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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 301 294 295
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 8 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 11
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £70,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
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
9575 9766 10349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.44% 92.91% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8356 8351 9325
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 17 (65.38%) Banking
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) UNIX
5 9 (34.62%) Oracle
6 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
7 7 (26.92%) Middleware
7 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
7 7 (26.92%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (19.23%) SWIFT
9 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
9 5 (19.23%) Java
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
10 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
10 4 (15.38%) Korn
11 3 (11.54%) Workflow
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (11.54%) IIS
11 3 (11.54%) XML
11 3 (11.54%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 7 (26.92%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
4 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (65.38%) Banking
2 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Middleware
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.85%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.85%) COM
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) SWIFT
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
4 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Workflow
1 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 2 (7.69%) BCP
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) E-Discovery
3 1 (3.85%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) Korn
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) XPath
6 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Calypso
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) LexisNexis
5 1 (3.85%) BT
5 1 (3.85%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (3.85%) Murex
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive benefits
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