The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 151 116 149
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +33
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 5 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.20% 0.89% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.95% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £34,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2409 2010 2549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.67% 94.37% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2005 1582 2038
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Specialist
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Watford -21 1 £52,500 +2.43%
Applications Specialist
East of England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) OpenEdge
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Online Games
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (80.00%) OpenEdge
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle