The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 245 223 222
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.065% 0.10% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.11% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £38,750 £33,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.42% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,447 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.88% +6.25%
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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5900 5512 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.22% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4834 4637 4668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
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 West

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the South West

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Gloucestershire -12 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Bristol -4 1 £37,500 +20.96%
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (25.00%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
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