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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 83 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.25% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
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
765 887 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.35% 95.58% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 791 740
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) Replication
2 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) RDBMS
2 6 (85.71%) SLA
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (85.71%) Sun
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) EMC
2 6 (85.71%) CommVault
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) SQLPlus
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle RAC

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) RDBMS
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Reports
1 6 (85.71%) SQLPlus
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Database
1 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Dutch Language
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (85.71%) Replication
2 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
2 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 6 (85.71%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Data Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Database Tuning
2 6 (85.71%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) SLA
1 6 (85.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (85.71%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) Sun
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) EMC
1 6 (85.71%) CommVault
1 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft