The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -4.76%
Applications Specialist
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
935 811 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.41% 95.98% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 766 680 707
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Gloucestershire region.

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Cheltenham - 4 £37,500 -
Applications Specialist
South West

Applications Specialist
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Process Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Process Management
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Management
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA