The table below looks at the statistics for the HR Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited HR Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HR Specialist
Rank 888 871 889
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an HR Specialist 5 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £28,750 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+43.75% -13.51%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

HR Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

HR Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HR Specialist
Salary Trend

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

HR Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

HR Specialist
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing HR Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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 -26 5 £57,500 +35.29%
North East - 3 - -
Birmingham +3 2 £57,500 +27.77%
West Midlands -3 2 £57,500 +50.32%

HR Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited HR 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 HR Specialist in their job title.

1 8 (61.54%) SAP
1 8 (61.54%) SAP HR
2 6 (46.15%) SAP Payroll
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) ABAP
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Taleo
4 3 (23.08%) SAP HCM
5 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (7.69%) Statistics
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Banking

HR Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited HR 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 HR Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) SAP HR
2 6 (46.15%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (23.08%) SAP HCM
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Taleo
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Product Management
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) ABAP
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle