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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
UK / England
Rank 690 772 786
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 132 148 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 118 136 118
Median salary £40,001 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,375 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%

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
75792 90914 94848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.49% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63313 77082 79102
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
London +43 35 £55,000 -5.98% 3
South East +46 34 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East of England +31 21 £50,000 -5.83% 2
West Midlands +34 11 £35,000 -9.09%
North West -16 10 £46,750 +3.88%
Yorkshire +20 8 £31,500 -8.28% 2
South West +28 6 £35,000 -
East Midlands +6 2 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 104 (43.51%) SQL
2 88 (36.82%) Finance
3 59 (24.69%) ITIL
4 58 (24.27%) Windows
5 54 (22.59%) SQL Server
6 51 (21.34%) Microsoft
7 49 (20.50%) Linux
8 46 (19.25%) Java
9 40 (16.74%) .NET
10 39 (16.32%) JavaScript
11 38 (15.90%) Banking
12 36 (15.06%) MS Excel
13 35 (14.64%) Unix
14 33 (13.81%) SharePoint
14 33 (13.81%) Oracle
15 31 (12.97%) SDLC
16 27 (11.30%) Web Services
17 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (10.46%) Windows Server
18 24 (10.04%) Degree
19 22 (9.21%) CRM
20 21 (8.79%) QA
20 21 (8.79%) Incident Management
21 20 (8.37%) Problem Management
21 20 (8.37%) XML
21 20 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
22 18 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
22 18 (7.53%) C#
23 17 (7.11%) VBScript
23 17 (7.11%) HTML

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 33 (13.81%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.44%) IIS
3 9 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.93%) Apache
5 7 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.51%) JBoss
6 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.09%) CMS
8 2 (0.84%) CICS
8 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Gentran
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (15.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (7.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.93%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.93%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.67%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.26%) Maximo
5 2 (0.84%) EQXanite
5 2 (0.84%) HFM
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.42%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) IaaS
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) LAN
2 6 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.67%) DNS
3 4 (1.67%) HTTP
3 4 (1.67%) Internet
4 3 (1.26%) Firewall
4 3 (1.26%) WAN
5 2 (0.84%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.42%) Intranet
6 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (6.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (6.69%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.28%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.02%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.77%) DB2
8 8 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.09%) MySQL
12 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.84%) Electronic Patient Records
13 2 (0.84%) IMS/DB
13 2 (0.84%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Gradle
1 5 (2.09%) Maven
1 5 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.42%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.42%) MSI
4 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (36.82%) Finance
2 38 (15.90%) Banking
3 12 (5.02%) Retail
4 8 (3.35%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.09%) Back Office
7 4 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Legal
8 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 3 (1.26%) Law
9 2 (0.84%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.74%) .NET
2 27 (11.30%) Web Services
3 20 (8.37%) XML
4 17 (7.11%) HTML
5 13 (5.44%) ASP.NET
6 12 (5.02%) CSS
7 9 (3.77%) Java EE
7 9 (3.77%) XSLT
8 8 (3.35%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.35%) JSF
8 8 (3.35%) JSP
8 8 (3.35%) Middleware
8 8 (3.35%) Spring
8 8 (3.35%) Struts
8 8 (3.35%) XSL
9 5 (2.09%) JSON
9 5 (2.09%) Node.js
10 2 (0.84%) EDIFACT
10 2 (0.84%) MSMQ
10 2 (0.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.51%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.51%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.09%) EPoS
4 5 (2.09%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.67%) iSeries
6 3 (1.26%) Clustering
7 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.84%) Life Science
7 2 (0.84%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.27%) Windows
2 49 (20.50%) Linux
3 35 (14.64%) Unix
4 25 (10.46%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.93%) CentOS
5 7 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.09%) AIX
7 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.69%) ITIL
2 31 (12.97%) SDLC
3 22 (9.21%) CRM
4 21 (8.79%) Incident Management
5 20 (8.37%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (8.37%) Problem Management
6 18 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (6.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (6.69%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (6.69%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.28%) Mentoring
9 14 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.86%) Service Management
10 11 (4.60%) Analytics
10 11 (4.60%) Migration
11 10 (4.18%) Document Management
11 10 (4.18%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (3.77%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 104 (43.51%) SQL
2 46 (19.25%) Java
3 39 (16.32%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.53%) C#
5 17 (7.11%) VBScript
6 10 (4.18%) C++
7 9 (3.77%) C
7 9 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.09%) Delphi
8 5 (2.09%) Perl
9 4 (1.67%) Erlang
9 4 (1.67%) Go
9 4 (1.67%) PHP
9 4 (1.67%) Python
9 4 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.26%) VB
11 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (10.04%) Degree
2 12 (5.02%) CEH
3 7 (2.93%) CISSP
4 6 (2.51%) GCIA
4 6 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.67%) CISM
6 3 (1.26%) CFA
6 3 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.42%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.42%) GIAC
8 1 (0.42%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.79%) QA
2 17 (7.11%) SLA
3 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.26%) HL7
5 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.26%) XenApp
5 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.93%) Grafana
2 5 (2.09%) SCOM
3 2 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.42%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.42%) Graphite
4 1 (0.42%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.42%) Kibana
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) Nessus
4 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.42%) Netcool
4 1 (0.42%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (21.34%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.81%) Oracle
3 16 (6.69%) Siebel
4 12 (5.02%) Citrix
4 12 (5.02%) IBM
5 10 (4.18%) Northgate
5 10 (4.18%) VMware
6 8 (3.35%) SAP
7 7 (2.93%) BEA
7 7 (2.93%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.09%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.67%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.67%) iManage
9 4 (1.67%) Remedy
10 3 (1.26%) Adobe
10 3 (1.26%) Charles River
10 3 (1.26%) Informatica
10 3 (1.26%) Portware
10 3 (1.26%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.84%) Tableau
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