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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 214 210 198
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 4
Average salary £34,250 £32,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% +54.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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
4220 4758 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.59% 98.06% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3555 3912 3343
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £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 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 12 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
(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 +7 7 £34,250 +2.23%
Applications Specialist
Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
4 6 (37.50%) ITSM
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Confluence
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Practice Management
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITSM
1 6 (37.50%) Service Management
1 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Practice Management
2 3 (18.75%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) PeopleSoft