The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 226 239 244
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 8 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.098% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Median salary £70,000 £38,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+83.00% +0.65%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5315 5881 6606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.20% 96.49% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4512 4704 5304
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the North West

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 6 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Applications Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) OWASP
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SANS
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (10.00%) WebEx
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) JNI
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Billing
5 1 (10.00%) Teradata
5 1 (10.00%) iSeries
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) JNI
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) iSeries
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (20.00%) OWASP
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Jython
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) CSSLP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) BT
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Teradata
Manchester, Lancashire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday