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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 720 695 723
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 157 168 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 138 138 129
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
100922 95486 103565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.50% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83180 80190 88897
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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
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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 44 £47,500 -9.52% 2
West Midlands +7 42 £57,000 +14.00% 2
South East -22 31 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England -14 21 £45,250 +0.55% 1
Yorkshire -32 7 £33,500 -6.29% 3
North West -29 4 £32,500 -15.58% 1
East Midlands -4 1 £47,500 -5.00%
North East - 1 £25,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 170 (53.13%) SQL
2 108 (33.75%) Windows
3 91 (28.44%) SQL Server
4 80 (25.00%) Oracle
5 73 (22.81%) ITIL
6 70 (21.88%) .NET
7 66 (20.63%) Finance
8 55 (17.19%) Linux
9 52 (16.25%) Microsoft
10 46 (14.38%) UNIX
11 44 (13.75%) Java
12 40 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 36 (11.25%) Degree
13 36 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 35 (10.94%) SharePoint
14 35 (10.94%) Banking
15 34 (10.63%) WebSphere
16 33 (10.31%) Citrix
17 32 (10.00%) MS Excel
17 32 (10.00%) XML
18 30 (9.38%) HTML
19 28 (8.75%) Active Directory
20 27 (8.44%) Oracle Database
21 26 (8.13%) MySQL
22 25 (7.81%) Legal
23 24 (7.50%) IIS
24 22 (6.88%) Change Management
24 22 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
24 22 (6.88%) Windows 7
25 21 (6.56%) Windows 8

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 35 (10.94%) SharePoint
2 34 (10.63%) WebSphere
3 24 (7.50%) IIS
4 17 (5.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (4.69%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.44%) OpenEdge
8 9 (2.81%) WebLogic
9 8 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
10 7 (2.19%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.88%) JBoss
11 6 (1.88%) Apache
12 5 (1.56%) WorkSite
13 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
15 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.31%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) Stata
3 2 (0.63%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (2.81%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.88%) Academy Housing
2 6 (1.88%) arcHouse
3 5 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (1.56%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.31%) Agresso
6 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) Office 365
3 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.31%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.31%) DNS
2 14 (4.38%) DHCP
3 9 (2.81%) Network Security
4 5 (1.56%) Wireshark
4 5 (1.56%) LAN
5 4 (1.25%) Wireless
5 4 (1.25%) SAN
5 4 (1.25%) Internet
6 3 (0.94%) WAN
7 2 (0.63%) HTTP
7 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.63%) VPN
7 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.31%) IPv6
8 1 (0.31%) Firewall
8 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (28.44%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.44%) Oracle Database
3 26 (8.13%) MySQL
4 18 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.56%) OLAP
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.94%) DB2
10 3 (0.94%) Essbase
11 2 (0.63%) IDOL
11 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (2.50%) MSI
2 4 (1.25%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.25%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.94%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.63%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.63%) Subversion
4 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.63%) Toad
4 2 (0.63%) ProC
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 66 (20.63%) Finance
2 35 (10.94%) Banking
3 25 (7.81%) Legal
4 13 (4.06%) Games
5 11 (3.44%) Retail
6 9 (2.81%) Marketing
7 8 (2.50%) Law
8 5 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.63%) Front Office
11 2 (0.63%) Electronics
12 1 (0.31%) Advertising
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
12 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.88%) .NET
2 40 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 32 (10.00%) XML
4 30 (9.38%) HTML
5 20 (6.25%) Middleware
6 17 (5.31%) Web Services
7 15 (4.69%) Application Packaging
8 12 (3.75%) WCF
9 10 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (3.13%) SOAP
10 9 (2.81%) LAMP
10 9 (2.81%) Spring
10 9 (2.81%) JSF
11 8 (2.50%) Hibernate
11 8 (2.50%) Java EE
11 8 (2.50%) WF
11 8 (2.50%) JSP
11 8 (2.50%) XSLT
12 7 (2.19%) XSL
12 7 (2.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (3.75%) Open Source
4 11 (3.44%) Clustering
5 9 (2.81%) Kindle
6 8 (2.50%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.88%) EPoS
8 6 (1.88%) Online Games
9 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.25%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.25%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.63%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.63%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.31%) Statistics
12 1 (0.31%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 108 (33.75%) Windows
2 55 (17.19%) Linux
3 46 (14.38%) UNIX
4 36 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (6.88%) Windows 7
6 21 (6.56%) Windows 8
7 15 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.50%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.25%) AIX
10 4 (1.25%) Solaris
11 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.31%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.81%) ITIL
2 22 (6.88%) Change Management
2 22 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (5.94%) Document Management
4 18 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 16 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 15 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (4.69%) Service Management
6 15 (4.69%) CRM
7 14 (4.38%) Security Testing
7 14 (4.38%) OWASP
8 13 (4.06%) ERP
9 12 (3.75%) Project Management
9 12 (3.75%) Migration
9 12 (3.75%) Problem Management
9 12 (3.75%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (3.44%) Test Scripting
10 11 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (3.44%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 170 (53.13%) SQL
2 44 (13.75%) Java
3 20 (6.25%) C#
4 15 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.38%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.38%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.06%) Perl
7 12 (3.75%) VB.NET
7 12 (3.75%) Python
8 9 (2.81%) C++
9 8 (2.50%) VB
9 8 (2.50%) VBA
10 7 (2.19%) ActionScript
11 6 (1.88%) VBScript
11 6 (1.88%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.88%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.56%) Apex Code
12 5 (1.56%) PHP
13 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (11.25%) Degree
2 15 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.44%) MCSE
4 8 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.19%) CSSLP
5 7 (2.19%) CISSP
6 3 (0.94%) HND
6 3 (0.94%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.63%) CCEE
7 2 (0.63%) RHCE
8 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) MCP
8 1 (0.31%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.56%) SLA
2 16 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.44%) ISO 9001
4 10 (3.13%) QA
5 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 20 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.94%) XenDesktop
4 13 (4.06%) XenApp
5 11 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.56%) XenServer
8 3 (0.94%) vSphere
8 3 (0.94%) UAG
8 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.63%) KVM
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.31%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 14 (4.38%) SCCM
2 8 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (1.56%) WSUS
4 4 (1.25%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.94%) Puppet
6 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.63%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.31%) Control-M
7 1 (0.31%) Nessus
Vendors
1 80 (25.00%) Oracle
2 52 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 33 (10.31%) Citrix
4 20 (6.25%) VMware
5 18 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 18 (5.63%) IBM
6 17 (5.31%) SAP
7 13 (4.06%) HP
8 8 (2.50%) Capita
9 7 (2.19%) Remedy
9 7 (2.19%) Northgate
9 7 (2.19%) Sybase
10 6 (1.88%) Civica
10 6 (1.88%) Comino
10 6 (1.88%) Anite
10 6 (1.88%) Sage
10 6 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.88%) Epicor
10 6 (1.88%) Orchard
11 5 (1.56%) CODA
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