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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 385 356 323
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -33
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 707 750 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.73% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.77% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 610 615 817
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,290 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -4 676 £40,000 - 90
South East -31 173 £40,000 +3.89% 27
London -44 172 £47,750 -4.50% 19
South West +25 76 £35,000 +12.90% 9
West Midlands +19 61 £35,000 - 5
Yorkshire -4 61 £45,000 +38.46% 8
East of England -14 56 £35,000 -12.50% 9
West Yorkshire -1 47 £45,000 +38.46% 6
North West -3 47 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Leeds +4 43 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Hampshire -6 43 £37,500 +25.00% 3
East Sussex +13 41 £32,000 +28.00% 3
City of London -24 41 £47,500 -9.52% 11
Manchester -2 32 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wiltshire +22 31 £38,500 -3.75% 1
East Midlands +14 31 £37,500 +11.94% 5
Cambridgeshire +9 31 £33,000 -14.83% 5
Surrey -17 31 £45,000 +15.38% 5
Brighton +8 30 £31,750 +27.00% 3
Birmingham +9 23 £33,000 +7.31% 1
Berkshire -13 21 £55,000 +46.66% 9
Cambridge -1 20 £33,250 -16.87% 3
Gloucestershire -3 20 £24,000 -22.58% 2
Salisbury +6 19 £38,500 +16.66%
Scotland -13 16 £37,500 -10.71% 2
Kent -24 16 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Coventry +2 15 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Derbyshire +19 14 £42,000 +25.37%
Somerset +8 14 £35,000 +34.61% 3
Street +10 13 £35,000 -12.50%

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 814 (55.30%) .NET
2 747 (50.75%) C#
3 670 (45.52%) JavaScript
4 626 (42.53%) SQL
5 625 (42.46%) HTML
6 599 (40.69%) SQL Server
7 585 (39.74%) CSS
8 539 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
9 505 (34.31%) ASP.NET
10 416 (28.26%) MVC
11 369 (25.07%) jQuery
12 364 (24.73%) Java
13 280 (19.02%) Microsoft
13 280 (19.02%) XML
14 243 (16.51%) .NET Framework
15 235 (15.96%) Windows
16 215 (14.61%) HTML5
17 211 (14.33%) Web Services
17 211 (14.33%) Finance
18 208 (14.13%) OO
19 207 (14.06%) Degree
20 185 (12.57%) Oracle
21 173 (11.75%) Mobile App
22 171 (11.62%) Visual Studio
23 165 (11.21%) Apple iOS
24 164 (11.14%) TDD
24 164 (11.14%) T-SQL
25 161 (10.94%) Ajax
26 160 (10.87%) PHP
27 155 (10.53%) MS Excel

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 111 (7.54%) SharePoint
2 71 (4.82%) IIS
3 56 (3.80%) Node.js
4 36 (2.45%) Apache
5 33 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
6 31 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 27 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 27 (1.83%) CMS
9 23 (1.56%) NServiceBus
10 17 (1.15%) WordPress
11 13 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
12 12 (0.82%) JBoss
13 10 (0.68%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.61%) Drupal
14 9 (0.61%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.41%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.41%) FileNet
16 6 (0.41%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 155 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.31%) MS Office
3 21 (1.43%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.48%) Mathematica
4 7 (0.48%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.27%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.20%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.068%) Maya
9 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 40 (2.72%) Oracle Applications
2 24 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
3 21 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 21 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 21 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
6 8 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (0.34%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.27%) SAP R/3
8 4 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.20%) Magento
9 3 (0.20%) SAP xRPM
9 3 (0.20%) Exstream
10 2 (0.14%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.70%) SaaS
2 19 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.41%) PaaS
5 4 (0.27%) Force.com
6 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.14%) Route 53
7 1 (0.068%) IaaS
7 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.24%) TCP/IP
2 30 (2.04%) Internet
3 21 (1.43%) HTTP
4 10 (0.68%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.48%) WAN
5 7 (0.48%) LAN
5 7 (0.48%) DNS
6 6 (0.41%) Intranet
6 6 (0.41%) Network Security
7 3 (0.20%) FTP
7 3 (0.20%) Firewall
8 2 (0.14%) MPLS
8 2 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.14%) Wireless
8 2 (0.14%) VPN
9 1 (0.068%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.068%) SSH
9 1 (0.068%) IMAP
9 1 (0.068%) SMS
9 1 (0.068%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (40.69%) SQL Server
2 137 (9.31%) MySQL
3 118 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 98 (6.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 83 (5.64%) Relational Database
7 60 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 37 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (2.04%) NoSQL
11 28 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.70%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.63%) DB2
13 24 (1.63%) MongoDB
14 23 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (1.49%) Oracle Database
16 20 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
17 19 (1.29%) MS Access
18 13 (0.88%) Couchbase
