The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 114 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 5 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1788 1828 1580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.42% 94.03% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1599 1405
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
Applications Specialist
West Midlands

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 9 July 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) assyst
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (16.67%) PDA
7 2 (16.67%) ION Trading
7 2 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) Control-M
7 2 (16.67%) BMC
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) JBoss
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (8.33%) Apache
8 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
8 1 (8.33%) IBM

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JDBC
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) Servlets
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PDA
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) Korn
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (16.67%) Control-M
2 1 (8.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (16.67%) ION Trading
3 2 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) CA
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) Northgate
4 1 (8.33%) VMware