The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Application Developer
Rank 837 771 829
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Applications Developer 64 99 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.092% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.098% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 60 80 62
Average salary £43,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% -7.95%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
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 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer within the UK.

Senior Applications Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Applications Developer over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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 -65 57 £46,250 -2.63% 8
South East -29 16 £46,250 +14.19%
West Midlands +6 14 £40,250 +3.87% 1
London -60 14 £48,750 -18.75% 4
Birmingham - 11 £37,500 -
Surrey -16 8 £50,000 +69.49%
North West -11 7 £60,000 +30.43% 1
City of London -19 7 £56,000 -6.66% 2
Scotland -10 5 £40,000 -3.61%
Glasgow - 5 £40,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £53,750 -
Oxfordshire +6 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £50,000 +17.64%
East of England -20 3 £46,500 +3.33%
South West - 3 £60,000 - 1
Street - 3 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 -
Somerset - 3 £60,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £60,000 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £60,000 - 1
Wallingford -2 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £46,500 +10.05%
Cambridge -10 2 £46,500 +3.33%
Chester - 2 £34,176 -
Eastleigh - 2 £35,000 -
Leeds - 2 £40,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 2 £50,000 -
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £43,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £34,176 -

Senior Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Applications Developer in their job title.

1 83 (59.29%) JavaScript
2 69 (49.29%) .NET
3 68 (48.57%) HTML
4 67 (47.86%) C#
5 66 (47.14%) SQL
6 59 (42.14%) CSS
7 55 (39.29%) jQuery
8 49 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 46 (32.86%) ASP.NET
10 44 (31.43%) XML
11 40 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 40 (28.57%) MVC
12 39 (27.86%) Java
13 33 (23.57%) Ajax
14 29 (20.71%) Windows
14 29 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (20.00%) Web Services
16 27 (19.29%) WCF
17 26 (18.57%) Finance
18 25 (17.86%) PHP
18 25 (17.86%) Oracle
18 25 (17.86%) Unit Testing
19 23 (16.43%) IIS
19 23 (16.43%) XSLT
19 23 (16.43%) AngularJS
20 22 (15.71%) Visual Studio
20 22 (15.71%) Degree
21 21 (15.00%) OO
21 21 (15.00%) .NET Framework
22 19 (13.57%) SOA

Senior Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (16.43%) IIS
2 16 (11.43%) Node.js
3 14 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (7.14%) Apache
5 9 (6.43%) IBM Notes
5 9 (6.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (6.43%) WebSphere Process Server
5 9 (6.43%) WebSphere
5 9 (6.43%) FileNet
5 9 (6.43%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.14%) ColdFusion
8 3 (2.14%) Drupal
9 2 (1.43%) WorkSite
9 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.71%) DNN
10 1 (0.71%) Resin
10 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.71%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Office
2 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Maximo
2 3 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (1.43%) GitHub
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) Internet
2 5 (3.57%) LDAP
3 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) Modbus
4 1 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.43%) MySQL
3 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.29%) Oracle Database
4 12 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (7.14%) DB2
6 9 (6.43%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.57%) QlikView
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.14%) Redis
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.43%) IDOL
11 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 22 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.43%) Subversion
3 14 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.57%) Eclipse
5 10 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (6.43%) PHPUnit
6 9 (6.43%) Rational Application Developer
7 7 (5.00%) Ant
7 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.57%) JIRA
8 5 (3.57%) Selenium
8 5 (3.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (2.86%) PEAR
9 4 (2.86%) Bugzilla
9 4 (2.86%) Trac
10 3 (2.14%) xUnit.net
10 3 (2.14%) NUnit
10 3 (2.14%) CruiseControl
10 3 (2.14%) ReSharper
10 3 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 26 (18.57%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Legal
3 12 (8.57%) Law
4 8 (5.71%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Banking
5 3 (2.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Publishing
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Military
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (49.29%) .NET
2 68 (48.57%) HTML
3 59 (42.14%) CSS
4 55 (39.29%) jQuery
5 46 (32.86%) ASP.NET
6 44 (31.43%) XML
7 33 (23.57%) Ajax
8 28 (20.00%) Web Services
9 27 (19.29%) WCF
10 23 (16.43%) XSLT
10 23 (16.43%) AngularJS
11 21 (15.00%) .NET Framework
12 19 (13.57%) REST
13 18 (12.86%) HTML5
13 18 (12.86%) JSON
14 14 (10.00%) Symfony
15 13 (9.29%) CSS3
15 13 (9.29%) SOAP
15 13 (9.29%) J2EE
16 12 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Open Source
2 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.57%) N-Tier
3 11 (7.86%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.43%) DataPower
4 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.14%) NHS
7 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.71%) Statistics
8 1 (0.71%) New Media
8 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.71%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.71%) Windows
2 13 (9.29%) Linux
3 6 (4.29%) Ubuntu
3 6 (4.29%) Android
4 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.57%) UNIX
5 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) MVC
2 29 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (17.86%) Unit Testing
4 21 (15.00%) OO
5 19 (13.57%) SOA
5 19 (13.57%) Project Management
5 19 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.86%) Scrum
6 18 (12.86%) TDD
7 17 (12.14%) OOP
8 16 (11.43%) Web Development
9 11 (7.86%) Document Management
9 11 (7.86%) Software Engineering
10 10 (7.14%) Software Architecture
11 9 (6.43%) E-Commerce
12 8 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (5.00%) Project Planning
13 7 (5.00%) BDD
13 7 (5.00%) RAD
13 7 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 83 (59.29%) JavaScript
2 67 (47.86%) C#
3 66 (47.14%) SQL
4 39 (27.86%) Java
5 25 (17.86%) PHP
6 9 (6.43%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.71%) C++
7 8 (5.71%) PHP5
7 8 (5.71%) Ruby
8 7 (5.00%) VBScript
8 7 (5.00%) Python
9 6 (4.29%) ActionScript
9 6 (4.29%) VB
10 5 (3.57%) Perl
10 5 (3.57%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.57%) ActionScript 3.0
11 4 (2.86%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) Degree
2 16 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) MCAD
5 1 (0.71%) MCSD
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.71%) MCTS
5 1 (0.71%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) QA
2 7 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) Puppet
1 7 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.86%) Oracle
3 10 (7.14%) Zend
4 9 (6.43%) ILOG
4 9 (6.43%) Lotus
4 9 (6.43%) JBoss
4 9 (6.43%) IBM
5 5 (3.57%) Sencha
5 5 (3.57%) Appcelerator
6 3 (2.14%) Remedy
6 3 (2.14%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.14%) BMC
6 3 (2.14%) CA
7 2 (1.43%) HP
7 2 (1.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.71%) Talend
8 1 (0.71%) Apple
8 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
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