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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 397 357 326
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 672 863 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.72% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.76% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 590 781 797
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £27,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -44 636 £40,000 - 100
South East -25 183 £43,000 +7.50% 26
London -83 139 £50,000 +11.11% 25
East of England +14 69 £35,000 -2.77% 8
Yorkshire +8 57 £37,500 +7.14% 13
South West -11 55 £35,000 +7.69% 6
North West -14 46 £35,000 +7.69% 8
East Midlands +25 43 £35,000 - 4
West Yorkshire +18 42 £37,500 - 9
West Midlands -19 42 £37,500 -3.22% 10
City of London +29 39 £55,000 - 6
Leeds +14 39 £37,500 - 7
Hampshire +6 39 £35,000 +9.37% 7
Surrey -11 37 £41,500 -5.08% 4
Berkshire +5 32 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +13 26 £33,000 -13.15%
Manchester -9 26 £35,000 - 5
Oxfordshire +18 25 £35,000 +1.44% 3
East Sussex -10 24 £55,000 +29.41% 3
Nottingham +16 20 £40,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +12 20 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Somerset +8 19 £35,000 +3.70% 4
Leicestershire +29 16 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Oxford +11 16 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Brighton -4 16 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Bedfordshire - 15 £37,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -21 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Southampton -8 13 £31,500 -3.07% 3
Coventry -10 13 £45,500 +40.00% 1
Scotland +1 12 £41,714 -10.29% 2

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 777 (56.18%) .NET
2 730 (52.78%) C#
3 655 (47.36%) JavaScript
4 635 (45.91%) HTML
5 629 (45.48%) SQL
6 591 (42.73%) CSS
7 575 (41.58%) SQL Server
8 505 (36.51%) ASP.NET
9 490 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
10 381 (27.55%) MVC
11 356 (25.74%) jQuery
12 337 (24.37%) Java
13 258 (18.66%) Microsoft
14 253 (18.29%) OO
15 248 (17.93%) XML
16 235 (16.99%) Finance
17 224 (16.20%) HTML5
18 223 (16.12%) Degree
19 216 (15.62%) .NET Framework
20 203 (14.68%) Oracle
21 198 (14.32%) Windows
22 195 (14.10%) Web Services
23 190 (13.74%) T-SQL
24 186 (13.45%) PHP
25 184 (13.30%) TDD
26 158 (11.42%) Visual Studio
27 146 (10.56%) Linux
28 141 (10.20%) Mobile App
29 139 (10.05%) Ajax
30 138 (9.98%) MS Excel

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 102 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 67 (4.84%) IIS
3 51 (3.69%) Node.js
4 41 (2.96%) Apache
5 40 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 40 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 27 (1.95%) CMS
7 22 (1.59%) NServiceBus
8 20 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 19 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.16%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.87%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.58%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.51%) FileNet
14 7 (0.51%) SAP Portal
14 7 (0.51%) CICS
15 6 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.36%) NetWeaver
17 4 (0.29%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 138 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.62%) MS Office
3 7 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.51%) MS Project
4 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.36%) CPLEX
6 4 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.072%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 57 (4.12%) Oracle Applications
2 35 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (2.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 32 (2.31%) Oracle Payables
3 32 (2.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 31 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
6 10 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
7 8 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 8 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
7 8 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.51%) SAP CRM
8 7 (0.51%) Exstream
9 5 (0.36%) SAP R/3
9 5 (0.36%) SAP xRPM
9 5 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle SCM
10 3 (0.22%) RMDS
10 3 (0.22%) Maximo
11 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.45%) SaaS
4 10 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.58%) Force.com
6 2 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.072%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.54%) Internet
2 26 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.59%) HTTP
4 10 (0.72%) LAN
4 10 (0.72%) Intranet
5 9 (0.65%) Network Security
6 7 (0.51%) WAN
6 7 (0.51%) DNS
6 7 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.43%) Firewall
8 4 (0.29%) Extranet
8 4 (0.29%) SSL
9 3 (0.22%) FTP
10 2 (0.14%) DHCP
10 2 (0.14%) VPN
10 2 (0.14%) MPLS
10 2 (0.14%) Wireless
11 1 (0.072%) IMAP
11 1 (0.072%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.072%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 575 (41.58%) SQL Server
2 137 (9.91%) MySQL
3 102 (7.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 92 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (6.51%) Relational Database
6 82 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 64 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 38 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
10 26 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (1.74%) Oracle Database
11 24 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (1.59%) DB2
13 21 (1.52%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (1.23%) MongoDB
15 16 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
16 15 (1.08%) NoSQL
17 12 (0.87%) MS Access
18 9 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 158 (11.42%) Visual Studio
