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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
London / City of London
Rank 214 248 313
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +65
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 21 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.063% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.065% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 8
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +10.63%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%

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
4872 6127 9820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.94% 95.88% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 5496 8565
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 27 (67.50%) Finance
2 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (57.50%) ITIL
4 21 (52.50%) VBScript
4 21 (52.50%) QA
5 20 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 20 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 20 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
5 20 (50.00%) SDLC
5 20 (50.00%) Web Services
5 20 (50.00%) Siebel
6 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (35.00%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (20.00%) Windows
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
10 7 (17.50%) CRM
10 7 (17.50%) MS Office
10 7 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle
11 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (15.00%) Degree
12 5 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (12.50%) Web Development
12 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server

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 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.50%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 27 (67.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) Equities
4 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 20 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 20 (50.00%) SDLC
2 20 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 20 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (17.50%) CRM
4 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.50%) Web Development
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.00%) Contract Management
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (52.50%) VBScript
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) Delphi
4 5 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.50%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Siebel
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 5 (12.50%) Informatica
4 5 (12.50%) Northgate
5 3 (7.50%) iManage
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow