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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 141 168 125
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 73 34 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 0.62% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.66% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 71 30 65
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,800 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £41,600
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
5203 5169 4550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.72% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 4390 3890
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 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 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
(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 45 £42,500 +25.92% 4
Worcestershire - 10 £30,000 - 1
Solihull +4 8 £36,250 -19.44% 1
Coventry 0 4 £37,500 +11.94% 1
Staffordshire -14 4 £43,000 +100.00% 1
Warwickshire +5 2 £32,000 -5.88%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 72 (63.72%) JavaScript
2 68 (60.18%) HTML
3 61 (53.98%) jQuery
4 58 (51.33%) .NET
5 57 (50.44%) CSS
6 51 (45.13%) SQL
6 51 (45.13%) C#
7 41 (36.28%) Ajax
8 35 (30.97%) MVC
8 35 (30.97%) OOP
9 34 (30.09%) Windows
9 34 (30.09%) XML
9 34 (30.09%) HTML5
10 33 (29.20%) Mobile App
10 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET
11 32 (28.32%) AngularJS
12 31 (27.43%) Android
12 31 (27.43%) SQL Server
12 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
13 30 (26.55%) JSON
14 28 (24.78%) Java
14 28 (24.78%) PHP
14 28 (24.78%) Subversion
15 27 (23.89%) Apple iOS
16 26 (23.01%) iOS Development
17 23 (20.35%) Silverlight
17 23 (20.35%) Objective-C
18 22 (19.47%) .NET Framework
18 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
19 21 (18.58%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (17.70%) Apache
2 9 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.96%) CMS
3 7 (6.19%) IIS
4 6 (5.31%) GlassFish
5 4 (3.54%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.77%) WordPress
6 2 (1.77%) Node.js
6 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.77%) Drupal
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.88%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 16 (14.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.88%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) SaaS
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) Internet
2 6 (5.31%) DNS
3 2 (1.77%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) Modbus
4 1 (0.88%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.81%) MySQL
3 14 (12.39%) Oracle Database
4 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.42%) Data Mining
8 4 (3.54%) Informix
9 3 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.77%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (1.77%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (1.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (1.77%) Cognos Transformer
10 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Subversion
2 17 (15.04%) JIRA
2 17 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.04%) Ant
2 17 (15.04%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 15 (13.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.96%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.54%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (15.04%) Retail
2 12 (10.62%) Automotive
3 7 (6.19%) Legal
4 4 (3.54%) Law
4 4 (3.54%) Finance
5 3 (2.65%) Military
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Publishing
6 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (60.18%) HTML
2 61 (53.98%) jQuery
3 58 (51.33%) .NET
4 57 (50.44%) CSS
5 41 (36.28%) Ajax
6 34 (30.09%) XML
6 34 (30.09%) HTML5
7 33 (29.20%) ASP.NET
8 32 (28.32%) AngularJS
9 30 (26.55%) JSON
10 23 (20.35%) Silverlight
11 22 (19.47%) .NET Framework
12 21 (18.58%) Web Services
13 17 (15.04%) PhoneGap
14 15 (13.27%) REST
14 15 (13.27%) WCF
15 14 (12.39%) SOAP
16 13 (11.50%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (10.62%) Ember.js
17 12 (10.62%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.20%) Mobile App
2 20 (17.70%) N-Tier
3 19 (16.81%) Blackberry
4 14 (12.39%) Open Source
5 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.77%) PKI
7 2 (1.77%) GIS
7 2 (1.77%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.09%) Windows
2 31 (27.43%) Android
3 27 (23.89%) Apple iOS
4 17 (15.04%) Windows 8
5 12 (10.62%) Ubuntu
6 8 (7.08%) Linux
7 6 (5.31%) UNIX
8 4 (3.54%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.97%) OOP
1 35 (30.97%) MVC
2 26 (23.01%) iOS Development
3 20 (17.70%) Scrum
4 19 (16.81%) E-Commerce
4 19 (16.81%) Android Development
5 18 (15.93%) SOA
6 16 (14.16%) Web Development
7 12 (10.62%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (10.62%) OOD
8 10 (8.85%) Workflow
8 10 (8.85%) TDD
9 8 (7.08%) CRM
10 7 (6.19%) Project Management
11 6 (5.31%) OO
11 6 (5.31%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.31%) Product Management
11 6 (5.31%) Web Application Development
12 5 (4.42%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (63.72%) JavaScript
2 51 (45.13%) C#
2 51 (45.13%) SQL
3 28 (24.78%) Java
3 28 (24.78%) PHP
4 23 (20.35%) Objective-C
5 20 (17.70%) ActionScript
6 18 (15.93%) ActionScript 3.0
7 17 (15.04%) VB.NET
8 10 (8.85%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.19%) C++
11 6 (5.31%) PHP5
12 5 (4.42%) C
13 2 (1.77%) VB
13 2 (1.77%) Ruby
13 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.77%) XAML
13 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) Security Cleared
2 21 (18.58%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.73%) Degree
4 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.19%) MCITP
6 1 (0.88%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.77%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.77%) TickIT
2 1 (0.88%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.58%) Sencha
3 18 (15.93%) Zend
4 17 (15.04%) Appcelerator
5 15 (13.27%) Oracle
6 6 (5.31%) Apple
7 4 (3.54%) Cognos
8 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.77%) StreamServe
9 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.88%) Adobe
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