The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank - 211 216
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 0 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 14
Average salary - £34,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,447 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.88% +6.25%
Applications Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5110 5317 5004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.79% 93.20% 93.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3772 3850 3925
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Berkshire

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) XSLT
4 5 (45.45%) Drupal
4 5 (45.45%) Publishing
4 5 (45.45%) CMS
4 5 (45.45%) Web Design
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) Kentico
4 5 (45.45%) New Media
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
4 5 (45.45%) IIS
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (36.36%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) Joomla!
6 3 (27.27%) CentOS
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) OpenUP
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Redknee
6 3 (27.27%) Legal
6 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (27.27%) Solaris

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) CMS
1 5 (45.45%) Drupal
1 5 (45.45%) Kentico
2 3 (27.27%) Joomla!
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 5 (45.45%) Publishing
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) XSLT
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) COM
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) XSD
4 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) New Media
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
4 1 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Web Design
2 3 (27.27%) OpenUP
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
1 3 (27.27%) Redknee
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft