The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 124 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 1 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
Applications Specialist
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1725 1751 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.42% 94.85% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1549 1338
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Birmingham

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Birmingham

Applications Specialist
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) assyst
3 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Netcool
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Agresso
5 1 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (16.67%) SAP

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) assyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (16.67%) Agresso
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Netcool
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
1 2 (33.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus = benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago