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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 131 119 165
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 6 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.25% 0.63% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.67% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 5
Average salary £34,000 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £42,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-7.64% +31.78%
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
2315 1951 2743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.66% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1910 1572 2177
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 £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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -15 1 £52,500 +2.43%
Applications Specialist
East of England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (66.67%) OpenEdge
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) XHTML
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (66.67%) OpenEdge
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Dojo
2 1 (16.67%) GWT
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Online Games
1 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Web Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss