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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 121 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 9 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.22% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.23% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 7
Average salary £29,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
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
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
1 18 (78.26%) UNIX
2 17 (73.91%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) assyst
7 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
7 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) C++
8 2 (8.70%) DB2
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) LAN
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) Citrix
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Netcool
8 2 (8.70%) Nagios
8 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.70%) Anite
8 2 (8.70%) VMware
8 2 (8.70%) Northgate
8 2 (8.70%) Civica

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) assyst
2 2 (8.70%) Academy Housing
2 2 (8.70%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Netcool
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
1 2 (8.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Anite
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Northgate
3 2 (8.70%) Civica
3 2 (8.70%) Comino
3 2 (8.70%) Capita
3 2 (8.70%) Orchard
3 2 (8.70%) Nimsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Birmingham Hippodrome
Salary: Circa £25,000.00 + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago