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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 562 589 567
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 69 73 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 44 63 43
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
41825 45977 42442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.60% 93.83% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35281 38040 35854
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +34 24 £75,000 +21.95% 2
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 40 (34.48%) Java
2 37 (31.90%) Finance
3 36 (31.03%) SQL
3 36 (31.03%) Banking
4 34 (29.31%) OWASP
4 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
5 33 (28.45%) .NET
5 33 (28.45%) Degree
6 30 (25.86%) C#
7 25 (21.55%) Information Security
8 24 (20.69%) UNIX
8 24 (20.69%) Security Testing
8 24 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
10 21 (18.10%) Windows
11 20 (17.24%) E-Commerce
11 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
12 19 (16.38%) PCI DSS
13 18 (15.52%) Mobile App
13 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
13 18 (15.52%) Ethical Hacking
13 18 (15.52%) Firewall
14 17 (14.66%) Web Services
15 16 (13.79%) Retail
15 16 (13.79%) Spring
15 16 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (12.07%) MS Office
17 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
17 13 (11.21%) Oracle
17 13 (11.21%) CISSP

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 10 (8.62%) Confluence
2 7 (6.03%) IIS
3 6 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.31%) Captiva
4 5 (4.31%) FileNet
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.86%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Endur
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.86%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.86%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) Firewall
2 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.86%) LAN
2 1 (0.86%) WAN
2 1 (0.86%) FTP
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.86%) DNS
2 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.31%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.86%) MySQL
6 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.86%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.86%) IDOL
6 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.62%) Eclipse
2 10 (8.62%) Maven
2 10 (8.62%) JIRA
2 10 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.17%) MSI
4 3 (2.59%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.72%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.86%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.86%) Xcode
6 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 37 (31.90%) Finance
2 36 (31.03%) Banking
3 16 (13.79%) Retail
4 11 (9.48%) Front Office
5 7 (6.03%) Legal
6 6 (5.17%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.31%) Law
8 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Electronics
8 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.45%) .NET
2 17 (14.66%) Web Services
3 16 (13.79%) Spring
4 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET
5 10 (8.62%) HTML
5 10 (8.62%) Hibernate
6 9 (7.76%) .NET Framework
7 8 (6.90%) SOAP
7 8 (6.90%) XML
8 6 (5.17%) CSS
8 6 (5.17%) Struts
8 6 (5.17%) REST
8 6 (5.17%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (5.17%) WCF
9 5 (4.31%) JRules
10 3 (2.59%) Middleware
10 3 (2.59%) Application Packaging
11 2 (1.72%) WF
11 2 (1.72%) Ajax
12 1 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Mobile App
2 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.62%) Reference Data
4 6 (5.17%) Cryptography
4 6 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.31%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.31%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.59%) Derivative
6 3 (2.59%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.72%) Equities
7 2 (1.72%) CMDB
8 1 (0.86%) Equity Risk
8 1 (0.86%) PKI
8 1 (0.86%) PACS
8 1 (0.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.69%) UNIX
2 21 (18.10%) Windows
3 10 (8.62%) Linux
4 9 (7.76%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.72%) Solaris
9 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) OWASP
2 25 (21.55%) Information Security
3 24 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 24 (20.69%) Security Testing
4 20 (17.24%) E-Commerce
5 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
5 18 (15.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 16 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (8.62%) Waterfall
7 10 (8.62%) Software Delivery
7 10 (8.62%) Software Testing
8 8 (6.90%) Workflow
9 7 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.17%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (5.17%) Data Security
11 5 (4.31%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.31%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (4.31%) ITIL
11 5 (4.31%) Functional Testing
11 5 (4.31%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.48%) Java
2 36 (31.03%) SQL
3 30 (25.86%) C#
4 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.90%) C++
5 8 (6.90%) VBA
5 8 (6.90%) Python
5 8 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 7 (6.03%) C
7 6 (5.17%) Korn
8 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.72%) VBScript
8 2 (1.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) VB
9 1 (0.86%) VB6
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (28.45%) Degree
2 13 (11.21%) CISSP
3 1 (0.86%) PMP
3 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.38%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.62%) SLA
3 7 (6.03%) QA
4 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) XenApp
3 1 (0.86%) XenServer
3 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.90%) SCCM
2 2 (1.72%) Nagios
2 2 (1.72%) WMI
2 2 (1.72%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.72%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.86%) Control-M
3 1 (0.86%) SCOM
3 1 (0.86%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) Oracle
3 12 (10.34%) Google
4 10 (8.62%) Apple
5 7 (6.03%) Bloomberg
6 5 (4.31%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (4.31%) IBM
7 3 (2.59%) BMC
7 3 (2.59%) Charles River
8 2 (1.72%) Sybase
8 2 (1.72%) Sophis
8 2 (1.72%) FactSet
9 1 (0.86%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.86%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.86%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.86%) Informatica
9 1 (0.86%) SAP
9 1 (0.86%) HP
9 1 (0.86%) Citrix
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