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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 577 605 544
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -61
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 48 55 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 43 50 61
Average salary £65,000 £49,250 £43,953
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.97% +12.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
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
41174 45679 41778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.30% 93.62% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34928 38421 35168
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +57 28 £75,000 +57.89% 1
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 47 (41.23%) Finance
3 37 (32.46%) C#
3 37 (32.46%) .NET
4 34 (29.82%) OWASP
5 33 (28.95%) Security Testing
5 33 (28.95%) SQL
6 30 (26.32%) Banking
7 29 (25.44%) Windows
7 29 (25.44%) Spring
7 29 (25.44%) Degree
8 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
8 26 (22.81%) Information Security
9 25 (21.93%) SQL Server
10 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 23 (20.18%) SDLC
12 22 (19.30%) Python
13 21 (18.42%) C++
14 20 (17.54%) C
14 20 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 19 (16.67%) Windows 7
15 19 (16.67%) Struts
15 19 (16.67%) RDBMS
16 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (15.79%) Cyber Security
17 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
17 17 (14.91%) PCI DSS
17 17 (14.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 16 (14.04%) SCCM

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (7.89%) Confluence
2 6 (5.26%) IIS
3 5 (4.39%) Captiva
3 5 (4.39%) FileNet
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (4.39%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) InDesign
4 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 14 (12.28%) Firewall
2 2 (1.75%) SMTP
3 1 (0.88%) FTP
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.75%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.88%) IDOL
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.28%) MSI
2 11 (9.65%) InstallShield
2 11 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.77%) Maven
3 10 (8.77%) Eclipse
4 9 (7.89%) JIRA
5 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.75%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.88%) AdminStudio
General
1 47 (41.23%) Finance
2 30 (26.32%) Banking
3 15 (13.16%) Retail
4 11 (9.65%) Front Office
5 9 (7.89%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.51%) Legal
7 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.63%) Electronics
7 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.63%) Marketing
8 2 (1.75%) Law
9 1 (0.88%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.46%) .NET
2 29 (25.44%) Spring
3 19 (16.67%) Struts
4 12 (10.53%) Web Services
5 10 (8.77%) Hibernate
5 10 (8.77%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.26%) HTML
7 6 (5.26%) XML
8 5 (4.39%) JRules
9 4 (3.51%) SOAP
10 3 (2.63%) Middleware
10 3 (2.63%) Application Packaging
10 3 (2.63%) CSS
11 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.75%) WCF
11 2 (1.75%) REST
12 1 (0.88%) Ajax
12 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.28%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.77%) Reference Data
3 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (6.14%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.63%) DTV
6 3 (2.63%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.63%) Equities
6 3 (2.63%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.75%) CMDB
7 2 (1.75%) Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) Equity Risk
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.44%) Windows
2 19 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 18 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.04%) UNIX
5 15 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.65%) Linux
7 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) OWASP
2 33 (28.95%) Security Testing
3 26 (22.81%) Information Security
4 23 (20.18%) SDLC
5 20 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (15.79%) Cyber Security
7 17 (14.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (14.04%) E-Commerce
9 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
9 14 (12.28%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (11.40%) Functional Testing
11 12 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (9.65%) Software License Management
13 10 (8.77%) Software Delivery
13 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
14 7 (6.14%) Software Testing
15 6 (5.26%) Workflow
16 4 (3.51%) ITIL
16 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (3.51%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.86%) Java
2 37 (32.46%) C#
3 33 (28.95%) SQL
4 22 (19.30%) Python
5 21 (18.42%) C++
6 20 (17.54%) C
7 17 (14.91%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.14%) VBA
8 7 (6.14%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.63%) Korn
10 3 (2.63%) Perl
11 2 (1.75%) VBScript
11 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.88%) Ruby
12 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (25.44%) Degree
2 7 (6.14%) CISSP
3 1 (0.88%) PMP
3 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.91%) PCI DSS
2 15 (13.16%) QA
3 10 (8.77%) SLA
4 3 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) XenServer
5 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (14.04%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) Nagios
2 3 (2.63%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.75%) Puppet
3 2 (1.75%) WMI
3 2 (1.75%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.75%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.88%) Control-M
4 1 (0.88%) SCOM
4 1 (0.88%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle
3 8 (7.02%) Google
4 7 (6.14%) Apple
5 6 (5.26%) Bloomberg
6 5 (4.39%) IBM
7 3 (2.63%) SAP
7 3 (2.63%) BMC
7 3 (2.63%) VMware
8 2 (1.75%) Adobe
8 2 (1.75%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.88%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.88%) HP
9 1 (0.88%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) Sybase
9 1 (0.88%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.88%) Informatica
9 1 (0.88%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.88%) Hummingbird
London
HP Group
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago