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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 236 277 246
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -31
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 22 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.093% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.098% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 12
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,050 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +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 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
7394 8196 8047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.99% 95.65% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6066 6835 7005
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 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 May 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 - 15 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £36,500 -18.88%
Applications Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 31 (75.61%) Java
2 28 (68.29%) Finance
3 27 (65.85%) SQL
4 25 (60.98%) XML
5 24 (58.54%) XSL
5 24 (58.54%) XSLT
6 20 (48.78%) PL/SQL
7 19 (46.34%) JMS
8 17 (41.46%) Oracle
8 17 (41.46%) SLA
9 16 (39.02%) Tomcat
9 16 (39.02%) AMQP
9 16 (39.02%) REST
9 16 (39.02%) Mentoring
10 11 (26.83%) Banking
11 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 10 (24.39%) WebLogic
12 9 (21.95%) Windows
13 8 (19.51%) JSP
13 8 (19.51%) Struts
13 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
13 8 (19.51%) Spring
13 8 (19.51%) JSF
13 8 (19.51%) Java EE
13 8 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
14 7 (17.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (17.07%) BEA

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 16 (39.02%) Tomcat
2 10 (24.39%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.32%) OpenEdge
3 3 (7.32%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Agresso
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.88%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 10g
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) Text Mining
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
General
1 28 (68.29%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Automotive
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) XML
2 24 (58.54%) XSL
2 24 (58.54%) XSLT
3 19 (46.34%) JMS
4 16 (39.02%) REST
5 8 (19.51%) JSP
5 8 (19.51%) Struts
5 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
5 8 (19.51%) Spring
5 8 (19.51%) JSF
5 8 (19.51%) Java EE
6 4 (9.76%) Web Services
6 4 (9.76%) J2EE
6 4 (9.76%) HTML
7 3 (7.32%) CSS
7 3 (7.32%) CSS3
7 3 (7.32%) HTML5
8 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Informatics
1 2 (4.88%) Life Science
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) HPUX
2 3 (7.32%) Solaris
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Mentoring
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.76%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (7.32%) OO
5 3 (7.32%) SOA
5 3 (7.32%) MVC
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.88%) Information Management
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 1 (2.44%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Content Management
7 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Java
2 27 (65.85%) SQL
3 20 (48.78%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Groovy
4 4 (9.76%) C
4 4 (9.76%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) Python
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (41.46%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) BEA
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) CODA
3 3 (7.32%) Sage
4 2 (4.88%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Northgate
5 1 (2.44%) VocaLink
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago