The median annual salary for a Applications Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
London / City of London
Rank 188 211 256
Rank change year-on-year +23 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 35 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.80% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.84% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 56
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +19.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,350 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £89,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4809 6702 9653
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.93% 95.54% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 5986 8221
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,075 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the City of London

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Applications Developer in the City of London

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the City of London

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Applications Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 49 (65.33%) JavaScript
2 46 (61.33%) .NET
3 42 (56.00%) C#
4 41 (54.67%) HTML
5 39 (52.00%) CSS
6 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (44.00%) SQL
8 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
9 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
10 29 (38.67%) HTML5
11 27 (36.00%) Finance
12 25 (33.33%) MVC
13 23 (30.67%) jQuery
14 22 (29.33%) CSS3
14 22 (29.33%) AngularJS
14 22 (29.33%) OO
15 20 (26.67%) Scrum
16 19 (25.33%) SDLC
17 18 (24.00%) Java
18 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
18 16 (21.33%) Multithreading
19 15 (20.00%) OOP
20 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 13 (17.33%) Sass
20 13 (17.33%) WCF
21 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
21 12 (16.00%) Web Services
22 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
23 10 (13.33%) User Experience

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.00%) CMS
1 6 (8.00%) EPiServer
2 4 (5.33%) IIS
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.33%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (4.00%) StreamServe
2 1 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Internet
1 6 (8.00%) Intranet
2 5 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (42.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.00%) MySQL
6 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.33%) Big Data
8 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.33%) OLAP
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.67%) Ant
3 4 (5.33%) Subversion
3 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.00%) NUnit
4 3 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (4.00%) Selenium
4 3 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) gulp
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 27 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
2 7 (9.33%) Front Office
3 4 (5.33%) Games
4 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.67%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (61.33%) .NET
2 41 (54.67%) HTML
3 39 (52.00%) CSS
4 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 29 (38.67%) HTML5
6 23 (30.67%) jQuery
7 22 (29.33%) AngularJS
7 22 (29.33%) CSS3
8 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (17.33%) Sass
8 13 (17.33%) WCF
9 12 (16.00%) Web Services
10 9 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (12.00%) WPF
11 8 (10.67%) Entity Framework
11 8 (10.67%) REST
12 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
13 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (8.00%) LINQ
13 6 (8.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.33%) User Experience
3 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.33%) Fintech
4 4 (5.33%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Derivative
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.00%) Equities
5 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.67%) Pricing Data
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Blog
7 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.33%) Replication
7 1 (1.33%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
2 6 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Android
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) MVC
3 22 (29.33%) OO
4 20 (26.67%) Scrum
5 19 (25.33%) SDLC
6 16 (21.33%) Multithreading
7 15 (20.00%) OOP
8 9 (12.00%) OOD
8 9 (12.00%) SOA
9 8 (10.67%) Mathematics
9 8 (10.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (10.67%) Web Development
10 7 (9.33%) ITIL
10 7 (9.33%) UML
11 6 (8.00%) Content Management
11 6 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Wireframes
12 5 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 5 (6.67%) Logistics
12 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (65.33%) JavaScript
2 42 (56.00%) C#
3 33 (44.00%) SQL
4 18 (24.00%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) Python
6 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.67%) ES6
8 4 (5.33%) ANSI SQL
8 4 (5.33%) C++
8 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.00%) VBA
10 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.67%) C
10 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) OpenText
3 3 (4.00%) Sybase
4 1 (1.33%) Cognos
4 1 (1.33%) Concur
4 1 (1.33%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) Perforce
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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