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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 181 141 170
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 37 72 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 1.34% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.41% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32 70 30
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Warwickshire +19 17 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Birmingham -27 6 £49,250 +15.88% 1
Staffordshire +4 5 - - 1
Worcestershire -9 4 £38,000 +26.66%
Walsall - 2 £40,000 -
Solihull +4 1 £35,000 -3.44%
Coventry -15 1 £26,500 -29.33%
Dudley - 1 £55,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £55,000 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 45 (60.81%) CSS
2 44 (59.46%) .NET
3 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 40 (54.05%) SQL Server
4 31 (41.89%) SQL
4 31 (41.89%) C#
5 27 (36.49%) MySQL
6 26 (35.14%) HTML
7 23 (31.08%) PHP
8 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
8 19 (25.68%) Node.js
9 16 (21.62%) jQuery
10 15 (20.27%) Java
11 14 (18.92%) MVC
11 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (17.57%) Mobile Development
12 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
12 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
13 12 (16.22%) LAMP
13 12 (16.22%) User Experience
14 10 (13.51%) LESS
14 10 (13.51%) Big Data
14 10 (13.51%) IaaS
14 10 (13.51%) PaaS
14 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (12.16%) Subversion
15 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
15 9 (12.16%) Linux
15 9 (12.16%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (25.68%) Node.js
2 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.46%) Apache
3 7 (9.46%) WordPress
4 3 (4.05%) SAP Portal
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.05%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.70%) CICS
5 2 (2.70%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP R/3
2 2 (2.70%) SAP xRPM
3 1 (1.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) PaaS
1 10 (13.51%) IaaS
2 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Intranet
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 27 (36.49%) MySQL
3 10 (13.51%) Big Data
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.41%) CouchDB
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.35%) SQLite
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Subversion
1 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) JSUnit
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) NWDI
3 2 (2.70%) NWDS
3 2 (2.70%) Hudson
3 2 (2.70%) Maven
3 2 (2.70%) Ant
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (12.16%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.46%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (60.81%) CSS
2 44 (59.46%) .NET
3 26 (35.14%) HTML
4 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
5 16 (21.62%) jQuery
6 13 (17.57%) AngularJS
7 12 (16.22%) LAMP
8 10 (13.51%) LESS
9 9 (12.16%) HTML5
10 8 (10.81%) CSS3
10 8 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (10.81%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.81%) XML
11 7 (9.46%) WPF
12 6 (8.11%) J2EE
13 5 (6.76%) WAMP
14 4 (5.41%) Web Dynpro
14 4 (5.41%) WCF
14 4 (5.41%) JDBC
14 4 (5.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.22%) User Experience
3 9 (12.16%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (9.46%) Physics
5 5 (6.76%) Web 2.0
6 4 (5.41%) GIS
6 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) SCADA
8 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Android
2 8 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) MVC
2 13 (17.57%) Mobile Development
3 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.81%) OO
4 8 (10.81%) CRM
4 8 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (9.46%) Project Management
5 7 (9.46%) OOP
5 7 (9.46%) SOA
6 6 (8.11%) EAI
6 6 (8.11%) Android Development
7 5 (6.76%) iOS Development
7 5 (6.76%) Line Management
7 5 (6.76%) Business Development
8 4 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.05%) MVVM
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL
9 3 (4.05%) Workflow
10 2 (2.70%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 31 (41.89%) SQL
2 31 (41.89%) C#
3 23 (31.08%) PHP
4 15 (20.27%) Java
5 5 (6.76%) VBScript
5 5 (6.76%) ABAP
6 4 (5.41%) VB
6 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.05%) C++
8 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.70%) Python
8 2 (2.70%) XPath
8 2 (2.70%) PHP5
9 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Twitter
2 7 (9.46%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle
4 5 (6.76%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) Wonderware
5 2 (2.70%) Zend
5 2 (2.70%) Adobe
5 2 (2.70%) BEA
6 1 (1.35%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Syclo
6 1 (1.35%) Xamarin
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