The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 419 433 406
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 28 29 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 33
Average salary £32,500 £37,831 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.09% +0.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19850 22279 21260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.82% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16075 18103 17609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
Surrey +33 11 £30,000 -21.56% 3
West Sussex - 9 £46,000 - 3
Berkshire +4 3 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Hampshire +1 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +10 1 £52,500 -47.50%
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 38 (76.00%) SQL
2 27 (54.00%) Windows
3 17 (34.00%) SharePoint
4 13 (26.00%) Office 365
5 12 (24.00%) Migration
6 11 (22.00%) Finance
6 11 (22.00%) Linux
6 11 (22.00%) XML
6 11 (22.00%) Java
6 11 (22.00%) .NET
7 8 (16.00%) Oracle
7 8 (16.00%) UNIX
7 8 (16.00%) Middleware
7 8 (16.00%) Asset Management
8 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (12.00%) Data Structures
9 6 (12.00%) Change Management
9 6 (12.00%) SQLPlus
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
9 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (12.00%) CommVault
9 6 (12.00%) NetApp
9 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
9 6 (12.00%) SLA
9 6 (12.00%) Sun
9 6 (12.00%) HP
9 6 (12.00%) EMC

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 17 (34.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.00%) IIS
3 5 (10.00%) Kentico
3 5 (10.00%) Drupal
3 5 (10.00%) CMS
4 3 (6.00%) Joomla!
4 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.00%) Movex
2 3 (6.00%) Infor M3
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.00%) SQLPlus
2 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.00%) Publishing
4 4 (8.00%) German Language
5 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.00%) Front Office
7 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
7 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) XML
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) Middleware
3 6 (12.00%) XSLT
4 5 (10.00%) HTML5
4 5 (10.00%) CSS
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.00%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (2.00%) JSON
7 1 (2.00%) Spring
7 1 (2.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.00%) XSD
7 1 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (12.00%) Replication
2 6 (12.00%) Clustering
3 5 (10.00%) New Media
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.00%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) UNIX
4 3 (6.00%) CentOS
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Migration
2 8 (16.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.00%) Change Management
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
3 6 (12.00%) Data Management
3 6 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (12.00%) Data Architecture
3 6 (12.00%) Database Tuning
3 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.00%) Web Design
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.00%) Cyber Security
5 4 (8.00%) ERP
6 3 (6.00%) SIEM
6 3 (6.00%) Document Management
6 3 (6.00%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.00%) Perl
3 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) MCITP
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (12.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) CommVault
2 6 (12.00%) NetApp
2 6 (12.00%) Sun
2 6 (12.00%) HP
2 6 (12.00%) EMC
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Lotus
4 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.00%) FactSet
5 2 (4.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.00%) Charles River
5 2 (4.00%) Sophis
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