2 108 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 101 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (3.76%) Subversion
5 32 (2.31%) Maven
6 31 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
7 29 (2.10%) Eclipse
8 28 (2.02%) NUnit
9 27 (1.95%) JIRA
10 25 (1.81%) JUnit
10 25 (1.81%) Jenkins
11 23 (1.66%) SpecFlow
12 19 (1.37%) IntelliJ
12 19 (1.37%) NetBeans
13 16 (1.16%) Ant
14 14 (1.01%) Xcode
15 13 (0.94%) Mercurial
15 13 (0.94%) Mockito
16 10 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 235 (16.99%) Finance
2 60 (4.34%) Banking
3 37 (2.68%) Law
4 32 (2.31%) Legal
5 28 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.02%) Retail
6 16 (1.16%) Games
6 16 (1.16%) Marketing
7 15 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.87%) Advertising
9 11 (0.80%) Electronics
9 11 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.72%) Front Office
11 9 (0.65%) German Language
12 7 (0.51%) Local Government
12 7 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.43%) Automotive
14 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 777 (56.18%) .NET
2 635 (45.91%) HTML
3 591 (42.73%) CSS
4 505 (36.51%) ASP.NET
5 356 (25.74%) jQuery
6 248 (17.93%) XML
7 224 (16.20%) HTML5
8 216 (15.62%) .NET Framework
9 195 (14.10%) Web Services
10 139 (10.05%) Ajax
11 138 (9.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 128 (9.26%) CSS3
13 114 (8.24%) WCF
14 111 (8.03%) JSON
15 98 (7.09%) AngularJS
16 81 (5.86%) REST
17 77 (5.57%) Entity Framework
18 66 (4.77%) WinForms
18 66 (4.77%) SOAP
19 60 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 141 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 112 (8.10%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (8.10%) Computer Science
3 55 (3.98%) User Experience
4 41 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.17%) Open Source
5 30 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.10%) Mathematics
7 21 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 19 (1.37%) iPhone
9 16 (1.16%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.08%) NHS
11 13 (0.94%) Visualisation
12 11 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
12 11 (0.80%) GIS
13 10 (0.72%) W3C
14 9 (0.65%) iPad
15 8 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.58%) Mainframe
16 7 (0.51%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 198 (14.32%) Windows
2 146 (10.56%) Linux
3 112 (8.10%) Android
4 102 (7.38%) Apple iOS
5 61 (4.41%) UNIX
6 15 (1.08%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.65%) Windows 8
7 9 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.51%) AIX
9 6 (0.43%) zOS
9 6 (0.43%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.36%) OpenVMS
10 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.29%) Solaris
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.14%) CentOS
13 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.072%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (27.55%) MVC
3 253 (18.29%) OO
4 184 (13.30%) TDD
5 120 (8.68%) Unit Testing
6 111 (8.03%) Scrum
7 103 (7.45%) Web Development
8 101 (7.30%) OOP
9 89 (6.44%) Software Engineering
10 78 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (5.42%) ITIL
12 70 (5.06%) E-Commerce
13 68 (4.92%) iOS Development
14 67 (4.84%) Waterfall
15 65 (4.70%) Android Development
16 63 (4.56%) Workflow
17 60 (4.34%) CRM
18 55 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (3.40%) Web Application Development
19 47 (3.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 730 (52.78%) C#
2 655 (47.36%) JavaScript
3 629 (45.48%) SQL
4 337 (24.37%) Java
5 190 (13.74%) T-SQL
6 186 (13.45%) PHP
7 131 (9.47%) VB.NET
8 108 (7.81%) VB
9 81 (5.86%) C++
10 71 (5.13%) Python
11 70 (5.06%) PL/SQL
12 43 (3.11%) C
13 42 (3.04%) VBA
14 34 (2.46%) Objective-C
15 31 (2.24%) Ruby
16 27 (1.95%) Perl
17 21 (1.52%) VB6
18 20 (1.45%) XPath
18 20 (1.45%) VBScript
19 18 (1.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 223 (16.12%) Degree
2 58 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (2.10%) MCPD
6 17 (1.23%) MCSD
7 12 (0.87%) HND
8 4 (0.29%) Siebel Certification
9 3 (0.22%) MCP
9 3 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.22%) NVQ Level 4
9 3 (0.22%) PMP
9 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.14%) CIMA
10 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
11 1 (0.072%) PhD
11 1 (0.072%) CISSP
11 1 (0.072%) HNC
11 1 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.52%) SLA
2 19 (1.37%) QA
3 14 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) GCP
4 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.072%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.14%) Firmware
2 2 (0.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.22%) Control-M
1 3 (0.22%) Puppet
1 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.14%) Ansible
2 2 (0.14%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.14%) OpenView
2 2 (0.14%) Unicenter
2 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.14%) Nagios
2 2 (0.14%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.072%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.072%) Ionix
Vendors
1 258 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 203 (14.68%) Oracle
3 27 (1.95%) Adobe
3 27 (1.95%) Zend
4 23 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (1.59%) SAP
5 22 (1.59%) Google
6 21 (1.52%) IBM
7 15 (1.08%) Xamarin
8 13 (0.94%) hybris
9 12 (0.87%) Demandware
9 12 (0.87%) DataCash
9 12 (0.87%) Ogone
10 11 (0.80%) ATG
10 11 (0.80%) Apple
11 10 (0.72%) HP
12 8 (0.58%) Business Objects
13 7 (0.51%) Cognos
13 7 (0.51%) Informatica
13 7 (0.51%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Private Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + beneftis
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits To be discussed
Posted: Yesterday