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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 375 365 320
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 758 838 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.72% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.76% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 622 743 770
Average salary £41,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +10 714 £42,500 +6.25% 80
South East +30 195 £41,500 +10.66% 15
London -29 194 £47,500 +5.55% 25
Yorkshire +53 110 £43,000 +7.50% 8
West Yorkshire +44 80 £45,000 +12.50% 6
South West -17 69 £35,000 - 11
Leeds +53 68 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Surrey +32 67 £42,500 +13.33% 2
City of London +33 57 £52,500 +5.00% 8
East of England -3 49 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Scotland -5 36 £35,000 - 2
North West -26 33 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Hampshire +22 32 £33,000 -10.81% 5
Bristol +13 32 £36,250 -15.45% 7
Kent +25 29 £42,500 -10.52%
East Midlands +1 29 £55,000 +69.23% 6
West Midlands -60 27 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Glasgow +10 25 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Tunbridge Wells -4 22 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire +16 20 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 19 £37,500 -3.22%
Wiltshire +5 19 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Cambridge +24 18 £37,500 -9.09%
Manchester -9 18 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Sheffield +14 17 £33,000 +1.53%
Berkshire +9 17 £40,000 - 2
Derby +16 16 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Oxfordshire +10 16 £38,500 +79.06% 5
Derbyshire +10 16 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Brighton -9 13 £40,000 +33.33% 1

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 732 (50.66%) .NET
2 718 (49.69%) C#
3 700 (48.44%) JavaScript
4 665 (46.02%) HTML
5 605 (41.87%) SQL
6 557 (38.55%) CSS
7 535 (37.02%) SQL Server
8 495 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
9 408 (28.24%) ASP.NET
10 376 (26.02%) MVC
11 368 (25.47%) Java
12 333 (23.04%) jQuery
13 299 (20.69%) Finance
14 256 (17.72%) XML
14 256 (17.72%) HTML5
15 253 (17.51%) OO
16 249 (17.23%) Degree
17 236 (16.33%) Web Services
18 222 (15.36%) Microsoft
19 218 (15.09%) PHP
20 200 (13.84%) TDD
21 180 (12.46%) AngularJS
22 174 (12.04%) Mobile App
23 170 (11.76%) Windows
24 162 (11.21%) Oracle
25 155 (10.73%) Android
26 154 (10.66%) .NET Framework
27 152 (10.52%) Linux
28 151 (10.45%) Software Engineering
29 147 (10.17%) MySQL

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 76 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 55 (3.81%) Node.js
3 47 (3.25%) IIS
4 37 (2.56%) Apache
5 30 (2.08%) CMS
6 23 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 20 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (0.97%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.90%) OpenEdge
12 12 (0.83%) CICS
13 9 (0.62%) Joomla!
13 9 (0.62%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.55%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.48%) Alfresco
15 7 (0.48%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 124 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.98%) MS Office
3 8 (0.55%) FastStats
4 5 (0.35%) Quicktime
4 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.21%) MS Project
7 2 (0.14%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.069%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 40 (2.77%) Oracle Applications
2 35 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (2.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 31 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (1.87%) Oracle Payables
5 27 (1.87%) Oracle Receivables
6 23 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
8 9 (0.62%) Adobe Campaign
8 9 (0.62%) Unica
9 8 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.55%) Oracle TCA
10 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.28%) Exstream
12 3 (0.21%) SAP R/3
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
12 3 (0.21%) Magento
12 3 (0.21%) SAP xRPM
13 2 (0.14%) Bond Adapt
13 2 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.08%) SaaS
3 24 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.55%) PaaS
6 6 (0.42%) IaaS
7 5 (0.35%) Force.com
8 3 (0.21%) GitHub
9 2 (0.14%) Heroku
10 1 (0.069%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.069%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.61%) Internet
2 24 (1.66%) Intranet
3 19 (1.31%) HTTP
4 16 (1.11%) Extranet
5 10 (0.69%) SSL
5 10 (0.69%) Firewall
6 8 (0.55%) SMS
7 7 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.42%) DNS
8 6 (0.42%) DHCP
9 5 (0.35%) RTP
9 5 (0.35%) RTSP
10 3 (0.21%) Network Security
10 3 (0.21%) LAN
11 2 (0.14%) SMTP
11 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.14%) Wireless
11 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.069%) Multicast
12 1 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (37.02%) SQL Server
2 147 (10.17%) MySQL
3 106 (7.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (6.23%) Relational Database
6 72 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 43 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 41 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 31 (2.15%) Crystal Reports
10 30 (2.08%) Oracle Database
11 27 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (1.52%) NoSQL
13 21 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (1.18%) Big Data
16 15 (1.04%) DB2
17 13 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
18 11 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 122 (8.44%) Visual Studio
2 110 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 68 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (3.81%) Subversion
5 51 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 39 (2.70%) Maven
6 39 (2.70%) JIRA
7 35 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
8 28 (1.94%) Ant
9 24 (1.66%) Eclipse
10 19 (1.31%) JUnit
11 17 (1.18%) Grunt
