The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 153 163 155
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 25 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.064% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.068% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 3
Average salary £43,750 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Scotland

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 12 £55,000 -
Glasgow -5 10 £42,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Windows
3 18 (32.73%) Java
3 18 (32.73%) WebSphere
4 17 (30.91%) Service Delivery
5 14 (25.45%) Oracle
5 14 (25.45%) WebLogic
5 14 (25.45%) Linux
6 13 (23.64%) Change Management
7 12 (21.82%) UNIX
7 12 (21.82%) SQL
7 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
8 11 (20.00%) Retail
9 10 (18.18%) JBoss
10 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.36%) .NET
11 8 (14.55%) ITIL
11 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (12.73%) Banking
12 7 (12.73%) J2EE
13 6 (10.91%) C#
13 6 (10.91%) XML
13 6 (10.91%) ETL
13 6 (10.91%) SAS
13 6 (10.91%) Apache
13 6 (10.91%) DataStage
13 6 (10.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (10.91%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 18 (32.73%) WebSphere
2 14 (25.45%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.91%) SAS
3 6 (10.91%) Apache
4 3 (5.45%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (5.45%) CICS
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.64%) CMS
6 1 (1.82%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) LAN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.64%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) DataStage
1 6 (10.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 6 (10.91%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) DB2
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Introscope
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (12.73%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) .NET
2 7 (12.73%) J2EE
3 6 (10.91%) XML
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.45%) CSS
5 3 (5.45%) JSP
6 2 (3.64%) EJB
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Statistics
2 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) iSeries
3 1 (1.82%) iPad
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Linux
3 12 (21.82%) UNIX
4 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.27%) Solaris
6 3 (5.45%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Android
7 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Service Delivery
2 13 (23.64%) Change Management
3 12 (21.82%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.55%) ITIL
5 6 (10.91%) ETL
6 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.45%) OOP
9 2 (3.64%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.64%) SOA
9 2 (3.64%) Data Management
10 1 (1.82%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.82%) Service Management
10 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) Java
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.91%) C#
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
6 4 (7.27%) COBOL
7 3 (5.45%) VB
8 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.82%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCDST
3 1 (1.82%) MCITP
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
2 1 (1.82%) MOM
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) JBoss
3 4 (7.27%) IBM
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.64%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) Open Text