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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 274 325 313
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 28 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 14
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £45,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £68,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015, 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 35 (92.11%) Java
2 31 (81.58%) Finance
3 29 (76.32%) Banking
4 21 (55.26%) Spring
5 15 (39.47%) Retail
6 12 (31.58%) C#
6 12 (31.58%) .NET
7 11 (28.95%) C
7 11 (28.95%) C++
7 11 (28.95%) Struts
7 11 (28.95%) UNIX
7 11 (28.95%) Python
7 11 (28.95%) RDBMS
7 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
7 11 (28.95%) OWASP
7 11 (28.95%) Security Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Cyber Security
8 10 (26.32%) Reference Data
8 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
8 10 (26.32%) Software Delivery
8 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
8 10 (26.32%) Web Services
8 10 (26.32%) Hibernate
8 10 (26.32%) Maven
9 8 (21.05%) Information Security
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
11 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
11 6 (15.79%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.16%) FileNet
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (13.16%) Captiva
3 1 (2.63%) WorkSite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) RDBMS
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
1 10 (26.32%) Eclipse
1 10 (26.32%) Maven
General
1 31 (81.58%) Finance
2 29 (76.32%) Banking
3 15 (39.47%) Retail
4 6 (15.79%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
6 2 (5.26%) Law
6 2 (5.26%) Legal
6 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.26%) Electronics
6 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) Spring
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
3 11 (28.95%) Struts
4 10 (26.32%) Web Services
4 10 (26.32%) Hibernate
5 5 (13.16%) JRules
6 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.26%) DTV
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) UNIX
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) OWASP
1 11 (28.95%) Security Testing
1 11 (28.95%) Cyber Security
2 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
2 10 (26.32%) Software Delivery
3 8 (21.05%) Information Security
4 5 (13.16%) Workflow
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (2.63%) SABSA
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) C#
3 11 (28.95%) C
3 11 (28.95%) C++
3 11 (28.95%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Korn
5 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
1 3 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) IBM
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) WorldPay
3 1 (2.63%) HP