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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 248 281 339
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 18 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 18
Median salary £55,000 £75,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,750 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6052 9817 12324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.79% 94.74% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 8409 10414
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (38.10%) Fixed Income
3 8 (38.10%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Bloomberg
5 5 (23.81%) Fintech
6 4 (19.05%) Equities
6 4 (19.05%) Derivative
6 4 (19.05%) Eurex
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) Murex
7 3 (14.29%) Windows
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) Law
7 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
7 3 (14.29%) Summit
7 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle

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 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Summit
2 1 (4.76%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 3 (14.29%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Front Office
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 3 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) SonicMQ
4 1 (4.76%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Fixed Income
1 8 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (23.81%) Fintech
3 4 (19.05%) Derivative
3 4 (19.05%) Equities
3 4 (19.05%) Eurex
4 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Clustering
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) SDLC
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
3 1 (4.76%) Application Discovery
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Data Management
3 1 (4.76%) E-Discovery
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Development
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Secure Coding
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Bloomberg
2 4 (19.05%) Murex
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) ION Trading
4 1 (4.76%) MarketAxess
4 1 (4.76%) Siebel
4 1 (4.76%) Tradeweb
4 1 (4.76%) VMware