The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 172 176 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.053% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.055% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £42,000 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Applications Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3509 3637 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.22% 96.73% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2895 3043 2602
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,775
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the East Midlands region.

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £35,000 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Lync
6 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Mitel
6 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 2 (20.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (10.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) Northgate
3 1 (10.00%) hybris
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) SAP