The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 200 182 159
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.079% 0.052% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.054% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 9
Average salary £21,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.13%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4849 3721 3491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.06% 95.93% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3950 2984 2949
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Applications Specialist
Yorkshire

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Photography
2 5 (83.33%) HL7
2 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Back Office
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) NHS
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSL
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) UAG
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (83.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Photography
1 5 (83.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Data Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Workflow
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) HL7
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) UAG
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft