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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 219 207 205
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 8 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 8
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £38,250 £39,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +31.78%
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
5496 5108 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.35% 92.97% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3839 3994 4357
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Bracknell - 2 £36,000 -
Slough 0 1 £57,500 +35.29%
Maidenhead -14 1 £35,000 -
Applications Specialist
South East

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Redknee
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (33.33%) SaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
4 3 (25.00%) NFS
4 3 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Sun

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (8.33%) Drupal
2 1 (8.33%) Kentico
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (8.33%) SCTP
2 1 (8.33%) M3UA
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SS7
2 1 (8.33%) SMPP
2 1 (8.33%) TCAP
2 1 (8.33%) SCCP
2 1 (8.33%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) RHCE
1 2 (16.67%) JNCIA
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
1 4 (33.33%) Redknee
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper