The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 579 551 562
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 39 64 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 48
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,366 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.85% +28.57%
Applications Specialist
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in London

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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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
City of London +11 20 £51,500 +11.95% 2
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 53 (56.38%) SQL
2 48 (51.06%) Windows
3 36 (38.30%) Finance
4 34 (36.17%) Linux
4 34 (36.17%) Banking
5 27 (28.72%) Oracle
6 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
7 21 (22.34%) Middleware
8 17 (18.09%) WebSphere
9 16 (17.02%) Oracle Database
9 16 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (17.02%) Red Hat
10 15 (15.96%) UNIX
10 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
12 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (12.77%) WebSphere Process Server
13 12 (12.77%) SWIFT
13 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
13 12 (12.77%) Legal
14 11 (11.70%) Tivoli
14 11 (11.70%) HTML
15 10 (10.64%) Java
15 10 (10.64%) MySQL
16 9 (9.57%) .NET
16 9 (9.57%) OOP
16 9 (9.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
16 9 (9.57%) WebSphere MQ
16 9 (9.57%) Open Source

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 17 (18.09%) WebSphere
2 16 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (12.77%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (7.45%) IIS
5 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.13%) WorkSite
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.13%) Apache
8 2 (2.13%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.06%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.06%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.06%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Force.com
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.06%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) DHCP
1 3 (3.19%) DNS
2 2 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) SAN
3 1 (1.06%) Wireless
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) IPv6
3 1 (1.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.02%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.64%) MySQL
4 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.13%) DB2
9 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.06%) MS Access
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.06%) DTS
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.06%) Hyperion Smart View
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.06%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MSI
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 36 (38.30%) Finance
2 34 (36.17%) Banking
3 12 (12.77%) Legal
4 9 (9.57%) Marketing
5 3 (3.19%) Front Office
5 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Electronics
6 2 (2.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) Middleware
2 11 (11.70%) HTML
3 9 (9.57%) .NET
3 9 (9.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (7.45%) Web Services
4 7 (7.45%) XML
5 6 (6.38%) Application Packaging
6 5 (5.32%) COM
7 4 (4.26%) J2EE
8 3 (3.19%) SOAP
8 3 (3.19%) JSF
9 2 (2.13%) Spring
9 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.13%) Java EE
9 2 (2.13%) REST
9 2 (2.13%) XHTML
10 1 (1.06%) XML Messaging
10 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.06%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) SWIFT
2 9 (9.57%) Open Source
3 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.13%) Clustering
5 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.06%) CMDB
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 48 (51.06%) Windows
2 34 (36.17%) Linux
3 15 (15.96%) UNIX
4 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.57%) Windows 8
6 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.19%) Solaris
8 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (9.57%) OOP
3 8 (8.51%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (8.51%) OO
3 8 (8.51%) OOD
3 8 (8.51%) ITIL
4 7 (7.45%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (6.38%) Migration
6 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.32%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.19%) Workflow
7 3 (3.19%) SOA
7 3 (3.19%) Release Management
7 3 (3.19%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.13%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.13%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (2.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (56.38%) SQL
2 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
3 10 (10.64%) Java
4 7 (7.45%) ActionScript
4 7 (7.45%) VBA
4 7 (7.45%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.45%) Python
5 4 (4.26%) Perl
6 3 (3.19%) VB
6 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.13%) Korn
7 2 (2.13%) C-shell
7 2 (2.13%) VBScript
7 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
1 8 (8.51%) CSSLP
1 8 (8.51%) CISSP
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.06%) MCP
3 1 (1.06%) MCSD
3 1 (1.06%) HND
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.26%) XenApp
1 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Tivoli
2 9 (9.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (5.32%) SCCM
4 3 (3.19%) WSUS
5 1 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Oracle
2 16 (17.02%) Red Hat
3 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.38%) Sybase
4 6 (6.38%) Citrix
5 5 (5.32%) JBoss
6 4 (4.26%) VMware
7 3 (3.19%) HP
8 2 (2.13%) LexisNexis
8 2 (2.13%) Murex
8 2 (2.13%) Calypso
8 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.13%) Remedy
9 1 (1.06%) CODA
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco
9 1 (1.06%) Interwoven
9 1 (1.06%) BEA
9 1 (1.06%) BMC
9 1 (1.06%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
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