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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 690 744 694
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -50
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 164 145 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 123 121 116
Average salary £41,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.68% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +49 63 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +30 27 £30,000 -11.11% 1
South East +1 24 £32,250 -19.37% 10
East of England +29 20 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -16 18 £39,500 -34.16% 1
North West -3 4 £38,250 +0.65% 1
East Midlands +8 3 £24,500 -37.17% 2
South West -14 3 £40,000 +29.03%
North East 0 2 £32,000 +18.51%
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 134 (45.89%) SQL
2 107 (36.64%) Finance
3 105 (35.96%) Java
4 85 (29.11%) Windows
5 64 (21.92%) .NET
6 56 (19.18%) Microsoft
7 52 (17.81%) SQL Server
8 50 (17.12%) XML
9 49 (16.78%) Banking
10 48 (16.44%) C#
10 48 (16.44%) Degree
11 43 (14.73%) Oracle
11 43 (14.73%) ITIL
11 43 (14.73%) UNIX
12 39 (13.36%) Information Security
12 39 (13.36%) Security Testing
13 38 (13.01%) MS Excel
14 36 (12.33%) SharePoint
15 35 (11.99%) SLA
15 35 (11.99%) OWASP
16 31 (10.62%) Spring
17 30 (10.27%) XSLT
18 28 (9.59%) C++
19 27 (9.25%) Linux
19 27 (9.25%) Active Directory
19 27 (9.25%) Ethical Hacking
20 26 (8.90%) ASP.NET
21 25 (8.56%) PL/SQL
21 25 (8.56%) XSL
22 24 (8.22%) Firewall

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.88%) IIS
3 17 (5.82%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.48%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.11%) MS Exchange
6 9 (3.08%) Lync
7 8 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.74%) Confluence
8 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.71%) CMS
9 5 (1.71%) FileNet
9 5 (1.71%) Kentico
9 5 (1.71%) WorkSite
9 5 (1.71%) Drupal
9 5 (1.71%) Captiva
10 3 (1.03%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 38 (13.01%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.48%) MS Office
3 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.68%) MS Project
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.42%) Agresso
2 6 (2.05%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.03%) Movex
4 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.03%) assyst
4 3 (1.03%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.68%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.34%) Endur
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.34%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.11%) Office 365
2 5 (1.71%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.22%) Firewall
2 16 (5.48%) AMQP
3 6 (2.05%) Internet
3 6 (2.05%) LAN
3 6 (2.05%) WAN
4 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.03%) DNS
5 3 (1.03%) FTP
6 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.68%) Network Security
6 2 (0.68%) SSL
6 2 (0.68%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.34%) SSH
7 1 (0.34%) Telnet
7 1 (0.34%) VPN
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
7 1 (0.34%) Intranet
7 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.51%) RDBMS
2 19 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.14%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.45%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (2.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (2.05%) MySQL
7 6 (2.05%) SQLPlus
8 5 (1.71%) IDOL
8 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.37%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.68%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.34%) MS Access
12 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (4.45%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.77%) Eclipse
3 10 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.42%) Maven
4 8 (2.74%) JIRA
4 8 (2.74%) MSI
5 5 (1.71%) InstallShield
6 4 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.37%) Subversion
7 3 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.34%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 107 (36.64%) Finance
2 49 (16.78%) Banking
3 18 (6.16%) Retail
4 17 (5.82%) Legal
5 13 (4.45%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.45%) Front Office
6 6 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.71%) Publishing
7 5 (1.71%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.71%) Law
7 5 (1.71%) German Language
8 3 (1.03%) Electronics
8 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.03%) Automotive
8 3 (1.03%) Marketing
9 2 (0.68%) Back Office
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.92%) .NET
2 50 (17.12%) XML
3 31 (10.62%) Spring
4 30 (10.27%) XSLT
5 26 (8.90%) ASP.NET
6 25 (8.56%) XSL
7 22 (7.53%) Web Services
8 20 (6.85%) REST
8 20 (6.85%) Struts
8 20 (6.85%) HTML
8 20 (6.85%) JMS
9 18 (6.16%) Hibernate
10 13 (4.45%) CSS
10 13 (4.45%) Middleware
11 8 (2.74%) HTML5
11 8 (2.74%) Java EE
11 8 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (2.74%) JSF
11 8 (2.74%) JSP
12 7 (2.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.51%) Mobile App
2 18 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.45%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.42%) Reference Data
5 8 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.74%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.40%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.05%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.05%) Replication
7 6 (2.05%) Clustering
8 5 (1.71%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.71%) New Media
9 4 (1.37%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.37%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.03%) DTV
10 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.03%) Derivative
11 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (29.11%) Windows
2 43 (14.73%) UNIX
3 27 (9.25%) Linux
4 21 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 16 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.03%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.03%) HPUX
8 3 (1.03%) Solaris
8 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.73%) ITIL
2 39 (13.36%) Information Security
2 39 (13.36%) Security Testing
3 35 (11.99%) OWASP
4 27 (9.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 23 (7.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 23 (7.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (6.85%) Mentoring
6 20 (6.85%) E-Commerce
7 19 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (6.16%) Software Engineering
9 17 (5.82%) Cyber Security
10 15 (5.14%) Waterfall
11 14 (4.79%) Migration
11 14 (4.79%) ERP
12 11 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (3.77%) Project Management
12 11 (3.77%) Software Delivery
13 10 (3.42%) Software Testing
13 10 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 134 (45.89%) SQL
2 105 (35.96%) Java
3 48 (16.44%) C#
4 28 (9.59%) C++
5 25 (8.56%) PL/SQL
6 23 (7.88%) JavaScript
7 19 (6.51%) Python
8 18 (6.16%) C
9 11 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.42%) VBA
10 10 (3.42%) Perl
11 9 (3.08%) VB.NET
11 9 (3.08%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.05%) Korn
13 6 (2.05%) VBScript
14 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.71%) Groovy
15 4 (1.37%) VB
16 3 (1.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 48 (16.44%) Degree
2 16 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.45%) MCSE
4 11 (3.77%) CISSP
5 6 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.37%) MCP
7 3 (1.03%) MCSA
7 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.34%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PMP
8 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.99%) SLA
2 21 (7.19%) PCI DSS
3 16 (5.48%) QA
4 3 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 27 (9.25%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.79%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.03%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.03%) XenApp
5 3 (1.03%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.34%) XenServer
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.48%) SCCM
2 6 (2.05%) SCOM
2 6 (2.05%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.37%) Nagios
4 3 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.68%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.68%) WMI
5 2 (0.68%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.68%) BMC Marimba
5 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.68%) Netcool
6 1 (0.34%) Control-M
6 1 (0.34%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.34%) Puppet
6 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.73%) Oracle
3 16 (5.48%) VMware
4 14 (4.79%) HP
5 12 (4.11%) Google
6 11 (3.77%) IBM
7 10 (3.42%) Bloomberg
8 9 (3.08%) NetApp
9 8 (2.74%) Apple
10 7 (2.40%) SAP
10 7 (2.40%) BEA
11 6 (2.05%) CommVault
11 6 (2.05%) Sun
11 6 (2.05%) EMC
11 6 (2.05%) Citrix
12 4 (1.37%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (1.37%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.37%) Sage
12 4 (1.37%) Interwoven
12 4 (1.37%) Symantec
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London
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Salary: £50k - 58k per year
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Midlands
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
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Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Midlands
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + fantastic benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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West Sussex
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