The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 734 792 791
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 169 161 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 147 138 159
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,466 £33,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,650 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,719 £42,250 £39,750
% change year-on-year
-8.35% +6.28%
Applications Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88424 99136 104947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.33% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75288 82628 86337
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the England region.

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in England

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +53 62 £37,500 -9.63% 4
London +42 58 £55,000 -8.33% 3
East of England +25 19 £32,500 -20.73% 2
Yorkshire +32 10 £31,250 -44.69%
North West +29 8 £62,500 +42.85%
South West +19 4 £35,000 -24.53% 1
East Midlands +14 4 £36,750 +5.00% 1
West Midlands -15 3 £38,500 -7.22%
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Applications Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 189 (63.42%) SQL
2 88 (29.53%) Windows
3 85 (28.52%) Finance
4 79 (26.51%) SQL Server
5 74 (24.83%) Oracle
6 71 (23.83%) ITIL
7 69 (23.15%) CRM
8 66 (22.15%) .NET
9 64 (21.48%) Linux
9 64 (21.48%) Microsoft
10 58 (19.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 57 (19.13%) Windows Server
12 53 (17.79%) SharePoint
13 45 (15.10%) Java
14 40 (13.42%) MS Excel
15 39 (13.09%) Degree
16 35 (11.74%) IIS
17 32 (10.74%) C#
18 30 (10.07%) XML
19 29 (9.73%) ERP
20 28 (9.40%) Dynamics CRM
20 28 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 27 (9.06%) User Acceptance Testing
21 27 (9.06%) PL/SQL
22 26 (8.72%) Banking
23 24 (8.05%) ASP.NET
23 24 (8.05%) SLA
24 23 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
25 22 (7.38%) Web Services
25 22 (7.38%) Oracle Database

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (17.79%) SharePoint
2 35 (11.74%) IIS
3 15 (5.03%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.68%) Apache
5 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.01%) JBoss
6 3 (1.01%) nginx
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.67%) Liferay
7 2 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 40 (13.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.01%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 28 (9.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.01%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (2.01%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (1.01%) Summit
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.67%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.34%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.34%) Office 365
3 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.01%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.02%) Firewall
2 8 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.35%) DHCP
3 7 (2.35%) DNS
4 5 (1.68%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.01%) LAN
5 3 (1.01%) SAN
5 3 (1.01%) WAN
5 3 (1.01%) WebEx
6 2 (0.67%) HTTP
6 2 (0.67%) Internet
7 1 (0.34%) NAS
7 1 (0.34%) SMS
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
7 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (26.51%) SQL Server
2 58 (19.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (7.38%) Oracle Database
5 19 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 12 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (3.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (3.02%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (2.35%) Power BI
11 6 (2.01%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.34%) MySQL
12 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.01%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.01%) Siebel EIM
13 3 (1.01%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (2.01%) MSI
2 5 (1.68%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.67%) AppScan
4 2 (0.67%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.67%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.34%) Ant
5 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.34%) Maven
5 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.34%) Toad
5 1 (0.34%) WinDbg
General
1 85 (28.52%) Finance
2 26 (8.72%) Banking
3 11 (3.69%) Financial Institution
3 11 (3.69%) Legal
4 9 (3.02%) Japanese Language
4 9 (3.02%) Law
5 7 (2.35%) Retail
6 6 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.68%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.68%) Marketing
7 5 (1.68%) Publishing
8 4 (1.34%) Brand Awareness
8 4 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.01%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Billing
9 3 (1.01%) Electronics
9 3 (1.01%) Front Office
9 3 (1.01%) Games
10 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.15%) .NET
2 30 (10.07%) XML
3 24 (8.05%) ASP.NET
4 22 (7.38%) Web Services
5 18 (6.04%) XSLT
6 17 (5.70%) XSL
7 16 (5.37%) Spring
8 15 (5.03%) Struts
9 12 (4.03%) Hibernate
9 12 (4.03%) Java EE
9 12 (4.03%) JSP
10 11 (3.69%) JSF
11 10 (3.36%) J2EE
12 9 (3.02%) EDI
13 8 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (2.68%) SOAP
14 7 (2.35%) HTML
14 7 (2.35%) Middleware
15 5 (1.68%) CSS
16 4 (1.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.04%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.68%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.01%) User Experience
8 5 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.68%) Derivative
8 5 (1.68%) Fintech
8 5 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.68%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.34%) Equities
9 4 (1.34%) Eurex
10 3 (1.01%) Data Conversion
10 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.01%) Health Informatics
10 3 (1.01%) Informatics
10 3 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (29.53%) Windows
2 64 (21.48%) Linux
3 57 (19.13%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.71%) Unix
5 16 (5.37%) Oracle Linux
6 12 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.36%) Android
8 7 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.01%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.68%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.34%) AIX
12 3 (1.01%) CentOS
13 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.83%) ITIL
2 69 (23.15%) CRM
3 29 (9.73%) ERP
4 27 (9.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (6.71%) Document Management
7 19 (6.38%) Data Security
8 17 (5.70%) SDLC
8 17 (5.70%) Security Testing
9 16 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (5.37%) OWASP
9 16 (5.37%) Workflow
10 14 (4.70%) High Availability
10 14 (4.70%) Problem Management
10 14 (4.70%) Project Management
11 13 (4.36%) Change Management
11 13 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (4.03%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.03%) Information Security
12 12 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 189 (63.42%) SQL
2 45 (15.10%) Java
3 32 (10.74%) C#
4 27 (9.06%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.71%) JavaScript
6 15 (5.03%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.36%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.03%) C
9 10 (3.36%) C++
9 10 (3.36%) Python
10 9 (3.02%) VBScript
11 7 (2.35%) VB
12 6 (2.01%) Perl
13 5 (1.68%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.68%) PHP
13 5 (1.68%) XPath
14 4 (1.34%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.67%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (13.09%) Degree
2 11 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.01%) SANS
5 4 (1.34%) CEH
5 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.01%) CISSP
6 3 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.67%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) CISA
8 1 (0.34%) CISM
8 1 (0.34%) MOS
8 1 (0.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.05%) SLA
2 9 (3.02%) QA
3 4 (1.34%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) DICOM
4 2 (0.67%) HL7
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.69%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (2.01%) XenApp
3 5 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) Docker
4 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.01%) SCCM
2 3 (1.01%) HP Fortify
3 2 (0.67%) Nessus
4 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 74 (24.83%) Oracle
2 64 (21.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.03%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (5.03%) SAP
4 13 (4.36%) Citrix
5 11 (3.69%) Siebel
6 10 (3.36%) BEA
7 7 (2.35%) IBM
7 7 (2.35%) VMware
8 6 (2.01%) Baan
8 6 (2.01%) Hyperion
8 6 (2.01%) Remedy
9 5 (1.68%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.68%) Informatica
10 4 (1.34%) Murex
10 4 (1.34%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.01%) Apple
11 3 (1.01%) Google
11 3 (1.01%) Infor
11 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
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