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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 736 670 751
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +81
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 127 189 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 102 145 97
Average salary £40,750 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £61,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +12.50%
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
94647 92576 95847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.45% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78762 75162 81879
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -10 50 £52,500 +5.00% 12
South East -28 22 £35,000 -17.64% 4
East of England +10 20 £42,000 -6.66% 1
West Midlands -26 12 £41,250 -31.25% 2
Yorkshire -1 8 £32,500 +27.45% 2
East Midlands +23 7 £24,500 -38.36% 1
South West -21 4 £35,000 -12.50%
North West -28 3 £24,875 -58.54%
North East - 1 £32,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 148 (51.03%) SQL
2 85 (29.31%) Windows
3 70 (24.14%) Oracle
3 70 (24.14%) Finance
4 66 (22.76%) SQL Server
5 63 (21.72%) Java
6 61 (21.03%) .NET
7 58 (20.00%) ITIL
8 56 (19.31%) UNIX
9 55 (18.97%) Microsoft
10 54 (18.62%) Degree
11 49 (16.90%) XML
12 39 (13.45%) MS Excel
13 37 (12.76%) Banking
14 35 (12.07%) C#
15 33 (11.38%) Linux
15 33 (11.38%) SLA
16 32 (11.03%) ASP.NET
17 30 (10.34%) SharePoint
17 30 (10.34%) OWASP
18 28 (9.66%) PL/SQL
19 27 (9.31%) XSLT
20 26 (8.97%) HTML
20 26 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
21 25 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
22 23 (7.93%) WebSphere
22 23 (7.93%) Ethical Hacking
22 23 (7.93%) Information Security
23 22 (7.59%) XSL
23 22 (7.59%) Vulnerability Assessment

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.93%) WebSphere
3 18 (6.21%) IIS
4 15 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.48%) WebLogic
6 12 (4.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (4.14%) OpenEdge
7 9 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.41%) CMS
8 7 (2.41%) Confluence
9 5 (1.72%) Drupal
9 5 (1.72%) Kentico
10 4 (1.38%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (1.03%) Joomla!
11 3 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.69%) Lync
12 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.69%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (13.45%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.90%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) Stata
3 2 (0.69%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Agresso
2 7 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.03%) assyst
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.34%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.45%) SaaS
2 4 (1.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Force.com
4 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.86%) Firewall
2 12 (4.14%) AMQP
3 5 (1.72%) LAN
3 5 (1.72%) Internet
4 3 (1.03%) WAN
4 3 (1.03%) Wireless
5 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.69%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.69%) SSL
6 1 (0.34%) SAN
6 1 (0.34%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) Telnet
6 1 (0.34%) VPN
6 1 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.59%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.07%) QlikView
7 6 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (1.72%) MySQL
8 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.38%) MS Access
9 4 (1.38%) SQLPlus
9 4 (1.38%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.03%) Essbase
10 3 (1.03%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (4.48%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.41%) JIRA
3 4 (1.38%) Subversion
4 3 (1.03%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.69%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.69%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.34%) Toad
6 1 (0.34%) ProC
6 1 (0.34%) MSI
6 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.34%) Xcode
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) WinDbg
General
1 70 (24.14%) Finance
2 37 (12.76%) Banking
3 19 (6.55%) Legal
4 12 (4.14%) Law
5 9 (3.10%) Front Office
6 6 (2.07%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.07%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.72%) Publishing
8 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.03%) Automotive
9 3 (1.03%) Retail
10 2 (0.69%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (21.03%) .NET
2 49 (16.90%) XML
3 32 (11.03%) ASP.NET
4 27 (9.31%) XSLT
5 26 (8.97%) HTML
6 22 (7.59%) XSL
7 18 (6.21%) Web Services
8 17 (5.86%) REST
9 16 (5.52%) Middleware
10 15 (5.17%) JMS
11 14 (4.83%) CSS
12 12 (4.14%) .NET Framework
13 11 (3.79%) WCF
14 10 (3.45%) Spring
15 9 (3.10%) JSF
15 9 (3.10%) Hibernate
15 9 (3.10%) Java EE
15 9 (3.10%) JSP
15 9 (3.10%) SOAP
15 9 (3.10%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.76%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.72%) New Media
7 5 (1.72%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.38%) Replication
8 4 (1.38%) Clustering
8 4 (1.38%) Open Source
8 4 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.03%) Informatics
9 3 (1.03%) Life Science
10 2 (0.69%) Derivative
10 2 (0.69%) Statistics
10 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.69%) Equities
10 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (29.31%) Windows
2 56 (19.31%) UNIX
3 33 (11.38%) Linux
4 13 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.10%) Solaris
8 5 (1.72%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.38%) CentOS
9 4 (1.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.03%) AIX
10 3 (1.03%) HPUX
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.00%) ITIL
2 30 (10.34%) OWASP
3 26 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (7.93%) Ethical Hacking
4 23 (7.93%) Information Security
5 22 (7.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 20 (6.90%) Security Testing
7 18 (6.21%) E-Commerce
8 17 (5.86%) Change Management
9 16 (5.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (5.17%) Mentoring
11 14 (4.83%) Workflow
11 14 (4.83%) CRM
12 13 (4.48%) Service Management
12 13 (4.48%) Software Engineering
13 12 (4.14%) Migration
13 12 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (3.79%) Problem Management
14 11 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (51.03%) SQL
2 63 (21.72%) Java
3 35 (12.07%) C#
4 28 (9.66%) PL/SQL
5 21 (7.24%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.52%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.14%) Perl
8 11 (3.79%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.10%) Python
9 9 (3.10%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.76%) C++
11 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.07%) VBA
13 5 (1.72%) C
13 5 (1.72%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.72%) Korn
14 4 (1.38%) XPath
14 4 (1.38%) VB
15 3 (1.03%) VBScript
16 2 (0.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 54 (18.62%) Degree
2 12 (4.14%) CISSP
3 6 (2.07%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (1.38%) VCP4
5 4 (1.38%) Postgraduate
6 3 (1.03%) HND
6 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.69%) RHCE
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.69%) Avaya Certification
7 2 (0.69%) MCSE
7 2 (0.69%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.34%) PMP
8 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.38%) SLA
2 20 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.14%) QA
4 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.76%) XenApp
3 6 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.07%) vSphere
4 4 (1.38%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.69%) KVM
6 1 (0.34%) Nmap
6 1 (0.34%) XenServer
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (4.14%) SCCM
2 4 (1.38%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.38%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (1.03%) WSUS
4 2 (0.69%) Netcool
4 2 (0.69%) Nagios
4 2 (0.69%) Puppet
4 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) Nessus
5 1 (0.34%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 70 (24.14%) Oracle
2 55 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.52%) Citrix
4 14 (4.83%) IBM
5 12 (4.14%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.79%) VMware
7 9 (3.10%) HP
7 9 (3.10%) Google
8 7 (2.41%) Apple
9 6 (2.07%) EMC
10 5 (1.72%) SAP
10 5 (1.72%) Bloomberg
10 5 (1.72%) Charles River
11 4 (1.38%) CODA
11 4 (1.38%) NetApp
11 4 (1.38%) Sage
11 4 (1.38%) Sybase
11 4 (1.38%) Sun
11 4 (1.38%) BEA
11 4 (1.38%) CommVault
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