The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 135 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.088% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.094% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £42,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +31.78%
Applications Specialist
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2291 2137 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.68% 93.81% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1700 1603
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Reading

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) DB2

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago