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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Developer
Rank 178 169 153
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 61 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 0.95% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.98% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 56 48 59
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,650 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £46,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
6012 5178 4748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.84% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 4388 3971
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Staffordshire +27 18 £29,500 - 3
Birmingham -7 17 £41,250 +26.92% 2
Warwickshire -4 12 £35,000 - 1
Coventry -3 6 £39,000 -16.12% 2
Dudley - 3 £40,000 -
Shropshire -10 2 £75,000 +97.36%
Wolverhampton +4 1 - - 1
West Bromwich -5 1 £48,500 +49.23%
Bilston - 1 £25,500 -
Walsall - 1 £48,500 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 56 (51.85%) .NET
2 41 (37.96%) SQL
2 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET
3 40 (37.04%) Mobile App
4 39 (36.11%) C#
5 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
6 33 (30.56%) HTML
7 31 (28.70%) Android
8 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 29 (26.85%) Degree
10 27 (25.00%) Android Development
11 26 (24.07%) Windows
12 25 (23.15%) VB.NET
13 24 (22.22%) Java
13 24 (22.22%) Linux
14 23 (21.30%) Open Source
14 23 (21.30%) Git (software)
15 22 (20.37%) C++
15 22 (20.37%) T-SQL
15 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
16 21 (19.44%) CSS
16 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
17 20 (18.52%) Mathematics
17 20 (18.52%) jQuery
17 20 (18.52%) HTML5
17 20 (18.52%) C
17 20 (18.52%) Unix
18 19 (17.59%) Qt
19 18 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) IIS
3 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.78%) Node.js
5 2 (1.85%) CMS
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Apache
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.93%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.70%) Office 365
4 3 (2.78%) SaaS
5 2 (1.85%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) 2G
1 1 (0.93%) 3G
1 1 (0.93%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (0.93%) DNS
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
1 1 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) MySQL
3 5 (4.63%) SQLite
4 4 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.78%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.93%) Power BI
7 1 (0.93%) QlikView
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 18 (16.67%) Subversion
3 15 (13.89%) GDB
4 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
5 9 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 7 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.70%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.78%) Maven
9 1 (0.93%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.93%) Gradle
9 1 (0.93%) JSUnit
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Retail
3 7 (6.48%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Advertising
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (51.85%) .NET
2 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET
3 33 (30.56%) HTML
4 21 (19.44%) CSS
5 20 (18.52%) HTML5
5 20 (18.52%) jQuery
6 19 (17.59%) Qt
7 18 (16.67%) OpenMP
7 18 (16.67%) X-Windows
8 15 (13.89%) XML
9 14 (12.96%) AngularJS
10 13 (12.04%) REST
10 13 (12.04%) Web Services
11 11 (10.19%) .NET Framework
11 11 (10.19%) Ajax
12 10 (9.26%) SOAP
13 9 (8.33%) Android SDK
14 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (7.41%) Classic ASP
14 8 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.04%) Mobile App
2 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
3 20 (18.52%) Mathematics
4 18 (16.67%) CUDA
5 5 (4.63%) Photography
5 5 (4.63%) Social Media
6 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) Blog
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Social Network
8 1 (0.93%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Android
2 26 (24.07%) Windows
3 24 (22.22%) Linux
4 20 (18.52%) Unix
5 18 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 12 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Debian
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.00%) Android Development
2 23 (21.30%) Open Source
3 21 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 17 (15.74%) MVC
6 15 (13.89%) Parallel Programming
7 12 (11.11%) Web Development
8 11 (10.19%) OO
8 11 (10.19%) OOP
9 10 (9.26%) TDD
10 8 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (6.48%) Analytics
11 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.48%) iOS Development
11 7 (6.48%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.56%) DevOps
12 6 (5.56%) Mobile Development
12 6 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.96%) SQL
2 39 (36.11%) C#
3 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
4 25 (23.15%) VB.NET
5 24 (22.22%) Java
6 22 (20.37%) C++
6 22 (20.37%) T-SQL
7 20 (18.52%) C
8 10 (9.26%) PHP
9 9 (8.33%) VB
10 8 (7.41%) Objective-C
10 8 (7.41%) VBA
11 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.70%) ABAP
12 4 (3.70%) Ruby
13 3 (2.78%) Clojure
13 3 (2.78%) Groovy
13 3 (2.78%) SAPscript
13 3 (2.78%) Scala
14 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (26.85%) Degree
2 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) MCSD
3 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.67%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Graphite
1 5 (4.63%) Uchiwa
2 4 (3.70%) Grafana
2 4 (3.70%) Packer
2 4 (3.70%) Puppet
2 4 (3.70%) Terraform
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 30 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.41%) Sun
3 7 (6.48%) Google
3 7 (6.48%) Oracle
4 6 (5.56%) Xamarin
5 5 (4.63%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.63%) SAP
6 4 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.70%) WSO2
7 2 (1.85%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Syclo
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