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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 251 311 297
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 5 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.076% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 15
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,750 £42,128
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £64,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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
6294 9752 9929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.06% 95.41% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5650 8452 8446
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Front Office
3 4 (30.77%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
4 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (23.08%) BCP
4 3 (23.08%) OWASP
4 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 3 (23.08%) Equities
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) IIS
5 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Front Office
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Equities
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) BCP
1 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
1 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
1 3 (23.08%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
1 3 (23.08%) OWASP
1 3 (23.08%) SDLC
1 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
1 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISM
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) SANS
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
3 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) AppDynamics
2 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
2 1 (7.69%) Dynatrace
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) ION Trading
2 1 (7.69%) Murex
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.69%) Tradeweb
2 1 (7.69%) VMware