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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 711 676 664
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 163 182 207
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 138 132 127
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £59,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102910 96371 105386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.37% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85046 80974 91182
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 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 11 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 -53 55 £51,250 +16.60% 6
South East -2 38 £32,500 -13.33% 5
West Midlands +14 24 £60,000 +60.00% 1
East of England -24 14 £41,250 +4.43% 2
Yorkshire -30 13 £34,500 -23.33% 1
South West -4 7 £30,750 -
North West -20 7 £42,500 -2.29% 1
North East - 3 £27,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £38,750 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 180 (50.42%) SQL
2 117 (32.77%) Windows
3 96 (26.89%) SQL Server
4 95 (26.61%) Oracle
5 79 (22.13%) Finance
6 73 (20.45%) Linux
7 69 (19.33%) .NET
7 69 (19.33%) Java
8 68 (19.05%) UNIX
9 54 (15.13%) Microsoft
10 48 (13.45%) ITIL
11 44 (12.32%) MS Excel
12 42 (11.76%) Banking
13 39 (10.92%) Active Directory
14 38 (10.64%) HTML
15 37 (10.36%) ASP.NET
16 34 (9.52%) WebSphere
16 34 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (9.24%) MySQL
18 32 (8.96%) Perl
18 32 (8.96%) Citrix
19 30 (8.40%) Legal
20 29 (8.12%) Security Testing
21 27 (7.56%) Degree
21 27 (7.56%) C#
22 26 (7.28%) Solaris
22 26 (7.28%) SharePoint
22 26 (7.28%) DNS
23 25 (7.00%) XML
23 25 (7.00%) Middleware

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 34 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 26 (7.28%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.44%) Tomcat
4 21 (5.88%) IIS
5 20 (5.60%) WebLogic
6 19 (5.32%) Apache
7 14 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.52%) MS Exchange
9 8 (2.24%) WebSphere Process Server
10 7 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.40%) WorkSite
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.12%) OpenEdge
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 44 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.04%) MS Office
3 2 (0.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.28%) CATIA
4 1 (0.28%) Revit
Business Applications
1 15 (4.20%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (1.40%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.40%) Dynamics GP
4 5 (1.40%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.12%) Academy Housing
5 4 (1.12%) arcHouse
5 4 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.12%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (0.84%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.84%) assyst
6 3 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.36%) SaaS
2 4 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.84%) Taleo
3 3 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.28%) DNS
2 15 (4.20%) DHCP
3 14 (3.92%) Internet
4 9 (2.52%) Wireshark
4 9 (2.52%) Network Security
5 7 (1.96%) HTTP
6 6 (1.68%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.40%) SMTP
7 5 (1.40%) SSL
8 4 (1.12%) SAN
8 4 (1.12%) Firewall
8 4 (1.12%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (0.84%) VPN
10 2 (0.56%) LAN
10 2 (0.56%) SMS
10 2 (0.56%) WAN
10 2 (0.56%) SS7
10 2 (0.56%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.28%) M3UA
11 1 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (26.89%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.24%) MySQL
3 22 (6.16%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (4.20%) Oracle Database
6 14 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.12%) DB2
13 3 (0.84%) OLAP
13 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (2.52%) Subversion
2 8 (2.24%) MSI
3 7 (1.96%) JIRA
4 5 (1.40%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.40%) AdminStudio
5 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.12%) ProC
5 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.84%) Toad
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.28%) Maven
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (22.13%) Finance
2 42 (11.76%) Banking
3 30 (8.40%) Legal
4 15 (4.20%) Retail
4 15 (4.20%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.52%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.52%) Games
6 8 (2.24%) Law
6 8 (2.24%) Back Office
7 7 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.96%) Marketing
8 5 (1.40%) German Language
8 5 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.12%) Front Office
10 3 (0.84%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.33%) .NET
2 38 (10.64%) HTML
3 37 (10.36%) ASP.NET
4 25 (7.00%) XML
4 25 (7.00%) Middleware
5 23 (6.44%) Web Services
6 20 (5.60%) J2EE
