Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 505 394
Rank change year-on-year +22 -111 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 401 378 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.50% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.52% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 329 320 603
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +49 93 £50,000 -9.09% 5
West London +58 59 £43,841 -11.43% 4
East London +17 15 £55,000 -12.00%
North London -1 1 £46,000 -34.29%
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 183 (45.64%) SQL
2 176 (43.89%) C#
3 157 (39.15%) .NET
4 145 (36.16%) JavaScript
4 145 (36.16%) SQL Server
5 127 (31.67%) Finance
6 120 (29.93%) HTML
6 120 (29.93%) Java
7 115 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (23.94%) AngularJS
9 89 (22.19%) CSS
10 82 (20.45%) ASP.NET
11 79 (19.70%) MVC
12 77 (19.20%) Mobile App
12 77 (19.20%) HTML5
12 77 (19.20%) Software Engineering
12 77 (19.20%) Microsoft
13 75 (18.70%) TDD
14 71 (17.71%) Scrum
15 70 (17.46%) Android
15 70 (17.46%) Apple iOS
16 66 (16.46%) Python
17 65 (16.21%) jQuery
18 62 (15.46%) MySQL
19 59 (14.71%) Degree
20 55 (13.72%) Android Development
20 55 (13.72%) iOS Development
21 54 (13.47%) Git (software)
22 53 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
23 50 (12.47%) Node.js

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 9 (2.24%) IIS
1 9 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.00%) nginx
5 3 (0.75%) Apache
5 3 (0.75%) CMS
5 3 (0.75%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.50%) Mongoose
6 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.25%) Kentico
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Actimize
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.50%) Temenos Globus
2 2 (0.50%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.25%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.25%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.25%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.74%) Heroku
4 9 (2.24%) GitHub
4 9 (2.24%) SaaS
5 7 (1.75%) Office 365
6 4 (1.00%) Google Play
7 1 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.99%) Intranet
2 14 (3.49%) Skype
3 7 (1.75%) HTTP
4 6 (1.50%) AMQP
5 4 (1.00%) SSH
5 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.75%) VoIP
7 2 (0.50%) DNS
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) SMPP
8 1 (0.25%) SMS
8 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (36.16%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.46%) MySQL
3 28 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 25 (6.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 24 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (4.49%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (3.24%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.49%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.49%) MongoDB
13 8 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.00%) Big Data
13 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.25%) KDB
14 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (1.00%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 54 (13.47%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.73%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.24%) Selenium
4 19 (4.74%) Android Studio
5 18 (4.49%) SpecFlow
6 17 (4.24%) TeamCity
7 16 (3.99%) Gradle
7 16 (3.99%) Jasmine
7 16 (3.99%) NUnit
8 14 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (2.49%) Mocha
9 10 (2.49%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.75%) JIRA
10 7 (1.75%) JUnit
10 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (1.75%) webpack
11 6 (1.50%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.50%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.50%) Xcode
General
1 127 (31.67%) Finance
2 40 (9.98%) Banking
3 29 (7.23%) Retail
4 23 (5.74%) Law
5 19 (4.74%) Front Office
6 17 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.99%) Legal
8 15 (3.74%) Investment Banking
9 12 (2.99%) Advertising
10 11 (2.74%) Marketing
10 11 (2.74%) Publishing
11 9 (2.24%) Manufacturing
12 8 (2.00%) Back Office
13 5 (1.25%) Billing
13 5 (1.25%) Electronics
13 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 5 (1.25%) Games
14 3 (0.75%) Military
15 1 (0.25%) Local Government
15 1 (0.25%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (39.15%) .NET
2 120 (29.93%) HTML
3 96 (23.94%) AngularJS
4 89 (22.19%) CSS
5 82 (20.45%) ASP.NET
6 77 (19.20%) HTML5
7 65 (16.21%) jQuery
8 50 (12.47%) Node.js
9 49 (12.22%) CSS3
10 41 (10.22%) .NET Framework
10 41 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (7.98%) Entity Framework
12 28 (6.98%) Django
13 26 (6.48%) REST
14 25 (6.23%) React
15 24 (5.99%) XML
16 21 (5.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (5.24%) Web Services
17 20 (4.99%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.20%) Mobile App
2 39 (9.73%) Computer Science
3 34 (8.48%) User Experience
4 31 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (5.24%) Fintech
7 19 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (4.49%) Equities
8 18 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (4.24%) Derivative
10 15 (3.74%) Fixed Income
11 11 (2.74%) Algorithms
11 11 (2.74%) Data Structures
12 10 (2.49%) mHealth
13 8 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (2.00%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.75%) Reinsurance
15 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
16 5 (1.25%) Social Media
17 3 (0.75%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.46%) Android
1 70 (17.46%) Apple iOS
2 40 (9.98%) Linux
3 29 (7.23%) Windows
4 19 (4.74%) Unix
5 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.00%) CentOS
7 2 (0.50%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (19.70%) MVC
3 77 (19.20%) Software Engineering
4 75 (18.70%) TDD
5 71 (17.71%) Scrum
6 55 (13.72%) Android Development
6 55 (13.72%) iOS Development
7 42 (10.47%) OO
8 41 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (8.98%) BDD
10 32 (7.98%) Unit Testing
11 31 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (7.23%) Pair Programming
13 28 (6.98%) SOLID
14 27 (6.73%) E-Commerce
15 26 (6.48%) Web Development
16 25 (6.23%) OOP
16 25 (6.23%) System Testing
16 25 (6.23%) Test Automation
17 23 (5.74%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 183 (45.64%) SQL
2 176 (43.89%) C#
3 145 (36.16%) JavaScript
4 120 (29.93%) Java
5 66 (16.46%) Python
6 43 (10.72%) Apple Swift
7 36 (8.98%) PHP
8 33 (8.23%) Objective-C
9 26 (6.48%) T-SQL
10 20 (4.99%) C++
11 19 (4.74%) C
12 17 (4.24%) Ruby
13 16 (3.99%) ES6
13 16 (3.99%) PowerShell
14 15 (3.74%) VBA
15 13 (3.24%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.75%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.75%) VB
17 5 (1.25%) PL/SQL
17 5 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (14.71%) Degree
2 24 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.75%) HND
5 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.25%) MCP
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.74%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) MiFID
4 2 (0.50%) SEPA
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (0.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (2.99%) Nagios
2 3 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.23%) Oracle
3 10 (2.49%) iManage
4 8 (2.00%) Cloudera
5 7 (1.75%) Splunk
6 6 (1.50%) Google
7 5 (1.25%) SAP
8 4 (1.00%) Apigee
8 4 (1.00%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.00%) WSO2
8 4 (1.00%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.75%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.75%) Apple
9 3 (0.75%) Fixnetix
9 3 (0.75%) HP
9 3 (0.75%) New Relic
10 2 (0.50%) Informatica
10 2 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.50%) Temenos