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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 773 737 796
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +59
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 135 197 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 120 152 146
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,347 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,550 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
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
88576 96429 106135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.53% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75322 79912 87719
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 £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 26 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 26 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 +46 50 £37,500 +3.44% 3
London -10 41 £50,000 -16.66% 9
East of England +27 20 £51,250 +13.88% 3
Yorkshire -16 9 £31,000 +3.33% 1
North West +13 8 £70,000 +83.00% 2
West Midlands -27 3 £40,000 +1.26% 1
East Midlands +11 2 £21,500 -
South West -4 1 £35,000 -
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 165 (58.93%) SQL
2 90 (32.14%) Windows
3 76 (27.14%) .NET
3 76 (27.14%) Finance
4 72 (25.71%) Oracle
5 70 (25.00%) Linux
6 61 (21.79%) Windows Server
7 60 (21.43%) CRM
8 54 (19.29%) Java
9 53 (18.93%) SQL Server
10 52 (18.57%) Microsoft
11 49 (17.50%) XML
12 43 (15.36%) SharePoint
12 43 (15.36%) ITIL
13 41 (14.64%) C#
14 37 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (12.50%) ERP
16 32 (11.43%) IIS
16 32 (11.43%) Degree
16 32 (11.43%) Security Testing
17 31 (11.07%) MS Excel
18 29 (10.36%) Banking
19 27 (9.64%) OWASP
20 26 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
21 24 (8.57%) Secure Coding
22 23 (8.21%) SLA
22 23 (8.21%) ASP.NET
23 22 (7.86%) C
23 22 (7.86%) Spring

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 43 (15.36%) SharePoint
2 32 (11.43%) IIS
3 12 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.14%) Apache
5 5 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.79%) JBoss
5 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.07%) Confluence
6 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.71%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.36%) Node.js
8 1 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.36%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 31 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.14%) MS Office
3 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (6.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.79%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.07%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (1.07%) Summit
5 2 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.36%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.14%) Office 365
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.64%) Firewall
2 5 (1.79%) DNS
2 5 (1.79%) Wireshark
3 4 (1.43%) LAN
3 4 (1.43%) WAN
4 3 (1.07%) DHCP
4 3 (1.07%) HTTP
4 3 (1.07%) Internet
5 2 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.71%) WebEx
6 1 (0.36%) IPv6
6 1 (0.36%) MPLS
6 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.36%) Network Security
6 1 (0.36%) OSPF
6 1 (0.36%) SMS
6 1 (0.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 12 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (3.93%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.07%) Power BI
12 3 (1.07%) Siebel EIM
12 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.71%) Essbase
13 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.71%) MySQL
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Discoverer
13 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.14%) MSI
3 5 (1.79%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.07%) JIRA
4 3 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.71%) AppScan
5 2 (0.71%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.36%) Ant
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.36%) Maven
6 1 (0.36%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.36%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.36%) Toad
6 1 (0.36%) WinDbg
General
1 76 (27.14%) Finance
2 29 (10.36%) Banking
3 16 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 12 (4.29%) Legal
5 11 (3.93%) Retail
6 8 (2.86%) Law
6 8 (2.86%) Russian Language
7 7 (2.50%) Arabic Language
7 7 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.14%) Dutch Language
9 5 (1.79%) Publishing
10 4 (1.43%) Brand Awareness
10 4 (1.43%) Marketing
11 3 (1.07%) Advertising
11 3 (1.07%) Electronics
12 2 (0.71%) Billing
12 2 (0.71%) French Language
12 2 (0.71%) Front Office
12 2 (0.71%) German Language
13 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (27.14%) .NET
2 49 (17.50%) XML
3 23 (8.21%) ASP.NET
4 22 (7.86%) Spring
5 21 (7.50%) Struts
6 16 (5.71%) XSLT
7 15 (5.36%) CSS
7 15 (5.36%) HTML
7 15 (5.36%) XSL
8 13 (4.64%) Web Services
9 11 (3.93%) Hibernate
9 11 (3.93%) JSP
10 10 (3.57%) Java EE
10 10 (3.57%) JSF
11 9 (3.21%) EDI
12 8 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (2.50%) SOAP
14 5 (1.79%) J2EE
14 5 (1.79%) Middleware
15 4 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.86%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.14%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.14%) User Experience
7 5 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.79%) Replication
8 4 (1.43%) Derivative
8 4 (1.43%) Equities
8 4 (1.43%) Eurex
8 4 (1.43%) Fintech
8 4 (1.43%) Social Media
9 3 (1.07%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.07%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 90 (32.14%) Windows
2 70 (25.00%) Linux
3 61 (21.79%) Windows Server
4 22 (7.86%) Oracle Linux
5 19 (6.79%) Unix
6 14 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.57%) Android
7 10 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.07%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.36%) AIX
13 1 (0.36%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.43%) CRM
2 43 (15.36%) ITIL
3 35 (12.50%) ERP
4 32 (11.43%) Security Testing
5 27 (9.64%) OWASP
6 24 (8.57%) Secure Coding
7 19 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (6.79%) SDLC
7 19 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (6.07%) Information Security
10 16 (5.71%) E-Commerce
11 15 (5.36%) Presales
12 14 (5.00%) Change Management
12 14 (5.00%) Data Security
13 13 (4.64%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (4.29%) Ethical Hacking
15 11 (3.93%) Document Management
15 11 (3.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 165 (58.93%) SQL
2 54 (19.29%) Java
3 41 (14.64%) C#
4 22 (7.86%) C
5 21 (7.50%) C++
6 19 (6.79%) JavaScript
7 18 (6.43%) PL/SQL
7 18 (6.43%) PowerShell
8 16 (5.71%) Python
9 9 (3.21%) PHP
10 8 (2.86%) Perl
11 7 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.50%) VB
12 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.79%) XPath
13 4 (1.43%) VBA
13 4 (1.43%) VBScript
14 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.71%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 32 (11.43%) Degree
2 10 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.86%) CISSP
4 7 (2.50%) CEH
5 5 (1.79%) CCNA
5 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.79%) CISM
5 5 (1.79%) MCSE
5 5 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.43%) SANS
6 4 (1.43%) SSCP
7 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.71%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.36%) CCAA
8 1 (0.36%) CCEE
8 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.36%) MCITP
8 1 (0.36%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.21%) SLA
2 8 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.50%) QA
4 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (2.86%) XenApp
4 6 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.71%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.71%) Nessus
3 1 (0.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.36%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 72 (25.71%) Oracle
2 52 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.71%) Citrix
4 14 (5.00%) SAP
5 11 (3.93%) Hyperion
6 9 (3.21%) BEA
6 9 (3.21%) VMware
7 8 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.50%) Baan
9 6 (2.14%) Siebel
10 5 (1.79%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.79%) IBM
11 4 (1.43%) Informatica
11 4 (1.43%) Murex
11 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.43%) Xamarin
12 3 (1.07%) Cisco
12 3 (1.07%) Infor
13 2 (0.71%) HP
13 2 (0.71%) Tripwire
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