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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 148 162 140
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 77 37 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 0.69% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.73% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 71 31 64
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5315 5098 4599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.49% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 4342 3924
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +43 46 £51,250 +57.69% 1
Worcestershire +8 11 £30,000 +76.47%
Staffordshire -4 9 £43,000 +32.30% 3
Solihull +2 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Coventry -10 4 £37,500 +11.94% 2
Warwickshire -9 1 £32,000 -8.57%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 75 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 69 (57.50%) HTML
3 65 (54.17%) jQuery
4 61 (50.83%) CSS
5 60 (50.00%) .NET
6 57 (47.50%) SQL
7 51 (42.50%) C#
8 44 (36.67%) Ajax
9 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (34.17%) OOP
11 40 (33.33%) HTML5
12 39 (32.50%) MVC
13 38 (31.67%) Windows
14 37 (30.83%) XML
14 37 (30.83%) AngularJS
15 36 (30.00%) JSON
16 35 (29.17%) Mobile App
16 35 (29.17%) Microsoft
17 33 (27.50%) Android
18 31 (25.83%) Subversion
19 30 (25.00%) ASP.NET
19 30 (25.00%) Java
19 30 (25.00%) SQL Server
20 29 (24.17%) Apple iOS
20 29 (24.17%) iOS Development
21 28 (23.33%) Security Cleared
21 28 (23.33%) Silverlight
22 27 (22.50%) PHP
23 26 (21.67%) Objective-C
23 26 (21.67%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (15.83%) Apache
2 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.67%) IIS
4 7 (5.83%) CMS
5 6 (5.00%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.67%) WordPress
6 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.67%) Drupal
6 2 (1.67%) Node.js
6 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.83%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.50%) Internet
2 6 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) DHCP
3 1 (0.83%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.83%) MySQL
3 15 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (4.17%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.33%) Informix
9 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (1.67%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (1.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (1.67%) Cognos Transformer
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (25.83%) Subversion
2 22 (18.33%) Ant
2 22 (18.33%) JIRA
2 22 (18.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 16 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (3.33%) CruiseControl
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (18.33%) Retail
2 13 (10.83%) Automotive
3 8 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Finance
4 2 (1.67%) Law
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (57.50%) HTML
2 65 (54.17%) jQuery
3 61 (50.83%) CSS
4 60 (50.00%) .NET
5 44 (36.67%) Ajax
6 40 (33.33%) HTML5
7 37 (30.83%) XML
7 37 (30.83%) AngularJS
8 36 (30.00%) JSON
9 30 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 28 (23.33%) Silverlight
11 23 (19.17%) .NET Framework
12 22 (18.33%) PhoneGap
13 16 (13.33%) Web Services
14 15 (12.50%) REST
15 14 (11.67%) SOAP
16 13 (10.83%) WCF
17 12 (10.00%) Symfony
17 12 (10.00%) Backbone.js
17 12 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.17%) Mobile App
2 25 (20.83%) N-Tier
3 22 (18.33%) Blackberry
3 22 (18.33%) User Experience
4 14 (11.67%) Open Source
5 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.67%) GIS
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.67%) Windows
2 33 (27.50%) Android
3 29 (24.17%) Apple iOS
4 22 (18.33%) Windows 8
5 12 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 7 (5.83%) Linux
6 7 (5.83%) UNIX
7 4 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (34.17%) OOP
3 39 (32.50%) MVC
4 29 (24.17%) iOS Development
5 24 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 23 (19.17%) Scrum
7 22 (18.33%) SOA
7 22 (18.33%) Android Development
8 21 (17.50%) E-Commerce
9 14 (11.67%) Web Development
10 12 (10.00%) OOD
11 11 (9.17%) Workflow
12 10 (8.33%) TDD
13 8 (6.67%) CRM
13 8 (6.67%) Project Management
14 7 (5.83%) Product Management
15 6 (5.00%) Web Application Development
15 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
15 6 (5.00%) OO
16 5 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 75 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 57 (47.50%) SQL
3 51 (42.50%) C#
4 30 (25.00%) Java
5 27 (22.50%) PHP
6 26 (21.67%) Objective-C
7 24 (20.00%) ActionScript
8 23 (19.17%) ActionScript 3.0
9 18 (15.00%) VB.NET
10 10 (8.33%) PL/SQL
11 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
12 6 (5.00%) PHP5
13 4 (3.33%) VB
14 3 (2.50%) C
15 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.67%) C++
16 1 (0.83%) Perl
16 1 (0.83%) Python
16 1 (0.83%) Ruby
16 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 26 (21.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.50%) Degree
4 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.67%) Sencha
3 22 (18.33%) Appcelerator
4 18 (15.00%) Zend
5 14 (11.67%) Oracle
6 6 (5.00%) Apple
7 4 (3.33%) Cognos
8 3 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.67%) StreamServe
9 2 (1.67%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.83%) Adobe
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