The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 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
Application Specialist
Rank 80 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 2 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 1.51% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.59% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 19
Average salary £55,000 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Applications Specialist
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
691 817 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.78% 94.78% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 722 836
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Southampton

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Data Structures
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Replication
2 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) QA
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Data Guard
2 6 (75.00%) Database Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 6 (75.00%) Sun
2 6 (75.00%) HP

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (75.00%) SQLPlus
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (75.00%) Replication
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
1 6 (75.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
1 6 (75.00%) Database Tuning
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
1 6 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (75.00%) Data Guard
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Sun
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) EMC
2 6 (75.00%) CommVault
2 6 (75.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) SAP