The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 143 125 123
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 4 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 10
Median salary £37,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% +29.87%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
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
2274 1921 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.27% 96.15% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1668 1631 1732
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Apcera
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware