Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 540 512 473
Rank change year-on-year -28 -39 -54
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 280 376 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.53% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 212 312 404
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.29% +6.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

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 65,630 71,257 76,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53,436 55,799 66,074
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -13 88 £55,000 - 14
West London -13 16 £45,000 +5.88% 8
South London - 6 £50,000 -
North London +8 5 £50,000 +8.70% 1
East London -8 2 £49,250 -10.45% 6
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 151 (53.93%) C#
2 119 (42.50%) .NET
3 107 (38.21%) SQL
4 106 (37.86%) JavaScript
5 101 (36.07%) Java
6 95 (33.93%) SQL Server
7 93 (33.21%) Finance
8 87 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (24.64%) HTML
10 59 (21.07%) CSS
11 54 (19.29%) Degree
12 51 (18.21%) Mobile App
13 50 (17.86%) Banking
14 47 (16.79%) MVC
14 47 (16.79%) AngularJS
14 47 (16.79%) Git (software)
14 47 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
15 46 (16.43%) Python
16 45 (16.07%) T-SQL
17 44 (15.71%) Apple iOS
18 43 (15.36%) HTML5
19 41 (14.64%) Microsoft
20 40 (14.29%) User Experience
21 39 (13.93%) Android
21 39 (13.93%) ASP.NET
22 37 (13.21%) RESTful
23 34 (12.14%) CSS3
23 34 (12.14%) Low Latency
24 33 (11.79%) OO
24 33 (11.79%) TDD

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 14 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.93%) IIS
3 10 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.07%) Drupal
5 3 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.71%) Apache
6 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.71%) Mendix
6 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.36%) Moodle
7 1 (0.36%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.07%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Odoo
3 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.50%) SaaS
6 5 (1.79%) npm
7 3 (1.07%) Google Play
7 3 (1.07%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (1.07%) PaaS
8 2 (0.71%) Firebase
8 2 (0.71%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.36%) Force.com
9 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.21%) HTTP
2 8 (2.86%) Multicast
3 5 (1.79%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) Extranet
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (10.36%) Big Data
4 19 (6.79%) MySQL
5 18 (6.43%) NoSQL
6 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.50%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.50%) Power BI
9 7 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.79%) Redis
11 3 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (16.79%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.93%) Visual Studio
3 16 (5.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 15 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 14 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.64%) NUnit
7 10 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (3.21%) webpack
9 7 (2.50%) Selenium
10 6 (2.14%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.14%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (2.14%) SonarQube
10 6 (2.14%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.79%) JIRA
12 4 (1.43%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.43%) Subversion
13 3 (1.07%) InstallShield
13 3 (1.07%) JUnit
13 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.71%) Android Studio
General
1 93 (33.21%) Finance
2 50 (17.86%) Banking
3 31 (11.07%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.79%) Financial Institution
5 18 (6.43%) Retail
6 11 (3.93%) Advertising
7 9 (3.21%) Front Office
8 7 (2.50%) Games
9 4 (1.43%) Law
9 4 (1.43%) Legal
9 4 (1.43%) Marketing
10 2 (0.71%) Automotive
10 2 (0.71%) Back Office
10 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) French Language
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (42.50%) .NET
2 69 (24.64%) HTML
3 59 (21.07%) CSS
4 47 (16.79%) AngularJS
5 43 (15.36%) HTML5
6 39 (13.93%) ASP.NET
7 37 (13.21%) RESTful
8 34 (12.14%) CSS3
9 30 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (10.71%) React
10 28 (10.00%) JSON
11 25 (8.93%) .NET Framework
11 25 (8.93%) jQuery
12 24 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (7.86%) Entity Framework
13 22 (7.86%) WPF
14 21 (7.50%) XML
15 19 (6.79%) Node.js
15 19 (6.79%) Web Services
16 15 (5.36%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.21%) Mobile App
2 40 (14.29%) User Experience
3 28 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 21 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (7.50%) Hedge funds
5 19 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (6.43%) Cyberthreat
7 17 (6.07%) Fintech
8 15 (5.36%) Management Information System
9 9 (3.21%) Virtual Team
10 8 (2.86%) Data Centre
10 8 (2.86%) Public Cloud
11 7 (2.50%) Robotics
11 7 (2.50%) Tandem
12 6 (2.14%) Data Structures
12 6 (2.14%) Fixed Income
12 6 (2.14%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.71%) Apple iOS
2 39 (13.93%) Android
3 27 (9.64%) Windows
4 18 (6.43%) Linux
5 8 (2.86%) Unix
6 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.79%) Debian
8 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.79%) MVC
2 47 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (12.14%) Low Latency
4 33 (11.79%) OO
4 33 (11.79%) TDD
5 30 (10.71%) DevOps
6 29 (10.36%) iOS Development
7 28 (10.00%) SDLC
8 26 (9.29%) Risk Management
9 25 (8.93%) SOA
10 24 (8.57%) Android Development
10 24 (8.57%) Mobile Development
11 23 (8.21%) SOLID
12 21 (7.50%) Front End Development
13 20 (7.14%) Scrum
13 20 (7.14%) Web Development
14 19 (6.79%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.43%) Investment Management
15 18 (6.43%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 151 (53.93%) C#
2 107 (38.21%) SQL
3 106 (37.86%) JavaScript
4 101 (36.07%) Java
5 46 (16.43%) Python
6 45 (16.07%) T-SQL
7 28 (10.00%) C++
8 25 (8.93%) PowerShell
9 17 (6.07%) Scala
10 15 (5.36%) Apple Swift
10 15 (5.36%) VBA
11 12 (4.29%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.57%) PL/SQL
13 9 (3.21%) ES6
14 8 (2.86%) C
14 8 (2.86%) Erlang
14 8 (2.86%) TypeScript
15 7 (2.50%) BeanShell
15 7 (2.50%) Objective-C
16 6 (2.14%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 54 (19.29%) Degree
2 12 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.50%) QA
2 7 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.07%) GCP
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.86%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.71%) Oracle
3 15 (5.36%) Tableau
4 12 (4.29%) Google
5 7 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.14%) IBM
6 6 (2.14%) Nintex
7 4 (1.43%) CA
7 4 (1.43%) iManage
7 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.43%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.07%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.07%) Solace
9 2 (0.71%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.71%) OutSystems
9 2 (0.71%) Twitter
10 1 (0.36%) Apple
10 1 (0.36%) Demandware
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) Splunk