7 14 (3.92%) SOAP
8 12 (3.36%) LAMP
8 12 (3.36%) Application Packaging
8 12 (3.36%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (2.80%) WPF
10 8 (2.24%) WCF
10 8 (2.24%) Visualforce
11 7 (1.96%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.96%) JSP
12 5 (1.40%) JDBC
12 5 (1.40%) COM
12 5 (1.40%) XSL
13 4 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (3.92%) NHS
3 13 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.36%) Open Source
4 12 (3.36%) Clustering
5 9 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (2.52%) Online Games
6 8 (2.24%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.24%) SWIFT
7 6 (1.68%) Kindle
7 6 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.40%) Photography
8 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.40%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.40%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.12%) EPoS
9 4 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.84%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.84%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 117 (32.77%) Windows
2 73 (20.45%) Linux
3 68 (19.05%) UNIX
4 34 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (7.28%) Solaris
6 23 (6.44%) Windows 7
7 20 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (5.04%) Windows 8
9 17 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.12%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.56%) AIX
13 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (13.45%) ITIL
2 29 (8.12%) Security Testing
3 21 (5.88%) Project Management
4 20 (5.60%) Web Development
5 19 (5.32%) Document Management
6 18 (5.04%) Change Management
6 18 (5.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (4.76%) CRM
7 17 (4.76%) ERP
8 15 (4.20%) Migration
8 15 (4.20%) Data Migration
9 14 (3.92%) Workflow
9 14 (3.92%) OOP
10 13 (3.64%) OOA/OOD
10 13 (3.64%) OO
10 13 (3.64%) OOD
10 13 (3.64%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (3.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (3.36%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 180 (50.42%) SQL
2 69 (19.33%) Java
3 32 (8.96%) Perl
4 27 (7.56%) C#
5 23 (6.44%) T-SQL
6 18 (5.04%) PL/SQL
7 17 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 12 (3.36%) VB
10 10 (2.80%) Apex Code
11 8 (2.24%) VBScript
11 8 (2.24%) PHP
12 7 (1.96%) ActionScript
12 7 (1.96%) VBA
12 7 (1.96%) Python
13 4 (1.12%) C
14 3 (0.84%) C++
14 3 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (7.56%) Degree
2 19 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.64%) CSSLP
4 13 (3.64%) MCSE
4 13 (3.64%) CISSP
5 11 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) JNCIA
8 3 (0.84%) RHCE
8 3 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.84%) CCNA
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.56%) CCEE
9 2 (0.56%) MCITP
10 1 (0.28%) MCTS
10 1 (0.28%) MCSA
10 1 (0.28%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.32%) QA
2 17 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.64%) SLA
4 10 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.96%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.40%) HL7
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (10.92%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.04%) XenDesktop
3 16 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (2.24%) XenApp
6 5 (1.40%) XenServer
7 4 (1.12%) UAG
7 4 (1.12%) NFS
7 4 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (3.36%) SCCM
2 8 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (1.40%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.84%) WSUS
5 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.56%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.56%) Control-M
5 2 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 95 (26.61%) Oracle
2 54 (15.13%) Microsoft
3 32 (8.96%) Citrix
4 22 (6.16%) SAP
5 18 (5.04%) JBoss
5 18 (5.04%) VMware
6 17 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.92%) Sun
7 14 (3.92%) IBM
8 13 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (3.08%) Sybase
10 10 (2.80%) HP
11 8 (2.24%) Sophis
12 7 (1.96%) Sage
13 6 (1.68%) Google
14 5 (1.40%) Orchard
14 5 (1.40%) Northgate
14 5 (1.40%) Epicor
14 5 (1.40%) Remedy
15 4 (1.12%) Reuters
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £20000 to £28000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + on call + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £42,473 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wandsworth, London
Wandsworth Council
Salary: £31,152 - £40,506 per annum inclusive plus performance related pay (average 3%)
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + car, bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Crewe, United Kingdom
Bentley Motors
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Woking, Surrey
SFW Ltd
Salary: up to £45,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago