The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Manager
Rank 592 627 607
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Manager 329 319 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 276 260 208
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,800 £82,500 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +13.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applications Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK.

Applications Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Manager over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Applications Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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
England +39 310 £60,000 - 24
London +13 162 £65,000 -7.14% 14
City of London +50 50 £62,500 - 7
South East -36 49 £55,000 -15.38% 6
East of England +22 33 £56,250 +10.29% 2
East Midlands +28 20 £52,500 -19.84% 1
Leeds +19 19 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire +11 19 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Yorkshire +1 19 £50,000 +6.38%
Surrey +6 18 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Northamptonshire +17 17 £56,250 +21.62%
Northampton +10 16 £52,500 +13.51%
Hertfordshire +5 14 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North West +8 13 £60,000 +42.85%
Cambridgeshire +15 12 £57,500 +41.97%
West Midlands -20 11 £60,000 +4.34%
Scotland +23 10 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Bromley +20 10 £65,000 -
Berkshire -8 10 £54,500 -22.14% 1
Cambridge +19 8 £55,000 +6.79%
Watford - 7 £57,500 - 1
Merseyside +14 6 £56,250 +18.42%
Essex +4 6 £50,000 -20.00%
Manchester +4 6 £61,250 +53.12%
Edinburgh - 6 £51,250 - 1
Kent +15 5 £60,000 -22.58%
Liverpool +13 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Birmingham -9 5 £80,000 +20.75%
West Sussex +9 4 £37,000 - 1
Peterborough -3 4 £57,500 +47.43%

Applications Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 246 (41.07%) Finance
2 150 (25.04%) ITIL
3 124 (20.70%) Oracle
3 124 (20.70%) Project Management
4 114 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 106 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (17.03%) SQL
7 94 (15.69%) PRINCE2
8 89 (14.86%) Java
9 81 (13.52%) .NET
10 76 (12.69%) Microsoft
11 75 (12.52%) Degree
12 73 (12.19%) Service Delivery
13 68 (11.35%) SLA
14 67 (11.19%) Windows
14 67 (11.19%) Banking
15 61 (10.18%) Change Management
15 61 (10.18%) Retail
16 54 (9.02%) SQL Server
17 53 (8.85%) Service Management
18 51 (8.51%) People Management
19 49 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
20 43 (7.18%) SAP
20 43 (7.18%) PMI Certification
20 43 (7.18%) Performance Management
21 42 (7.01%) Line Management
22 41 (6.84%) CRM
22 41 (6.84%) PMP
23 40 (6.68%) MS Excel
24 38 (6.34%) C#

