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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 206 215 212
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 27 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.14% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 3
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +35.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £28,400 £38,762
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5460 5673 5015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.63% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 4723 4418
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,657
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Wiltshire +13 16 £46,377 -15.67% 5
Gloucestershire +4 11 £39,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 37 (57.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (56.25%) Finance
3 21 (32.81%) C#
3 21 (32.81%) Systems Analysis
4 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
4 18 (28.13%) Banking
5 16 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
5 16 (25.00%) .NET
6 15 (23.44%) Oracle
7 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (20.31%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (20.31%) General Ledger
8 13 (20.31%) WebSphere
8 13 (20.31%) Analytics
8 13 (20.31%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (20.31%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (20.31%) SQL
8 13 (20.31%) Web Services
8 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
8 13 (20.31%) Hyperion
9 12 (18.75%) Middleware
9 12 (18.75%) MSMQ
9 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (18.75%) SOA
9 12 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 12 (18.75%) Information Management
10 10 (15.63%) HTML5
10 10 (15.63%) Apple iOS
10 10 (15.63%) Android
10 10 (15.63%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (20.31%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (7.81%) Site Server
3 4 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle General Ledger
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) DNS
2 5 (7.81%) DHCP
3 4 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects XI
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 36 (56.25%) Finance
2 18 (28.13%) Banking
3 13 (20.31%) General Ledger
4 5 (7.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
2 13 (20.31%) Web Services
3 12 (18.75%) Middleware
3 12 (18.75%) MSMQ
3 12 (18.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (15.63%) HTML5
4 10 (15.63%) HTML
5 6 (9.38%) WCF
5 6 (9.38%) REST
5 6 (9.38%) SOAP
6 5 (7.81%) JSON
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.56%) WSDL
7 1 (1.56%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 8 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 7 (10.94%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Apple iOS
1 10 (15.63%) Android
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (4.69%) UNIX
4 3 (4.69%) Linux
5 2 (3.13%) AIX
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (32.81%) Systems Analysis
3 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 13 (20.31%) Analytics
4 13 (20.31%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (18.75%) SOA
5 12 (18.75%) Information Management
6 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (15.63%) UML
6 10 (15.63%) MVC
7 8 (12.50%) CRM
8 7 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.81%) BPEL
10 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.13%) DevOps
12 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) C#
2 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.13%) Korn
5 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
2 15 (23.44%) Oracle
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) Hyperion
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix
5 7 (10.94%) Business Objects
6 6 (9.38%) IBM
7 2 (3.13%) ATG
8 1 (1.56%) Sencha
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