The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 120 - 140
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% - 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £48,750 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
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
1661 2152 2243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.35% 95.52% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1335 1566 1607
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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 Reading region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Finance
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (23.53%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (17.65%) COM
6 3 (17.65%) Release Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
6 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (11.76%) Presales
8 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.88%) Panasonic
8 1 (5.88%) F5
8 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.88%) QA
8 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (5.88%) Office 365
8 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.88%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) COM
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Presales
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) F5
3 1 (5.88%) Mitel
3 1 (5.88%) Panasonic
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) SAP