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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 800 751 762
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 127 197 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 114 150 175
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,100 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
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
92749 99347 108873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.53% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78780 81890 89141
Median salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +55 56 £42,500 +30.76% 5
London -39 30 £55,000 -4.34% 5
East of England +12 21 £55,000 +27.16% 1
Yorkshire -14 8 £31,500 +5.00% 1
North West +29 6 £70,000 +79.48% 1
East Midlands +9 3 £21,500 -12.24%
West Midlands -36 2 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 151 (56.77%) SQL
2 97 (36.47%) Windows
3 78 (29.32%) Oracle
4 74 (27.82%) Linux
5 72 (27.07%) Finance
6 70 (26.32%) .NET
7 68 (25.56%) Windows Server
8 61 (22.93%) CRM
9 53 (19.92%) Java
10 49 (18.42%) SharePoint
11 43 (16.17%) ITIL
12 42 (15.79%) XML
13 41 (15.41%) SQL Server
13 41 (15.41%) Microsoft
14 39 (14.66%) ERP
15 37 (13.91%) C#
16 31 (11.65%) Degree
17 30 (11.28%) Security Testing
17 30 (11.28%) BusinessObjects
18 29 (10.90%) MS Excel
18 29 (10.90%) Banking
19 26 (9.77%) C
19 26 (9.77%) IIS
20 25 (9.40%) OWASP
21 24 (9.02%) Oracle Linux
21 24 (9.02%) ASP.NET
21 24 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 22 (8.27%) Spring
22 22 (8.27%) C++
22 22 (8.27%) Secure Coding

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 49 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.77%) IIS
3 14 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.01%) JBoss
5 7 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.88%) Apache
7 4 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.50%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.13%) Confluence
8 3 (1.13%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.75%) CMS
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.38%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 29 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.88%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.88%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (1.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) CATIA
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.75%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.75%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.75%) Summit
5 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.38%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.88%) Office 365
2 4 (1.50%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.14%) Firewall
2 5 (1.88%) DNS
3 3 (1.13%) DHCP
3 3 (1.13%) HTTP
3 3 (1.13%) Internet
3 3 (1.13%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.75%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.38%) BGP
5 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.38%) Intranet
5 1 (0.38%) IPv6
5 1 (0.38%) LAN
5 1 (0.38%) MPLS
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
5 1 (0.38%) OSPF
5 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
5 1 (0.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.28%) BusinessObjects
3 24 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.89%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 12 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (4.51%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.50%) Informix
10 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.13%) Siebel EIM
11 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.75%) Essbase
12 2 (0.75%) Power BI
12 2 (0.75%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.63%) MSI
3 5 (1.88%) AdminStudio
3 5 (1.88%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.50%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.13%) JIRA
6 2 (0.75%) AppScan
6 2 (0.75%) Burp Suite
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.38%) Maven
7 1 (0.38%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 72 (27.07%) Finance
2 29 (10.90%) Banking
3 16 (6.02%) Financial Institution
4 13 (4.89%) Retail
5 8 (3.01%) Russian Language
6 7 (2.63%) Arabic Language
6 7 (2.63%) Legal
6 7 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.26%) Dutch Language
8 5 (1.88%) Law
8 5 (1.88%) Publishing
9 4 (1.50%) Marketing
10 3 (1.13%) Electronics
11 2 (0.75%) Advertising
11 2 (0.75%) Billing
11 2 (0.75%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.75%) French Language
11 2 (0.75%) German Language
12 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (26.32%) .NET
2 42 (15.79%) XML
3 24 (9.02%) ASP.NET
4 22 (8.27%) Spring
5 21 (7.89%) Struts
6 16 (6.02%) CSS
6 16 (6.02%) HTML
7 13 (4.89%) Web Services
8 12 (4.51%) EDI
8 12 (4.51%) XSLT
9 11 (4.14%) XSL
10 10 (3.76%) Hibernate
10 10 (3.76%) JSP
11 9 (3.38%) Java EE
11 9 (3.38%) JSF
12 6 (2.26%) WCF
13 4 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (1.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.39%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.63%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.26%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.88%) Replication
7 5 (1.88%) User Experience
8 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.50%) Social Media
9 3 (1.13%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.13%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.13%) Equities
9 3 (1.13%) Eurex
9 3 (1.13%) Fintech
10 2 (0.75%) Clustering
10 2 (0.75%) Derivative
10 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 97 (36.47%) Windows
2 74 (27.82%) Linux
3 68 (25.56%) Windows Server
4 24 (9.02%) Oracle Linux
5 18 (6.77%) Unix
6 15 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.38%) Android
9 7 (2.63%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.50%) AIX
10 4 (1.50%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.50%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.38%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.93%) CRM
2 43 (16.17%) ITIL
3 39 (14.66%) ERP
4 30 (11.28%) Security Testing
5 25 (9.40%) OWASP
6 22 (8.27%) Secure Coding
7 18 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.02%) SDLC
9 15 (5.64%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (5.64%) Change Management
9 15 (5.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (5.64%) Presales
10 14 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 14 (5.26%) Information Security
10 14 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (4.51%) Document Management
12 11 (4.14%) Service Management
13 10 (3.76%) Ethical Hacking
13 10 (3.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (56.77%) SQL
2 53 (19.92%) Java
3 37 (13.91%) C#
4 26 (9.77%) C
5 22 (8.27%) C++
6 19 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.39%) PL/SQL
8 16 (6.02%) Python
9 15 (5.64%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.76%) Perl
11 9 (3.38%) PHP
12 6 (2.26%) VB
12 6 (2.26%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.50%) VBScript
14 3 (1.13%) VBA
15 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 31 (11.65%) Degree
2 11 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.01%) CISSP
5 7 (2.63%) CEH
6 6 (2.26%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.88%) CCNA
7 5 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.88%) CISM
7 5 (1.88%) MCSE
8 4 (1.50%) SSCP
9 3 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.13%) SANS
10 2 (0.75%) CCA
10 2 (0.75%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.38%) CCAA
11 1 (0.38%) CCEE
11 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.89%) SLA
2 7 (2.63%) QA
3 6 (2.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (3.38%) XenApp
4 5 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.76%) SCCM
2 2 (0.75%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.75%) Nessus
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 78 (29.32%) Oracle
2 41 (15.41%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.14%) Citrix
4 14 (5.26%) Hyperion
5 11 (4.14%) SAP
6 8 (3.01%) BEA
6 8 (3.01%) IBM
6 8 (3.01%) VMware
7 7 (2.63%) Baan
8 6 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.26%) Siebel
9 5 (1.88%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.88%) Concur
9 5 (1.88%) Tripwire
10 4 (1.50%) Informatica
10 4 (1.50%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.13%) Cisco
11 3 (1.13%) Infor
11 3 (1.13%) Murex
12 2 (0.75%) HP
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