The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 314 307 290
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 12 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.100% 0.11% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 26
Average salary £50,000 £60,750 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.69% +26.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £42,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +31.78%
Applications Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11133 11313 12081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.44% 93.35% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9339 10017 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 17 (58.62%) Banking
4 15 (51.72%) SQL
4 15 (51.72%) Oracle
5 13 (44.83%) Middleware
6 11 (37.93%) Linux
7 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
7 9 (31.03%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
8 8 (27.59%) SWIFT
8 8 (27.59%) Tivoli
8 8 (27.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Process Server
8 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
9 7 (24.14%) UNIX
9 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (17.24%) SOA
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.24%) Perl
11 4 (13.79%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) Degree
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle Retail
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (13.79%) Retail
11 4 (13.79%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (10.34%) VMware
12 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
12 3 (10.34%) Computer Science

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 9 (31.03%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Process Server
2 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (10.34%) IIS
5 2 (6.90%) Apache
5 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.45%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (3.45%) WorkSite
6 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MSI
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 17 (58.62%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.90%) Electronics
6 1 (3.45%) Law
6 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) Middleware
2 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.45%) Murex MxML
5 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.45%) JMS
5 1 (3.45%) JSP
5 1 (3.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) SWIFT
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Market Risk
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Online Banking
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) DataPower
4 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) SOA
2 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
4 1 (3.45%) Content Management
4 1 (3.45%) ETRM
4 1 (3.45%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (3.45%) Web Development
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Release Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Benchmarking
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) C-shell
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) Korn
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CSSLP
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Tivoli
1 8 (27.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) Murex
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Trayport
5 1 (3.45%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (3.45%) BMC
5 1 (3.45%) Calypso
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
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