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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 95 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.28% 0.55% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +18.75%
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
1022 860 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.42% 95.13% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 867 754 726
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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
Gloucester - 2 £35,000 -
Applications Specialist
South West

Applications Specialist
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware