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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 234 239 266
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 18 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.061% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.063% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £34,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +18.75%
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
6944 6311 8108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.41% 96.22% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5628 5112 7026
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 £62,500 £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Bedfordshire - 10 £45,250 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £28,500 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Applications Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (80.43%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) Oracle
3 23 (50.00%) Java
4 21 (45.65%) PL/SQL
4 21 (45.65%) XML
5 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 20 (43.48%) Finance
6 19 (41.30%) XSL
6 19 (41.30%) XSLT
6 19 (41.30%) Windows
7 17 (36.96%) ITIL
8 16 (34.78%) Degree
9 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (30.43%) SLA
10 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
11 12 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (26.09%) IBM
11 12 (26.09%) JMS
11 12 (26.09%) OpenEdge
11 12 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (26.09%) AMQP
11 12 (26.09%) REST
11 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
11 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
12 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
12 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
13 7 (15.22%) .NET
13 7 (15.22%) JSP
13 7 (15.22%) Struts

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (28.26%) Tomcat
2 12 (26.09%) OpenEdge
2 12 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Agresso
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) AMQP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (6.52%) Text Mining
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.35%) Big Data
6 2 (4.35%) QlikView
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) XML
2 19 (41.30%) XSL
2 19 (41.30%) XSLT
3 12 (26.09%) JMS
3 12 (26.09%) REST
4 7 (15.22%) Hibernate
4 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 7 (15.22%) JSP
4 7 (15.22%) Struts
4 7 (15.22%) Spring
4 7 (15.22%) JSF
4 7 (15.22%) Java EE
5 3 (6.52%) HTML
6 2 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (2.17%) XHTML
7 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.17%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) GWT
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (2.17%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Informatics
1 3 (6.52%) Life Science
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.87%) Information Management
3 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.35%) UML
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) DSDM
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) Java
3 21 (45.65%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) Perl
4 3 (6.52%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) Groovy
5 2 (4.35%) Erlang
5 2 (4.35%) C
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) IBM
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) BEA
5 2 (4.35%) Capita
5 2 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) CODA
5 2 (4.35%) Sage