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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
UK
Rank 723 775 785
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 129 150 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 110 140 138
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £34,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,550 £62,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +74 128 £42,500 -5.55% 12
London +55 33 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South East +39 27 £37,500 -11.76% 4
East of England +31 25 £52,500 +16.66% 4
City of London +48 21 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Berkshire +57 17 £37,500 -21.05% 1
West Midlands +18 11 £33,750 -14.01%
North West -1 11 £46,750 -1.57%
Cheshire +23 10 £46,750 -
Hertfordshire +6 10 £52,500 -2.86% 2
Yorkshire +20 9 £34,000 -0.72% 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £52,500 - 2
Reading +33 8 £37,000 -19.12%
Welwyn Garden City - 8 £52,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +35 6 £32,750 -4.37% 1
Solihull - 6 £33,313 -
Knutsford - 5 £46,750 -
Dunstable - 5 £52,500 -
South West +17 4 £42,000 +24.44%
Hampshire +8 4 £33,750 -40.78%
Cambridge +7 4 £38,250 -4.37%
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £38,250 -4.37%
West Sussex -3 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Crawley -10 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Bracknell - 4 £38,500 - 1
Leeds +24 3 £34,000 -0.72%
Bristol +11 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £34,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 - -

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 107 (44.40%) SQL
2 90 (37.34%) Finance
3 67 (27.80%) ITIL
4 62 (25.73%) Windows
5 51 (21.16%) Java
6 49 (20.33%) JavaScript
7 47 (19.50%) SQL Server
8 43 (17.84%) Linux
8 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
9 42 (17.43%) Oracle
10 41 (17.01%) SDLC
11 39 (16.18%) .NET
12 38 (15.77%) Banking
13 33 (13.69%) MS Excel
13 33 (13.69%) SharePoint
14 32 (13.28%) Unix
14 32 (13.28%) Web Services
15 29 (12.03%) CRM
15 29 (12.03%) Degree
16 27 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (10.37%) Incident Management
18 24 (9.96%) QA
19 23 (9.54%) Windows Server
20 22 (9.13%) Problem Management
20 22 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
20 22 (9.13%) VBScript
21 21 (8.71%) HTML
22 20 (8.30%) Siebel
22 20 (8.30%) Dynamics CRM
22 20 (8.30%) Oracle BI EE

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 33 (13.69%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.73%) IIS
2 9 (3.73%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.90%) Apache
4 7 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.49%) JBoss
6 5 (2.07%) CMS
6 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.24%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.83%) CICS
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.41%) Gentran
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (8.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.66%) Maximo
3 3 (1.24%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.83%) EQXanite
4 2 (0.83%) HFM
4 2 (0.83%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.41%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.66%) IaaS
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) LAN
2 6 (2.49%) DNS
2 6 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.66%) HTTP
3 4 (1.66%) Internet
4 3 (1.24%) Firewall
4 3 (1.24%) WAN
5 2 (0.83%) DHCP
5 2 (0.83%) SAN
6 1 (0.41%) Intranet
6 1 (0.41%) NAS
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.30%) Oracle BI EE
2 20 (8.30%) Oracle Database
3 19 (7.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.98%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.73%) DB2
8 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (2.49%) MySQL
9 6 (2.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.83%) IMS/DB
12 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.41%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.41%) InfluxDB
13 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Gradle
1 5 (2.07%) Maven
1 5 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.41%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) MSI
2 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.41%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 90 (37.34%) Finance
2 38 (15.77%) Banking
3 15 (6.22%) Retail
4 9 (3.73%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.32%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.49%) Legal
8 5 (2.07%) Back Office
8 5 (2.07%) Law
9 4 (1.66%) Advertising
9 4 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.66%) Marketing
10 2 (0.83%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.41%) Front Office
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.18%) .NET
2 32 (13.28%) Web Services
3 21 (8.71%) HTML
4 19 (7.88%) XML
5 16 (6.64%) CSS
6 14 (5.81%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.15%) Java EE
8 9 (3.73%) XSLT
9 8 (3.32%) Hibernate
9 8 (3.32%) JSF
9 8 (3.32%) JSP
9 8 (3.32%) Spring
9 8 (3.32%) Struts
9 8 (3.32%) XSL
10 7 (2.90%) Node.js
11 5 (2.07%) Middleware
12 4 (1.66%) JSON
13 3 (1.24%) SAP Basis
14 2 (0.83%) EDIFACT
14 2 (0.83%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.05%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.49%) Informatics
4 6 (2.49%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.07%) Clustering
5 5 (2.07%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (1.66%) EPoS
6 4 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.66%) iSeries
7 3 (1.24%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.24%) Life Science
7 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.24%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.24%) User Experience
8 2 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.83%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.73%) Windows
2 43 (17.84%) Linux
3 32 (13.28%) Unix
4 23 (9.54%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.07%) CentOS
6 4 (1.66%) AIX
6 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.83%) Solaris
8 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Android
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (27.80%) ITIL
2 41 (17.01%) SDLC
3 29 (12.03%) CRM
4 25 (10.37%) Incident Management
5 22 (9.13%) Problem Management
5 22 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (8.30%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (8.30%) System Integration Testing
7 17 (7.05%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (6.64%) Document Management
8 16 (6.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (6.22%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (5.81%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.39%) Analytics
11 13 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (5.39%) OWASP
11 13 (5.39%) Service Management
12 11 (4.56%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.73%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 107 (44.40%) SQL
2 51 (21.16%) Java
3 49 (20.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.13%) VBScript
5 16 (6.64%) C#
6 13 (5.39%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.56%) C++
8 10 (4.15%) C
8 10 (4.15%) PHP
9 6 (2.49%) Perl
9 6 (2.49%) Python
10 5 (2.07%) Delphi
10 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.66%) Go
11 4 (1.66%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.66%) VB
12 3 (1.24%) Erlang
12 3 (1.24%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.83%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (12.03%) Degree
2 16 (6.64%) CEH
3 6 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.07%) CISSP
5 4 (1.66%) CISM
5 4 (1.66%) GCIA
6 3 (1.24%) CFA
7 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.41%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.41%) GIAC
8 1 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.96%) QA
2 18 (7.47%) SLA
3 4 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.83%) HL7
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) DICOM
System Software
1 14 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.32%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) Grafana
2 4 (1.66%) HP Fortify
2 4 (1.66%) SCCM
3 2 (0.83%) Nagios
3 2 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.41%) Nessus
4 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.41%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (17.84%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.43%) Oracle
3 20 (8.30%) Siebel
4 14 (5.81%) IBM
5 12 (4.98%) Citrix
5 12 (4.98%) VMware
6 8 (3.32%) Northgate
7 7 (2.90%) BEA
8 6 (2.49%) Informatica
9 5 (2.07%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.66%) Dynatrace
10 4 (1.66%) iManage
10 4 (1.66%) Remedy
10 4 (1.66%) SAP
10 4 (1.66%) Veracode
11 3 (1.24%) Adobe
11 3 (1.24%) Charles River
11 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.24%) Sybase
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