The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 168 145 136
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 58 59 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.13% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.18% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 55
Average salary £60,000 £36,250 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.51% +1.39%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Applications Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5468 4995 4520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.31% 95.73% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 4270 3862
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +16 38 £60,000 +71.42%
Staffordshire -4 8 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Worcestershire 0 6 £30,000 +76.47%
Shropshire - 3 £33,750 - 1
Solihull -6 1 £33,000 -12.00%
Coventry -27 1 £27,500 -27.63% 3
Warwickshire -28 1 £32,000 -14.66%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 74 (62.71%) JavaScript
2 68 (57.63%) HTML
2 68 (57.63%) jQuery
3 61 (51.69%) CSS
4 59 (50.00%) .NET
5 54 (45.76%) SQL
6 50 (42.37%) C#
7 47 (39.83%) Ajax
8 46 (38.98%) OOP
9 44 (37.29%) HTML5
10 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (35.59%) MVC
12 41 (34.75%) AngularJS
13 39 (33.05%) XML
13 39 (33.05%) JSON
14 38 (32.20%) Windows
15 36 (30.51%) Android
15 36 (30.51%) Mobile App
16 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
17 33 (27.97%) Subversion
18 32 (27.12%) Java
18 32 (27.12%) Security Cleared
19 31 (26.27%) Apple iOS
19 31 (26.27%) Silverlight
19 31 (26.27%) iOS Development
20 29 (24.58%) Sencha
20 29 (24.58%) SC Cleared
21 28 (23.73%) Mentoring
21 28 (23.73%) PHP
21 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (15.25%) Apache
2 10 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.63%) IIS
4 6 (5.08%) CMS
4 6 (5.08%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.69%) Node.js
5 2 (1.69%) WordPress
5 2 (1.69%) Drupal
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.17%) SaaS
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) Internet
2 6 (5.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.10%) MySQL
3 16 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.93%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.24%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 33 (27.97%) Subversion
2 25 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 25 (21.19%) JIRA
2 25 (21.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 25 (21.19%) Ant
3 17 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.39%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (20.34%) Retail
2 13 (11.02%) Automotive
3 8 (6.78%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (57.63%) HTML
1 68 (57.63%) jQuery
2 61 (51.69%) CSS
3 59 (50.00%) .NET
4 47 (39.83%) Ajax
5 44 (37.29%) HTML5
6 41 (34.75%) AngularJS
7 39 (33.05%) XML
7 39 (33.05%) JSON
8 31 (26.27%) Silverlight
9 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
10 25 (21.19%) PhoneGap
11 22 (18.64%) .NET Framework
12 15 (12.71%) Web Services
12 15 (12.71%) REST
13 14 (11.86%) SOAP
14 12 (10.17%) Symfony
14 12 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (10.17%) Backbone.js
14 12 (10.17%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.51%) Mobile App
2 27 (22.88%) N-Tier
3 25 (21.19%) User Experience
3 25 (21.19%) Blackberry
4 12 (10.17%) Open Source
4 12 (10.17%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.08%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.20%) Windows
2 36 (30.51%) Android
3 31 (26.27%) Apple iOS
4 25 (21.19%) Windows 8
5 12 (10.17%) Ubuntu
6 6 (5.08%) Linux
7 4 (3.39%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.98%) OOP
2 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (35.59%) MVC
4 31 (26.27%) iOS Development
5 28 (23.73%) Mentoring
6 25 (21.19%) Android Development
6 25 (21.19%) SOA
6 25 (21.19%) Scrum
7 23 (19.49%) E-Commerce
8 13 (11.02%) Web Development
9 12 (10.17%) OOD
10 11 (9.32%) Workflow
11 10 (8.47%) TDD
12 8 (6.78%) CRM
12 8 (6.78%) Project Management
13 7 (5.93%) Product Management
13 7 (5.93%) OO
14 6 (5.08%) Unit Testing
15 5 (4.24%) Web Application Development
15 5 (4.24%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (62.71%) JavaScript
2 54 (45.76%) SQL
3 50 (42.37%) C#
4 32 (27.12%) Java
5 28 (23.73%) PHP
5 28 (23.73%) Objective-C
6 26 (22.03%) ActionScript
6 26 (22.03%) ActionScript 3.0
7 17 (14.41%) VB.NET
8 9 (7.63%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.08%) PHP5
10 4 (3.39%) VB
10 4 (3.39%) C
11 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 29 (24.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.47%) Degree
4 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.93%) MCITP
6 1 (0.85%) HNC
6 1 (0.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (29.66%) Microsoft
2 29 (24.58%) Sencha
3 25 (21.19%) Appcelerator
4 18 (15.25%) Zend
5 10 (8.47%) Oracle
6 6 (5.08%) Apple
7 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.85%) Lotus
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe
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