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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
UK / England
Rank 696 780 760
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 131 135 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 113 124 126
Median salary £40,001 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,025 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%

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
75025 89999 94835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 62757 76295 79421
Median salary £47,500 £45,790 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.73% +1.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
London +42 34 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South East +45 27 £37,500 -11.76% 7
East of England +28 26 £52,500 -1.12% 4
West Midlands +20 12 £35,000 -10.82% 3
North West -1 11 £46,750 -1.57%
Yorkshire +32 9 £34,000 -0.72% 1
South West +23 4 £42,000 +24.44% 1
East Midlands +7 3 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £34,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 106 (44.73%) SQL
2 90 (37.97%) Finance
3 63 (26.58%) ITIL
4 61 (25.74%) Windows
5 49 (20.68%) Java
6 47 (19.83%) JavaScript
7 46 (19.41%) SQL Server
8 45 (18.99%) Microsoft
9 44 (18.57%) Linux
10 40 (16.88%) SDLC
11 39 (16.46%) .NET
11 39 (16.46%) Oracle
12 38 (16.03%) Banking
13 34 (14.35%) MS Excel
14 32 (13.50%) Unix
15 31 (13.08%) Web Services
16 30 (12.66%) SharePoint
17 27 (11.39%) Degree
17 27 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (10.97%) QA
18 26 (10.97%) CRM
19 25 (10.55%) Incident Management
20 22 (9.28%) Problem Management
20 22 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
20 22 (9.28%) Windows Server
20 22 (9.28%) VBScript
21 20 (8.44%) Siebel
21 20 (8.44%) System Integration Testing
21 20 (8.44%) Oracle BI EE
21 20 (8.44%) Performance Monitoring

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 30 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.22%) IIS
3 9 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.95%) Apache
5 7 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.53%) JBoss
6 6 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.11%) CMS
7 5 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.84%) CICS
8 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Gentran
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (8.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.69%) Northgate Housing
3 3 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.27%) Maximo
4 2 (0.84%) EQXanite
4 2 (0.84%) HFM
4 2 (0.84%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.42%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) IaaS
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.38%) LAN
2 6 (2.53%) DNS
2 6 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.69%) HTTP
3 4 (1.69%) Internet
4 3 (1.27%) Firewall
4 3 (1.27%) WAN
5 2 (0.84%) DHCP
6 1 (0.42%) Intranet
6 1 (0.42%) NAS
6 1 (0.42%) SAN
6 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 19 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (7.59%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.49%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.80%) DB2
9 8 (3.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (2.53%) MySQL
10 6 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.84%) IMS/DB
13 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.42%) CouchDB
14 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Gradle
1 5 (2.11%) Maven
1 5 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.42%) MSI
3 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.42%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 90 (37.97%) Finance
2 38 (16.03%) Banking
3 15 (6.33%) Retail
4 9 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.38%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.53%) Legal
8 5 (2.11%) Back Office
8 5 (2.11%) Law
9 4 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (1.27%) Advertising
11 2 (0.84%) Marketing
11 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Automotive
12 1 (0.42%) Billing
12 1 (0.42%) French Language
12 1 (0.42%) German Language
12 1 (0.42%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.46%) .NET
2 31 (13.08%) Web Services
3 19 (8.02%) HTML
4 18 (7.59%) XML
5 14 (5.91%) ASP.NET
5 14 (5.91%) CSS
6 10 (4.22%) Java EE
7 9 (3.80%) XSLT
8 8 (3.38%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.38%) JSF
8 8 (3.38%) JSP
8 8 (3.38%) Spring
8 8 (3.38%) Struts
8 8 (3.38%) XSL
9 7 (2.95%) Node.js
10 6 (2.53%) Middleware
11 4 (1.69%) JSON
12 3 (1.27%) SAP Basis
13 2 (0.84%) EDIFACT
13 2 (0.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.11%) Clustering
4 5 (2.11%) Hedge funds
4 5 (2.11%) Informatics
5 4 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.69%) EPoS
5 4 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.69%) iSeries
6 3 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.27%) Life Science
6 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.27%) User Experience
7 2 (0.84%) Derivative
7 2 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.74%) Windows
2 44 (18.57%) Linux
3 32 (13.50%) Unix
4 22 (9.28%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.11%) CentOS
6 4 (1.69%) AIX
6 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) Solaris
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.42%) Android
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.58%) ITIL
2 40 (16.88%) SDLC
3 26 (10.97%) CRM
4 25 (10.55%) Incident Management
5 22 (9.28%) Problem Management
5 22 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (8.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (8.44%) System Integration Testing
7 16 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (6.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 14 (5.91%) Document Management
9 14 (5.91%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.49%) Analytics
10 13 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.49%) Service Management
11 12 (5.06%) OWASP
12 11 (4.64%) Risk Management
13 10 (4.22%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 106 (44.73%) SQL
2 49 (20.68%) Java
3 47 (19.83%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.28%) VBScript
5 16 (6.75%) C#
6 13 (5.49%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.22%) C
7 10 (4.22%) C++
8 9 (3.80%) PHP
9 7 (2.95%) Python
10 6 (2.53%) Perl
11 5 (2.11%) Delphi
11 5 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.69%) Go
12 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.69%) VB
13 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.27%) Erlang
13 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (11.39%) Degree
2 15 (6.33%) CEH
3 6 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.11%) CISSP
5 4 (1.69%) CISM
5 4 (1.69%) GCIA
6 3 (1.27%) CFA
7 2 (0.84%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.42%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.42%) GIAC
8 1 (0.42%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.97%) QA
2 17 (7.17%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.84%) HL7
5 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.11%) Grafana
2 3 (1.27%) HP Fortify
2 3 (1.27%) SCCM
2 3 (1.27%) SCOM
3 2 (0.84%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.42%) Nessus
4 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.42%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.46%) Oracle
3 20 (8.44%) Siebel
4 13 (5.49%) Citrix
4 13 (5.49%) IBM
5 10 (4.22%) Northgate
5 10 (4.22%) VMware
6 7 (2.95%) BEA
7 6 (2.53%) Informatica
8 5 (2.11%) SAP
8 5 (2.11%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.69%) Dynatrace
9 4 (1.69%) iManage
9 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.69%) Remedy
10 3 (1.27%) Adobe
10 3 (1.27%) Charles River
10 3 (1.27%) Portware
10 3 (1.27%) Sybase
10 3 (1.27%) Veracode
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