12 16 (1.11%) NUnit
13 14 (0.97%) Toad
14 12 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 12 (0.83%) Xcode
14 12 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
15 10 (0.69%) Jasmine
16 9 (0.62%) Selenium
17 8 (0.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 299 (20.69%) Finance
2 54 (3.74%) Banking
3 41 (2.84%) Games
4 40 (2.77%) Retail
5 35 (2.42%) Law
6 30 (2.08%) Marketing
7 22 (1.52%) Legal
8 21 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 19 (1.31%) Advertising
11 16 (1.11%) Electronics
12 11 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.62%) Front Office
14 8 (0.55%) Japanese Language
15 7 (0.48%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.42%) Publishing
17 5 (0.35%) International Banking
17 5 (0.35%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.28%) Music Industry
19 3 (0.21%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (50.66%) .NET
2 665 (46.02%) HTML
3 557 (38.55%) CSS
4 408 (28.24%) ASP.NET
5 333 (23.04%) jQuery
6 256 (17.72%) HTML5
6 256 (17.72%) XML
7 236 (16.33%) Web Services
8 180 (12.46%) AngularJS
9 154 (10.66%) .NET Framework
10 136 (9.41%) CSS3
11 121 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 113 (7.82%) Ajax
13 109 (7.54%) REST
14 103 (7.13%) RESTful
15 96 (6.64%) WCF
16 95 (6.57%) JSON
17 79 (5.47%) Entity Framework
18 72 (4.98%) SOAP
19 69 (4.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 174 (12.04%) Mobile App
2 131 (9.07%) Computer Science
3 95 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (5.67%) User Experience
5 49 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 38 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 21 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.25%) Xbox
9 15 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.04%) Physics
10 14 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 14 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 14 (0.97%) RIA
11 13 (0.90%) Visualisation
11 13 (0.90%) Social Media
11 13 (0.90%) Chemistry
12 12 (0.83%) Mainframe
12 12 (0.83%) Data Integration
13 11 (0.76%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 170 (11.76%) Windows
2 155 (10.73%) Android
3 152 (10.52%) Linux
4 138 (9.55%) Apple iOS
5 91 (6.30%) UNIX
6 26 (1.80%) Windows Phone
7 25 (1.73%) Windows 8
8 12 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.69%) zOS
9 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.55%) AIX
12 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.35%) OpenVMS
14 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.069%) Solaris
16 1 (0.069%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (26.02%) MVC
3 253 (17.51%) OO
4 200 (13.84%) TDD
5 151 (10.45%) Software Engineering
6 136 (9.41%) Unit Testing
7 127 (8.79%) Scrum
8 116 (8.03%) Android Development
9 113 (7.82%) Web Development
10 111 (7.68%) SDLC
11 101 (6.99%) iOS Development
12 88 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
13 85 (5.88%) OOP
14 79 (5.47%) Mobile Development
15 77 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
16 71 (4.91%) E-Commerce
17 69 (4.78%) Workflow
18 62 (4.29%) Mobile Application Development
19 56 (3.88%) BDD
19 56 (3.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 718 (49.69%) C#
2 700 (48.44%) JavaScript
3 605 (41.87%) SQL
4 368 (25.47%) Java
5 218 (15.09%) PHP
6 133 (9.20%) VB.NET
7 131 (9.07%) T-SQL
8 128 (8.86%) C++
9 98 (6.78%) Python
10 92 (6.37%) VB
11 82 (5.67%) PL/SQL
12 46 (3.18%) Objective-C
13 43 (2.98%) C
14 37 (2.56%) Ruby
15 33 (2.28%) Perl
16 27 (1.87%) VBA
17 22 (1.52%) XAML
18 19 (1.31%) VBScript
19 17 (1.18%) Shell Script
19 17 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 249 (17.23%) Degree
2 28 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.04%) MCPD
6 12 (0.83%) MCSD
7 7 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.42%) Siebel Certification
9 5 (0.35%) HND
9 5 (0.35%) MOS
10 4 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.28%) NVQ Level 4
10 4 (0.28%) PhD
11 3 (0.21%) PMP
11 3 (0.21%) MCP
11 3 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.14%) CIMA
12 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.069%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.11%) QA
2 17 (1.18%) SLA
3 9 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.069%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 10 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (0.42%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.48%) Puppet
1 7 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.14%) Control-M
2 2 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.069%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.069%) Ionix
3 1 (0.069%) Nagios
3 1 (0.069%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.069%) Unicenter
3 1 (0.069%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.069%) Ansible
Vendors
1 222 (15.36%) Microsoft
2 162 (11.21%) Oracle
3 52 (3.60%) Zend
4 46 (3.18%) Xamarin
5 31 (2.15%) IBM
5 31 (2.15%) Adobe
6 26 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.52%) Epicor
8 16 (1.11%) LANDesk
9 15 (1.04%) Google
10 14 (0.97%) Progress
10 14 (0.97%) SAP
11 12 (0.83%) VMware
12 11 (0.76%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.69%) Splunk
14 9 (0.62%) hybris
14 9 (0.62%) JD Edwards
15 8 (0.55%) Lotus
15 8 (0.55%) Siebel
15 8 (0.55%) HP
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Preferred Choice
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Posted: 3 hours ago
Tranent, East Lothian
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Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent training and development
Posted: 9 hours ago
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ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
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Salary: £15k - 25k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Pension +
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 52000 - 62000 DOE + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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