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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 397 440 404
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 51 24 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 51 19 29
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,900 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
West Sussex +21 27 £42,500 +11.22% 2
Surrey +11 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire -10 8 £44,500 +4.70%
Hampshire +22 4 £64,000 +35.44%
Kent +4 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 - 3
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 80 (62.50%) SQL
2 75 (58.59%) Windows
3 71 (55.47%) Oracle
4 67 (52.34%) Windows Server
5 62 (48.44%) Linux
6 44 (34.38%) ERP
7 38 (29.69%) SharePoint
8 36 (28.13%) BusinessObjects
9 32 (25.00%) CRM
10 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
10 29 (22.66%) Hyperion
11 21 (16.41%) EDI
12 19 (14.84%) JavaScript
12 19 (14.84%) Oracle Linux
13 18 (14.06%) IIS
13 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
13 18 (14.06%) SOLIDWORKS
13 18 (14.06%) Baan
13 18 (14.06%) Finance
14 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
15 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
15 16 (12.50%) CSS
15 16 (12.50%) C#
15 16 (12.50%) Concur
15 16 (12.50%) Tripwire
16 15 (11.72%) .NET
17 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
17 14 (10.94%) Oracle EBS R12
18 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 38 (29.69%) SharePoint
2 18 (14.06%) IIS
3 11 (8.59%) WebLogic
4 8 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.91%) Apache
7 4 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.34%) JBoss
9 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
1 18 (14.06%) SOLIDWORKS
2 10 (7.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (4.69%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 4 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.56%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) DNS
2 5 (3.91%) Network Security
3 3 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.34%) Firewall
3 3 (2.34%) VPN
4 2 (1.56%) DHCP
4 2 (1.56%) Internet
4 2 (1.56%) LAN
4 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.56%) WAN
5 1 (0.78%) BGP
5 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.78%) HTTP
5 1 (0.78%) IPv6
5 1 (0.78%) MPLS
5 1 (0.78%) OSPF
5 1 (0.78%) SMS
5 1 (0.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.13%) BusinessObjects
2 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
3 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.59%) Oracle Database
5 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (4.69%) Big Data
9 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.56%) Essbase
11 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (14.06%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
4 3 (2.34%) Japanese Language
4 3 (2.34%) Legal
5 2 (1.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) French Language
6 1 (0.78%) Front Office
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
6 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.78%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.41%) EDI
2 16 (12.50%) CSS
3 15 (11.72%) .NET
4 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.38%) WCF
5 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (8.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (8.59%) Middleware
6 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 8 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (5.47%) HTML
9 5 (3.91%) XML
10 4 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.13%) ZeroMQ
11 3 (2.34%) J2EE
12 1 (0.78%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.69%) Semantic Web
2 4 (3.13%) Replication
3 3 (2.34%) Clustering
4 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (58.59%) Windows
2 67 (52.34%) Windows Server
3 62 (48.44%) Linux
4 19 (14.84%) Oracle Linux
5 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.13%) Unix
8 3 (2.34%) CentOS
9 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.78%) Android
10 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.38%) ERP
2 32 (25.00%) CRM
3 12 (9.38%) MVC
4 10 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.81%) Automated Testing
4 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (6.25%) E-business
5 8 (6.25%) SOA
6 7 (5.47%) ITIL
7 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.69%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (4.69%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (4.69%) User Stories
8 5 (3.91%) Presales
8 5 (3.91%) SIEM
9 4 (3.13%) Coaching
9 4 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (3.13%) DevOps
10 3 (2.34%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 80 (62.50%) SQL
2 19 (14.84%) JavaScript
3 16 (12.50%) C#
4 8 (6.25%) Java
5 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.34%) Perl
7 3 (2.34%) X++
8 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.56%) VBA
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (8.59%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) CISSP
5 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) SCCM
1 1 (0.78%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 71 (55.47%) Oracle
2 29 (22.66%) Hyperion
3 18 (14.06%) Baan
4 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
5 16 (12.50%) Concur
5 16 (12.50%) Tripwire
6 7 (5.47%) VMware
7 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.34%) Cisco
8 3 (2.34%) Citrix
8 3 (2.34%) F5
9 1 (0.78%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.78%) Avaya
9 1 (0.78%) Cognos
9 1 (0.78%) Juniper
9 1 (0.78%) NetApp
9 1 (0.78%) Panasonic
9 1 (0.78%) Qualys
9 1 (0.78%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.78%) Splunk
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