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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 219 209 189
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 10 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.24% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 38
Median salary £24,500 £46,250 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.02% -18.85%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
Applications Specialist
England

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
5545 5166 5457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.92% 96.43% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4399 4324 4566
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
Birmingham -26 7 £40,250 -15.26%
Solihull - 3 £24,500 - 1
Applications Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) JBoss
6 3 (25.00%) Apache
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Sybase
6 3 (25.00%) DB2
6 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking

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 4 (33.33%) JBoss
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Apcera
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Facilities Management
6 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Dynatrace
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + 15% shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago