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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 582 551 555
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 41 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 58
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £72,500 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +31.78%
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
43977 41236 47790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.41% 93.48% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 36739 34601 41479
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -6 14 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Romford - 1 £27,500 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (50.98%) SQL
2 43 (42.16%) Windows
3 37 (36.27%) Finance
4 33 (32.35%) Linux
5 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
5 28 (27.45%) Banking
6 21 (20.59%) Oracle
7 18 (17.65%) UNIX
8 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 16 (15.69%) Legal
8 16 (15.69%) Middleware
9 15 (14.71%) HTML
9 15 (14.71%) Java
10 14 (13.73%) MySQL
11 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
11 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (12.75%) Windows 7
12 12 (11.76%) Oracle Database
12 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
13 11 (10.78%) Open Source
13 11 (10.78%) WebSphere
13 11 (10.78%) .NET
14 10 (9.80%) Web Services
14 10 (9.80%) Red Hat
14 10 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (9.80%) Degree
15 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (8.82%) SWIFT
15 9 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (8.82%) Marketing

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (10.78%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (7.84%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (6.86%) IIS
5 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.92%) Apache
7 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.94%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.98%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.98%) GemFire
9 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Dynamics GP
2 3 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Taleo
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) DNS
2 4 (3.92%) Internet
2 4 (3.92%) HTTP
3 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.94%) SMTP
3 3 (2.94%) DHCP
4 2 (1.96%) LAN
4 2 (1.96%) Firewall
4 2 (1.96%) SSL
5 1 (0.98%) IPv6
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) NAS
5 1 (0.98%) SMS
5 1 (0.98%) IMAP4
5 1 (0.98%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) MySQL
3 12 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.96%) DB2
10 1 (0.98%) ProClarity
10 1 (0.98%) DTS
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.98%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MSI
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
2 2 (1.96%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 28 (27.45%) Banking
3 16 (15.69%) Legal
4 9 (8.82%) Marketing
5 6 (5.88%) Law
6 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.94%) Retail
8 2 (1.96%) Front Office
8 2 (1.96%) Electronics
9 1 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.98%) Local Government
9 1 (0.98%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) Middleware
2 15 (14.71%) HTML
3 11 (10.78%) .NET
4 10 (9.80%) Web Services
5 7 (6.86%) XML
5 7 (6.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (4.90%) COM
6 5 (4.90%) J2EE
7 4 (3.92%) SOAP
7 4 (3.92%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.94%) REST
8 3 (2.94%) JMS
9 2 (1.96%) JSF
9 2 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.96%) JDBC
9 2 (1.96%) JSP
9 2 (1.96%) XHTML
9 2 (1.96%) WPF
10 1 (0.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Open Source
2 9 (8.82%) SWIFT
3 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.94%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.96%) Clustering
6 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.96%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.98%) DataPower
7 1 (0.98%) Statistics
7 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.98%) CMDB
7 1 (0.98%) PACS
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (42.16%) Windows
2 33 (32.35%) Linux
3 18 (17.65%) UNIX
4 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.75%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 6 (5.88%) Solaris
8 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (8.82%) OOP
1 9 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
2 8 (7.84%) OO
2 8 (7.84%) OOD
3 7 (6.86%) ITIL
3 7 (6.86%) Service Delivery
4 5 (4.90%) SOA
4 5 (4.90%) Migration
4 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
5 4 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.92%) Project Management
6 3 (2.94%) Service Management
6 3 (2.94%) Content Management
6 3 (2.94%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (2.94%) Workflow
6 3 (2.94%) Release Management
7 2 (1.96%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.96%) Software Distribution
7 2 (1.96%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 52 (50.98%) SQL
2 16 (15.69%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.71%) Java
4 9 (8.82%) ActionScript
4 9 (8.82%) Perl
4 9 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.86%) VBA
6 6 (5.88%) Python
7 4 (3.92%) VB
8 3 (2.94%) C#
8 3 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.96%) C-shell
9 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.96%) Ruby
9 2 (1.96%) Korn
9 2 (1.96%) C
9 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.96%) VBScript
10 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
2 8 (7.84%) CISSP
2 8 (7.84%) CSSLP
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) MCITP
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) MCP
4 1 (0.98%) MCSD
4 1 (0.98%) MCSE
4 1 (0.98%) MCSA
4 1 (0.98%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) Tivoli
1 9 (8.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (2.94%) SCCM
3 2 (1.96%) WSUS
4 1 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.98%) Control-M
4 1 (0.98%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (20.59%) Oracle
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.80%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.84%) JBoss
5 6 (5.88%) Sybase
6 4 (3.92%) Google
7 3 (2.94%) VMware
7 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.94%) Citrix
8 2 (1.96%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.96%) Reuters
8 2 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.96%) HP
8 2 (1.96%) Murex
8 2 (1.96%) Sophis
8 2 (1.96%) FatWire
8 2 (1.96%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.98%) Open Text
9 1 (0.98%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.98%) Trayport
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