The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Application Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 235 244
Rank change year-on-year +47 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 43 26 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.41% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.43% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 55
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% -4.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 57 (74.03%) JavaScript
2 56 (72.73%) HTML
3 53 (68.83%) CSS
4 48 (62.34%) .NET
5 47 (61.04%) C#
6 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (53.25%) HTML5
8 38 (49.35%) ASP.NET
9 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
9 37 (48.05%) AngularJS
10 36 (46.75%) SQL
10 36 (46.75%) Scrum
11 35 (45.45%) MVC
12 33 (42.86%) CSS3
13 32 (41.56%) jQuery
14 30 (38.96%) User Experience
15 29 (37.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (37.66%) Multithreading
16 27 (35.06%) WPF
17 26 (33.77%) .NET Framework
17 26 (33.77%) SDLC
18 25 (32.47%) Entity Framework
18 25 (32.47%) LINQ
18 25 (32.47%) WCF
19 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (29.87%) TDD
19 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
20 22 (28.57%) TeamCity
20 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
20 22 (28.57%) BDD

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 3 (3.90%) IIS
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.60%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (2.60%) StreamServe
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) GitHub
2 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (9.09%) SaaS
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) DNS
2 7 (9.09%) HTTP
3 4 (5.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.90%) MySQL
5 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 22 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 21 (27.27%) Jasmine
2 21 (27.27%) NUnit
2 21 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 21 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
2 21 (27.27%) Selenium
2 21 (27.27%) SpecFlow
3 13 (16.88%) Subversion
4 8 (10.39%) Darcs
4 8 (10.39%) git-flow
5 7 (9.09%) PostCSS
6 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.19%) Ant
8 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.30%) gulp
10 1 (1.30%) JIRA
10 1 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Legal
3 4 (5.19%) Front Office
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (72.73%) HTML
2 53 (68.83%) CSS
3 48 (62.34%) .NET
4 41 (53.25%) HTML5
5 38 (49.35%) ASP.NET
6 37 (48.05%) AngularJS
7 33 (42.86%) CSS3
8 32 (41.56%) jQuery
9 29 (37.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (35.06%) WPF
11 26 (33.77%) .NET Framework
12 25 (32.47%) Entity Framework
12 25 (32.47%) LINQ
12 25 (32.47%) WCF
13 21 (27.27%) Caliburn.Micro
13 21 (27.27%) Kendo UI
13 21 (27.27%) NHibernate
14 17 (22.08%) REST
15 11 (14.29%) Sass
16 9 (11.69%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.96%) User Experience
2 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.60%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.60%) Smart Home
3 2 (2.60%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Fintech
4 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.30%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Android
2 9 (11.69%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.19%) Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Windows
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (46.75%) Scrum
3 35 (45.45%) MVC
4 29 (37.66%) Multithreading
5 26 (33.77%) SDLC
6 23 (29.87%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (29.87%) TDD
7 22 (28.57%) BDD
8 21 (27.27%) MVVM
8 21 (27.27%) Pair Programming
8 21 (27.27%) SOLID
9 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.69%) Android Development
10 9 (11.69%) Wireframes
11 8 (10.39%) iOS Development
12 7 (9.09%) Adaptive Web Design
12 7 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 7 (9.09%) Logistics
12 7 (9.09%) OO
12 7 (9.09%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 57 (74.03%) JavaScript
2 47 (61.04%) C#
3 36 (46.75%) SQL
4 23 (29.87%) PowerShell
5 22 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 15 (19.48%) ES6
7 12 (15.58%) Java
8 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.19%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.60%) C
11 2 (2.60%) Python
12 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.30%) C++
12 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Xamarin
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Sybase
4 2 (2.60%) OpenText
5 1 (1.30%) Google
5 1 (1.30%) Perforce
5 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
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