The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 215 292 302
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 19 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.069% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.072% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 21
Median salary £54,000 £62,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.60% +21.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £51,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
5703 8362 10889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.01% 95.60% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5212 7246 9135
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

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 25 September 2016.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Applications Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 25 (67.57%) Finance
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) Web Services
4 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
5 13 (35.14%) VBScript
5 13 (35.14%) ITIL
5 13 (35.14%) QA
5 13 (35.14%) SDLC
6 12 (32.43%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (32.43%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (32.43%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (32.43%) Siebel
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
7 11 (29.73%) Linux
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (21.62%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (21.62%) Java
10 8 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (18.92%) Fixed Income
12 6 (16.22%) Informatica
12 6 (16.22%) Clustering
12 6 (16.22%) Law
12 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
12 6 (16.22%) C#
12 6 (16.22%) Unix
13 5 (13.51%) Oracle
13 5 (13.51%) Fintech

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.11%) Summit
2 1 (2.70%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) WebEx
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle BI EE
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) SQLPlus
3 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.70%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 25 (67.57%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Law
3 3 (8.11%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Web Services
2 8 (21.62%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (10.81%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) SonicMQ
5 2 (5.41%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (18.92%) Fixed Income
4 6 (16.22%) Clustering
5 5 (13.51%) Fintech
6 4 (10.81%) Derivative
6 4 (10.81%) Equities
6 4 (10.81%) Eurex
7 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
1 13 (35.14%) SDLC
2 12 (32.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (32.43%) System Integration Testing
2 12 (32.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.81%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) High-Frequency Trading
5 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Document Management
6 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Data Management
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 13 (35.14%) VBScript
4 8 (21.62%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) C#
5 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.81%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) Delphi
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
7 2 (5.41%) VBA
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Siebel
2 6 (16.22%) Informatica
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 4 (10.81%) Bloomberg
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) Murex
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (5.41%) iManage
6 2 (5.41%) Northgate
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) MarketAxess
7 1 (2.70%) VMware