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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 593 600 544
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -56
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 38 40 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.085% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.091% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 61
Average salary £50,250 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.64% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £39,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -6.47%
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
41405 43906 41833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.16% 93.53% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35392 36667 35123
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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
City of London +19 9 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 45 (44.12%) Java
2 43 (42.16%) Finance
3 34 (33.33%) .NET
4 32 (31.37%) C#
4 32 (31.37%) SQL
5 29 (28.43%) Spring
6 27 (26.47%) Windows
7 26 (25.49%) Banking
8 25 (24.51%) OWASP
9 24 (23.53%) Python
9 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 23 (22.55%) Security Testing
11 20 (19.61%) Degree
11 20 (19.61%) C++
12 19 (18.63%) C
12 19 (18.63%) Struts
12 19 (18.63%) RDBMS
12 19 (18.63%) Information Security
12 19 (18.63%) Relational Database
13 18 (17.65%) Cyber Security
13 18 (17.65%) Windows 7
14 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 17 (16.67%) Linux
15 16 (15.69%) UNIX
15 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
15 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
15 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (15.69%) PowerShell
16 15 (14.71%) SCCM

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) FileNet
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (4.90%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.90%) Captiva
2 5 (4.90%) Confluence
3 4 (3.92%) IIS
4 3 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) InDesign
4 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.98%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (1.96%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.96%) VPN
2 2 (1.96%) SSL
2 2 (1.96%) SMTP
3 1 (0.98%) FTP
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.63%) RDBMS
2 19 (18.63%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.92%) MySQL
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.98%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.71%) MSI
3 11 (10.78%) InstallShield
3 11 (10.78%) Eclipse
4 10 (9.80%) Maven
5 5 (4.90%) JIRA
6 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (42.16%) Finance
2 26 (25.49%) Banking
3 15 (14.71%) Retail
4 14 (13.73%) Front Office
5 9 (8.82%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.96%) Electronics
7 2 (1.96%) Marketing
7 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Law
8 1 (0.98%) Legal
8 1 (0.98%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.33%) .NET
2 29 (28.43%) Spring
3 19 (18.63%) Struts
4 14 (13.73%) FIX Protocol
5 11 (10.78%) Web Services
6 10 (9.80%) Hibernate
7 8 (7.84%) Middleware
8 7 (6.86%) XML
9 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.90%) CSS
10 5 (4.90%) LAMP
10 5 (4.90%) HTML
10 5 (4.90%) JRules
11 4 (3.92%) Application Packaging
11 4 (3.92%) Rendezvous
12 3 (2.94%) Ajax
12 3 (2.94%) SOAP
12 3 (2.94%) J2EE
12 3 (2.94%) jQuery
13 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Reference Data
2 7 (6.86%) Hedge funds
2 7 (6.86%) Equities
3 6 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 6 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.94%) Replication
5 3 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.96%) CMDB
6 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.96%) DTV
6 2 (1.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.98%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.47%) Windows
2 18 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 17 (16.67%) Linux
4 16 (15.69%) UNIX
4 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) OWASP
2 23 (22.55%) Security Testing
3 19 (18.63%) Information Security
4 18 (17.65%) Cyber Security
5 14 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (12.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.78%) Software License Management
7 11 (10.78%) Functional Testing
8 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 10 (9.80%) Software Delivery
8 10 (9.80%) SDLC
9 9 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (6.86%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (6.86%) Business Continuity
10 7 (6.86%) BCP
11 6 (5.88%) OOP
12 5 (4.90%) ITIL
12 5 (4.90%) UML
12 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.90%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) Java
2 32 (31.37%) C#
2 32 (31.37%) SQL
3 24 (23.53%) Python
4 20 (19.61%) C++
5 19 (18.63%) C
6 16 (15.69%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.84%) PHP
9 6 (5.88%) Perl
9 6 (5.88%) VBA
10 4 (3.92%) VBScript
11 3 (2.94%) ActionScript
11 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.98%) Ruby
12 1 (0.98%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (19.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
1 11 (10.78%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) XenApp
3 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.96%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) SCCM
2 7 (6.86%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (2.94%) Nagios
4 2 (1.96%) WMI
4 2 (1.96%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.96%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.96%) Puppet
5 1 (0.98%) Control-M
5 1 (0.98%) SCOM
5 1 (0.98%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Oracle
3 6 (5.88%) Bloomberg
4 5 (4.90%) VMware
4 5 (4.90%) IBM
5 3 (2.94%) Apple
5 3 (2.94%) BMC
5 3 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (1.96%) Adobe
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix
6 2 (1.96%) AppSense
6 2 (1.96%) Google
6 2 (1.96%) Wyse
6 2 (1.96%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.98%) Hummingbird
7 1 (0.98%) OpenText
7 1 (0.98%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.98%) Infor
7 1 (0.98%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds
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