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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 365 320 310
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 793 867 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.86% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 682 727 890
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,700 £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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -42 725 £40,000 - 100
London -73 222 £45,000 - 22
South East +30 164 £40,000 +14.28% 18
North West -4 83 £37,500 +12.78% 15
South West -28 83 £35,000 - 9
West Midlands +25 75 £42,500 +23.18% 7
Surrey +21 58 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Manchester +8 53 £31,000 -2.36% 4
Yorkshire -32 51 £35,500 +1.42% 12
Birmingham +35 46 £51,250 +57.69% 1
City of London -44 44 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hampshire +16 43 £37,000 -12.94% 4
East of England -69 41 £37,500 -6.25% 6
West Yorkshire -33 38 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Scotland -20 37 £35,000 -15.66% 2
Leeds -31 31 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Cambridgeshire -11 24 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Berkshire +5 23 £43,750 +25.00% 5
East Midlands -9 23 £35,000 - 6
Somerset -18 22 £35,000 +3.70% 1
East Sussex -11 21 £30,000 +15.38% 2
Gloucestershire +12 20 £40,000 +47.89%
Glasgow -11 20 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Wiltshire 0 18 £31,000 -11.42% 3
Cheshire -3 15 £34,000 -9.33% 6
Edinburgh -7 15 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Reading -1 14 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Brighton -19 14 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Harrow - 14 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 900 (55.83%) .NET
2 833 (51.67%) C#
3 735 (45.60%) JavaScript
4 706 (43.80%) SQL
5 666 (41.32%) HTML
6 619 (38.40%) SQL Server
7 606 (37.59%) CSS
8 550 (34.12%) ASP.NET
9 541 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
10 432 (26.80%) MVC
11 428 (26.55%) jQuery
12 400 (24.81%) XML
13 346 (21.46%) Java
14 305 (18.92%) Microsoft
15 258 (16.00%) Web Services
16 237 (14.70%) Finance
17 230 (14.27%) Ajax
18 225 (13.96%) PHP
18 225 (13.96%) HTML5
19 223 (13.83%) Windows
20 217 (13.46%) Degree
21 210 (13.03%) OO
22 186 (11.54%) Mobile App
23 177 (10.98%) .NET Framework
24 176 (10.92%) MySQL
25 171 (10.61%) TDD
26 170 (10.55%) MS Excel
27 165 (10.24%) Web Development
27 165 (10.24%) JSON
28 162 (10.05%) Visual Studio

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 132 (8.19%) SharePoint
2 94 (5.83%) IIS
3 69 (4.28%) Node.js
4 53 (3.29%) Apache
5 51 (3.16%) CMS
6 47 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
7 32 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.99%) WordPress
8 24 (1.49%) Drupal
9 20 (1.24%) NServiceBus
10 19 (1.18%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.62%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.43%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.31%) WorkSite
14 5 (0.31%) ColdFusion
15 3 (0.19%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 170 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.36%) Photoshop
3 20 (1.24%) MS Office
4 9 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.062%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.062%) Maya
8 1 (0.062%) DOC1
8 1 (0.062%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.062%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 59 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.62%) Maximo
4 9 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.31%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
8 3 (0.19%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.12%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.67%) SaaS
2 22 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.62%) GitHub
5 4 (0.25%) Force.com
5 4 (0.25%) PaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.19%) IaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.062%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.062%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.60%) Internet
2 19 (1.18%) HTTP
2 19 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.56%) Extranet
4 8 (0.50%) Intranet
5 7 (0.43%) DNS
6 5 (0.31%) LDAP
6 5 (0.31%) VoIP
6 5 (0.31%) Multicast
7 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.12%) Firewall
9 2 (0.12%) Wireless
9 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.12%) Network Security
10 1 (0.062%) Modbus
10 1 (0.062%) SNMP
10 1 (0.062%) SSH
10 1 (0.062%) SSL
10 1 (0.062%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (38.40%) SQL Server
2 176 (10.92%) MySQL
3 140 (8.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 136 (8.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 113 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 82 (5.09%) Relational Database
7 81 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 46 (2.85%) Oracle Database
9 42 (2.61%) MongoDB
9 42 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 36 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
11 33 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 33 (2.05%) NoSQL
11 33 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
14 26 (1.61%) MS Access
15 19 (1.18%) DB2
16 17 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 162 (10.05%) Visual Studio
2 118 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 98 (6.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 93 (5.77%) Subversion
5 41 (2.54%) JUnit
5 41 (2.54%) Jenkins
6 40 (2.48%) PHPUnit
