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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 553 609 575
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 63 61 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44 54 46
Average salary £60,000 £54,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% +36.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £70,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
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 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +56 31 £75,000 +57.89%
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 50 (43.86%) Java
2 44 (38.60%) Finance
3 36 (31.58%) Banking
3 36 (31.58%) C#
4 35 (30.70%) OWASP
5 34 (29.82%) .NET
6 32 (28.07%) SQL
6 32 (28.07%) Security Testing
7 30 (26.32%) Degree
7 30 (26.32%) SDLC
7 30 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 29 (25.44%) Information Security
9 24 (21.05%) Windows
9 24 (21.05%) Spring
10 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
10 23 (20.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 21 (18.42%) UNIX
11 21 (18.42%) PCI DSS
12 20 (17.54%) E-Commerce
12 20 (17.54%) MS Excel
13 19 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (15.79%) Mobile App
14 18 (15.79%) Software Engineering
14 18 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
14 18 (15.79%) Firewall
15 16 (14.04%) Retail
15 16 (14.04%) Python
15 16 (14.04%) C++
16 15 (13.16%) C
16 15 (13.16%) Web Services

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (7.02%) Confluence
2 6 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.26%) IIS
3 5 (4.39%) Captiva
3 5 (4.39%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.39%) FileNet
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.88%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.88%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.28%) RDBMS
2 14 (12.28%) Relational Database
3 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.51%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.88%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Eclipse
1 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 10 (8.77%) Maven
2 9 (7.89%) MSI
2 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.02%) JIRA
4 6 (5.26%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.75%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 44 (38.60%) Finance
2 36 (31.58%) Banking
3 16 (14.04%) Retail
4 10 (8.77%) Front Office
5 6 (5.26%) Legal
5 6 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.51%) Law
6 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.63%) Marketing
7 3 (2.63%) Electronics
7 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) .NET
2 24 (21.05%) Spring
3 15 (13.16%) Web Services
4 14 (12.28%) Struts
5 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET
5 10 (8.77%) Hibernate
6 8 (7.02%) HTML
6 8 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (6.14%) XML
8 6 (5.26%) SOAP
9 5 (4.39%) CSS
9 5 (4.39%) JRules
10 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.51%) WCF
10 4 (3.51%) REST
11 3 (2.63%) Application Packaging
12 2 (1.75%) Middleware
12 2 (1.75%) Ajax
13 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 1 (0.88%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.77%) Reference Data
3 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.14%) Hedge funds
4 7 (6.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.39%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.51%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.63%) DTV
7 3 (2.63%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.75%) Derivative
8 2 (1.75%) CMDB
9 1 (0.88%) Equity Risk
9 1 (0.88%) PKI
9 1 (0.88%) Equities
9 1 (0.88%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.05%) Windows
2 21 (18.42%) UNIX
3 12 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.02%) Linux
5 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) OWASP
2 32 (28.07%) Security Testing
3 30 (26.32%) SDLC
4 29 (25.44%) Information Security
5 23 (20.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 20 (17.54%) E-Commerce
7 19 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 18 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
9 13 (11.40%) Cyber Security
10 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.77%) Software Delivery
11 8 (7.02%) Software Testing
11 8 (7.02%) Functional Testing
12 7 (6.14%) Workflow
13 6 (5.26%) Software License Management
13 6 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (4.39%) Penetration Testing
15 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (3.51%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) Java
2 36 (31.58%) C#
3 32 (28.07%) SQL
4 16 (14.04%) Python
4 16 (14.04%) C++
5 15 (13.16%) C
6 11 (9.65%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.02%) VBA
9 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.26%) Korn
11 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.75%) VBScript
11 2 (1.75%) Perl
12 1 (0.88%) Ruby
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (26.32%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) CISSP
3 1 (0.88%) PMP
3 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.42%) PCI DSS
2 10 (8.77%) QA
3 9 (7.89%) SLA
4 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
3 1 (0.88%) XenServer
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) SCCM
2 2 (1.75%) Nagios
2 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.75%) WMI
2 2 (1.75%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (1.75%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
3 1 (0.88%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Google
3 11 (9.65%) Oracle
4 8 (7.02%) Apple
5 7 (6.14%) Bloomberg
6 5 (4.39%) IBM
7 4 (3.51%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (2.63%) SAP
8 3 (2.63%) BMC
9 1 (0.88%) FactSet
9 1 (0.88%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.88%) Sybase
9 1 (0.88%) Charles River
9 1 (0.88%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.88%) Informatica
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) Hummingbird
9 1 (0.88%) OpenText