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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 146 159 148
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 27 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +103.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3522 3129 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.70% 95.43% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2304 2069 2077
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 12 £34,000 -20.00%
West Lothian - 8 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh -7 6 £45,000 +28.57%
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 16 (33.33%) ITIL
3 15 (31.25%) Oracle
4 14 (29.17%) SQL
5 13 (27.08%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.83%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) Java
7 10 (20.83%) Windows
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle iProcurement
7 10 (20.83%) Cash Management
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (20.83%) General Ledger
7 10 (20.83%) Degree
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle Cash Management
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 9 (18.75%) Billing
9 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (16.67%) ISEB
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (16.67%) XML
9 8 (16.67%) MCITP
9 8 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (16.67%) Statistics
9 8 (16.67%) Problem Management

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.25%) SAS
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle iProcurement
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.25%) SSL
2 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
1 4 (8.33%) SQLPlus
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) DataStage
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) General Ledger
3 9 (18.75%) Billing
4 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Automotive
5 2 (4.17%) Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
3 3 (6.25%) J2EE
3 3 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (6.25%) JSP
4 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Statistics
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.42%) UNIX
3 5 (10.42%) AIX
4 4 (8.33%) Solaris
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Cash Management
3 8 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 8 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Workflow
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) OOP
8 2 (4.17%) OO
8 2 (4.17%) Change Management
9 1 (2.08%) ITSM
9 1 (2.08%) Project Management
9 1 (2.08%) Service Management
9 1 (2.08%) ETL
9 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) JBoss
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) LexisNexis
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