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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 193 223 209
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 47 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 45 6 6
Average salary £46,377 £59,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.39% +74.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £63,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +12.50%
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
5646 5888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.80% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4809 4890 4300
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +38 45 £46,377 -15.67% 1
Gloucestershire -12 2 £49,500 +41.42%
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (65.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (40.91%) Finance
3 32 (36.36%) Banking
4 29 (32.95%) Systems Analysis
5 27 (30.68%) C#
6 25 (28.41%) .NET
6 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
6 25 (28.41%) Technical Analysis
7 24 (27.27%) SOA
7 24 (27.27%) Mentoring
8 21 (23.86%) Mainframe
9 19 (21.59%) SOAP
9 19 (21.59%) REST
9 19 (21.59%) WCF
10 18 (20.45%) Web Services
11 17 (19.32%) WebSphere
12 16 (18.18%) UML
12 16 (18.18%) Citrix
12 16 (18.18%) Middleware
13 15 (17.05%) Windows
13 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
13 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (15.91%) Mobile Banking
14 14 (15.91%) PCI DSS
15 13 (14.77%) Line Management
16 12 (13.64%) Android
16 12 (13.64%) Apple iOS
16 12 (13.64%) MVC
17 11 (12.50%) IBM
17 11 (12.50%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (19.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (3.41%) Site Server
4 2 (2.27%) JBoss
4 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.14%) Mule
5 1 (1.14%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (5.68%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) DNS
2 4 (4.55%) Internet
3 3 (3.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (7.95%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.68%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (40.91%) Finance
2 32 (36.36%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) General Ledger
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.41%) .NET
2 19 (21.59%) SOAP
2 19 (21.59%) WCF
2 19 (21.59%) REST
3 18 (20.45%) Web Services
4 16 (18.18%) Middleware
5 9 (10.23%) Sencha Touch
5 9 (10.23%) WSDL
6 8 (9.09%) MSMQ
6 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (9.09%) Ext JS
6 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.55%) HTML5
7 4 (4.55%) XML
7 4 (4.55%) HTML
8 2 (2.27%) JSON
9 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Mainframe
2 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (15.91%) Mobile Banking
4 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
5 8 (9.09%) DataPower
6 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.05%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) Android
2 12 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.09%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (9.09%) Windows Phone
4 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (3.41%) UNIX
6 3 (3.41%) Linux
7 2 (2.27%) AIX
7 2 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (32.95%) Systems Analysis
3 25 (28.41%) Technical Analysis
4 24 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 24 (27.27%) SOA
5 16 (18.18%) UML
6 13 (14.77%) Line Management
7 12 (13.64%) MVC
8 11 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (11.36%) Time Management
9 10 (11.36%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.23%) Information Management
11 8 (9.09%) Web Design
11 8 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (9.09%) MVVM
11 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 8 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (9.09%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) C#
2 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.36%) SQL
4 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.82%) Java
6 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.27%) Korn
7 2 (2.27%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.91%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.68%) QA
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (3.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.18%) Citrix
3 11 (12.50%) IBM
4 10 (11.36%) PeopleSoft
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle
5 9 (10.23%) Unisys
5 9 (10.23%) Sencha
6 7 (7.95%) Hyperion
7 4 (4.55%) Software AG
7 4 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (2.27%) ATG
9 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Nationwide
Salary: £29905 - £38212 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago