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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 737 738 775
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 196 241 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 158 200 189
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,675
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 June 2016 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 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 164 £45,000 - 15
South East +55 62 £37,500 -3.22% 5
London +9 55 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Southampton +25 23 £30,500 -44.54%
Hampshire +18 23 £30,500 -35.78%
West Sussex +5 22 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England +34 21 £47,500 +6.74% 3
City of London +42 19 £55,000 -26.66%
Berkshire +27 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Crawley -4 15 £42,500 -29.16%
Scotland +4 14 £45,500 +13.75%
Bedfordshire +28 13 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Reading - 11 £47,500 -
North West +34 9 £65,000 +69.93%
Yorkshire +6 9 £31,000 -4.61% 1
West Yorkshire -2 8 £31,000 -24.39% 1
Glasgow 0 7 £45,500 +5.81%
Luton - 7 £60,000 - 1
Edinburgh +11 6 £56,000 -
Horsham - 6 £37,500 -
Manchester -1 5 £65,000 +73.33%
Bradford +13 4 £31,000 -11.42%
Essex - 4 £30,000 -
South West +16 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
County Antrim +7 3 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Northern Ireland +7 3 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Belfast +6 3 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £35,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 3 £30,000 -

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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.

1 196 (58.86%) SQL
2 98 (29.43%) Windows
3 91 (27.33%) Finance
4 82 (24.62%) Linux
4 82 (24.62%) Oracle
5 80 (24.02%) SQL Server
6 73 (21.92%) .NET
7 72 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 69 (20.72%) CRM
9 68 (20.42%) ITIL
10 61 (18.32%) Windows Server
11 60 (18.02%) Java
12 56 (16.82%) SharePoint
12 56 (16.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 45 (13.51%) XML
14 43 (12.91%) Degree
15 39 (11.71%) C#
16 38 (11.41%) IIS
17 36 (10.81%) MS Excel
18 34 (10.21%) ERP
19 31 (9.31%) Banking
20 28 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 27 (8.11%) PL/SQL
22 26 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
23 25 (7.51%) T-SQL
24 24 (7.21%) SLA
24 24 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
24 24 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM
25 23 (6.91%) JavaScript
25 23 (6.91%) ASP.NET

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 56 (16.82%) SharePoint
2 38 (11.41%) IIS
3 14 (4.20%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.70%) Apache
5 4 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.90%) Confluence
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.90%) WordPress
7 2 (0.60%) CMS
7 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.60%) JBoss
7 2 (0.60%) Liferay
7 2 (0.60%) nginx
7 2 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 36 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 24 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.80%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (1.80%) Maximo
2 6 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.80%) SAP MDM
3 4 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.90%) Summit
5 2 (0.60%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.60%) RMDS
5 2 (0.60%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.30%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.20%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.00%) Firewall
2 8 (2.40%) LAN
2 8 (2.40%) WAN
3 6 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.80%) Wireshark
4 5 (1.50%) DHCP
4 5 (1.50%) DNS
5 2 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.60%) Internet
5 2 (0.60%) Multicast
5 2 (0.60%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.60%) WebEx
6 1 (0.30%) SAN
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
6 1 (0.30%) SSL
6 1 (0.30%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.02%) SQL Server
2 56 (16.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (6.31%) BusinessObjects
5 20 (6.01%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 13 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.60%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (1.80%) Power BI
13 5 (1.50%) Informix
14 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.90%) GIS
15 3 (0.90%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.90%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.90%) Siebel EIM
16 2 (0.60%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 6 (1.80%) MSI
2 5 (1.50%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.90%) JIRA
5 2 (0.60%) AppScan
5 2 (0.60%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.30%) Ant
6 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.30%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.30%) Maven
6 1 (0.30%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.30%) Toad
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 91 (27.33%) Finance
2 31 (9.31%) Banking
3 15 (4.50%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.30%) Legal
5 10 (3.00%) Retail
6 9 (2.70%) Law
7 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.10%) Advertising
9 6 (1.80%) Dutch Language
9 6 (1.80%) Marketing
9 6 (1.80%) Russian Language
10 5 (1.50%) Arabic Language
10 5 (1.50%) Japanese Language
10 5 (1.50%) Publishing
11 4 (1.20%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.90%) Billing
12 3 (0.90%) Electronics
12 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.60%) Front Office
13 2 (0.60%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (21.92%) .NET
2 45 (13.51%) XML
3 23 (6.91%) ASP.NET
4 20 (6.01%) Spring
5 19 (5.71%) Struts
6 18 (5.41%) Web Services
6 18 (5.41%) XSLT
7 17 (5.11%) XSL
8 16 (4.80%) HTML
9 12 (3.60%) Hibernate
9 12 (3.60%) JSP
10 11 (3.30%) J2EE
10 11 (3.30%) Java EE
10 11 (3.30%) JSF
11 10 (3.00%) CSS
12 9 (2.70%) EDI
13 8 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (2.40%) SOAP
14 7 (2.10%) Middleware
15 5 (1.50%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (6.61%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.11%) Mobile App
3 9 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.40%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.10%) User Experience
6 6 (1.80%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.50%) Fintech
8 4 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.20%) Derivative
8 4 (1.20%) Equities
8 4 (1.20%) Eurex
9 3 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.90%) Replication
10 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.60%) Social Media
10 2 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 98 (29.43%) Windows
2 82 (24.62%) Linux
3 61 (18.32%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
4 18 (5.41%) Unix
5 12 (3.60%) Android
6 10 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.50%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.90%) AIX
12 2 (0.60%) CentOS
13 1 (0.30%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.72%) CRM
2 68 (20.42%) ITIL
3 34 (10.21%) ERP
4 26 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (6.61%) OWASP
6 22 (6.61%) Security Testing
7 19 (5.71%) Data Security
8 18 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (5.41%) Presales
9 17 (5.11%) Project Management
10 16 (4.80%) Document Management
10 16 (4.80%) Secure Coding
11 15 (4.50%) Change Management
11 15 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (4.50%) Workflow
12 14 (4.20%) SDLC
13 13 (3.90%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.90%) Information Security
13 13 (3.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (58.86%) SQL
2 60 (18.02%) Java
3 39 (11.71%) C#
4 27 (8.11%) PL/SQL
5 25 (7.51%) T-SQL
6 23 (6.91%) JavaScript
7 20 (6.01%) C
8 18 (5.41%) C++
8 18 (5.41%) Python
9 17 (5.11%) PowerShell
10 11 (3.30%) VB
11 10 (3.00%) Perl
11 10 (3.00%) XPath
12 7 (2.10%) PHP
13 6 (1.80%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.50%) VBScript
15 4 (1.20%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.90%) VBA
17 2 (0.60%) Korn
17 2 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (12.91%) Degree
2 13 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.10%) SANS
4 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.50%) CEH
5 5 (1.50%) CISSP
6 3 (0.90%) CISM
7 2 (0.60%) CCNA
7 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.60%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.60%) MCSE
7 2 (0.60%) SSCP
8 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.30%) CISA
8 1 (0.30%) MOS
8 1 (0.30%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.21%) SLA
2 6 (1.80%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.80%) QA
3 4 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (1.80%) XenApp
3 5 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.80%) SCCM
2 2 (0.60%) HP Fortify
2 2 (0.60%) Nessus
2 2 (0.60%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.30%) Nagios
3 1 (0.30%) OpenView
3 1 (0.30%) SCOM
3 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 82 (24.62%) Oracle
2 72 (21.62%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.71%) SAP
4 17 (5.11%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (4.20%) Citrix
6 10 (3.00%) Avaya
6 10 (3.00%) BEA
6 10 (3.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.70%) Hyperion
8 8 (2.40%) IBM
9 7 (2.10%) Baan
9 7 (2.10%) Bloomberg
9 7 (2.10%) Computacenter
9 7 (2.10%) Siebel
9 7 (2.10%) VMware
10 6 (1.80%) Google
10 6 (1.80%) Remedy
11 5 (1.50%) Cisco
11 5 (1.50%) Informatica
12 4 (1.20%) Murex
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