The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 119 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £42,500 £32,375
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +31.27%
Applications Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1690 1502 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.26% 93.47% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1335 1315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Bristol

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Sage
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (57.14%) Remedy
2 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Finance

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Sage
1 4 (57.14%) Remedy