The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 63 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 5 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.83% 0.13% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.13% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +21.42%

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
576 751 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.68% 95.30% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 484 659 792
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 3 £52,500 -
Luton - 1 £32,500 -
Applications Specialist
East of England

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Applications Specialist 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (53.33%) SLA
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
4 7 (46.67%) JSP
4 7 (46.67%) Struts
4 7 (46.67%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) XSL
4 7 (46.67%) XSLT
4 7 (46.67%) ITIL
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (46.67%) BEA
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Java EE
4 7 (46.67%) Spring
4 7 (46.67%) JSF
4 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (46.67%) High Availability
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (46.67%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
4 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (40.00%) Supplier Management

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Gentran
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Gradle
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Hibernate
1 7 (46.67%) Java EE
1 7 (46.67%) JSF
1 7 (46.67%) JSP
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
1 7 (46.67%) Struts
1 7 (46.67%) XML
1 7 (46.67%) XSL
1 7 (46.67%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) High Availability
1 7 (46.67%) ITIL
1 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
1 7 (46.67%) Software Delivery
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Programming
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) BEA
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Kofax