The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 586 535 532
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 50 74 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46 59 62
Average salary £48,000 £43,953 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.20% -16.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.78%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 41400 48462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.29% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37463 34618 42150
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Specialist
England

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 1 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 1 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 -7 14 £53,750 -2.27% 3
Romford - 1 £27,500 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 51 (43.22%) SQL
2 41 (34.75%) Windows
3 38 (32.20%) Finance
4 35 (29.66%) Banking
4 35 (29.66%) Linux
5 31 (26.27%) Oracle
6 27 (22.88%) SQL Server
7 23 (19.49%) UNIX
8 20 (16.95%) Legal
9 19 (16.10%) Java
9 19 (16.10%) Middleware
10 15 (12.71%) HTML
10 15 (12.71%) WebSphere
10 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
11 14 (11.86%) Degree
11 14 (11.86%) MySQL
11 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
11 14 (11.86%) JBoss
12 13 (11.02%) Perl
12 13 (11.02%) Web Services
12 13 (11.02%) Windows 7
12 13 (11.02%) Oracle Database
13 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (10.17%) OOP
13 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
14 11 (9.32%) CISSP
14 11 (9.32%) OOA/OOD
14 11 (9.32%) OO
14 11 (9.32%) OOD
14 11 (9.32%) CSSLP

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 15 (12.71%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.47%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.63%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (6.78%) WebSphere Process Server
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (5.93%) Apache
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.39%) IIS
6 4 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.54%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.85%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.85%) GemFire
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (4.24%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) SaaS
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.54%) Taleo
3 3 (2.54%) Office 365
4 2 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) DNS
2 6 (5.08%) HTTP
3 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.24%) Internet
3 5 (4.24%) SMTP
4 4 (3.39%) Firewall
4 4 (3.39%) SSL
5 3 (2.54%) DHCP
6 2 (1.69%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) SAN
7 1 (0.85%) IPv6
7 1 (0.85%) SMS
7 1 (0.85%) IMAP4
7 1 (0.85%) POP3
7 1 (0.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.86%) MySQL
4 13 (11.02%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.93%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (5.93%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.54%) DB2
8 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) DTS
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.85%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.85%) ProClarity
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.39%) JIRA
1 4 (3.39%) Subversion
2 2 (1.69%) MSI
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 38 (32.20%) Finance
2 35 (29.66%) Banking
3 20 (16.95%) Legal
4 11 (9.32%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.78%) Marketing
5 8 (6.78%) Law
6 7 (5.93%) Retail
7 4 (3.39%) German Language
8 3 (2.54%) Front Office
9 2 (1.69%) Back Office
9 2 (1.69%) Electronics
10 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.85%) Local Government
10 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.10%) Middleware
2 15 (12.71%) HTML
3 13 (11.02%) Web Services
4 9 (7.63%) .NET
5 7 (5.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (5.93%) J2EE
6 6 (5.08%) XML
7 5 (4.24%) JSP
7 5 (4.24%) SOAP
7 5 (4.24%) COM
7 5 (4.24%) WPF
8 4 (3.39%) REST
8 4 (3.39%) JDBC
9 3 (2.54%) JMS
9 3 (2.54%) XHTML
9 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.54%) JSF
9 3 (2.54%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.54%) Application Packaging
10 2 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Open Source
2 9 (7.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.78%) SWIFT
4 5 (4.24%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.54%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.54%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.54%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.69%) Clustering
6 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.85%) PACS
7 1 (0.85%) DataPower
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.75%) Windows
2 35 (29.66%) Linux
3 23 (19.49%) UNIX
4 13 (11.02%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.63%) Solaris
8 8 (6.78%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.69%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.17%) OOP
2 11 (9.32%) OOA/OOD
2 11 (9.32%) OO
2 11 (9.32%) OOD
3 10 (8.47%) ITIL
4 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.63%) SOA
5 8 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (5.08%) Service Management
7 5 (4.24%) Content Management
7 5 (4.24%) Risk Management
7 5 (4.24%) Migration
7 5 (4.24%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.39%) DevOps
8 4 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.39%) Use Case
8 4 (3.39%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (3.39%) ITSM
8 4 (3.39%) Workflow
8 4 (3.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (43.22%) SQL
2 19 (16.10%) Java
3 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) Perl
5 8 (6.78%) ActionScript
5 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.08%) VBA
7 6 (5.08%) C#
8 5 (4.24%) Python
9 3 (2.54%) VB
9 3 (2.54%) Ruby
10 2 (1.69%) C-shell
10 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.69%) Korn
10 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.69%) C
10 2 (1.69%) VBScript
10 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Degree
2 11 (9.32%) CISSP
2 11 (9.32%) CSSLP
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MCP
4 1 (0.85%) MCSD
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) MCSA
4 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.85%) MCITP
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Tivoli
1 8 (6.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (2.54%) SCCM
3 2 (1.69%) WSUS
3 2 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (26.27%) Oracle
2 14 (11.86%) JBoss
3 12 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.63%) Sybase
5 6 (5.08%) Google
6 5 (4.24%) Sophis
7 4 (3.39%) FatWire
7 4 (3.39%) Reuters
8 3 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.54%) VMware
9 2 (1.69%) Kaseya
9 2 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.69%) HP
9 2 (1.69%) Citrix
9 2 (1.69%) Murex
9 2 (1.69%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.85%) Remedy
10 1 (0.85%) Charles River
10 1 (0.85%) BMC
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