Period
to 16 January 2022

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

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

Application Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 203 202 273
Rank change year-on-year -1 +71 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 52 14 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.35% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 13 32
10th Percentile £45,000 " £46,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £51,250 £49,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% -21.43% +16.67%
75th Percentile £61,250 £82,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £109,000 "
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -14.29% +12.00%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,665 3,960 8,728
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.02% 93.29% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5,022 3,471 7,653
10th Percentile £41,747 £43,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the City of London

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Applications Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the City of London

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, Applications Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 31 (59.62%) .NET
2 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) SQL
4 19 (36.54%) C#
4 19 (36.54%) Social Skills
5 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
5 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
6 15 (28.85%) Azure
6 15 (28.85%) Apple iOS
6 15 (28.85%) Mobile App
6 15 (28.85%) User Experience
7 14 (26.92%) UX Design
7 14 (26.92%) Android
8 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (23.08%) Electronics
9 12 (23.08%) Internet
9 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 12 (23.08%) Xamarin
9 12 (23.08%) BDD
9 12 (23.08%) Reactive Extensions
9 12 (23.08%) Internet of Things
9 12 (23.08%) Clean Code
10 10 (19.23%) DevOps
11 9 (17.31%) .NET Core
11 9 (17.31%) Full Stack Development
11 9 (17.31%) Scrum
11 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
11 9 (17.31%) Microservices
11 9 (17.31%) RESTful

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) Azure
2 8 (15.38%) Power Platform
2 8 (15.38%) PowerApps
3 7 (13.46%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (13.46%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (1.92%) Figma
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Metadata
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) Power BI
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.92%) fastlane
6 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 19 (36.54%) Social Skills
2 12 (23.08%) Electronics
3 5 (9.62%) Law
3 5 (9.62%) Organisational Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Finance
5 2 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) .NET
2 12 (23.08%) Reactive Extensions
3 9 (17.31%) .NET Core
3 9 (17.31%) RESTful
4 8 (15.38%) Node.js
5 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.54%) Express
7 3 (5.77%) CSS
7 3 (5.77%) HTML
7 3 (5.77%) Web Services
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.85%) SOAP
9 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.92%) HTML5
9 1 (1.92%) iOS SDK
9 1 (1.92%) Java EE
9 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.92%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Mobile App
1 15 (28.85%) User Experience
2 12 (23.08%) Internet of Things
3 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.77%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Apple iOS
2 14 (26.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) UX Design
3 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (23.08%) BDD
4 12 (23.08%) Clean Code
4 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 10 (19.23%) DevOps
6 9 (17.31%) Full Stack Development
6 9 (17.31%) Microservices
6 9 (17.31%) Scrum
7 8 (15.38%) API Integration
7 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.38%) Use Case
8 5 (9.62%) SDLC
9 3 (5.77%) IT Strategy
9 3 (5.77%) Line Management
9 3 (5.77%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) SQL
2 19 (36.54%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) Java
5 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.92%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Xamarin
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Apple
3 1 (1.92%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle