The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 66 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.18% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,366 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.85% +28.57%
Applications Specialist
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
533 351 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.35% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 393 274 247
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Watford

Applications Specialist
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) REST

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet