The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 733 665 721
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +56
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 145 203 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 107 162 117
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,750 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
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
96920 100901 97711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.56% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 80213 82431 82626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 31 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
London -13 60 £57,500 +15.00% 12
East of England +24 24 £42,250 -6.11% 3
South East -21 20 £35,356 -16.80% 1
Yorkshire +3 18 £30,000 +42.85% 7
West Midlands -25 12 £41,775 -30.37% 1
East Midlands +3 6 £22,500 -44.44%
North West -4 3 £24,875 -58.54%
South West -15 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
North East - 1 £32,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 138 (46.62%) SQL
2 84 (28.38%) Finance
3 83 (28.04%) Java
4 79 (26.69%) Windows
5 68 (22.97%) SQL Server
6 63 (21.28%) .NET
7 60 (20.27%) Microsoft
8 57 (19.26%) Oracle
8 57 (19.26%) XML
9 52 (17.57%) Degree
10 50 (16.89%) ITIL
11 49 (16.55%) UNIX
12 45 (15.20%) C#
13 44 (14.86%) MS Excel
14 43 (14.53%) Banking
15 39 (13.18%) SLA
16 34 (11.49%) OWASP
17 33 (11.15%) ASP.NET
18 32 (10.81%) XSLT
18 32 (10.81%) SharePoint
19 31 (10.47%) PL/SQL
20 30 (10.14%) Linux
20 30 (10.14%) Information Security
21 28 (9.46%) HTML
22 27 (9.12%) XSL
22 27 (9.12%) Ethical Hacking
23 26 (8.78%) Security Testing
24 25 (8.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 25 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
24 25 (8.45%) Web Services

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 32 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.77%) IIS
3 19 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.05%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.04%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.70%) Confluence
8 7 (2.36%) CMS
8 7 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.36%) OpenEdge
9 6 (2.03%) Lync
9 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.69%) Kentico
10 5 (1.69%) Drupal
11 4 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.01%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (1.01%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.01%) WorkSite
Applications
1 44 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.43%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) Stata
3 2 (0.68%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.72%) Agresso
2 7 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.01%) assyst
5 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.68%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.03%) SaaS
1 6 (2.03%) Office 365
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.11%) Firewall
2 17 (5.74%) AMQP
3 7 (2.36%) Internet
3 7 (2.36%) LAN
4 5 (1.69%) WAN
5 4 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.01%) DNS
6 3 (1.01%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.68%) SSL
7 2 (0.68%) FTP
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
8 1 (0.34%) SAN
8 1 (0.34%) Intranet
8 1 (0.34%) SSH
8 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.34%) Telnet
8 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.74%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.04%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (3.04%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.03%) QlikView
8 6 (2.03%) SQLPlus
9 5 (1.69%) MySQL
9 5 (1.69%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.01%) MS Access
10 3 (1.01%) DB2
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (5.07%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.70%) Eclipse
2 8 (2.70%) JIRA
2 8 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.03%) Subversion
3 6 (2.03%) Maven
4 2 (0.68%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.68%) MSI
4 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 84 (28.38%) Finance
2 43 (14.53%) Banking
3 17 (5.74%) Legal
4 12 (4.05%) Law
4 12 (4.05%) Front Office
5 10 (3.38%) Retail
6 9 (3.04%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.69%) Publishing
8 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.35%) German Language
10 3 (1.01%) Automotive
10 3 (1.01%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.34%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (21.28%) .NET
2 57 (19.26%) XML
3 33 (11.15%) ASP.NET
4 32 (10.81%) XSLT
5 28 (9.46%) HTML
6 27 (9.12%) XSL
7 25 (8.45%) Web Services
8 23 (7.77%) REST
9 21 (7.09%) JMS
10 18 (6.08%) Spring
11 15 (5.07%) Hibernate
11 15 (5.07%) CSS
12 12 (4.05%) .NET Framework
13 11 (3.72%) Middleware
13 11 (3.72%) SOAP
13 11 (3.72%) Struts
14 10 (3.38%) WCF
15 9 (3.04%) Java EE
15 9 (3.04%) JSF
15 9 (3.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.77%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.03%) Reference Data
6 6 (2.03%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.03%) Replication
6 6 (2.03%) Clustering
6 6 (2.03%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.69%) New Media
7 5 (1.69%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.01%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.01%) Derivative
9 2 (0.68%) Statistics
9 2 (0.68%) Informatics
9 2 (0.68%) Life Science
9 2 (0.68%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 79 (26.69%) Windows
2 49 (16.55%) UNIX
3 30 (10.14%) Linux
4 14 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.72%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.04%) Solaris
8 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.35%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.35%) CentOS
11 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.01%) HPUX
12 2 (0.68%) AIX
13 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.89%) ITIL
2 34 (11.49%) OWASP
3 30 (10.14%) Information Security
4 27 (9.12%) Ethical Hacking
5 26 (8.78%) Security Testing
6 25 (8.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 24 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 21 (7.09%) Mentoring
9 20 (6.76%) E-Commerce
10 18 (6.08%) Software Engineering
11 17 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (4.73%) CRM
12 14 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (4.39%) Change Management
13 13 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.05%) Workflow
15 11 (3.72%) Project Management
16 10 (3.38%) ERP
16 10 (3.38%) Migration
16 10 (3.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (46.62%) SQL
2 83 (28.04%) Java
3 45 (15.20%) C#
4 31 (10.47%) PL/SQL
5 25 (8.45%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.41%) C++
7 15 (5.07%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.39%) Perl
9 12 (4.05%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.72%) Python
11 10 (3.38%) C
12 9 (3.04%) VBA
12 9 (3.04%) T-SQL
12 9 (3.04%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.03%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.69%) Groovy
14 5 (1.69%) Korn
14 5 (1.69%) VBScript
14 5 (1.69%) VB
15 4 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 52 (17.57%) Degree
2 13 (4.39%) CISSP
3 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.03%) MCSE
5 4 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.01%) MCP
6 3 (1.01%) Postgraduate
6 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.68%) RHCE
7 2 (0.68%) MCSA
7 2 (0.68%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (0.68%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.34%) PMP
8 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.18%) SLA
2 20 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.72%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (5.07%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (4.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.01%) XenApp
4 3 (1.01%) vSphere
5 2 (0.68%) KVM
5 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.34%) XenServer
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.70%) SCCM
2 6 (2.03%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.69%) SCOM
4 3 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (1.01%) Puppet
4 3 (1.01%) Nagios
5 2 (0.68%) Netcool
5 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.34%) WMI
6 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.34%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 60 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 57 (19.26%) Oracle
3 14 (4.73%) IBM
4 13 (4.39%) VMware
5 12 (4.05%) Google
6 11 (3.72%) HP
6 11 (3.72%) Citrix
7 8 (2.70%) EMC
7 8 (2.70%) Bloomberg
7 8 (2.70%) NetApp
7 8 (2.70%) Apple
8 7 (2.36%) BEA
9 6 (2.03%) Sun
9 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.03%) CommVault
10 5 (1.69%) Charles River
10 5 (1.69%) SAP
10 5 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
11 4 (1.35%) Redknee
11 4 (1.35%) FactSet
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Surrey
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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