The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 192 191 183
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 7 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.070% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.074% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £21,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -28.81%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +18.75%
Applications Specialist
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4636 4049 3857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.39% 95.14% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3818 3176 3244
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds - 4 £35,447 - 1
Bradford - 2 £32,500 -
Huddersfield - 1 £31,500 -
Applications Specialist
Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (40.00%) CRM
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) IIS
5 4 (26.67%) SLA
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (20.00%) System Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) Perl

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) MS Access
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) Essbase
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) RUP
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica