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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 360 304 303
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 831 908 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.83% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.89% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 739 774 862
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £26,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -44 756 £40,000 - 90
London -72 254 £45,000 - 20
South East -20 183 £37,000 -8.64% 18
South West -19 73 £35,000 - 8
West Midlands +23 66 £37,500 -9.09% 5
East of England -24 60 £45,000 +12.50% 6
City of London -32 58 £50,000 - 9
North West -7 52 £37,500 +20.96% 10
Scotland +3 48 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Yorkshire -37 45 £40,000 +14.28% 13
East Sussex +18 44 £30,000 -36.84% 6
Brighton +11 40 £30,000 -36.84% 3
Somerset -2 40 £35,000 - 2
Surrey -30 36 £37,500 -7.40% 5
West Yorkshire -28 34 £40,000 +18.51% 11
Birmingham +30 32 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Manchester -20 31 £30,500 -1.61% 3
East Midlands -24 31 £32,500 -4.41% 5
Glasgow -13 24 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh +2 23 £30,500 -23.75% 4
Hampshire -16 23 £37,000 +5.71% 3
Hertfordshire +5 20 £60,000 +33.33%
Leeds -45 20 £40,750 +20.74% 5
Berkshire -4 18 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Sussex -7 18 £37,500 -3.22%
Bath -7 18 £30,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire -14 17 £35,000 -41.66%
Cambridgeshire -31 16 £40,000 - 5
Essex +4 15 £50,000 +29.03%
Oxfordshire +3 15 £21,500 -54.73%

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 981 (58.12%) .NET
2 899 (53.26%) C#
3 816 (48.34%) JavaScript
4 777 (46.03%) SQL
5 751 (44.49%) HTML
6 677 (40.11%) CSS
7 672 (39.81%) SQL Server
8 655 (38.80%) ASP.NET
9 466 (27.61%) MVC
10 445 (26.36%) jQuery
11 419 (24.82%) XML
12 384 (22.75%) Java
13 325 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
14 309 (18.31%) Web Services
15 298 (17.65%) Microsoft
16 253 (14.99%) PHP
16 253 (14.99%) OO
17 245 (14.51%) HTML5
18 235 (13.92%) Windows
19 233 (13.80%) Degree
20 230 (13.63%) Finance
21 228 (13.51%) Ajax
22 206 (12.20%) Mobile App
23 199 (11.79%) .NET Framework
24 198 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC
25 195 (11.55%) TDD
26 183 (10.84%) WCF
27 177 (10.49%) MySQL
28 174 (10.31%) Oracle
29 171 (10.13%) Linux

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 128 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 117 (6.93%) IIS
3 72 (4.27%) CMS
4 70 (4.15%) Node.js
5 61 (3.61%) Apache
6 39 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.24%) Umbraco
9 19 (1.13%) Drupal
9 19 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 18 (1.07%) WordPress
11 16 (0.95%) NServiceBus
12 14 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.65%) IBM Notes
13 11 (0.65%) Moodle
14 9 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
14 9 (0.53%) FileNet
14 9 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.53%) GlassFish
14 9 (0.53%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 163 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.72%) MS Office
3 18 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.18%) MS Project
8 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.059%) DOC1
9 1 (0.059%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.059%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.059%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 53 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.66%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.71%) Maximo
5 11 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 8 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.36%) Oracle HRMS
9 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.18%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
12 2 (0.12%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.54%) SaaS
2 16 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.83%) GitHub
4 13 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.30%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.24%) Force.com
7 3 (0.18%) PaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.12%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.97%) Internet
2 26 (1.54%) HTTP
3 16 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.89%) Intranet
5 12 (0.71%) LDAP
6 11 (0.65%) Extranet
7 5 (0.30%) DNS
7 5 (0.30%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.30%) Multicast
8 4 (0.24%) Modbus
8 4 (0.24%) VoIP
9 2 (0.12%) DHCP
9 2 (0.12%) Firewall
9 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.12%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.12%) Network Security
9 2 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.059%) SNMP
10 1 (0.059%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 672 (39.81%) SQL Server
2 177 (10.49%) MySQL
3 166 (9.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 119 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 93 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 83 (4.92%) Relational Database
8 66 (3.91%) Oracle Database
9 45 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 37 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (2.13%) RDBMS
12 35 (2.07%) MongoDB
13 33 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (1.95%) MS Access
14 31 (1.84%) Crystal Reports
15 29 (1.72%) NoSQL
16 27 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
17 26 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
18 25 (1.48%) DB2
19 16 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 159 (9.42%) Visual Studio
2 111 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 108 (6.40%) Subversion
4 94 (5.57%) Git (software)
5 44 (2.61%) Jenkins
5 44 (2.61%) Eclipse
6 34 (2.01%) Maven
7 32 (1.90%) JUnit
8 30 (1.78%) Jasmine
9 27 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
10 25 (1.48%) JIRA
10 25 (1.48%) Selenium
11 24 (1.42%) NUnit
12 23 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 21 (1.24%) PHPUnit
14 20 (1.18%) Xcode
15 19 (1.13%) SpecFlow
16 18 (1.07%) Cucumber
16 18 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
16 18 (1.07%) Ant
General
1 230 (13.63%) Finance
2 53 (3.14%) Banking
3 49 (2.90%) Marketing
4 44 (2.61%) Games
5 40 (2.37%) Legal
6 36 (2.13%) Law
7 31 (1.84%) Publishing
8 26 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.42%) Retail
10 23 (1.36%) Back Office
11 21 (1.24%) Advertising
12 16 (0.95%) Front Office
13 14 (0.83%) Automotive
13 14 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.47%) Electronics
15 8 (0.47%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.36%) German Language
16 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 981 (58.12%) .NET
2 751 (44.49%) HTML
3 677 (40.11%) CSS
4 655 (38.80%) ASP.NET
5 445 (26.36%) jQuery
6 419 (24.82%) XML
7 309 (18.31%) Web Services
8 245 (14.51%) HTML5
9 228 (13.51%) Ajax
10 199 (11.79%) .NET Framework
11 198 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 183 (10.84%) WCF
13 163 (9.66%) CSS3
14 156 (9.24%) JSON
15 119 (7.05%) XSLT
16 112 (6.64%) SOAP
17 95 (5.63%) LINQ
18 88 (5.21%) XHTML
19 84 (4.98%) RESTful
20 83 (4.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 206 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 131 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 78 (4.62%) Open Source
4 48 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (2.43%) N-Tier
7 33 (1.95%) Mathematics
8 32 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 23 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.36%) iPhone
10 19 (1.13%) Derivative
11 18 (1.07%) W3C
12 15 (0.89%) Blackberry
12 15 (0.89%) Hedge funds
13 13 (0.77%) Social Media
13 13 (0.77%) Equities
14 12 (0.71%) iPad
14 12 (0.71%) Kindle
14 12 (0.71%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.59%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 235 (13.92%) Windows
2 171 (10.13%) Linux
3 166 (9.83%) Android
4 128 (7.58%) Apple iOS
5 79 (4.68%) UNIX
6 25 (1.48%) Ubuntu
7 14 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.83%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
9 8 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.47%) AIX
10 7 (0.41%) FreeBSD
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.30%) CentOS
12 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.059%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (27.61%) MVC
2 325 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (14.99%) OO
4 195 (11.55%) TDD
5 158 (9.36%) Web Development
6 149 (8.83%) Unit Testing
7 139 (8.23%) Software Engineering
8 130 (7.70%) OOP
9 92 (5.45%) Scrum
10 91 (5.39%) iOS Development
11 90 (5.33%) CRM
11 90 (5.33%) Android Development
12 86 (5.09%) E-Commerce
13 81 (4.80%) Web Application Development
14 80 (4.74%) SOA
15 70 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (3.73%) Project Management
17 62 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
18 57 (3.38%) Content Management
19 52 (3.08%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 899 (53.26%) C#
2 816 (48.34%) JavaScript
3 777 (46.03%) SQL
4 384 (22.75%) Java
5 253 (14.99%) PHP
6 164 (9.72%) VB.NET
7 162 (9.60%) T-SQL
8 102 (6.04%) Python
9 96 (5.69%) VB
10 92 (5.45%) C++
11 89 (5.27%) Ruby
12 74 (4.38%) Objective-C
13 72 (4.27%) VBScript
13 72 (4.27%) PL/SQL
14 55 (3.26%) Perl
15 54 (3.20%) C
16 43 (2.55%) VBA
16 43 (2.55%) PHP5
17 42 (2.49%) Shell Script
18 32 (1.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 233 (13.80%) Degree
2 53 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.71%) MCITP
6 9 (0.53%) HND
7 5 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.24%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.24%) MCSD
8 4 (0.24%) MCTS
9 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.12%) MCP
11 1 (0.059%) MCAD
11 1 (0.059%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.059%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.059%) MCPD
11 1 (0.059%) VCP4
11 1 (0.059%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.20%) QA
2 26 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.71%) 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 11 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.59%) Squid
3 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.059%) vSphere
4 1 (0.059%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 24 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.36%) Puppet
3 3 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.12%) CFEngine
4 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.059%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.059%) Control-M
5 1 (0.059%) YUM
Vendors
1 298 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 174 (10.31%) Oracle
3 57 (3.38%) Zend
4 40 (2.37%) Google
5 24 (1.42%) IBM
6 19 (1.13%) Business Objects
7 18 (1.07%) JBoss
8 17 (1.01%) ServiceNow
9 16 (0.95%) Apple
10 15 (0.89%) Lotus
10 15 (0.89%) Sitecore
11 13 (0.77%) Sybase
11 13 (0.77%) SAP
12 11 (0.65%) CA
13 10 (0.59%) BMC
13 10 (0.59%) Adobe
13 10 (0.59%) Cognos
13 10 (0.59%) Remedy
14 9 (0.53%) Sencha
14 9 (0.53%) ILOG
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £61000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
South Wales
ITF Solutions
Salary: £33000 - £34000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Pension, Life Cover, Health
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday