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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 238 233 277
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 31 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
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
7549 6621 8732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.75% 96.45% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6186 5341 7579
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Bedfordshire - 13 £45,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -9 12 £34,250 -
Cambridgeshire -15 5 £43,000 -4.44%
Essex -18 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Applications Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 35 (81.40%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) Oracle
3 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
3 22 (51.16%) Windows
4 20 (46.51%) ITIL
5 18 (41.86%) Degree
6 17 (39.53%) Java
7 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (34.88%) PL/SQL
8 15 (34.88%) XML
8 15 (34.88%) IBM
8 15 (34.88%) WebSphere
9 14 (32.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 14 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (32.56%) OpenEdge
10 13 (30.23%) XSL
10 13 (30.23%) XSLT
10 13 (30.23%) Finance
11 10 (23.26%) SLA
12 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (18.60%) REST
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
14 7 (16.28%) .NET
14 7 (16.28%) JSP
14 7 (16.28%) JMS
14 7 (16.28%) AMQP
14 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
15 6 (13.95%) Struts
15 6 (13.95%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 15 (34.88%) WebSphere
2 14 (32.56%) OpenEdge
2 14 (32.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (20.93%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.33%) Lync
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Agresso
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) AMQP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (37.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (32.56%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.98%) Text Mining
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) QlikView
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.65%) Big Data
7 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) XML
2 13 (30.23%) XSL
2 13 (30.23%) XSLT
3 8 (18.60%) REST
4 7 (16.28%) JMS
4 7 (16.28%) JSP
4 7 (16.28%) .NET
5 6 (13.95%) Java EE
5 6 (13.95%) Hibernate
5 6 (13.95%) Spring
5 6 (13.95%) JSF
5 6 (13.95%) Struts
6 4 (9.30%) HTML
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.33%) EDI
8 1 (2.33%) XHTML
8 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Informatics
2 3 (6.98%) Life Science
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Online Games
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Mentoring
3 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Information Management
5 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) UML
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) DSDM
7 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) Java
3 15 (34.88%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) Groovy
6 2 (4.65%) Erlang
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) C
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) Oracle
2 15 (34.88%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Capita
4 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) BEA
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Sage
5 1 (2.33%) CODA
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