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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 585 564 574
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 75 52 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 65 43 51
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £35,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £85,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46874 43055 52359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.73% 93.92% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38720 36351 45400
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 26 £61,500 +23.00% 1
Harrow -7 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Bromley - 1 £23,500 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (40.94%) SQL
2 42 (33.07%) Banking
3 33 (25.98%) Oracle
3 33 (25.98%) Linux
4 32 (25.20%) Windows
5 28 (22.05%) UNIX
6 27 (21.26%) Finance
7 23 (18.11%) Investment Banking
8 19 (14.96%) VMware
9 18 (14.17%) Java
10 17 (13.39%) C#
10 17 (13.39%) Active Directory
10 17 (13.39%) Computer Science
11 16 (12.60%) PowerShell
11 16 (12.60%) Sophis
11 16 (12.60%) Tomcat
12 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
12 15 (11.81%) .NET
12 15 (11.81%) Degree
13 14 (11.02%) Legal
13 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
13 14 (11.02%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (11.02%) DNS
14 13 (10.24%) Middleware
14 13 (10.24%) Sybase
14 13 (10.24%) JBoss
14 13 (10.24%) Solaris
14 13 (10.24%) WPF
14 13 (10.24%) WebSphere
14 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 16 (12.60%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.24%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.72%) Apache
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.15%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.15%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.79%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.79%) GemFire
8 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (5.51%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) SaaS
2 4 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.36%) Taleo
4 2 (1.57%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) DNS
2 10 (7.87%) SMTP
3 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.94%) SSL
4 5 (3.94%) Internet
4 5 (3.94%) Firewall
4 5 (3.94%) HTTP
5 3 (2.36%) DHCP
6 1 (0.79%) VPN
6 1 (0.79%) LAN
6 1 (0.79%) SMS
6 1 (0.79%) VoIP
6 1 (0.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.79%) IMAP4
6 1 (0.79%) POP3
6 1 (0.79%) Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (6.30%) MySQL
3 8 (6.30%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.30%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.51%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (2.36%) DB2
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) OLAP
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Subversion
1 4 (3.15%) JIRA
1 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.79%) ERwin
3 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 42 (33.07%) Banking
2 27 (21.26%) Finance
3 23 (18.11%) Investment Banking
4 14 (11.02%) Legal
5 9 (7.09%) Front Office
6 8 (6.30%) Retail
7 6 (4.72%) German Language
7 6 (4.72%) Law
8 4 (3.15%) Back Office
9 2 (1.57%) Advertising
9 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.57%) Local Government
9 2 (1.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.79%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.81%) .NET
2 13 (10.24%) Middleware
2 13 (10.24%) WPF
3 9 (7.09%) J2EE
4 7 (5.51%) HTML
4 7 (5.51%) Web Services
5 6 (4.72%) JSP
6 5 (3.94%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.94%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (3.94%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (3.15%) REST
7 4 (3.15%) SOAP
7 4 (3.15%) JDBC
7 4 (3.15%) XML
8 3 (2.36%) XHTML
8 3 (2.36%) JSF
9 2 (1.57%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.57%) JMS
10 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.24%) Hedge funds
3 10 (7.87%) Credit Risk
3 10 (7.87%) Market Risk
4 5 (3.94%) Open Source
5 4 (3.15%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.15%) Derivative
6 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.57%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Equities
8 1 (0.79%) PACS
8 1 (0.79%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.98%) Linux
2 32 (25.20%) Windows
3 28 (22.05%) UNIX
4 13 (10.24%) Solaris
4 13 (10.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
2 10 (7.87%) ITIL
3 9 (7.09%) OOP
3 9 (7.09%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.30%) SOA
5 7 (5.51%) OOD
5 7 (5.51%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (5.51%) OO
5 7 (5.51%) Service Management
5 7 (5.51%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.72%) Workflow
6 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (3.94%) Investment Management
7 5 (3.94%) Content Management
7 5 (3.94%) Project Management
7 5 (3.94%) Use Case
8 4 (3.15%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.15%) ITSM
8 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.94%) SQL
2 18 (14.17%) Java
3 17 (13.39%) C#
4 16 (12.60%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.87%) Perl
6 8 (6.30%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.94%) VBScript
7 5 (3.94%) VB
8 4 (3.15%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.36%) C
9 3 (2.36%) Ruby
10 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.57%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.57%) VBA
11 1 (0.79%) Python
11 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Degree
2 8 (6.30%) CISSP
3 7 (5.51%) CSSLP
4 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.15%) CCNP
5 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.57%) MCITP
6 2 (1.57%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) MCSA
7 1 (0.79%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (0.79%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) XenApp
3 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) Nagios
2 6 (4.72%) Puppet
3 4 (3.15%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.57%) SCCM
5 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (25.98%) Oracle
2 19 (14.96%) VMware
3 16 (12.60%) Sophis
4 13 (10.24%) Sybase
4 13 (10.24%) JBoss
5 10 (7.87%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.72%) Google
7 4 (3.15%) FatWire
7 4 (3.15%) Reuters
7 4 (3.15%) Citrix
8 3 (2.36%) HP
8 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.36%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.36%) FactSet
9 2 (1.57%) Kaseya
9 2 (1.57%) Charles River
9 2 (1.57%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.79%) SAP
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