7 39 (2.42%) Maven
8 34 (2.11%) Ant
9 32 (1.99%) Eclipse
10 30 (1.86%) JIRA
11 29 (1.80%) Xcode
12 26 (1.61%) NUnit
13 25 (1.55%) Selenium
13 25 (1.55%) Jasmine
14 24 (1.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 23 (1.43%) Cucumber
16 20 (1.24%) SpecFlow
17 17 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
18 15 (0.93%) Grunt
General
1 237 (14.70%) Finance
2 74 (4.59%) Banking
3 58 (3.60%) Legal
4 45 (2.79%) Retail
5 43 (2.67%) Law
6 37 (2.30%) Games
7 30 (1.86%) Advertising
8 28 (1.74%) Marketing
9 24 (1.49%) Back Office
10 22 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.24%) Front Office
12 18 (1.12%) Publishing
13 13 (0.81%) Automotive
13 13 (0.81%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 7 (0.43%) Electronics
17 6 (0.37%) German Language
18 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 900 (55.83%) .NET
2 666 (41.32%) HTML
3 606 (37.59%) CSS
4 550 (34.12%) ASP.NET
5 428 (26.55%) jQuery
6 400 (24.81%) XML
7 258 (16.00%) Web Services
8 230 (14.27%) Ajax
9 225 (13.96%) HTML5
10 177 (10.98%) .NET Framework
11 165 (10.24%) JSON
12 157 (9.74%) WCF
13 149 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 135 (8.37%) CSS3
15 121 (7.51%) XSLT
16 119 (7.38%) AngularJS
17 118 (7.32%) SOAP
18 92 (5.71%) REST
19 84 (5.21%) LINQ
20 82 (5.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 186 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 111 (6.89%) Computer Science
3 94 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (5.09%) Open Source
5 79 (4.90%) User Experience
6 44 (2.73%) N-Tier
7 42 (2.61%) Management Information System
8 40 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.86%) Mathematics
10 28 (1.74%) Blackberry
11 27 (1.67%) Client/Server
12 25 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (1.30%) Hedge funds
14 20 (1.24%) iPhone
15 18 (1.12%) W3C
16 16 (0.99%) Kindle
17 15 (0.93%) Derivative
18 14 (0.87%) Photography
19 13 (0.81%) Equities
20 11 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 223 (13.83%) Windows
2 148 (9.18%) Android
3 144 (8.93%) Linux
4 136 (8.44%) Apple iOS
5 95 (5.89%) UNIX
6 32 (1.99%) Ubuntu
7 25 (1.55%) Windows 8
8 11 (0.68%) AIX
9 10 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.62%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.12%) CentOS
12 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.062%) zOS
13 1 (0.062%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (26.80%) MVC
3 210 (13.03%) OO
4 171 (10.61%) TDD
5 165 (10.24%) Web Development
6 132 (8.19%) Unit Testing
7 121 (7.51%) OOP
8 113 (7.01%) Software Engineering
9 112 (6.95%) iOS Development
10 108 (6.70%) Scrum
11 96 (5.96%) CRM
12 92 (5.71%) Web Application Development
13 83 (5.15%) Android Development
14 79 (4.90%) E-Commerce
14 79 (4.90%) SOA
15 74 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
16 68 (4.22%) Document Management
17 56 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
17 56 (3.47%) Mentoring
18 53 (3.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 833 (51.67%) C#
2 735 (45.60%) JavaScript
3 706 (43.80%) SQL
4 346 (21.46%) Java
5 225 (13.96%) PHP
6 151 (9.37%) VB.NET
7 137 (8.50%) T-SQL
8 97 (6.02%) VB
9 86 (5.33%) Objective-C
10 76 (4.71%) Python
11 73 (4.53%) C++
12 70 (4.34%) VBScript
13 55 (3.41%) PL/SQL
14 53 (3.29%) Ruby
15 49 (3.04%) PHP5
16 48 (2.98%) C
16 48 (2.98%) VBA
17 44 (2.73%) Perl
18 37 (2.30%) Shell Script
19 27 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 217 (13.46%) Degree
2 72 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (0.99%) HND
6 13 (0.81%) MCITP
7 8 (0.50%) MCSD
8 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.31%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.31%) MCTS
9 4 (0.25%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.12%) HNC
11 2 (0.12%) MCP
11 2 (0.12%) MCAD
11 2 (0.12%) PhD
12 1 (0.062%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.062%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.062%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.54%) QA
2 32 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.93%) SLA
4 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.25%) WAI
6 2 (0.12%) HL7
7 1 (0.062%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (0.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.062%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.062%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.68%) Puppet
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.19%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.12%) YUM
6 1 (0.062%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.062%) Control-M
Vendors
1 305 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 158 (9.80%) Oracle
3 72 (4.47%) Zend
4 28 (1.74%) Sencha
4 28 (1.74%) Google
5 26 (1.61%) Business Objects
6 23 (1.43%) Appcelerator
7 21 (1.30%) IBM
8 17 (1.05%) Sybase
9 15 (0.93%) Apple
10 13 (0.81%) Adobe
11 10 (0.62%) JBoss
11 10 (0.62%) Cognos
11 10 (0.62%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.50%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.50%) Telerik
12 8 (0.50%) SAP
12 8 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.43%) Remedy
13 7 (0.43%) CA
London
ISL
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum £25000 - £45,000 - 30 days holiday /
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: C£40-50K + Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
University of Leeds
Salary: £25,513 - £30,434, or £31,342 - £37,394 p.a
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Pension, Life Cover, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago