The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank - 80 99
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.83% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.87% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +30.76%
Applications Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 916 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.82% 94.63% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 921 838 899
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Bedfordshire region.

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Applications Specialist
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Applications Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Applications Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management