The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 235 230 282
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 25 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.18% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.19% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 3
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £36,800 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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 of England 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 of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7466 6769 8805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.34% 95.85% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6076 5690 7552
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Hertfordshire -11 10 £34,000 -
Bedfordshire 0 8 £45,500 +7.05%
Essex +3 4 £38,250 +59.37%
Cambridgeshire +5 3 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 25 (62.50%) Oracle
3 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (47.50%) Windows
5 18 (45.00%) ITIL
6 15 (37.50%) Finance
7 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
7 14 (35.00%) Degree
7 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (35.00%) Java
8 13 (32.50%) IBM
9 12 (30.00%) OpenEdge
9 12 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (22.50%) .NET
10 9 (22.50%) XML
10 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (20.00%) XSL
11 8 (20.00%) XSLT
11 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
12 7 (17.50%) Change Control
12 7 (17.50%) SLA
12 7 (17.50%) JSP
13 6 (15.00%) Struts
13 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
13 6 (15.00%) Spring
13 6 (15.00%) JSF
13 6 (15.00%) Java EE

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (30.00%) OpenEdge
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.50%) Lync
5 1 (2.50%) Node.js
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Agresso
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) AMQP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) Text Mining
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) QlikView
6 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
1 9 (22.50%) XML
2 8 (20.00%) XSL
2 8 (20.00%) XSLT
3 7 (17.50%) JSP
4 6 (15.00%) Struts
4 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.00%) Spring
4 6 (15.00%) JSF
4 6 (15.00%) Java EE
5 3 (7.50%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) REST
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware
6 2 (5.00%) JMS
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) Ajax
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Informatics
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
3 1 (2.50%) Online Games
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) DataPower
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) AIX
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Change Control
4 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) ERP
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) Information Management
8 1 (2.50%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.50%) TDD
8 1 (2.50%) Content Management
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) Erlang
5 1 (2.50%) Groovy
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Oracle
2 13 (32.50%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) BEA
4 2 (5.00%) Capita
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: circ £40,000 - £50,000
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