The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 133 128 163
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% 0.15% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.16% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £34,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Applications Specialist
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2262 1889 3017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.64% 95.26% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1556 2420
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) ITIL
4 11 (78.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle
4 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (78.57%) OpenEdge
4 11 (78.57%) IBM
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (78.57%) Degree
4 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Content Management
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Games
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Product Management
7 1 (7.14%) SaaS
7 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 1 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (7.14%) Puppet

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 11 (78.57%) OpenEdge
1 11 (78.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Agresso
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) XHTML
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Dojo
2 1 (7.14%) GWT
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Online Games
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Product Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
1 11 (78.57%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft