Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Application Developer
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 444 471 382
Rank change year-on-year +27 -89 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 407 381 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.56% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 336 328 582
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,125 £77,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.41% -2.22% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 66,676 67,687 81,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.91% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,992 57,953 69,386
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in London

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Applications Developer in London

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in London

Applications Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +31 107 £47,500 -13.64% 17
West London +49 52 £45,000 -8.16% 10
East London +20 19 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North London -6 1 £46,000 -37.63%
South London -10 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 186 (45.70%) C#
1 186 (45.70%) SQL
2 166 (40.79%) .NET
3 148 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 132 (32.43%) Finance
5 122 (29.98%) SQL Server
6 120 (29.48%) HTML
7 112 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (24.57%) Java
9 98 (24.08%) AngularJS
10 90 (22.11%) Microsoft
11 87 (21.38%) ASP.NET
12 84 (20.64%) CSS
13 80 (19.66%) Software Engineering
14 78 (19.16%) HTML5
15 77 (18.92%) MVC
16 70 (17.20%) Scrum
17 64 (15.72%) Git (software)
18 63 (15.48%) jQuery
19 58 (14.25%) Mobile App
19 58 (14.25%) TDD
19 58 (14.25%) Banking
20 56 (13.76%) Python
21 55 (13.51%) Web Development
22 54 (13.27%) Apple iOS
23 53 (13.02%) Unit Testing
24 52 (12.78%) Node.js
25 51 (12.53%) MySQL
25 51 (12.53%) ASP.NET Web API
26 49 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 15 (3.69%) IIS
2 9 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.21%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (1.47%) CMS
4 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.23%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.98%) Apache
5 4 (0.98%) nginx
6 3 (0.74%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.74%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.49%) Mongoose
7 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.25%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.25%) JBoss
8 1 (0.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.49%) Actimize
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.49%) Temenos Globus
3 2 (0.49%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.25%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.69%) Heroku
4 14 (3.44%) GitHub
5 11 (2.70%) SaaS
6 9 (2.21%) Office 365
7 5 (1.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 5 (1.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (0.98%) Google Play
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.25%) npm
10 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.19%) Intranet
2 11 (2.70%) HTTP
3 8 (1.97%) Skype
4 7 (1.72%) AMQP
5 4 (0.98%) SSH
6 3 (0.74%) Extranet
6 3 (0.74%) Internet
6 3 (0.74%) VoIP
7 2 (0.49%) SSL
7 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.25%) Broadband
8 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (29.98%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.53%) MySQL
3 31 (7.62%) NoSQL
4 30 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (4.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (3.19%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.70%) Big Data
10 8 (1.97%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.47%) KDB
12 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.18%) Selenium
4 13 (3.19%) SpecFlow
5 11 (2.70%) NUnit
6 10 (2.46%) Bitbucket
6 10 (2.46%) webpack
7 9 (2.21%) Jasmine
7 9 (2.21%) Mocha
7 9 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (2.21%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.97%) Android Studio
8 8 (1.97%) JIRA
9 7 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.47%) Xcode
11 5 (1.23%) InstallShield
11 5 (1.23%) JUnit
12 4 (0.98%) Babel
12 4 (0.98%) Gradle
General
1 132 (32.43%) Finance
2 58 (14.25%) Banking
3 25 (6.14%) Front Office
4 24 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.65%) Law
6 22 (5.41%) Investment Banking
7 20 (4.91%) Retail
8 15 (3.69%) Marketing
9 11 (2.70%) Advertising
9 11 (2.70%) Legal
10 10 (2.46%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.97%) Publishing
12 7 (1.72%) Games
13 6 (1.47%) Back Office
13 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
14 5 (1.23%) Billing
14 5 (1.23%) Electronics
15 3 (0.74%) Military
16 1 (0.25%) Local Government
16 1 (0.25%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (40.79%) .NET
2 120 (29.48%) HTML
3 98 (24.08%) AngularJS
4 87 (21.38%) ASP.NET
5 84 (20.64%) CSS
6 78 (19.16%) HTML5
7 63 (15.48%) jQuery
8 52 (12.78%) Node.js
9 51 (12.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 48 (11.79%) CSS3
11 42 (10.32%) .NET Framework
12 37 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (8.60%) Entity Framework
13 35 (8.60%) React
14 27 (6.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 26 (6.39%) XML
16 24 (5.90%) Ruby on Rails
17 23 (5.65%) REST
18 22 (5.41%) Web Services
19 19 (4.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.25%) Mobile App
2 33 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.39%) Derivative
5 23 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 23 (5.65%) Equities
5 23 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (5.16%) Fintech
7 18 (4.42%) Fixed Income
8 16 (3.93%) User Experience
9 15 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.23%) Social Media
13 4 (0.98%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.98%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.98%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.74%) Reinsurance
14 3 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.27%) Apple iOS
2 45 (11.06%) Linux
3 37 (9.09%) Android
4 32 (7.86%) Windows
5 24 (5.90%) Unix
6 7 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.74%) Nucleus RTOS
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (19.66%) Software Engineering
3 77 (18.92%) MVC
4 70 (17.20%) Scrum
5 58 (14.25%) TDD
6 55 (13.51%) Web Development
7 53 (13.02%) Unit Testing
8 40 (9.83%) iOS Development
8 40 (9.83%) OO
9 38 (9.34%) CRM
10 36 (8.85%) OOP
11 25 (6.14%) BDD
11 25 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (5.90%) Android Development
12 24 (5.90%) System Testing
13 23 (5.65%) Multithreading
13 23 (5.65%) Open Source
14 22 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (4.91%) Mathematics
16 19 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 186 (45.70%) C#
1 186 (45.70%) SQL
2 148 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 100 (24.57%) Java
4 56 (13.76%) Python
5 42 (10.32%) PHP
6 34 (8.35%) Apple Swift
7 28 (6.88%) Objective-C
8 27 (6.63%) Ruby
9 20 (4.91%) C++
10 17 (4.18%) T-SQL
11 14 (3.44%) C
12 11 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 11 (2.70%) ES6
13 10 (2.46%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.21%) VBA
15 8 (1.97%) CoffeeScript
15 8 (1.97%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.97%) VBScript
16 7 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 49 (12.04%) Degree
2 12 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.98%) HND
3 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.25%) MCP
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.97%) QA
1 8 (1.97%) SLA
2 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.49%) SEPA
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.72%) Nagios
2 2 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 90 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.09%) Oracle
3 8 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.72%) iManage
5 6 (1.47%) SAP
6 5 (1.23%) Splunk
7 4 (0.98%) Apigee
7 4 (0.98%) Cloudera
7 4 (0.98%) Google
7 4 (0.98%) MuleSoft
7 4 (0.98%) WSO2
8 3 (0.74%) Apple
8 3 (0.74%) New Relic
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe
9 2 (0.49%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.49%) jBASE
9 2 (0.49%) Temenos
10 1 (0.25%) Openreach
10 1 (0.25%) PayPal
10 1 (0.25%) Xamarin