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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank - 91 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
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
1054 869 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.17% 93.44% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 837 781 821
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 April 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
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
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