The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Specialist
Rank 254 259 230
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 11 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.15% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 17
Average salary £38,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.72%
Applications Support 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
7127 7645 7252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.91% 95.86% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 6385 6208
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Applications Support 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 Support Specialist across the East of England region.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in the East of England

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in the East of England

Applications Support 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 Support Specialist within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 - 9 £38,500 -
Bedfordshire -5 1 £45,000 +9.09%
Hertfordshire -17 1 £24,000 -29.41%
Applications Support Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title.

1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 16 (51.61%) Finance
4 15 (48.39%) XML
5 14 (45.16%) XSL
5 14 (45.16%) XSLT
5 14 (45.16%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (38.71%) OO
7 11 (35.48%) JMS
8 10 (32.26%) Banking
8 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
8 10 (32.26%) Oracle
8 10 (32.26%) Degree
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (29.03%) C#
9 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
9 9 (29.03%) SLA
9 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
10 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
10 8 (25.81%) REST
10 8 (25.81%) AMQP
10 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
11 6 (19.35%) Java EE
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
11 6 (19.35%) Spring
11 6 (19.35%) JSF
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle RAC

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region that cited Applications Support 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 Support Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) WebLogic
1 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Agresso
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) XML
2 14 (45.16%) XSL
2 14 (45.16%) XSLT
3 11 (35.48%) JMS
4 8 (25.81%) REST
5 6 (19.35%) JSP
5 6 (19.35%) Struts
5 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
5 6 (19.35%) Spring
5 6 (19.35%) JSF
5 6 (19.35%) Java EE
6 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
7 3 (9.68%) J2EE
7 3 (9.68%) CSS
7 3 (9.68%) CSS3
7 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) HPUX
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (38.71%) OO
3 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Content Management
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.23%) Line Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) Java
3 9 (29.03%) C#
3 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.13%) C
4 5 (16.13%) Groovy
4 5 (16.13%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) BEA
4 1 (3.23%) CODA
4 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.23%) Sage
4 1 (3.23%) Northgate
4 1 (3.23%) VocaLink
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) SAP