.51%) OO
4 188 (11.22%) TDD
5 166 (9.91%) Web Development
6 150 (8.96%) Unit Testing
7 137 (8.18%) Software Engineering
8 128 (7.64%) OOP
9 96 (5.73%) iOS Development
10 90 (5.37%) Scrum
11 89 (5.31%) CRM
12 87 (5.19%) Android Development
13 84 (5.01%) E-Commerce
14 80 (4.78%) Web Application Development
15 78 (4.66%) SOA
16 70 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
17 63 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (3.76%) Project Management
18 59 (3.52%) Content Management
19 56 (3.34%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 888 (53.01%) C#
2 806 (48.12%) JavaScript
3 766 (45.73%) SQL
4 368 (21.97%) Java
5 251 (14.99%) PHP
6 162 (9.67%) T-SQL
7 158 (9.43%) VB.NET
8 97 (5.79%) Python
9 96 (5.73%) VB
10 92 (5.49%) C++
11 83 (4.96%) Ruby
12 77 (4.60%) Objective-C
13 73 (4.36%) VBScript
14 68 (4.06%) PL/SQL
15 55 (3.28%) C
16 54 (3.22%) Perl
17 45 (2.69%) VBA
18 44 (2.63%) Shell Script
19 42 (2.51%) PHP5
20 31 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 238 (14.21%) Degree
2 55 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 33 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.72%) MCITP
6 9 (0.54%) HND
7 5 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.30%) MCSD
7 5 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.24%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.24%) MCTS
9 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 2 (0.12%) MCAD
11 1 (0.060%) VCP4
11 1 (0.060%) VCP5
11 1 (0.060%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.060%) MCPD
11 1 (0.060%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.40%) QA
2 27 (1.61%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.78%) SLA
4 6 (0.36%) TickIT
5 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.18%) EMIR
7 2 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.54%) Squid
3 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.060%) vSphere
4 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.060%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 23 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (1.31%) Puppet
3 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.18%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.12%) YUM
6 1 (0.060%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.060%) Control-M
Vendors
1 303 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 168 (10.03%) Oracle
3 61 (3.64%) Zend
4 36 (2.15%) Google
5 23 (1.37%) IBM
6 20 (1.19%) Business Objects
7 16 (0.96%) JBoss
7 16 (0.96%) ServiceNow
8 15 (0.90%) Apple
9 14 (0.84%) Lotus
9 14 (0.84%) Sitecore
10 13 (0.78%) SAP
10 13 (0.78%) Sybase
11 11 (0.66%) Sencha
11 11 (0.66%) Adobe
11 11 (0.66%) CA
12 10 (0.60%) BMC
12 10 (0.60%) Remedy
12 10 (0.60%) Cognos
13 9 (0.54%) ILOG
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £43000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Full Corporate Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 50k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Up to £42,000 and Profit share & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + on experience+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
GO Partnership Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday