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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 736 743 677
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -66
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 144 163 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 118 139 131
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £28,400 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
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 7 July 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 7 July 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
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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 +28 48 £65,000 +31.97% 4
South East +24 37 £37,500 +15.38% 7
West Midlands -28 17 £42,000 -23.63% 2
Yorkshire +13 15 £48,750 +41.30%
East of England +4 13 £38,500 -6.66% 1
North West +11 4 £38,250 -10.00%
South West -14 4 £40,000 +30.08% 1
East Midlands +3 3 £42,250 +87.77% 1
North East -10 3 £32,000 +18.51%
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 139 (45.13%) SQL
2 109 (35.39%) Finance
3 106 (34.42%) Java
4 100 (32.47%) Windows
5 75 (24.35%) Microsoft
6 72 (23.38%) .NET
7 64 (20.78%) SQL Server
8 55 (17.86%) C#
9 54 (17.53%) Degree
10 48 (15.58%) MS Excel
11 46 (14.94%) Linux
12 44 (14.29%) Banking
13 42 (13.64%) ITIL
13 42 (13.64%) Security Testing
14 41 (13.31%) C++
14 41 (13.31%) Oracle
14 41 (13.31%) Information Security
15 38 (12.34%) XML
15 38 (12.34%) Spring
16 36 (11.69%) SLA
17 35 (11.36%) SharePoint
17 35 (11.36%) Active Directory
17 35 (11.36%) UNIX
17 35 (11.36%) OWASP
18 32 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (9.09%) SDLC
19 28 (9.09%) Python
20 27 (8.77%) Struts
20 27 (8.77%) RDBMS
20 27 (8.77%) Relational Database

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 35 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.49%) IIS
3 17 (5.52%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.90%) MS Exchange
6 10 (3.25%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.92%) Confluence
7 9 (2.92%) Lync
8 8 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.60%) Apache
9 6 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.62%) Captiva
10 5 (1.62%) WorkSite
10 5 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.62%) FileNet
11 4 (1.30%) JBoss
11 4 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 48 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.87%) MS Office
3 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.65%) InDesign
5 2 (0.65%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.60%) Agresso
2 7 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.30%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.97%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.97%) Movex
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.32%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.32%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.57%) Office 365
2 5 (1.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.47%) Firewall
2 14 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.90%) DNS
4 11 (3.57%) AMQP
5 10 (3.25%) LAN
5 10 (3.25%) WAN
6 9 (2.92%) WebEx
7 5 (1.62%) Internet
7 5 (1.62%) Network Security
7 5 (1.62%) DHCP
8 4 (1.30%) LDAP
9 3 (0.97%) FTP
10 2 (0.65%) SMTP
10 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.65%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.32%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.32%) Telnet
11 1 (0.32%) SSH
11 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.77%) RDBMS
2 27 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 15 (4.87%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.60%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (2.27%) MySQL
10 6 (1.95%) SQLPlus
11 5 (1.62%) IDOL
11 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.97%) QlikView
12 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (4.55%) MSI
2 12 (3.90%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.57%) InstallShield
3 11 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.25%) Eclipse
4 10 (3.25%) Maven
4 10 (3.25%) JIRA
5 3 (0.97%) Subversion
5 3 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.65%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.32%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.32%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 109 (35.39%) Finance
2 44 (14.29%) Banking
3 19 (6.17%) Retail
4 16 (5.19%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.22%) Front Office
5 13 (4.22%) Legal
6 11 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.60%) German Language
8 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.30%) Electronics
10 4 (1.30%) Marketing
10 4 (1.30%) French Language
10 4 (1.30%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.97%) Automotive
12 2 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.65%) Advertising
12 2 (0.65%) Publishing
12 2 (0.65%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (23.38%) .NET
2 38 (12.34%) XML
2 38 (12.34%) Spring
3 27 (8.77%) Struts
4 25 (8.12%) ASP.NET
5 22 (7.14%) XSLT
6 20 (6.49%) Web Services
6 20 (6.49%) XSL
7 18 (5.84%) Hibernate
8 17 (5.52%) HTML
9 15 (4.87%) Middleware
9 15 (4.87%) JMS
10 13 (4.22%) REST
11 10 (3.25%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (2.60%) ZeroMQ
12 8 (2.60%) Java EE
12 8 (2.60%) JSF
12 8 (2.60%) CSS
12 8 (2.60%) JSP
13 6 (1.95%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.25%) Reference Data
6 7 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 7 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.95%) Replication
7 6 (1.95%) Clustering
7 6 (1.95%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.95%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.30%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.30%) DTV
8 4 (1.30%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.97%) Equities
9 3 (0.97%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.97%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 100 (32.47%) Windows
2 46 (14.94%) Linux
3 35 (11.36%) UNIX
4 32 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (7.79%) Windows 7
7 18 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.97%) CentOS
9 3 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.97%) HPUX
9 3 (0.97%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.64%) ITIL
1 42 (13.64%) Security Testing
2 41 (13.31%) Information Security
3 35 (11.36%) OWASP
4 28 (9.09%) SDLC
5 27 (8.77%) Cyber Security
6 26 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (7.47%) Ethical Hacking
8 22 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (6.49%) Mentoring
10 19 (6.17%) Migration
11 18 (5.84%) ERP
11 18 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (5.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 17 (5.52%) E-Commerce
13 15 (4.87%) Software Engineering
13 15 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (4.55%) Waterfall
15 13 (4.22%) Functional Testing
15 13 (4.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 139 (45.13%) SQL
2 106 (34.42%) Java
3 55 (17.86%) C#
4 41 (13.31%) C++
5 28 (9.09%) Python
6 25 (8.12%) C
7 21 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 20 (6.49%) PL/SQL
9 18 (5.84%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.90%) Perl
11 10 (3.25%) VB
12 9 (2.92%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.92%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.92%) PHP
12 9 (2.92%) VBA
13 7 (2.27%) VB6
14 6 (1.95%) VBScript
14 6 (1.95%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.62%) Groovy
15 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (17.53%) Degree
2 18 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.55%) MCSE
4 9 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.27%) CISSP
6 6 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.30%) MCP
7 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.97%) MCSA
9 2 (0.65%) CCNA
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.32%) HND
10 1 (0.32%) PMP
10 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.69%) SLA
2 23 (7.47%) QA
3 18 (5.84%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.62%) vSphere
6 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.65%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) XenServer
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (6.49%) SCCM
2 6 (1.95%) SCOM
2 6 (1.95%) Data Guard
2 6 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.95%) WMI
2 6 (1.95%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (1.30%) Nagios
4 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.65%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.65%) Puppet
4 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.65%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.32%) Netcool
5 1 (0.32%) Control-M
5 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 75 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.31%) Oracle
3 26 (8.44%) VMware
4 14 (4.55%) HP
5 11 (3.57%) IBM
6 10 (3.25%) NetApp
7 9 (2.92%) SAP
7 9 (2.92%) Citrix
8 8 (2.60%) Bloomberg
8 8 (2.60%) Google
9 7 (2.27%) Apple
9 7 (2.27%) BEA
10 6 (1.95%) Sun
10 6 (1.95%) EMC
10 6 (1.95%) Cisco
10 6 (1.95%) CommVault
11 5 (1.62%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.30%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.30%) Interwoven
12 4 (1.30%) Juniper
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Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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