The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 223 198 162
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 4 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.072% 0.28% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.29% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 24
Average salary £38,500 £36,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.20% -39.58%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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
5371 4794 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.10% 96.99% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4487 4180 3357
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
Birmingham -13 2 £37,000 +25.42% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £38,500 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) PACS
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) assyst
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) WFM
4 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) assyst
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IBM SmartCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Informix
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) EDI
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) PACS
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) IFS
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
Worcester, Worcestershire
Provide Consulting Ltd
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Birmingham
University of Birmingham
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