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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 763 753 799
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 119 178 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 101 140 143
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,925 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,116
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.36%
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
86273 98484 101752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72683 82842 83044
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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
London +57 47 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East +14 32 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East of England +11 12 £33,250 -21.30% 4
West Midlands -12 9 £30,750 -35.26% 1
Yorkshire +5 8 £40,000 +9.58%
East Midlands +14 7 £37,500 -12.17%
North West -4 2 £32,500 -35.00%
South West -12 2 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 172 (60.99%) SQL
2 88 (31.21%) Finance
3 84 (29.79%) SQL Server
4 75 (26.60%) ITIL
5 64 (22.70%) Windows
6 62 (21.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (21.63%) Microsoft
8 55 (19.50%) .NET
9 52 (18.44%) Oracle
10 47 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 46 (16.31%) CRM
11 46 (16.31%) Linux
12 43 (15.25%) Java
13 35 (12.41%) Degree
14 33 (11.70%) SDLC
14 33 (11.70%) IIS
15 30 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (9.93%) JavaScript
16 28 (9.93%) Web Services
17 27 (9.57%) MS Excel
17 27 (9.57%) C#
17 27 (9.57%) Windows Server
18 26 (9.22%) Dynamics CRM
18 26 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 25 (8.87%) Banking
19 25 (8.87%) XML
20 24 (8.51%) PL/SQL
20 24 (8.51%) Problem Management
21 23 (8.16%) Unix
22 22 (7.80%) Agile Software Development

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 47 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 33 (11.70%) IIS
3 14 (4.96%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.19%) Apache
5 7 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.77%) JBoss
7 3 (1.06%) CMS
7 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.06%) nginx
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.71%) Liferay
8 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 27 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (9.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.13%) SAP MDM
3 5 (1.77%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.06%) Summit
5 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.71%) Maximo
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.35%) EQXanite
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.35%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.42%) Office 365
3 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.06%) Bluemix
3 3 (1.06%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.35%) Apcera
4 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.84%) DNS
3 7 (2.48%) DHCP
3 7 (2.48%) Firewall
3 7 (2.48%) LAN
4 5 (1.77%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.06%) SAN
5 3 (1.06%) WAN
5 3 (1.06%) WebEx
6 1 (0.35%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) Internet
6 1 (0.35%) NAS
6 1 (0.35%) SSL
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
6 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 62 (21.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 15 (5.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.48%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.13%) Power BI
9 5 (1.77%) MySQL
10 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.06%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.06%) Siebel EIM
11 3 (1.06%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.71%) PeopleTools
3 1 (0.35%) Ant
3 1 (0.35%) AppScan
3 1 (0.35%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.35%) Maven
3 1 (0.35%) MSI
3 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) Toad
3 1 (0.35%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 88 (31.21%) Finance
2 25 (8.87%) Banking
3 11 (3.90%) Law
3 11 (3.90%) Legal
3 11 (3.90%) Retail
4 8 (2.84%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.84%) Japanese Language
5 7 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.13%) Advertising
7 4 (1.42%) Back Office
7 4 (1.42%) Brand Awareness
8 3 (1.06%) Games
8 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.71%) Billing
9 2 (0.71%) Electronics
9 2 (0.71%) Front Office
9 2 (0.71%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (19.50%) .NET
2 28 (9.93%) Web Services
3 25 (8.87%) XML
4 19 (6.74%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.61%) XSL
5 13 (4.61%) XSLT
6 11 (3.90%) HTML
7 10 (3.55%) Java EE
8 9 (3.19%) J2EE
9 8 (2.84%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (2.84%) Hibernate
9 8 (2.84%) JSP
9 8 (2.84%) Spring
10 7 (2.48%) JSF
10 7 (2.48%) Middleware
10 7 (2.48%) SOAP
10 7 (2.48%) Struts
11 5 (1.77%) CSS
12 4 (1.42%) COM
12 4 (1.42%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.48%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.48%) Informatics
5 6 (2.13%) Clustering
5 6 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.77%) Derivative
6 5 (1.77%) Fintech
6 5 (1.77%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.42%) Equities
7 4 (1.42%) Eurex
7 4 (1.42%) User Experience
8 3 (1.06%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.06%) Health Informatics
8 3 (1.06%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 64 (22.70%) Windows
2 46 (16.31%) Linux
3 27 (9.57%) Windows Server
4 23 (8.16%) Unix
5 7 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.13%) Android
6 6 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.77%) AIX
7 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.06%) CentOS
10 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (26.60%) ITIL
2 46 (16.31%) CRM
3 33 (11.70%) SDLC
4 30 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (8.51%) Problem Management
6 22 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (7.45%) Document Management
8 19 (6.74%) Data Security
8 19 (6.74%) OWASP
9 17 (6.03%) Workflow
10 15 (5.32%) ERP
10 15 (5.32%) Project Management
10 15 (5.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 14 (4.96%) Security Testing
12 12 (4.26%) Analytics
12 12 (4.26%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.26%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (4.26%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 172 (60.99%) SQL
2 43 (15.25%) Java
3 28 (9.93%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.57%) C#
5 24 (8.51%) PL/SQL
6 15 (5.32%) VBScript
7 14 (4.96%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.55%) PHP
10 9 (3.19%) VB
11 7 (2.48%) C++
12 6 (2.13%) C
12 6 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.77%) Perl
13 5 (1.77%) XPath
14 4 (1.42%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.42%) Python
15 3 (1.06%) Delphi
16 2 (0.71%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (12.41%) Degree
2 11 (3.90%) CEH
3 5 (1.77%) SANS
4 4 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) CFA
5 3 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.45%) SLA
2 14 (4.96%) QA
3 6 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.71%) DICOM
5 2 (0.71%) HL7
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.35%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.77%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.35%) Nagios
3 1 (0.35%) Nessus
3 1 (0.35%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 61 (21.63%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.44%) Oracle
3 15 (5.32%) SAP
3 15 (5.32%) Siebel
4 12 (4.26%) Citrix
5 11 (3.90%) VMware
6 10 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.19%) Informatica
8 7 (2.48%) BEA
8 7 (2.48%) Remedy
9 6 (2.13%) IBM
10 4 (1.42%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.42%) Sybase
10 4 (1.42%) Veracode
10 4 (1.42%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.06%) Apple
11 3 (1.06%) Charles River
11 3 (1.06%) Google
11 3 (1.06%) Murex
11 3 (1.06%) Northgate
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