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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 116 121 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 5 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,047
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.04%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1860 1903 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.18% 93.70% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1684 1401
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 29 July 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) assyst
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (22.22%) PDA
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) JBoss
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (11.11%) Apache
6 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) LDAP
6 1 (11.11%) Sun
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (11.11%) CA
6 1 (11.11%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) VMware

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JDBC
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PDA
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Northgate
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) IBM