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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 238 242 222
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 19 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 21
Average salary £41,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,550 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.23%
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
6884 7379 6812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.01% 96.39% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5840 6061 5857
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Cambridgeshire +23 8 £39,750 -38.84%
Essex -3 8 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Bedfordshire +6 2 £55,000 +33.33%
Hertfordshire -10 1 £24,000 -29.41%
Applications Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (36.84%) Java
5 12 (31.58%) XML
5 12 (31.58%) XSL
5 12 (31.58%) XSLT
6 11 (28.95%) SLA
7 10 (26.32%) Legal
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (23.68%) Banking
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (23.68%) Degree
8 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
8 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
8 9 (23.68%) JMS
8 9 (23.68%) OO
8 9 (23.68%) C#
8 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
8 9 (23.68%) AMQP
8 9 (23.68%) REST
9 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
9 8 (21.05%) MS Office
9 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
10 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
11 6 (15.79%) Speech Recognition
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 5 (13.16%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
1 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.53%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) AMQP
2 4 (10.53%) LAN
2 4 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Legal
3 9 (23.68%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) XML
1 12 (31.58%) XSL
1 12 (31.58%) XSLT
2 9 (23.68%) JMS
2 9 (23.68%) REST
3 5 (13.16%) JSP
3 5 (13.16%) Struts
3 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.16%) Spring
3 5 (13.16%) JSF
3 5 (13.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000 Server
1 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.68%) OO
2 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
3 6 (15.79%) Speech Recognition
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Document Management
6 1 (2.63%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) C++
5 4 (10.53%) Groovy
5 4 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) BEA
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Citrix