The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
UK
Rank 712 783 812
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 129 156 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 116 142 124
Median salary £40,001 £45,000 £39,106
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 within the UK.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +77 123 £40,001 -11.11% 9
London +59 34 £55,000 -4.34% 3
South East +35 28 £40,001 -5.88% 4
East of England +23 19 £47,500 -10.54% 1
City of London +56 16 £55,000 -15.38%
Berkshire +51 11 £48,750 +1.56% 1
West Midlands +44 11 £35,000 -9.09% 1
North West -4 10 £46,750 +3.88%
Yorkshire +34 9 £32,663 -4.90%
Hertfordshire +7 9 £52,500 -11.01% 1
Cheshire +23 8 £46,750 -
Solihull - 8 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +18 7 £31,500 -8.02%
Welwyn Garden City +7 7 £52,500 -
Bedfordshire +25 5 £52,500 +10.52%
South West +17 5 £35,000 -
West Sussex -12 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Knutsford - 5 £46,750 -
Crawley -10 4 £37,500 -11.76%
Wetherby - 4 £31,500 -
Ipswich +37 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Suffolk +26 3 £30,000 -29.41%
Hampshire +24 3 £40,000 -37.50%
Leeds +19 3 £34,000 -0.72%
Gloucester -7 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Gloucestershire -9 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Dunstable - 3 £52,500 -
South Wales +19 2 £45,467 +44.33%
Cardiff +16 2 £45,467 +44.33%
Bracknell +15 2 £40,000 +45.45% 1

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Applications Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 109 (44.49%) SQL
2 89 (36.33%) Finance
3 60 (24.49%) ITIL
3 60 (24.49%) Windows
4 56 (22.86%) SQL Server
5 55 (22.45%) Microsoft
6 52 (21.22%) Linux
7 45 (18.37%) Java
8 41 (16.73%) .NET
9 40 (16.33%) JavaScript
10 39 (15.92%) MS Excel
10 39 (15.92%) Banking
11 37 (15.10%) SharePoint
12 36 (14.69%) Unix
13 35 (14.29%) Oracle
14 29 (11.84%) SDLC
14 29 (11.84%) Windows Server
15 28 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (11.43%) Web Services
16 25 (10.20%) CRM
16 25 (10.20%) Degree
17 21 (8.57%) Incident Management
17 21 (8.57%) XML
17 21 (8.57%) QA
18 20 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (7.76%) Problem Management
19 19 (7.76%) Dynamics CRM
20 18 (7.35%) C#
20 18 (7.35%) HTML
20 18 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (15.10%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.12%) IIS
3 9 (3.67%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (3.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (2.86%) Apache
5 7 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.45%) JBoss
6 6 (2.45%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.04%) CMS
8 4 (1.63%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.82%) CICS
9 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.41%) Gentran
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 39 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (7.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.86%) SAP CO
2 7 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 7 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.63%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.22%) Maximo
5 2 (0.82%) EQXanite
5 2 (0.82%) HFM
6 1 (0.41%) Compiere
6 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.41%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.86%) LAN
2 6 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.63%) DNS
3 4 (1.63%) HTTP
3 4 (1.63%) Internet
4 3 (1.22%) Firewall
4 3 (1.22%) WAN
5 2 (0.82%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.82%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.35%) Oracle Database
3 17 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (6.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (6.12%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.90%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (3.67%) DB2
6 9 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (2.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (2.04%) MySQL
11 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.82%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.82%) InfluxDB
12 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.04%) Gradle
1 5 (2.04%) Maven
1 5 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (1.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.82%) JIRA
3 2 (0.82%) MSI
4 1 (0.41%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (36.33%) Finance
2 39 (15.92%) Banking
3 12 (4.90%) Retail
4 9 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.27%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.04%) Back Office
8 4 (1.63%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.63%) Legal
9 3 (1.22%) Advertising
9 3 (1.22%) Law
10 2 (0.82%) Marketing
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.73%) .NET
2 28 (11.43%) Web Services
3 21 (8.57%) XML
4 18 (7.35%) HTML
5 13 (5.31%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.90%) CSS
7 9 (3.67%) Java EE
7 9 (3.67%) XSLT
8 8 (3.27%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.27%) JSF
8 8 (3.27%) JSP
8 8 (3.27%) Middleware
8 8 (3.27%) Spring
8 8 (3.27%) Struts
8 8 (3.27%) XSL
9 6 (2.45%) JSON
10 5 (2.04%) Node.js
11 4 (1.63%) SOAP
12 3 (1.22%) MSMQ
13 2 (0.82%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.45%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.45%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.04%) EPoS
6 4 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.63%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.63%) iSeries
7 3 (1.22%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) Clustering
8 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.82%) Life Science
9 1 (0.41%) Derivative
9 1 (0.41%) Equities
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.41%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 60 (24.49%) Windows
2 52 (21.22%) Linux
3 36 (14.69%) Unix
4 29 (11.84%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.86%) CentOS
5 7 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.04%) AIX
7 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (24.49%) ITIL
2 29 (11.84%) SDLC
3 25 (10.20%) CRM
4 21 (8.57%) Incident Management
5 20 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (7.76%) Problem Management
7 18 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (6.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (6.12%) Mentoring
9 15 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
9 15 (6.12%) Service Management
9 15 (6.12%) System Integration Testing
10 14 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.49%) Analytics
12 11 (4.49%) Document Management
12 11 (4.49%) Migration
13 10 (4.08%) Risk Management
14 9 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (3.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 109 (44.49%) SQL
2 45 (18.37%) Java
3 40 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (7.35%) C#
5 16 (6.53%) VBScript
6 9 (3.67%) C
6 9 (3.67%) C++
6 9 (3.67%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.45%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.04%) Delphi
8 5 (2.04%) Perl
8 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.63%) Erlang
9 4 (1.63%) Go
9 4 (1.63%) Python
10 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.22%) VB
11 2 (0.82%) PHP
11 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (10.20%) Degree
2 10 (4.08%) CEH
3 7 (2.86%) CISSP
4 6 (2.45%) GCIA
4 6 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.63%) CISM
6 3 (1.22%) CFA
6 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.82%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.41%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.41%) GIAC
8 1 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.57%) QA
2 16 (6.53%) SLA
3 4 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.22%) HL7
5 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.27%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.22%) XenApp
4 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.41%) Samba
5 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.86%) Grafana
2 5 (2.04%) SCOM
3 3 (1.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.41%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.41%) Graphite
4 1 (0.41%) Kibana
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) Nessus
4 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.41%) Netcool
4 1 (0.41%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.29%) Oracle
3 15 (6.12%) Siebel
4 13 (5.31%) VMware
5 12 (4.90%) Citrix
5 12 (4.90%) IBM
6 10 (4.08%) Northgate
7 9 (3.67%) SAP
8 7 (2.86%) BEA
8 7 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.04%) iManage
9 5 (2.04%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.63%) Dynatrace
10 4 (1.63%) Remedy
10 4 (1.63%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.22%) Adobe
11 3 (1.22%) Charles River
11 3 (1.22%) Portware
12 2 (0.82%) HP
12 2 (0.82%) Misys
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