19 12 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 171 (11.62%) Visual Studio
2 138 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 112 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (5.50%) Subversion
5 43 (2.92%) JUnit
6 41 (2.79%) Jenkins
7 40 (2.72%) Maven
8 34 (2.31%) Ant
8 34 (2.31%) Xcode
8 34 (2.31%) JIRA
9 33 (2.24%) Eclipse
10 30 (2.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 29 (1.97%) NUnit
12 24 (1.63%) SpecFlow
13 23 (1.56%) PHPUnit
14 21 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
15 20 (1.36%) Mockito
16 17 (1.15%) Mercurial
16 17 (1.15%) IntelliJ
17 15 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 211 (14.33%) Finance
2 78 (5.30%) Banking
3 52 (3.53%) Retail
4 43 (2.92%) Legal
5 30 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 28 (1.90%) Law
7 19 (1.29%) Advertising
7 19 (1.29%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.22%) Games
9 15 (1.02%) Marketing
10 14 (0.95%) Front Office
11 12 (0.82%) German Language
12 11 (0.75%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.48%) Publishing
15 6 (0.41%) Local Government
16 5 (0.34%) Automotive
17 4 (0.27%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.27%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 814 (55.30%) .NET
2 625 (42.46%) HTML
3 585 (39.74%) CSS
4 505 (34.31%) ASP.NET
5 369 (25.07%) jQuery
6 280 (19.02%) XML
7 243 (16.51%) .NET Framework
8 215 (14.61%) HTML5
9 211 (14.33%) Web Services
10 161 (10.94%) Ajax
11 154 (10.46%) JSON
12 147 (9.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 130 (8.83%) WCF
14 112 (7.61%) AngularJS
15 93 (6.32%) CSS3
16 86 (5.84%) SOAP
17 85 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 77 (5.23%) REST
18 77 (5.23%) Silverlight
19 76 (5.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 173 (11.75%) Mobile App
2 111 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (7.20%) Computer Science
4 62 (4.21%) User Experience
5 51 (3.46%) Open Source
6 40 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (2.38%) Mathematics
8 34 (2.31%) N-Tier
9 33 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 30 (2.04%) Blackberry
11 19 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.22%) iPhone
13 17 (1.15%) Physics
13 17 (1.15%) Visualisation
14 13 (0.88%) Kindle
14 13 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (0.75%) Statistics
15 11 (0.75%) GIS
16 10 (0.68%) IPTV
16 10 (0.68%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 235 (15.96%) Windows
2 165 (11.21%) Apple iOS
3 141 (9.58%) Android
4 112 (7.61%) Linux
5 74 (5.03%) UNIX
6 28 (1.90%) Windows 8
7 12 (0.82%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.68%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.27%) AIX
11 3 (0.20%) Solaris
12 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.14%) CentOS
12 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (28.26%) MVC
3 208 (14.13%) OO
4 164 (11.14%) TDD
5 132 (8.97%) Scrum
6 131 (8.90%) iOS Development
7 124 (8.42%) Web Development
8 116 (7.88%) OOP
9 112 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 92 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 89 (6.05%) E-Commerce
12 82 (5.57%) SOA
13 80 (5.43%) Android Development
14 72 (4.89%) Web Application Development
15 68 (4.62%) Mentoring
16 65 (4.42%) Waterfall
17 63 (4.28%) Workflow
17 63 (4.28%) CRM
18 60 (4.08%) Software Engineering
19 58 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 747 (50.75%) C#
2 670 (45.52%) JavaScript
3 626 (42.53%) SQL
4 364 (24.73%) Java
5 164 (11.14%) T-SQL
6 160 (10.87%) PHP
7 139 (9.44%) VB.NET
8 103 (7.00%) VB
9 93 (6.32%) Objective-C
10 83 (5.64%) C++
11 62 (4.21%) Python
12 56 (3.80%) PL/SQL
13 43 (2.92%) Perl
13 43 (2.92%) VBA
14 41 (2.79%) C
15 31 (2.11%) VBScript
16 28 (1.90%) VB6
17 27 (1.83%) PHP5
18 26 (1.77%) Ruby
18 26 (1.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 207 (14.06%) Degree
2 91 (6.18%) Security Cleared
3 72 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.43%) MCPD
6 20 (1.36%) HND
7 11 (0.75%) MCSD
8 4 (0.27%) HNC
9 3 (0.20%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.20%) PhD
10 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.068%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.068%) MCTS
11 1 (0.068%) MCITP
11 1 (0.068%) MCP
11 1 (0.068%) MCAD
11 1 (0.068%) CCA
11 1 (0.068%) CISSP
11 1 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.38%) ISO 9001
2 32 (2.17%) QA
3 23 (1.56%) SLA
4 6 (0.41%) WAI
5 2 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.14%) Firmware
2 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (0.27%) Puppet
2 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.14%) Control-M
3 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.068%) Ansible
4 1 (0.068%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.068%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.068%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.068%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.068%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.068%) OpenView
4 1 (0.068%) Nagios
Vendors
1 280 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 185 (12.57%) Oracle
3 32 (2.17%) Zend
4 28 (1.90%) Google
5 25 (1.70%) Appcelerator
5 25 (1.70%) Sencha
6 24 (1.63%) Adobe
7 17 (1.15%) IBM
8 16 (1.09%) SAP
8 16 (1.09%) ATG
8 16 (1.09%) hybris
9 15 (1.02%) Demandware
9 15 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (0.95%) DataCash
10 14 (0.95%) Ogone
11 13 (0.88%) Apple
12 12 (0.82%) Business Objects
13 10 (0.68%) Facebook
14 9 (0.61%) Telerik
15 8 (0.54%) Sybase
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