The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 700 733 743
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 218 150 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 179 117 143
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -8 187 £47,500 +11.76% 11
London -26 73 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South East -11 46 £41,500 +7.09% 2
City of London -8 26 £61,500 +23.00% 2
West Midlands +26 25 £60,000 - 1
Scotland +10 25 £43,750 -
Surrey +14 24 £43,250 +8.12%
Staffordshire - 20 £60,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 14 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 12 £55,000 -
Berkshire -8 11 £34,000 -15.00%
Yorkshire -32 11 £21,000 -53.33%
Glasgow -5 10 £42,000 -
East of England -20 10 £45,000 +2.27%
North West -4 9 £60,000 +34.83%
Cambridge - 9 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £45,000 -
Cheshire -4 7 £60,000 -
South West 0 6 £33,000 +46.66% 1
Reading -1 6 £34,000 -9.33%
Birmingham +4 5 £42,500 -
East Midlands -18 5 £40,500 -19.00% 1
West Yorkshire -27 5 £21,000 -53.33%
Nottingham +3 4 £45,750 -8.50% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 4 £45,750 -8.50% 1
Hampshire -6 4 £41,250 +42.24%
Woking -6 4 £43,750 +4.16%
South Yorkshire -12 3 £37,500 +7.14%
North Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
East Sussex - 3 - -

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 177 (45.38%) SQL
2 115 (29.49%) Windows
3 97 (24.87%) Oracle
4 96 (24.62%) UNIX
5 88 (22.56%) .NET
6 85 (21.79%) Java
6 85 (21.79%) Finance
7 82 (21.03%) Linux
8 74 (18.97%) SQL Server
9 52 (13.33%) ITIL
9 52 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 48 (12.31%) Banking
11 45 (11.54%) WebSphere
11 45 (11.54%) ASP.NET
11 45 (11.54%) C#
12 39 (10.00%) HTML
13 36 (9.23%) Perl
14 34 (8.72%) J2EE
14 34 (8.72%) XML
15 32 (8.21%) Solaris
15 32 (8.21%) Active Directory
16 31 (7.95%) MS Excel
16 31 (7.95%) Change Management
17 30 (7.69%) WebLogic
17 30 (7.69%) Degree
18 28 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
19 27 (6.92%) SharePoint
19 27 (6.92%) Service Delivery
20 25 (6.41%) JBoss
20 25 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 45 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 30 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 27 (6.92%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.90%) Apache
5 17 (4.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (4.36%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.59%) IIS
7 10 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.54%) SAS
10 5 (1.28%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.77%) CICS
12 3 (0.77%) FileNet
12 3 (0.77%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (0.77%) MediaWiki
13 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) CATIA
4 1 (0.26%) Revit
4 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (3.59%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.31%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.79%) SAP SD
3 7 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (1.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.77%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.77%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.77%) SAP WM
6 3 (0.77%) assyst
7 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.82%) SaaS
2 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.77%) Taleo
4 2 (0.51%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.13%) DNS
2 14 (3.59%) Internet
3 12 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.82%) Wireshark
5 10 (2.56%) HTTP
5 10 (2.56%) SMTP
6 9 (2.31%) WAN
7 7 (1.79%) SSL
8 6 (1.54%) Firewall
9 4 (1.03%) SIGTRAN
9 4 (1.03%) DHCP
10 3 (0.77%) LAN
11 2 (0.51%) SS7
11 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.51%) SMS
11 2 (0.51%) VoIP
12 1 (0.26%) LDAP
12 1 (0.26%) VPN
12 1 (0.26%) IMAP4
12 1 (0.26%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.38%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (4.10%) MySQL
3 16 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 12 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.79%) DB2
6 7 (1.79%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 6 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 6 (1.54%) DataStage
8 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.08%) Subversion
2 7 (1.79%) JIRA
3 5 (1.28%) Toad
3 5 (1.28%) ProC
4 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.51%) Introscope
7 1 (0.26%) Ant
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.26%) ERwin
7 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.26%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.26%) MSI
7 1 (0.26%) Hudson
General
1 85 (21.79%) Finance
2 48 (12.31%) Banking
3 23 (5.90%) Retail
3 23 (5.90%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.36%) Legal
4 17 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.31%) Front Office
5 9 (2.31%) Back Office
5 9 (2.31%) Games
5 9 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.05%) German Language
6 8 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.79%) Billing
8 6 (1.54%) Law
9 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.77%) Automotive
11 2 (0.51%) French Language
