The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 712 661 677
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 164 184 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 142 138 132
Average salary £41,250 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Specialist
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -66 49 £48,500 +10.34% 6
South East -6 41 £32,000 -14.66% 4
West Midlands +6 23 £60,000 +60.00%
East of England -21 15 £41,250 +4.43%
Yorkshire -25 14 £31,500 -42.72%
South West -9 7 £30,750 +6.03%
North West -24 7 £42,500 -2.29%
North East - 4 £26,500 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £38,750 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 168 (48.98%) SQL
2 111 (32.36%) Windows
3 94 (27.41%) SQL Server
4 92 (26.82%) Oracle
5 71 (20.70%) Linux
5 71 (20.70%) Finance
6 69 (20.12%) .NET
7 67 (19.53%) Java
8 59 (17.20%) UNIX
9 54 (15.74%) Microsoft
10 47 (13.70%) ITIL
11 43 (12.54%) MS Excel
12 38 (11.08%) HTML
13 37 (10.79%) ASP.NET
13 37 (10.79%) Banking
14 36 (10.50%) MySQL
14 36 (10.50%) Active Directory
15 33 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (9.33%) WebSphere
17 31 (9.04%) Citrix
18 30 (8.75%) Legal
19 29 (8.45%) Perl
19 29 (8.45%) Security Testing
19 29 (8.45%) Degree
20 27 (7.87%) DNS
21 26 (7.58%) SharePoint
22 23 (6.71%) C#
22 23 (6.71%) Tomcat
22 23 (6.71%) Middleware
23 22 (6.41%) Solaris

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (9.33%) WebSphere
2 26 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.71%) Tomcat
4 21 (6.12%) IIS
5 19 (5.54%) Apache
6 18 (5.25%) WebLogic
7 15 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (3.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (2.62%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.33%) WebSphere Process Server
11 7 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (1.46%) WorkSite
12 5 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.17%) OpenEdge
13 4 (1.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
15 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 43 (12.54%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.29%) CATIA
3 1 (0.29%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (4.37%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (2.04%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (1.46%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (1.46%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.17%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.17%) Academy Housing
5 4 (1.17%) arcHouse
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (0.87%) assyst
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.79%) SaaS
2 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.87%) Taleo
3 3 (0.87%) Office 365
4 2 (0.58%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.87%) DNS
2 15 (4.37%) DHCP
3 13 (3.79%) Internet
4 9 (2.62%) Wireshark
4 9 (2.62%) Network Security
5 8 (2.33%) HTTP
6 7 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.46%) SMTP
8 4 (1.17%) SIGTRAN
8 4 (1.17%) SSL
8 4 (1.17%) SAN
8 4 (1.17%) Firewall
9 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.58%) SS7
9 2 (0.58%) VPN
9 2 (0.58%) LAN
9 2 (0.58%) SMS
10 1 (0.29%) VoIP
10 1 (0.29%) IMAP4
10 1 (0.29%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (27.41%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.50%) MySQL
3 22 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.96%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.62%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.46%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.46%) DB2
9 5 (1.46%) OLAP
10 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (2.33%) MSI
2 7 (2.04%) Subversion
2 7 (2.04%) JIRA
3 5 (1.46%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.46%) AdminStudio
4 4 (1.17%) ProC
4 4 (1.17%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.87%) Toad
5 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.29%) Maven
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (20.70%) Finance
2 37 (10.79%) Banking
3 30 (8.75%) Legal
4 15 (4.37%) Retail
5 12 (3.50%) Games
6 11 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.33%) Law
8 8 (2.33%) Marketing
9 7 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.04%) Back Office
10 5 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.46%) German Language
11 4 (1.17%) Front Office
12 3 (0.87%) Automotive
13 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.58%) Electronics
13 2 (0.58%) Advertising
13 2 (0.58%) Publishing
14 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (20.12%) .NET
2 38 (11.08%) HTML
3 37 (10.79%) ASP.NET
4 23 (6.71%) Middleware
5 22 (6.41%) Web Services
5 22 (6.41%) XML
6 17 (4.96%) J2EE
7 15 (4.37%) SOAP
8 12 (3.50%) LAMP
8 12 (3.50%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (3.21%) Application Packaging
