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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 418 386 384
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 21 38 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 37
Average salary £36,606 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.86% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £20,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
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
19005 19476 19889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.59% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15508 15452 16759
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Hampshire -5 7 £47,250 +19.62% 1
Berkshire -8 6 £38,750 +13.97%
Surrey -18 6 £30,000 -33.33% 1
West Sussex -2 1 £38,213 -47.29%
East Sussex -21 1 £22,500 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 29 (67.44%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) .NET
3 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) Finance
4 12 (27.91%) XML
5 11 (25.58%) UNIX
5 11 (25.58%) Linux
6 10 (23.26%) ITIL
6 10 (23.26%) Oracle
6 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
6 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
7 9 (20.93%) Migration
7 9 (20.93%) Change Management
8 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.60%) C#
8 8 (18.60%) HTML
8 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
9 7 (16.28%) Java
9 7 (16.28%) HP
9 7 (16.28%) EMC
9 7 (16.28%) SLA
9 7 (16.28%) Middleware
9 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
9 7 (16.28%) QA
10 6 (13.95%) Degree
10 6 (13.95%) Citrix
10 6 (13.95%) IIS
10 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.95%) XSLT
10 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (23.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
3 5 (11.63%) Drupal
3 5 (11.63%) CMS
3 5 (11.63%) Kentico
4 3 (6.98%) Joomla!
5 2 (4.65%) MediaWiki
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
1 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
2 5 (11.63%) SQLPlus
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
1 2 (4.65%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Legal
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.63%) Publishing
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Local Government
5 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) XML
3 8 (18.60%) HTML
3 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
4 7 (16.28%) Middleware
5 6 (13.95%) XSLT
6 5 (11.63%) WCF
6 5 (11.63%) CSS
6 5 (11.63%) HTML5
7 4 (9.30%) Web Services
8 3 (6.98%) SOAP
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.65%) WF
9 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
10 1 (2.33%) JSON
10 1 (2.33%) Spring
10 1 (2.33%) COM
10 1 (2.33%) XSD
10 1 (2.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Replication
2 5 (11.63%) Clustering
2 5 (11.63%) New Media
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.65%) Open Source
3 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) UNIX
3 4 (9.30%) CentOS
3 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 9 (20.93%) Change Management
2 9 (20.93%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Web Design
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (11.63%) Database Tuning
3 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (11.63%) Data Architecture
3 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.30%) OpenUP
4 4 (9.30%) Service Management
5 3 (6.98%) Document Management
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) Content Management
6 2 (4.65%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) SQL
2 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
3 8 (18.60%) C#
4 7 (16.28%) Java
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.63%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
5 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) VBA
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.65%) HND
4 2 (4.65%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
1 7 (16.28%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 2 (4.65%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.65%) vSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) HP
3 7 (16.28%) EMC
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) Sun
5 5 (11.63%) CommVault
5 5 (11.63%) NetApp
6 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.30%) Redknee
7 2 (4.65%) Verint
7 2 (4.65%) FactSet
7 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.65%) Charles River
7 2 (4.65%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) AppSense
7 2 (4.65%) Sophis
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
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