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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 727 739 689
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -50
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 132 164 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 111 142 138
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 28 July 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 28 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
London +11 42 £65,000 +34.02% 4
South East +28 38 £41,500 +29.68% 5
East of England +14 18 £41,000 -0.60%
West Midlands -25 14 £42,000 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire -2 12 £56,500 +79.36% 1
East Midlands +3 4 £42,000 +8.38% 2
North West -9 2 £43,750 +2.94%
North East -15 1 £32,000 +20.75%
South West -20 1 £72,500 +135.77%
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (44.52%) SQL
2 105 (33.87%) Java
3 104 (33.55%) Finance
4 101 (32.58%) Windows
5 78 (25.16%) Microsoft
6 70 (22.58%) .NET
7 67 (21.61%) SQL Server
8 55 (17.74%) C#
8 55 (17.74%) Linux
9 53 (17.10%) Degree
10 48 (15.48%) MS Excel
11 44 (14.19%) C++
11 44 (14.19%) Oracle
12 41 (13.23%) ITIL
12 41 (13.23%) Banking
13 40 (12.90%) Security Testing
14 39 (12.58%) Information Security
15 38 (12.26%) Active Directory
16 36 (11.61%) SharePoint
16 36 (11.61%) Spring
17 35 (11.29%) UNIX
18 34 (10.97%) SLA
18 34 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008
19 33 (10.65%) OWASP
19 33 (10.65%) VMware
20 32 (10.32%) XML
21 30 (9.68%) Python
22 28 (9.03%) Relational Database
23 27 (8.71%) Cyber Security
23 27 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 36 (11.61%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.10%) IIS
3 15 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.87%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.55%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.90%) Lync
7 9 (2.90%) Apache
8 8 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.94%) Confluence
9 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.61%) WorkSite
10 5 (1.61%) Captiva
10 5 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.61%) FileNet
11 4 (1.29%) JBoss
11 4 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 48 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.19%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.65%) InDesign
5 2 (0.65%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.94%) Agresso
2 6 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.61%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (1.29%) Infor M3
4 4 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.97%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.97%) Movex
6 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.32%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.55%) Office 365
2 6 (1.94%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.74%) Firewall
2 15 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.87%) DNS
4 11 (3.55%) LAN
4 11 (3.55%) WAN
5 10 (3.23%) AMQP
6 9 (2.90%) WebEx
7 5 (1.61%) Network Security
7 5 (1.61%) DHCP
8 4 (1.29%) LDAP
8 4 (1.29%) Internet
9 3 (0.97%) FTP
10 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.65%) SMTP
10 2 (0.65%) PBX
10 2 (0.65%) VoIP
10 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.32%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.03%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.71%) RDBMS
4 17 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.52%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (3.87%) MySQL
8 8 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.94%) SQLPlus
10 6 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.61%) IDOL
12 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.29%) Big Data
12 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.97%) QlikView
13 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (4.52%) MSI
2 11 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.55%) InstallShield
3 10 (3.23%) Maven
3 10 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.58%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.26%) JIRA
6 4 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.65%) Subversion
8 2 (0.65%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.32%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
General
1 104 (33.55%) Finance
2 41 (13.23%) Banking
3 19 (6.13%) Retail
4 16 (5.16%) Manufacturing
5 14 (4.52%) Legal
6 12 (3.87%) Front Office
7 11 (3.55%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.58%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.58%) German Language
9 5 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.29%) Electronics
10 4 (1.29%) Spanish Language
10 4 (1.29%) French Language
10 4 (1.29%) Marketing
11 3 (0.97%) Automotive
12 2 (0.65%) Back Office
12 2 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (22.58%) .NET
2 36 (11.61%) Spring
3 32 (10.32%) XML
4 26 (8.39%) Struts
5 21 (6.77%) ASP.NET
6 20 (6.45%) Web Services
7 17 (5.48%) HTML
7 17 (5.48%) Hibernate
8 16 (5.16%) Middleware
9 15 (4.84%) XSL
9 15 (4.84%) XSLT
10 14 (4.52%) JMS
11 12 (3.87%) REST
11 12 (3.87%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (2.58%) COM+
12 8 (2.58%) CSS
12 8 (2.58%) ZeroMQ
13 7 (2.26%) Java EE
13 7 (2.26%) JSP
13 7 (2.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.23%) Reference Data
6 8 (2.58%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.58%) Replication
6 8 (2.58%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.26%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.94%) Clustering
8 6 (1.94%) Equities
8 6 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.29%) DTV
9 4 (1.29%) Cryptography
10 3 (0.97%) Semantic Web
10 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.97%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 101 (32.58%) Windows
2 55 (17.74%) Linux
3 35 (11.29%) UNIX
4 34 (10.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (7.74%) Windows 7
5 24 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.97%) CentOS
8 3 (0.97%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.97%) HPUX
8 3 (0.97%) Solaris
9 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.23%) ITIL
2 40 (12.90%) Security Testing
3 39 (12.58%) Information Security
4 33 (10.65%) OWASP
5 27 (8.71%) Cyber Security
5 27 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (7.42%) SDLC
7 22 (7.10%) Migration
8 21 (6.77%) Ethical Hacking
9 20 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (6.13%) ERP
10 19 (6.13%) Mentoring
11 16 (5.16%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (5.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 15 (4.84%) OO
13 14 (4.52%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.19%) Software Engineering
14 13 (4.19%) Functional Testing
14 13 (4.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 138 (44.52%) SQL
2 105 (33.87%) Java
3 55 (17.74%) C#
4 44 (14.19%) C++
5 30 (9.68%) Python
6 25 (8.06%) C
7 19 (6.13%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.81%) PL/SQL
9 17 (5.48%) PowerShell
10 16 (5.16%) Perl
11 11 (3.55%) PHP
12 10 (3.23%) VB
13 9 (2.90%) T-SQL
14 8 (2.58%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.58%) VB6
15 7 (2.26%) VBA
16 5 (1.61%) Groovy
16 5 (1.61%) VBScript
17 4 (1.29%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.97%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 53 (17.10%) Degree
2 21 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.52%) MCSE
4 11 (3.55%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.26%) CISSP
6 6 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.29%) MCP
8 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.97%) CCNA
8 3 (0.97%) MCSA
9 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.32%) MCITP
10 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.97%) SLA
2 23 (7.42%) QA
3 16 (5.16%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (4.19%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.61%) vSphere
5 5 (1.61%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (7.42%) SCCM
2 6 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.94%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (1.94%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (1.94%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.94%) SCOM
2 6 (1.94%) WMI
3 4 (1.29%) Nagios
4 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.65%) Puppet
4 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.65%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.32%) Netcool
5 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 78 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.19%) Oracle
3 33 (10.65%) VMware
4 15 (4.84%) HP
5 13 (4.19%) Citrix
5 13 (4.19%) NetApp
6 11 (3.55%) IBM
7 10 (3.23%) Cisco
8 8 (2.58%) SAP
9 6 (1.94%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.94%) BEA
9 6 (1.94%) CommVault
9 6 (1.94%) Sun
9 6 (1.94%) EMC
9 6 (1.94%) Google
10 5 (1.61%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.29%) JD Edwards
11 4 (1.29%) Apple
11 4 (1.29%) Juniper
11 4 (1.29%) Interwoven
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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