Applications Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Applications Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (4.17%) IIS
1 25 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.01%) SAS
3 13 (2.17%) Apache
4 12 (2.00%) CMS
5 10 (1.67%) Confluence
6 8 (1.34%) WorkSite
7 6 (1.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.83%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.67%) WordPress
10 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.50%) JBoss
11 2 (0.33%) OpenEdge
11 2 (0.33%) Drupal
11 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 40 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.34%) MS Office
3 7 (1.17%) MS Project
4 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (2.84%) thinkFolio
2 10 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (1.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (1.00%) Agresso
6 6 (1.00%) SAP FI
6 6 (1.00%) Maximo
6 6 (1.00%) SAP CO
6 6 (1.00%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.67%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.67%) LongView
8 4 (0.67%) Endur
8 4 (0.67%) Front Arena
8 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.67%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.51%) SaaS
2 6 (1.00%) Office 365
3 2 (0.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.34%) HTTP
3 7 (1.17%) VoIP
3 7 (1.17%) Internet
4 6 (1.00%) Firewall
5 5 (0.83%) SSH
5 5 (0.83%) Telnet
5 5 (0.83%) SSL
5 5 (0.83%) DHCP
5 5 (0.83%) DNS
6 4 (0.67%) Intranet
7 2 (0.33%) MPLS
7 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.33%) LAN
7 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.33%) FTP
7 2 (0.33%) SMTP
8 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.34%) MySQL
3 17 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.34%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.00%) Big Data
6 12 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.50%) DB2
10 3 (0.50%) MS Access
10 3 (0.50%) OLTP
10 3 (0.50%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.50%) Siebel EIM
10 3 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (3.34%) JIRA
2 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.33%) MSI
4 2 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.33%) Maven
4 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.17%) PROIV
5 1 (0.17%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.17%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.17%) Selenium
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) TestComplete
General
1 246 (41.07%) Finance
2 67 (11.19%) Banking
3 61 (10.18%) Retail
4 32 (5.34%) Legal
5 28 (4.67%) Front Office
6 27 (4.51%) Back Office
7 18 (3.01%) Law
8 15 (2.50%) Marketing
9 14 (2.34%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.84%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.84%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.50%) International Banking
12 6 (1.00%) Advertising
12 6 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.83%) Electronics
14 4 (0.67%) Billing
15 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.33%) Publishing
16 1 (0.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (13.52%) .NET
2 27 (4.51%) Web Services
3 24 (4.01%) J2EE
4 21 (3.51%) XML
5 19 (3.17%) HTML
6 16 (2.67%) CSS
7 12 (2.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 9 (1.50%) LAMP
9 9 (1.50%) SOAP
9 9 (1.50%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.34%) Spring
11 7 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (1.00%) jQuery
12 6 (1.00%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.00%) Middleware
13 4 (0.67%) JDBC
14 3 (0.50%) COM
14 3 (0.50%) XSLT
14 3 (0.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.51%) Data Integration
3 23 (3.84%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.17%) Fixed Income
5 16 (2.67%) Derivative
6 12 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.50%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.50%) Hedge funds
8 9 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.34%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.34%) Equities
10 6 (1.00%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.83%) Open Source
11 5 (0.83%) iPad
11 5 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.67%) GIS
13 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.50%) Statistics
13 3 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.19%) Windows
2 36 (6.01%) Linux
3 30 (5.01%) UNIX
4 7 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (25.04%) ITIL
2 124 (20.70%) Project Management
3 114 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 106 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (15.69%) PRINCE2
6 73 (12.19%) Service Delivery
7 61 (10.18%) Change Management
8 53 (8.85%) Service Management
9 51 (8.51%) People Management
10 43 (7.18%) Performance Management
11 42 (7.01%) Line Management
12 41 (6.84%) CRM
13 37 (6.18%) ERP
13 37 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (6.18%) Scrum
13 37 (6.18%) Problem Management
14 36 (6.01%) Mentoring
15 34 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 34 (5.68%) Incident Management
16 32 (5.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 102 (17.03%) SQL
2 89 (14.86%) Java
3 38 (6.34%) C#
4 23 (3.84%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.00%) PHP
6 10 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.50%) PL/SQL
7 9 (1.50%) C++
8 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.83%) VBA
10 4 (0.67%) C
10 4 (0.67%) ABAP
10 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.50%) Python
11 3 (0.50%) Perl
12 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.17%) CFML
13 1 (0.17%) VBScript
13 1 (0.17%) VB
13 1 (0.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 75 (12.52%) Degree
2 43 (7.18%) PMI Certification
3 41 (6.84%) PMP
4 35 (5.84%) Security Cleared
5 33 (5.51%) SC Cleared
6 23 (3.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 17 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.83%) MCSE
12 4 (0.67%) MCSA
12 4 (0.67%) CISSP
12 4 (0.67%) CISM
13 3 (0.50%) CIMA
13 3 (0.50%) CCA
13 3 (0.50%) MCP
14 2 (0.33%) MCSD
14 2 (0.33%) MCTS
14 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (11.35%) SLA
2 14 (2.34%) QA
3 7 (1.17%) COBIT
4 6 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.33%) GAMP
5 2 (0.33%) GxP
5 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) EMIR
6 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
3 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.34%) Puppet
1 8 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.67%) SCCM
4 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 124 (20.70%) Oracle
2 76 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.18%) SAP
4 14 (2.34%) Citrix
5 13 (2.17%) IBM
5 13 (2.17%) HP
6 12 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.84%) Bloomberg
7 11 (1.84%) Teradata
8 10 (1.67%) Ab Initio
9 7 (1.17%) Charles River
10 5 (0.83%) Siebel
11 4 (0.67%) Sybase
11 4 (0.67%) Sun
11 4 (0.67%) Informatica
11 4 (0.67%) OpenLink
11 4 (0.67%) ESRI
11 4 (0.67%) SimCorp
11 4 (0.67%) Triple Point
11 4 (0.67%) Trayport
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