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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 735 742 791
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +49
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 162 196 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 143 160 165
Median salary £45,000 £46,377 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.96% +9.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,375
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
88322 99835 108668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75297 83205 89755
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +56 61 £37,500 -3.22% 5
London +14 54 £53,750 -10.41% 3
East of England +35 21 £47,500 +6.14% 3
North West +26 9 £65,000 +69.93%
Yorkshire +10 9 £31,000 -11.42% 1
South West +11 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Midlands -29 2 £52,500 +28.83% 1
East Midlands +11 1 £35,000 +2.94% 2
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 180 (62.94%) SQL
2 84 (29.37%) Windows
3 79 (27.62%) Finance
4 72 (25.17%) Oracle
5 67 (23.43%) .NET
6 66 (23.08%) CRM
7 64 (22.38%) Linux
8 62 (21.68%) SQL Server
9 59 (20.63%) ITIL
10 57 (19.93%) Microsoft
11 55 (19.23%) Windows Server
12 50 (17.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 49 (17.13%) Java
14 48 (16.78%) SharePoint
15 36 (12.59%) Degree
16 35 (12.24%) MS Excel
16 35 (12.24%) C#
16 35 (12.24%) XML
17 34 (11.89%) IIS
17 34 (11.89%) ERP
18 27 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 27 (9.44%) Banking
19 26 (9.09%) PL/SQL
19 26 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
20 24 (8.39%) SLA
20 24 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
21 23 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
22 22 (7.69%) ASP.NET
23 21 (7.34%) BusinessObjects
23 21 (7.34%) Security Testing

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 48 (16.78%) SharePoint
2 34 (11.89%) IIS
3 14 (4.90%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.45%) Apache
5 4 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.05%) Confluence
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.70%) Liferay
7 2 (0.70%) nginx
7 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) Gentran
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) SAS
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 35 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.10%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.10%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (2.10%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.05%) Summit
5 2 (0.70%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.70%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.35%) Siebel Analytics
6 1 (0.35%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.40%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.50%) Firewall
2 5 (1.75%) DHCP
2 5 (1.75%) DNS
2 5 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.75%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.05%) LAN
3 3 (1.05%) WAN
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
4 2 (0.70%) Internet
4 2 (0.70%) WebEx
5 1 (0.35%) SAN
5 1 (0.35%) SMS
5 1 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 50 (17.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.34%) BusinessObjects
5 20 (6.99%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 12 (4.20%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (2.45%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (2.10%) Power BI
11 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.05%) Siebel EIM
13 2 (0.70%) Essbase
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
13 2 (0.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (2.10%) MSI
2 5 (1.75%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.05%) JIRA
5 2 (0.70%) AppScan
5 2 (0.70%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.35%) Ant
6 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.35%) Maven
6 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.35%) Toad
6 1 (0.35%) WinDbg
General
1 79 (27.62%) Finance
2 27 (9.44%) Banking
3 14 (4.90%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.85%) Legal
5 8 (2.80%) Law
6 7 (2.45%) Retail
7 6 (2.10%) Dutch Language
7 6 (2.10%) Russian Language
8 5 (1.75%) Arabic Language
8 5 (1.75%) Japanese Language
8 5 (1.75%) Publishing
8 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.40%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (1.40%) Marketing
10 3 (1.05%) Billing
10 3 (1.05%) Electronics
10 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.70%) Advertising
11 2 (0.70%) Front Office
11 2 (0.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (23.43%) .NET
2 35 (12.24%) XML
3 22 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 19 (6.64%) Spring
5 18 (6.29%) Struts
5 18 (6.29%) XSLT
6 17 (5.94%) Web Services
6 17 (5.94%) XSL
7 12 (4.20%) Hibernate
7 12 (4.20%) JSP
8 11 (3.85%) Java EE
8 11 (3.85%) JSF
9 10 (3.50%) J2EE
10 9 (3.15%) EDI
11 8 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (2.80%) HTML
11 8 (2.80%) SOAP
12 7 (2.45%) CSS
13 6 (2.10%) Middleware
14 4 (1.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.64%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.59%) Mobile App
3 15 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.80%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.10%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.10%) User Experience
7 5 (1.75%) Fintech
8 4 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.40%) Derivative
8 4 (1.40%) Equities
8 4 (1.40%) Eurex
9 3 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.05%) Replication
10 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.70%) Social Media
10 2 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 84 (29.37%) Windows
2 64 (22.38%) Linux
3 55 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 18 (6.29%) Oracle Linux
4 18 (6.29%) Unix
5 11 (3.85%) Android
6 10 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.45%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.75%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.05%) AIX
12 2 (0.70%) CentOS
13 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.08%) CRM
2 59 (20.63%) ITIL
3 34 (11.89%) ERP
4 26 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (7.34%) Security Testing
7 20 (6.99%) OWASP
8 19 (6.64%) Data Security
9 17 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (5.59%) Document Management
11 15 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (5.24%) Secure Coding
12 14 (4.90%) Presales
12 14 (4.90%) Project Management
12 14 (4.90%) SDLC
12 14 (4.90%) Workflow
13 13 (4.55%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.55%) Information Security
13 13 (4.55%) Time Management
14 12 (4.20%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 180 (62.94%) SQL
2 49 (17.13%) Java
3 35 (12.24%) C#
4 26 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 17 (5.94%) C
6 15 (5.24%) C++
6 15 (5.24%) JavaScript
7 14 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.20%) Python
8 12 (4.20%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.45%) PHP
10 6 (2.10%) VB
11 5 (1.75%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.75%) Perl
11 5 (1.75%) VBScript
11 5 (1.75%) XPath
12 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.05%) VBA
14 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (12.59%) Degree
2 10 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.10%) SANS
3 6 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.75%) CEH
4 5 (1.75%) CISSP
5 3 (1.05%) CISM
5 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.70%) CCNA
6 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.70%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.70%) MCSE
6 2 (0.70%) SSCP
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) CISA
7 1 (0.35%) MOS
7 1 (0.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.39%) SLA
2 6 (2.10%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.10%) QA
3 4 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (2.10%) XenApp
3 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.10%) SCCM
2 2 (0.70%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.70%) Nessus
3 1 (0.35%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 72 (25.17%) Oracle
2 57 (19.93%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.24%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (5.24%) SAP
4 14 (4.90%) Citrix
5 10 (3.50%) BEA
6 9 (3.15%) Hyperion
7 7 (2.45%) Baan
7 7 (2.45%) Siebel
8 6 (2.10%) VMware
9 5 (1.75%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.75%) IBM
9 5 (1.75%) Informatica
10 4 (1.40%) Murex
10 4 (1.40%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.05%) Google
11 3 (1.05%) Infor
12 2 (0.70%) Cisco
12 2 (0.70%) HP
12 2 (0.70%) Remedy
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