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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 705 740 720
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 161 124 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 136 93 124
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 19 December 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 December 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 +31 46 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East of England +5 32 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands +10 31 £45,000 -25.00% 2
South East +3 25 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Yorkshire -13 18 £36,197 +0.54% 2
East Midlands +24 5 £34,500 -31.00%
South West -13 3 £35,000 +13.82% 1
North West -13 1 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 150 (47.92%) SQL
2 92 (29.39%) Windows
3 73 (23.32%) .NET
4 72 (23.00%) ITIL
5 71 (22.68%) Oracle
6 69 (22.04%) SQL Server
7 59 (18.85%) Finance
8 56 (17.89%) UNIX
9 54 (17.25%) Java
10 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
11 44 (14.06%) Degree
11 44 (14.06%) XML
12 39 (12.46%) ASP.NET
13 38 (12.14%) Linux
13 38 (12.14%) Banking
14 33 (10.54%) SharePoint
15 29 (9.27%) MS Excel
16 27 (8.63%) C#
16 27 (8.63%) WebSphere
16 27 (8.63%) HTML
17 26 (8.31%) SLA
18 24 (7.67%) PL/SQL
18 24 (7.67%) OWASP
18 24 (7.67%) Citrix
18 24 (7.67%) Oracle Database
19 23 (7.35%) Change Management
20 22 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (6.71%) MS Office
21 21 (6.71%) IIS
21 21 (6.71%) Analytical Skills

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 33 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 27 (8.63%) WebSphere
3 21 (6.71%) IIS
4 14 (4.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (4.15%) OpenEdge
5 13 (4.15%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.60%) CMS
8 5 (1.60%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.96%) Kentico
10 3 (0.96%) Apache
10 3 (0.96%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.96%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.96%) Drupal
11 2 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
Applications
1 29 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) Stata
3 2 (0.64%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Agresso
2 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.28%) Academy Housing
3 4 (1.28%) arcHouse
4 3 (0.96%) assyst
4 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.64%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.79%) SaaS
2 4 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.32%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.56%) AMQP
2 5 (1.60%) LAN
2 5 (1.60%) DNS
3 4 (1.28%) DHCP
3 4 (1.28%) Wireless
4 3 (0.96%) WAN
4 3 (0.96%) Internet
4 3 (0.96%) Firewall
5 2 (0.64%) HTTP
5 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.64%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.32%) Network Security
6 1 (0.32%) NAS
6 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.32%) SSL
6 1 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (22.04%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.67%) Oracle Database
3 22 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.79%) MySQL
5 11 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.92%) QlikView
8 6 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.60%) OLAP
9 5 (1.60%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.28%) DB2
10 4 (1.28%) Essbase
11 3 (0.96%) Text Mining
11 3 (0.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.92%) MSI
3 3 (0.96%) Subversion
3 3 (0.96%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.64%) JIRA
4 2 (0.64%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.64%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.64%) LabVIEW
4 2 (0.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.32%) Toad
5 1 (0.32%) ProC
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) Xcode
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (18.85%) Finance
2 38 (12.14%) Banking
3 19 (6.07%) Legal
4 12 (3.83%) Law
5 9 (2.88%) Games
6 7 (2.24%) Marketing
7 6 (1.92%) Retail
7 6 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.60%) Front Office
8 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.96%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (23.32%) .NET
2 44 (14.06%) XML
3 39 (12.46%) ASP.NET
4 27 (8.63%) HTML
5 18 (5.75%) XSLT
6 15 (4.79%) Web Services
6 15 (4.79%) XSL
6 15 (4.79%) Middleware
7 14 (4.47%) WCF
8 12 (3.83%) Application Packaging
8 12 (3.83%) REST
9 10 (3.19%) .NET Framework
9 10 (3.19%) WF
9 10 (3.19%) SOAP
10 9 (2.88%) JMS
11 8 (2.56%) CSS
11 8 (2.56%) JSP
11 8 (2.56%) Java EE
11 8 (2.56%) Spring
11 8 (2.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.88%) Open Source
2 9 (2.88%) SWIFT
2 9 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.60%) Kindle
6 4 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.96%) Life Science
7 3 (0.96%) New Media
7 3 (0.96%) Clustering
7 3 (0.96%) EPoS
7 3 (0.96%) Statistics
7 3 (0.96%) Informatics
8 2 (0.64%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.64%) Online Games
8 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (29.39%) Windows
2 56 (17.89%) UNIX
3 38 (12.14%) Linux
4 18 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.24%) Solaris
8 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.60%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.28%) CentOS
11 3 (0.96%) AIX
12 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.32%) Android
13 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.00%) ITIL
2 24 (7.67%) OWASP
3 23 (7.35%) Change Management
4 20 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (5.43%) Service Management
5 17 (5.43%) Ethical Hacking
5 17 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (4.79%) CRM
6 15 (4.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (4.47%) Project Management
7 14 (4.47%) Workflow
7 14 (4.47%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.15%) Document Management
8 13 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (3.51%) Service Delivery
9 11 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 10 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (2.88%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (2.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (47.92%) SQL
2 54 (17.25%) Java
3 27 (8.63%) C#
4 24 (7.67%) PL/SQL
5 17 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.11%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.19%) Perl
7 10 (3.19%) C++
8 9 (2.88%) Python
9 8 (2.56%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.24%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.60%) ActionScript
11 5 (1.60%) PHP
11 5 (1.60%) VB
12 4 (1.28%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.28%) C
12 4 (1.28%) VBA
12 4 (1.28%) VBScript
13 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (14.06%) Degree
2 13 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.92%) CISSP
5 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.28%) Postgraduate
5 4 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.96%) HND
7 2 (0.64%) RHCE
7 2 (0.64%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.64%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.32%) MCSE
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.32%) MCP
8 1 (0.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.31%) SLA
2 12 (3.83%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.24%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.24%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.19%) Active Directory
1 10 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.56%) XenApp
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (2.24%) XenDesktop
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.28%) vSphere
5 2 (0.64%) KVM
5 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.32%) Nmap
6 1 (0.32%) XenServer
6 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.51%) SCCM
2 6 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.60%) WSUS
4 3 (0.96%) Puppet
5 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.64%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.64%) Netcool
5 2 (0.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 71 (22.68%) Oracle
2 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.67%) Citrix
4 16 (5.11%) IBM
5 15 (4.79%) Red Hat
6 13 (4.15%) VMware
7 8 (2.56%) SAP
8 6 (1.92%) Capita
9 5 (1.60%) Redknee
9 5 (1.60%) Northgate
9 5 (1.60%) Sybase
9 5 (1.60%) HP
9 5 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.28%) CODA
10 4 (1.28%) Cognos
10 4 (1.28%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (1.28%) Civica
10 4 (1.28%) Comino
10 4 (1.28%) Orchard
10 4 (1.28%) Anite
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