Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 300 264
Rank change year-on-year +40 -36 +56
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 60 45 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.39% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.40% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 134
City of London median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,875 £40,000 £33,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £88,000 £78,150
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 41 (68.33%) C#
3 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 30 (50.00%) MVC
5 28 (46.67%) SQL
5 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 24 (40.00%) Finance
8 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
10 17 (28.33%) jQuery
10 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
10 17 (28.33%) HTML
11 16 (26.67%) CSS
11 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
11 16 (26.67%) Entity Framework
12 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (25.00%) Scrum
13 13 (21.67%) TDD
13 13 (21.67%) HTML5
14 12 (20.00%) CSS3
14 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
14 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (18.33%) OO
15 11 (18.33%) Pair Programming
15 11 (18.33%) SOLID
15 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (18.33%) Multithreading
15 11 (18.33%) WCF

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 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Actimize
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.67%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.67%) StreamServe
3 1 (1.67%) Temenos Globus
3 1 (1.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Heroku
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.00%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Redis
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) NUnit
1 10 (16.67%) Selenium
1 10 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 10 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (15.00%) Jasmine
2 9 (15.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
6 1 (1.67%) JUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) Mocha
6 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Marketing
4 5 (8.33%) Advertising
4 5 (8.33%) Electronics
4 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.67%) Back Office
6 3 (5.00%) Front Office
7 2 (3.33%) Games
8 1 (1.67%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 17 (28.33%) HTML
5 17 (28.33%) jQuery
6 16 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 16 (26.67%) CSS
6 16 (26.67%) Entity Framework
7 13 (21.67%) HTML5
8 12 (20.00%) CSS3
9 11 (18.33%) WCF
10 10 (16.67%) LINQ
10 10 (16.67%) WPF
11 9 (15.00%) Caliburn.Micro
11 9 (15.00%) Kendo UI
11 9 (15.00%) NHibernate
12 7 (11.67%) Node.js
12 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Social Media
3 4 (6.67%) Fintech
3 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.00%) Equities
5 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.33%) Derivative
5 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) MVC
2 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (25.00%) Scrum
4 13 (21.67%) TDD
5 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (18.33%) Multithreading
6 11 (18.33%) OO
6 11 (18.33%) Pair Programming
6 11 (18.33%) SOLID
6 11 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.67%) SDLC
7 10 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 9 (15.00%) BDD
8 9 (15.00%) MVVM
9 7 (11.67%) ETL
10 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (8.33%) Mathematics
11 5 (8.33%) System Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (68.33%) C#
2 28 (46.67%) SQL
3 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 8 (13.33%) Java
7 4 (6.67%) Apple Swift
8 3 (5.00%) PHP
9 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.67%) C
10 1 (1.67%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.67%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.67%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
1 2 (3.33%) SEPA
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) jBASE
4 1 (1.67%) OpenText
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.67%) Temenos