The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 130 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.095% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £36,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,447 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.88% +6.25%
Applications Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2053 2369 2635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 97.02% 95.06% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1690 1992 2329
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Information Management
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Informatics
2 2 (40.00%) Life Science
2 2 (40.00%) Text Mining
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) ResourceLink
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (40.00%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Text Mining
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Informatics
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (20.00%) Northgate
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle