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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 720 671 718
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 152 183 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 136 150 105
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,780 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £44,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +30.37%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
West Midlands +14 41 £55,000 +78.86% 1
London -54 41 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East -28 37 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East of England -29 11 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire -30 7 £31,500 -11.88% 2
North West -39 4 £32,500 -32.64%
North East - 3 £26,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (53.46%) SQL
2 110 (34.59%) Windows
3 85 (26.73%) SQL Server
4 81 (25.47%) Oracle
5 73 (22.96%) .NET
6 65 (20.44%) Finance
7 64 (20.13%) ITIL
8 54 (16.98%) Linux
9 52 (16.35%) Microsoft
10 50 (15.72%) UNIX
11 40 (12.58%) ASP.NET
12 36 (11.32%) Java
13 35 (11.01%) MS Excel
13 35 (11.01%) Banking
13 35 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 34 (10.69%) SharePoint
15 33 (10.38%) Active Directory
16 31 (9.75%) Citrix
16 31 (9.75%) WebSphere
17 30 (9.43%) HTML
18 28 (8.81%) MySQL
18 28 (8.81%) Degree
19 25 (7.86%) Middleware
19 25 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
20 22 (6.92%) Legal
20 22 (6.92%) IIS
20 22 (6.92%) Windows 7
20 22 (6.92%) Oracle Database
21 20 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
21 20 (6.29%) Windows 8

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (10.69%) SharePoint
2 31 (9.75%) WebSphere
3 22 (6.92%) IIS
4 20 (6.29%) BizTalk Server
5 13 (4.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (4.09%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.77%) WebSphere Process Server
7 9 (2.83%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.52%) MS Exchange
9 7 (2.20%) OpenEdge
10 5 (1.57%) Apache
10 5 (1.57%) WorkSite
11 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 35 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.31%) CATIA
3 1 (0.31%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.20%) Academy Housing
2 7 (2.20%) arcHouse
3 5 (1.57%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (1.57%) SAP ERP
4 4 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.94%) assyst
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.40%) SaaS
2 4 (1.26%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.31%) Taleo
4 1 (0.31%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.35%) DNS
2 14 (4.40%) DHCP
3 9 (2.83%) Wireshark
3 9 (2.83%) Network Security
4 4 (1.26%) SAN
5 3 (0.94%) Internet
6 2 (0.63%) HTTP
6 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.63%) VPN
6 2 (0.63%) LAN
6 2 (0.63%) Wireless
6 2 (0.63%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.31%) NAS
7 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.31%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (26.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.81%) MySQL
3 22 (6.92%) Oracle Database
4 17 (5.35%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.89%) OLAP
9 6 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.26%) DB2
10 4 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.94%) Essbase
11 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (2.83%) MSI
2 5 (1.57%) InstallShield
2 5 (1.57%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.94%) ProC
4 2 (0.63%) Toad
4 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.31%) Maven
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.31%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (20.44%) Finance
2 35 (11.01%) Banking
3 22 (6.92%) Legal
4 17 (5.35%) Games
5 13 (4.09%) Retail
6 9 (2.83%) Marketing
7 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.26%) Law
9 3 (0.94%) Front Office
9 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (22.96%) .NET
2 40 (12.58%) ASP.NET
3 30 (9.43%) HTML
4 25 (7.86%) Middleware
5 20 (6.29%) XML
6 16 (5.03%) Web Services
7 15 (4.72%) Application Packaging
8 14 (4.40%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (3.14%) SOAP
9 10 (3.14%) WCF
10 9 (2.83%) LAMP
11 6 (1.89%) J2EE
12 5 (1.57%) COM
12 5 (1.57%) CSS
12 5 (1.57%) Visualforce
13 4 (1.26%) WF
14 3 (0.94%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.94%) Spring
14 3 (0.94%) XHTML
14 3 (0.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.77%) SWIFT
3 11 (3.46%) Clustering
4 10 (3.14%) Online Games
5 9 (2.83%) Open Source
5 9 (2.83%) Kindle
6 6 (1.89%) EPoS
6 6 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.26%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.94%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.94%) NHS
10 2 (0.63%) PACS
10 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 110 (34.59%) Windows
2 54 (16.98%) Linux
3 50 (15.72%) UNIX
4 35 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (6.92%) Windows 7
6 20 (6.29%) Windows 8
7 16 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.20%) Solaris
10 6 (1.89%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.94%) AIX
11 3 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.31%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (20.13%) ITIL
2 25 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (6.29%) Security Testing
3 20 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (5.97%) Document Management
4 19 (5.97%) Change Management
5 17 (5.35%) Project Management
6 16 (5.03%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (4.72%) ERP
8 14 (4.40%) CRM
9 13 (4.09%) Web Development
10 12 (3.77%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (3.46%) Service Management
12 10 (3.14%) Service Delivery
12 10 (3.14%) Migration
13 9 (2.83%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (2.83%) OOP
13 9 (2.83%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (2.83%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (53.46%) SQL
2 36 (11.32%) Java
3 19 (5.97%) C#
3 19 (5.97%) T-SQL
4 16 (5.03%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.77%) Perl
5 12 (3.77%) VB.NET
6 11 (3.46%) Python
7 10 (3.14%) PL/SQL
7 10 (3.14%) VB
8 8 (2.52%) VBA
9 7 (2.20%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.20%) C++
9 7 (2.20%) ActionScript
9 7 (2.20%) VBScript
10 5 (1.57%) PHP
10 5 (1.57%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.26%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (8.81%) Degree
2 16 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.09%) MCSE
5 11 (3.46%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.52%) CSSLP
6 8 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.52%) CISSP
7 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.63%) CCEE
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.31%) MCITP
8 1 (0.31%) MCSA
8 1 (0.31%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) MCP
8 1 (0.31%) MCSD
8 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.97%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.72%) SLA
3 12 (3.77%) QA
4 11 (3.46%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.66%) XenDesktop
3 16 (5.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.46%) XenApp
4 11 (3.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.57%) XenServer
6 4 (1.26%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.94%) UAG
8 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.40%) SCCM
2 11 (3.46%) Tivoli
3 9 (2.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (1.57%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.94%) WSUS
6 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.63%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.31%) Puppet
7 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 81 (25.47%) Oracle
2 52 (16.35%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.75%) Citrix
4 20 (6.29%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.35%) VMware
5 17 (5.35%) SAP
6 13 (4.09%) IBM
7 11 (3.46%) HP
8 9 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.52%) Northgate
9 8 (2.52%) Capita
10 7 (2.20%) Orchard
10 7 (2.20%) Sage
10 7 (2.20%) Civica
10 7 (2.20%) Comino
10 7 (2.20%) Anite
10 7 (2.20%) Epicor
10 7 (2.20%) Sybase
10 7 (2.20%) JBoss
11 6 (1.89%) Remedy
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Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Salary: £28000.00 - £33000 per annum + negotiable
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