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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 573 575 572
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 45 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 57
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
42480 42653 45259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.72% 93.92% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35743 35970 38991
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 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 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 24 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 +18 18 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Romford - 1 £27,500 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 52 (54.74%) SQL
2 48 (50.53%) Windows
3 33 (34.74%) Linux
4 32 (33.68%) Finance
5 30 (31.58%) Banking
6 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
7 22 (23.16%) Oracle
8 16 (16.84%) Legal
8 16 (16.84%) Middleware
9 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 15 (15.79%) UNIX
9 15 (15.79%) WebSphere
10 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (14.74%) Red Hat
11 13 (13.68%) Java
11 13 (13.68%) Windows 7
11 13 (13.68%) Oracle Database
12 12 (12.63%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
13 11 (11.58%) HTML
13 11 (11.58%) XML
13 11 (11.58%) Degree
13 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (9.47%) Marketing
15 9 (9.47%) Windows 8
15 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (9.47%) Open Source
15 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (9.47%) ITIL

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 15 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 12 (12.63%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (8.42%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (8.42%) IIS
4 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.21%) JBoss
5 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.16%) WorkSite
7 2 (2.11%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.11%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.11%) Apache
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.05%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) Stata
3 2 (2.11%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.05%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.05%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) LAN
2 3 (3.16%) WAN
2 3 (3.16%) DHCP
2 3 (3.16%) DNS
3 1 (1.05%) IPv6
3 1 (1.05%) SAN
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
3 1 (1.05%) Wireless
3 1 (1.05%) NAS
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.68%) Oracle Database
3 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.47%) MySQL
5 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.11%) DB2
8 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.05%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.05%) MS Access
9 1 (1.05%) DTS
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.05%) Essbase
9 1 (1.05%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MSI
2 2 (2.11%) LabVIEW
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.05%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 32 (33.68%) Finance
2 30 (31.58%) Banking
3 16 (16.84%) Legal
4 9 (9.47%) Law
4 9 (9.47%) Marketing
5 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Front Office
6 2 (2.11%) Electronics
7 1 (1.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) Middleware
2 11 (11.58%) HTML
2 11 (11.58%) XML
3 8 (8.42%) Web Services
4 7 (7.37%) .NET
5 6 (6.32%) Application Packaging
6 5 (5.26%) J2EE
6 5 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (4.21%) COM
8 3 (3.16%) SOAP
8 3 (3.16%) JSF
9 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.11%) Java EE
9 2 (2.11%) XHTML
9 2 (2.11%) WF
9 2 (2.11%) Spring
9 2 (2.11%) REST
10 1 (1.05%) RESTful
10 1 (1.05%) Murex MxML
10 1 (1.05%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Open Source
2 8 (8.42%) SWIFT
3 5 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.11%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.05%) PACS
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Statistics
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 48 (50.53%) Windows
2 33 (34.74%) Linux
3 15 (15.79%) UNIX
4 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (13.68%) Windows 7
6 9 (9.47%) Windows 8
6 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.16%) AIX
7 3 (3.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (9.47%) ITIL
3 7 (7.37%) OOP
3 7 (7.37%) Workflow
3 7 (7.37%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (6.32%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (6.32%) OO
4 6 (6.32%) OOD
5 5 (5.26%) Migration
5 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (4.21%) Release Management
6 4 (4.21%) Data Migration
7 3 (3.16%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.11%) Data Management
8 2 (2.11%) Document Management
8 2 (2.11%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.74%) SQL
2 13 (13.68%) Java
3 11 (11.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.42%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.42%) Python
5 7 (7.37%) ActionScript
6 6 (6.32%) VBA
6 6 (6.32%) Perl
7 5 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.21%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.16%) XPath
10 2 (2.11%) C-shell
10 2 (2.11%) C++
10 2 (2.11%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.11%) Korn
10 2 (2.11%) C
10 2 (2.11%) VBScript
10 2 (2.11%) VB
11 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) CISSP
2 6 (6.32%) CSSLP
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.11%) RHCE
4 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.11%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) MCP
5 1 (1.05%) MCSD
5 1 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.21%) XenApp
2 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.11%) KVM
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.05%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 5 (5.26%) SCCM
3 3 (3.16%) WSUS
4 2 (2.11%) Puppet
4 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.05%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (23.16%) Oracle
2 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.74%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.32%) Citrix
4 6 (6.32%) Sybase
4 6 (6.32%) VMware
5 3 (3.16%) HP
5 3 (3.16%) Remedy
6 2 (2.11%) Metastorm
6 2 (2.11%) Murex
6 2 (2.11%) Calypso
6 2 (2.11%) LexisNexis
6 2 (2.11%) ANSYS
7 1 (1.05%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.05%) Trayport
7 1 (1.05%) AppSense
7 1 (1.05%) Sun
7 1 (1.05%) SAP
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) IBM
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