The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Applications Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
England / West Midlands
Rank 204 218 197
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 11 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.077% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.079% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 21
Median salary £33,750 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.01% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £38,650 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £39,850 £60,000
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 in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4756 5039 4851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.42% 96.55% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3770 4205 4253
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Solihull - 6 £33,313 -
Staffordshire - 3 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £32,500 -
Stourbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) SQL
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) DB2
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Dynatrace
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (15.00%) Information Security
7 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Erlang
7 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.00%) System Testing

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) DB2
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
2 5 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Erlang
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Citrix
1 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 4 (20.00%) Dynatrace
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (15.00%) Sybase
5 2 (10.00%) Nimsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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