10 8 (2.33%) WPF
10 8 (2.33%) JSP
10 8 (2.33%) Visualforce
11 6 (1.75%) WCF
12 5 (1.46%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.46%) COM
12 5 (1.46%) CSS
12 5 (1.46%) JDBC
12 5 (1.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (3.50%) Open Source
2 12 (3.50%) NHS
2 12 (3.50%) Clustering
3 11 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.92%) Online Games
5 9 (2.62%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.33%) Kindle
6 8 (2.33%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.75%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.17%) EPoS
9 4 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.17%) Photography
10 3 (0.87%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.87%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.87%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.58%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 111 (32.36%) Windows
2 71 (20.70%) Linux
3 59 (17.20%) UNIX
4 33 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 22 (6.41%) Solaris
6 18 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (5.25%) Windows 8
6 18 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.17%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.87%) AIX
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.70%) ITIL
2 29 (8.45%) Security Testing
3 20 (5.83%) Project Management
4 19 (5.54%) Web Development
5 18 (5.25%) ERP
6 17 (4.96%) CRM
6 17 (4.96%) Document Management
6 17 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (4.37%) Change Management
8 14 (4.08%) Migration
8 14 (4.08%) Data Migration
9 13 (3.79%) Service Delivery
9 13 (3.79%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (3.79%) OOP
10 12 (3.50%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (3.50%) OO
10 12 (3.50%) OOD
10 12 (3.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (3.21%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (3.21%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 168 (48.98%) SQL
2 67 (19.53%) Java
3 29 (8.45%) Perl
4 23 (6.71%) C#
5 22 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 18 (5.25%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.96%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.21%) VB
9 11 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.92%) Apex Code
11 9 (2.62%) PHP
12 8 (2.33%) ActionScript
13 7 (2.04%) VBA
13 7 (2.04%) Python
13 7 (2.04%) VBScript
14 5 (1.46%) C++
15 4 (1.17%) C
15 4 (1.17%) Ruby
15 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (8.45%) Degree
2 18 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.79%) MCSE
5 12 (3.50%) CISSP
5 12 (3.50%) CSSLP
6 9 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.87%) JNCIA
8 3 (0.87%) RHCE
8 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.87%) CCNA
8 3 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.58%) MCITP
9 2 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.58%) CCEE
9 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.29%) MCTS
10 1 (0.29%) MCSA
10 1 (0.29%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.96%) QA
1 17 (4.96%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.08%) SLA
3 10 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.62%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (10.50%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.96%) XenDesktop
3 16 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (2.04%) XenApp
6 5 (1.46%) XenServer
6 5 (1.46%) UAG
7 4 (1.17%) NFS
7 4 (1.17%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (3.21%) SCCM
2 8 (2.33%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (1.46%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.87%) WSUS
5 2 (0.58%) Nagios
5 2 (0.58%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.58%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.29%) Puppet
6 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.29%) Control-M
6 1 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 92 (26.82%) Oracle
2 54 (15.74%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.04%) Citrix
4 21 (6.12%) SAP
5 18 (5.25%) JBoss
6 17 (4.96%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.96%) VMware
7 13 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (3.79%) IBM
8 12 (3.50%) Sun
9 10 (2.92%) HP
10 9 (2.62%) Sybase
11 7 (2.04%) Sage
12 6 (1.75%) Epicor
12 6 (1.75%) Sophis
12 6 (1.75%) Google
13 5 (1.46%) Northgate
13 5 (1.46%) Remedy
14 4 (1.17%) Reuters
14 4 (1.17%) Anite
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, medical
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Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
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Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: Up to £42,473 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + car, bonus
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