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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 204 227 208
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 47 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.033% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.035% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 2 6
Average salary £46,377 £49,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% +63.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,800 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £60,200 £35,400
UK excluding London average salary £46,188 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.41% -4.44%
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
5751 5796 4821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.17% 95.27% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4841 4792 4152
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,916 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 44 £46,377 - 3
Gloucestershire -15 2 £60,000 +71.42%
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (68.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (42.11%) Finance
3 26 (34.21%) Banking
3 26 (34.21%) Systems Analysis
4 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
5 24 (31.58%) Mentoring
6 23 (30.26%) Technical Analysis
7 20 (26.32%) C#
7 20 (26.32%) .NET
8 19 (25.00%) Mainframe
9 18 (23.68%) SOA
10 17 (22.37%) SOAP
10 17 (22.37%) Citrix
10 17 (22.37%) WCF
10 17 (22.37%) REST
11 14 (18.42%) PCI DSS
11 14 (18.42%) Web Services
11 14 (18.42%) Windows
12 13 (17.11%) Line Management
13 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (15.79%) UML
14 11 (14.47%) IBM
14 11 (14.47%) Middleware
14 11 (14.47%) Mobile Banking
14 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
15 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (13.16%) Time Management
16 9 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (11.84%) Sencha Touch
16 9 (11.84%) Sencha

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) Mule ESB
3 2 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.32%) Lync
4 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Sentinel
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) DNS
3 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.32%) Skype
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
4 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (9.21%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.58%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (42.11%) Finance
2 26 (34.21%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
3 5 (6.58%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) .NET
2 17 (22.37%) SOAP
2 17 (22.37%) WCF
2 17 (22.37%) REST
3 14 (18.42%) Web Services
4 11 (14.47%) Middleware
5 9 (11.84%) Sencha Touch
5 9 (11.84%) WSDL
6 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (10.53%) Ext JS
6 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.26%) XML
8 2 (2.63%) MSMQ
8 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.47%) Mobile Banking
4 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
5 8 (10.53%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Android
2 8 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Phone
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (34.21%) Systems Analysis
3 24 (31.58%) Mentoring
4 23 (30.26%) Technical Analysis
5 18 (23.68%) SOA
6 13 (17.11%) Line Management
7 12 (15.79%) UML
8 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.16%) Time Management
9 9 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
10 8 (10.53%) Web Design
10 8 (10.53%) MVC
10 8 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (10.53%) MVVM
10 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.53%) Android Development
10 8 (10.53%) iOS Development
10 8 (10.53%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) C#
2 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (2.63%) EMC Certification
2 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.37%) Citrix
3 11 (14.47%) IBM
4 9 (11.84%) Unisys
4 9 (11.84%) Sencha
5 8 (10.53%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle
6 5 (6.58%) Hyperion
7 4 (5.26%) Software AG
7 4 (5.26%) SAP
8 3 (3.95%) VMware
9 2 (2.63%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.63%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco
9 2 (2.63%) HP
9 2 (2.63%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) EMC
9 2 (2.63%) NetApp
9 2 (2.63%) Avaya
10 1 (1.32%) Informatica
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