Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 569 465 412
Rank change year-on-year -104 -53 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 269 408 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.58% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.61% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 213 351 520
London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,925 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +2.38%

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 67,058 67,212 78,855
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.45% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 54,676 55,641 68,340
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -66 56 £50,000 -20.00% 8
West London +3 23 £45,000 -0.55% 15
East London -3 6 £50,500 +1.00% 2
North London +3 3 £49,000 - 1
South London - 1 £50,000 - 1
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 London region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 124 (46.10%) C#
2 99 (36.80%) .NET
3 97 (36.06%) SQL
4 95 (35.32%) Finance
5 92 (34.20%) JavaScript
6 88 (32.71%) Java
7 80 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (26.39%) SQL Server
9 63 (23.42%) HTML
10 58 (21.56%) AngularJS
11 54 (20.07%) Banking
12 53 (19.70%) CSS
13 51 (18.96%) ASP.NET
14 49 (18.22%) Microsoft
15 46 (17.10%) MVC
15 46 (17.10%) Mobile App
16 44 (16.36%) User Experience
16 44 (16.36%) Degree
17 42 (15.61%) Windows
18 40 (14.87%) TDD
19 39 (14.50%) HTML5
19 39 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
20 38 (14.13%) RESTful
20 38 (14.13%) Investment Banking
21 37 (13.75%) Git (software)
22 35 (13.01%) React
23 34 (12.64%) Android
23 34 (12.64%) Apple iOS
24 31 (11.52%) Low Latency
25 30 (11.15%) SDLC

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 17 (6.32%) IIS
2 8 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.12%) Apache
5 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.37%) JBoss
7 1 (0.37%) Moodle
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (2.60%) SaaS
4 5 (1.86%) Google Play
5 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.12%) GitHub
5 3 (1.12%) Serverless
6 2 (0.74%) npm
6 2 (0.74%) PaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (0.74%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) Firebase
7 1 (0.37%) Force.com
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.37%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.72%) Intranet
2 8 (2.97%) HTTP
3 7 (2.60%) Multicast
4 4 (1.49%) Extranet
4 4 (1.49%) Internet
4 4 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.29%) Big Data
3 23 (8.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.09%) MySQL
5 11 (4.09%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.49%) Power BI
10 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.12%) Redis
12 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.92%) Visual Studio
3 11 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.09%) JIRA
4 10 (3.72%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.49%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.49%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.12%) InstallShield
7 3 (1.12%) Subversion
7 3 (1.12%) webpack
8 2 (0.74%) Babel
8 2 (0.74%) NUnit
8 2 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.74%) Selenium
8 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.37%) Crashlytics
General
1 95 (35.32%) Finance
2 54 (20.07%) Banking
3 38 (14.13%) Investment Banking
4 24 (8.92%) Financial Institution
5 11 (4.09%) Front Office
5 11 (4.09%) Retail
6 10 (3.72%) Advertising
7 9 (3.35%) Legal
8 8 (2.97%) Games
9 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.86%) Marketing
11 4 (1.49%) Publishing
12 3 (1.12%) Law
13 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.37%) Automotive
14 1 (0.37%) Billing
14 1 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (36.80%) .NET
2 63 (23.42%) HTML
3 58 (21.56%) AngularJS
4 53 (19.70%) CSS
5 51 (18.96%) ASP.NET
6 39 (14.50%) HTML5
7 38 (14.13%) RESTful
8 35 (13.01%) React
9 26 (9.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (8.92%) .NET Framework
10 24 (8.92%) jQuery
10 24 (8.92%) JSON
11 23 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (8.18%) CSS3
13 21 (7.81%) XML
14 20 (7.43%) WCF
15 16 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (5.95%) Entity Framework
15 16 (5.95%) WPF
16 15 (5.58%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.10%) Mobile App
2 44 (16.36%) User Experience
3 27 (10.04%) Computer Science
3 27 (10.04%) Fintech
3 27 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (7.43%) Cyberthreat
5 18 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.46%) Hedge funds
6 12 (4.46%) Virtual Team
7 10 (3.72%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.72%) Public Cloud
8 9 (3.35%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.60%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.86%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.86%) Spread Betting
12 4 (1.49%) iPhone
12 4 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (1.12%) Derivative
13 3 (1.12%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.61%) Windows
2 34 (12.64%) Android
2 34 (12.64%) Apple iOS
3 22 (8.18%) Linux
4 12 (4.46%) Unix
5 8 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.86%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.10%) MVC
3 40 (14.87%) TDD
4 39 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (11.52%) Low Latency
6 30 (11.15%) SDLC
7 27 (10.04%) iOS Development
8 26 (9.67%) Android Development
9 25 (9.29%) Web Development
10 23 (8.55%) Front End Development
10 23 (8.55%) Investment Management
10 23 (8.55%) Unit Testing
11 21 (7.81%) DevOps
11 21 (7.81%) Risk Management
11 21 (7.81%) Software Engineering
12 20 (7.43%) Innovative Thinking
12 20 (7.43%) OO
12 20 (7.43%) Strategic Thinking
13 18 (6.69%) Scrum
14 16 (5.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 124 (46.10%) C#
2 97 (36.06%) SQL
3 92 (34.20%) JavaScript
4 88 (32.71%) Java
5 30 (11.15%) Python
6 27 (10.04%) T-SQL
6 27 (10.04%) VBA
7 25 (9.29%) C++
8 22 (8.18%) VB.NET
9 16 (5.95%) Apple Swift
9 16 (5.95%) PowerShell
10 14 (5.20%) VBScript
11 13 (4.83%) Scala
12 11 (4.09%) Erlang
13 10 (3.72%) Objective-C
14 9 (3.35%) ES6
15 8 (2.97%) Java 8
15 8 (2.97%) VB
16 7 (2.60%) C
17 6 (2.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (16.36%) Degree
2 5 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.18%) QA
2 5 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.49%) HP Fortify
1 4 (1.49%) SCCM
2 3 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (18.22%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.04%) Oracle
3 9 (3.35%) Google
4 8 (2.97%) Adobe
4 8 (2.97%) iManage
5 7 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.49%) CA
6 4 (1.49%) Tableau
7 3 (1.12%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.37%) Demandware
8 1 (0.37%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) Perforce
8 1 (0.37%) Telerik
8 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.37%) Twitter
8 1 (0.37%) Zend