The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 178 188 188
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.055% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.057% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £67,500 - £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Applications Specialist
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3382 3501 3830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.71% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 2857 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Manchester region.

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Manchester

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Manchester

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) SANS
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) WebEx
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JNI
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata