The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical 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
Technical Specialist
Rank 206 224 219
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 43 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.086% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.091% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 33 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -20.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,800 £38,762
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,400 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+19.49% -6.47%
Technical 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%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in the South West

Technical Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Specialist Salary Histogram in the South West

Technical 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 Technical 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
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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
Wiltshire - 30 £47,000 - 3
Gloucestershire -4 10 £39,000 - 1
Somerset +11 3 £32,500 -27.77%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 44 (59.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (56.76%) Finance
3 27 (36.49%) Systems Analysis
4 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
5 22 (29.73%) C#
6 19 (25.68%) PeopleSoft
7 18 (24.32%) Banking
7 18 (24.32%) .NET
7 18 (24.32%) Oracle
7 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 16 (21.62%) Hyperion
8 16 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (21.62%) Analytics
9 15 (20.27%) Oracle Payables
9 15 (20.27%) Oracle General Ledger
9 15 (20.27%) Information Management
9 15 (20.27%) General Ledger
9 15 (20.27%) Web Services
9 15 (20.27%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (17.57%) WebSphere
11 13 (17.57%) Technical Analysis
12 12 (16.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 12 (16.22%) UML
12 12 (16.22%) MSMQ
12 12 (16.22%) SQL
12 12 (16.22%) Middleware
12 12 (16.22%) SOA
13 11 (14.86%) Data Modelling
14 10 (13.51%) HTML

Technical 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 Technical 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 Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (17.57%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.76%) Site Server
3 5 (6.76%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) JBoss
4 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle General Ledger
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) DNS
2 6 (8.11%) DHCP
3 5 (6.76%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) Firewall
4 2 (2.70%) VoIP
4 2 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.35%) SNMP
5 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) NAS
5 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.27%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.76%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (56.76%) Finance
2 18 (24.32%) Banking
3 15 (20.27%) General Ledger
4 5 (6.76%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) .NET
2 15 (20.27%) Web Services
3 12 (16.22%) MSMQ
3 12 (16.22%) Middleware
3 12 (16.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (13.51%) HTML5
4 10 (13.51%) HTML
5 6 (8.11%) WCF
5 6 (8.11%) REST
5 6 (8.11%) SOAP
6 5 (6.76%) JSON
7 1 (1.35%) WSDL
7 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.35%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
1 10 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 8 (10.81%) Mainframe
3 7 (9.46%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Android
1 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
2 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (12.16%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (5.41%) UNIX
5 3 (4.05%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (59.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (36.49%) Systems Analysis
3 16 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (21.62%) Analytics
4 15 (20.27%) Information Management
5 14 (18.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (17.57%) Technical Analysis
7 12 (16.22%) SOA
7 12 (16.22%) UML
8 11 (14.86%) Data Modelling
9 10 (13.51%) MVC
10 8 (10.81%) CRM
11 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
12 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.76%) BPEL
13 3 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (4.05%) ITIL
14 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
14 2 (2.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) C#
2 12 (16.22%) SQL
3 7 (9.46%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.70%) Korn
5 2 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.35%) MCP
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (6.76%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) PeopleSoft
2 18 (24.32%) Oracle
2 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.62%) Hyperion
4 8 (10.81%) Citrix
5 7 (9.46%) IBM
6 6 (8.11%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.70%) Cisco
7 2 (2.70%) Symantec
7 2 (2.70%) ATG
7 2 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (1.35%) Sencha
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Sun
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