The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 31 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 142 170 125
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 71 35 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.63% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.66% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 68 34 62
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5112 5273 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.79% 94.70% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 4428 4017
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the West Midlands region.

Applications Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Applications Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Birmingham +38 36 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Solihull +7 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Staffordshire -10 8 £40,000 +70.21% 3
Worcestershire - 8 £30,000 -
Coventry +9 4 £37,500 -9.09%
Warwickshire +7 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 58 (56.31%) .NET
2 56 (54.37%) JavaScript
3 55 (53.40%) C#
4 52 (50.49%) HTML
5 47 (45.63%) jQuery
6 46 (44.66%) SQL
7 42 (40.78%) CSS
8 36 (34.95%) ASP.NET
9 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
10 28 (27.18%) SQL Server
10 28 (27.18%) Ajax
10 28 (27.18%) Mobile App
11 27 (26.21%) Android
11 27 (26.21%) Windows
12 26 (25.24%) Web Services
13 25 (24.27%) PHP
13 25 (24.27%) Subversion
14 23 (22.33%) MVC
14 23 (22.33%) .NET Framework
14 23 (22.33%) Apple iOS
15 22 (21.36%) Java
15 22 (21.36%) XML
16 21 (20.39%) HTML5
17 20 (19.42%) OOP
18 18 (17.48%) AngularJS
19 17 (16.50%) iOS Development
19 17 (16.50%) Apache
20 16 (15.53%) Internet
20 16 (15.53%) MySQL
20 16 (15.53%) Degree

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (16.50%) Apache
2 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.77%) CMS
4 7 (6.80%) IIS
5 5 (4.85%) GlassFish
6 4 (3.88%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.94%) Drupal
7 2 (1.94%) WordPress
7 2 (1.94%) Node.js
8 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.97%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.97%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.97%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) SaaS
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) Internet
2 5 (4.85%) DNS
3 2 (1.94%) DHCP
4 1 (0.97%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.53%) MySQL
3 14 (13.59%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.85%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.88%) Informix
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.94%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 2 (1.94%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (1.94%) Cognos Transformer
9 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (24.27%) Subversion
2 12 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (4.85%) PhoneGap
4 5 (4.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.85%) JIRA
4 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.85%) Ant
5 4 (3.88%) CruiseControl
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (11.65%) Automotive
2 6 (5.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Publishing
2 6 (5.83%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Law
3 4 (3.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.91%) Military
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (56.31%) .NET
2 52 (50.49%) HTML
3 47 (45.63%) jQuery
4 42 (40.78%) CSS
5 36 (34.95%) ASP.NET
6 28 (27.18%) Ajax
7 26 (25.24%) Web Services
8 23 (22.33%) .NET Framework
9 22 (21.36%) XML
10 21 (20.39%) HTML5
11 18 (17.48%) AngularJS
12 16 (15.53%) JSON
13 15 (14.56%) WCF
14 13 (12.62%) REST
14 13 (12.62%) WPF
14 13 (12.62%) SOAP
15 11 (10.68%) Silverlight
15 11 (10.68%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (9.71%) Backbone.js
16 10 (9.71%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Mobile App
2 12 (11.65%) Open Source
3 11 (10.68%) Blackberry
4 8 (7.77%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.83%) Smartcard
5 6 (5.83%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.83%) PKI
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) GIS
7 2 (1.94%) Firmware
7 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.21%) Android
1 27 (26.21%) Windows
2 23 (22.33%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.71%) Ubuntu
4 7 (6.80%) Linux
5 6 (5.83%) UNIX
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Phone
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (4.85%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) MVC
2 20 (19.42%) OOP
3 17 (16.50%) iOS Development
4 14 (13.59%) Web Development
5 11 (10.68%) Android Development
6 10 (9.71%) TDD
6 10 (9.71%) Scrum
6 10 (9.71%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.71%) OOD
7 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.77%) CRM
9 7 (6.80%) Workflow
9 7 (6.80%) Project Management
10 6 (5.83%) Identity Management
10 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.83%) SOA
10 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Product Management
10 6 (5.83%) Web Application Development
10 6 (5.83%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.37%) JavaScript
2 55 (53.40%) C#
3 46 (44.66%) SQL
4 25 (24.27%) PHP
5 22 (21.36%) Java
6 15 (14.56%) Objective-C
7 13 (12.62%) VB.NET
7 13 (12.62%) C++
8 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
9 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
10 8 (7.77%) ActionScript
11 6 (5.83%) XAML
11 6 (5.83%) C
11 6 (5.83%) ActionScript 3.0
12 5 (4.85%) PHP5
13 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.94%) VB
13 2 (1.94%) Ruby
13 2 (1.94%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Degree
2 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.80%) MCITP
6 1 (0.97%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) TickIT
1 6 (5.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.97%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.56%) Zend
2 15 (14.56%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) Sencha
4 6 (5.83%) Apple
5 5 (4.85%) Appcelerator
6 4 (3.88%) Cognos
7 3 (2.91%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.94%) StreamServe
8 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.97%) Adobe
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