11 2 (0.51%) Marketing
11 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (22.56%) .NET
2 45 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 39 (10.00%) HTML
4 34 (8.72%) J2EE
4 34 (8.72%) XML
5 19 (4.87%) Web Services
5 19 (4.87%) Middleware
6 14 (3.59%) WPF
6 14 (3.59%) .NET Framework
6 14 (3.59%) SOAP
7 11 (2.82%) WCF
8 10 (2.56%) JSP
9 9 (2.31%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.05%) HTML5
10 8 (2.05%) WF
10 8 (2.05%) CSS
11 7 (1.79%) Struts
11 7 (1.79%) jQuery
11 7 (1.79%) Ajax
12 6 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.62%) NHS
2 17 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.33%) Open Source
3 13 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 12 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (2.56%) Digital Media
5 10 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 10 (2.56%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.79%) Online Games
8 6 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.28%) Photography
10 4 (1.03%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.03%) Derivative
10 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.77%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.77%) Statistics
12 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 115 (29.49%) Windows
2 96 (24.62%) UNIX
3 82 (21.03%) Linux
4 32 (8.21%) Solaris
5 28 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.05%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.03%) AIX
11 3 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.26%) SUSE
12 1 (0.26%) Android
12 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (13.33%) ITIL
2 31 (7.95%) Change Management
3 27 (6.92%) Service Delivery
4 25 (6.41%) Security Testing
5 24 (6.15%) Web Development
6 21 (5.38%) Workflow
6 21 (5.38%) Project Management
7 20 (5.13%) Ethical Hacking
8 16 (4.10%) Performance Management
8 16 (4.10%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (3.59%) Data Protection
9 14 (3.59%) Document Management
9 14 (3.59%) Business Analysis
9 14 (3.59%) Risk Management
10 13 (3.33%) MVC
10 13 (3.33%) Migration
10 13 (3.33%) SOA
11 12 (3.08%) Data Migration
12 11 (2.82%) ETL
12 11 (2.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 177 (45.38%) SQL
2 85 (21.79%) Java
3 45 (11.54%) C#
4 36 (9.23%) Perl
5 23 (5.90%) JavaScript
5 23 (5.90%) PL/SQL
6 21 (5.38%) T-SQL
7 19 (4.87%) PowerShell
8 18 (4.62%) VB.NET
9 11 (2.82%) VB
10 8 (2.05%) PHP
11 7 (1.79%) VBScript
11 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.28%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.03%) C
13 4 (1.03%) COBOL
14 3 (0.77%) VBA
14 3 (0.77%) Ruby
15 2 (0.51%) VB6
15 2 (0.51%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 30 (7.69%) Degree
2 21 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.79%) CISSP
5 7 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.54%) CSSLP
6 6 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.03%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.03%) MCITP
7 4 (1.03%) CCNP
8 3 (0.77%) MCSE
8 3 (0.77%) CCNA
8 3 (0.77%) RHCE
8 3 (0.77%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.26%) MCSA
9 1 (0.26%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.26%) ISEB
9 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.62%) PCI DSS
2 14 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.59%) SLA
3 12 (3.08%) QA
4 5 (1.28%) HL7
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (8.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.28%) UAG
3 4 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.03%) NFS
4 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.51%) XenApp
5 2 (0.51%) Nmap
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.05%) Nagios
2 6 (1.54%) Puppet
3 5 (1.28%) Control-M
3 5 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (1.03%) SCCM
4 4 (1.03%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.51%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.51%) Nessus
6 1 (0.26%) MOM
6 1 (0.26%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.26%) WSUS
6 1 (0.26%) SCOM
6 1 (0.26%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 97 (24.87%) Oracle
2 52 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.41%) JBoss
4 23 (5.90%) VMware
5 19 (4.87%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.10%) Sophis
6 16 (4.10%) IBM
7 14 (3.59%) Sun
8 13 (3.33%) Sybase
8 13 (3.33%) Citrix
9 11 (2.82%) SAP
10 10 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.54%) Google
12 5 (1.28%) BMC
12 5 (1.28%) Cisco
12 5 (1.28%) HP
13 4 (1.03%) Redknee
13 4 (1.03%) Reuters
13 4 (1.03%) Remedy
13 4 (1.03%) FatWire
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: 'highly negotiable + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Curo Group Ltd
Salary: £31,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Launch IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare - great o
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Theale/ London
NTT Com Security
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum (DOE) + exceptional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham, East Midlands, United Kingdom
TNEM
Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago