Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 478 502
Rank change year-on-year -53 +24 -95
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 265 417 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.59% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 207 340 318
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.67% +0.93%
10th Percentile £38,250 £33,908 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%

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 63,449 70,382 71,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.77% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52,082 55,791 61,160
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -18 90 £62,500 +25.00% 17
West London -7 26 £50,000 +11.11% 9
South London +3 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North London +17 5 £55,000 +19.57% 1
East London -9 3 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 142 (53.58%) C#
2 128 (48.30%) .NET
3 103 (38.87%) SQL
3 103 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (36.23%) SQL Server
5 89 (33.58%) JavaScript
6 81 (30.57%) Java
7 72 (27.17%) Finance
8 63 (23.77%) HTML
9 54 (20.38%) Microsoft
10 50 (18.87%) Python
11 47 (17.74%) CSS
11 47 (17.74%) AngularJS
12 46 (17.36%) MVC
13 44 (16.60%) Git (software)
14 41 (15.47%) HTML5
15 40 (15.09%) ASP.NET
16 38 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 36 (13.58%) TDD
18 35 (13.21%) Degree
19 34 (12.83%) Apple iOS
20 33 (12.45%) Mobile App
21 32 (12.08%) T-SQL
21 32 (12.08%) ASP.NET Web API
22 29 (10.94%) RESTful
22 29 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
23 28 (10.57%) Scrum
24 27 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
25 26 (9.81%) PowerShell
25 26 (9.81%) Visual Studio

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 19 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.66%) IIS
3 13 (4.91%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.64%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.51%) Drupal
6 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.13%) Confluence
6 3 (1.13%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.13%) WildFly
7 2 (0.75%) Mendix
7 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.38%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.38%) SAS
8 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.38%) Odoo
3 1 (0.38%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.64%) iPaaS
3 7 (2.64%) npm
4 3 (1.13%) Force.com
4 3 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.75%) Firebase
5 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.75%) Google Play
5 2 (0.75%) Office 365
5 2 (0.75%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) GitHub
6 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.38%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) HTTP
2 5 (1.89%) Multicast
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.38%) Skype
3 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (36.23%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (7.17%) MySQL
5 13 (4.91%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.15%) Big Data
6 11 (4.15%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.40%) Redis
7 9 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.64%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.64%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.26%) Power BI
9 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.13%) Blockchain
12 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (16.60%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.81%) Visual Studio
3 21 (7.92%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (5.28%) webpack
5 13 (4.91%) NUnit
6 11 (4.15%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.77%) JIRA
8 9 (3.40%) Jenkins
9 7 (2.64%) Subversion
10 6 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (2.26%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (2.26%) Selenium
10 6 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.89%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.89%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.51%) gulp
12 4 (1.51%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.13%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.13%) InstallShield
13 3 (1.13%) JUnit
General
1 72 (27.17%) Finance
2 23 (8.68%) Banking
3 17 (6.42%) Retail
4 10 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.26%) Front Office
6 5 (1.89%) Advertising
6 5 (1.89%) Law
7 4 (1.51%) Back Office
8 3 (1.13%) Billing
8 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.13%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Automotive
9 2 (0.75%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.75%) Games
9 2 (0.75%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (48.30%) .NET
2 63 (23.77%) HTML
3 47 (17.74%) AngularJS
3 47 (17.74%) CSS
4 41 (15.47%) HTML5
5 40 (15.09%) ASP.NET
6 32 (12.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (10.94%) RESTful
8 25 (9.43%) CSS3
9 24 (9.06%) React
10 23 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (8.68%) jQuery
10 23 (8.68%) JSON
10 23 (8.68%) WPF
11 22 (8.30%) Entity Framework
11 22 (8.30%) Node.js
12 21 (7.92%) .NET Framework
13 20 (7.55%) Web Services
13 20 (7.55%) XML
14 17 (6.42%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.45%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.92%) User Experience
3 20 (7.55%) Hedge funds
4 17 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.77%) Fixed Income
7 9 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 8 (3.02%) Fintech
9 7 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.64%) Robotics
9 7 (2.64%) Tandem
10 6 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.26%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.89%) Animation
11 5 (1.89%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.89%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.13%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.13%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.83%) Apple iOS
2 22 (8.30%) Linux
3 20 (7.55%) Android
3 20 (7.55%) Windows
4 12 (4.53%) Debian
4 12 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.75%) Unix
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.36%) MVC
3 36 (13.58%) TDD
4 29 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (10.57%) Scrum
6 25 (9.43%) OO
7 24 (9.06%) DevOps
8 23 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (8.68%) SOA
9 22 (8.30%) iOS Development
9 22 (8.30%) SOLID
10 21 (7.92%) SDLC
11 20 (7.55%) Asset Management
11 20 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (7.17%) Mobile Development
13 18 (6.79%) Computer Science
14 15 (5.66%) BDD
14 15 (5.66%) OOP
15 14 (5.28%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 142 (53.58%) C#
2 103 (38.87%) SQL
3 89 (33.58%) JavaScript
4 81 (30.57%) Java
5 50 (18.87%) Python
6 32 (12.08%) T-SQL
7 26 (9.81%) PowerShell
8 19 (7.17%) C++
9 16 (6.04%) Apple Swift
10 12 (4.53%) Scala
11 11 (4.15%) Objective-C
12 10 (3.77%) TypeScript
13 9 (3.40%) ES6
13 9 (3.40%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.64%) BeanShell
15 6 (2.26%) C
15 6 (2.26%) Java 8
15 6 (2.26%) PHP
16 5 (1.89%) Go
17 4 (1.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (13.21%) Degree
2 15 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.75%) MCSA
3 2 (0.75%) MCSE
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.13%) QA
System Software
1 16 (6.04%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.13%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.13%) Kibana
2 3 (1.13%) logstash
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.91%) Tableau
3 9 (3.40%) IBM
4 8 (3.02%) Google
4 8 (3.02%) Oracle
5 7 (2.64%) Apple
5 7 (2.64%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.26%) Nintex
6 6 (2.26%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.26%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.51%) iManage
7 4 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.51%) Solace
8 3 (1.13%) Intapp
8 3 (1.13%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.75%) OutSystems
9 2 (0.75%) SAP
9 2 (0.75%) Splunk
9 2 (0.75%) Twitter
10 1 (0.38%) Calypso