The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 July 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 232 217 221
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 14 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.038% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.040% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Average salary £31,500 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.72% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6809 5007 5306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.51% 94.54% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5432 3925 4343
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
West Yorkshire -37 7 £31,500 -42.72%
South Yorkshire - 7 £33,000 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (33.33%) MS Office
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
6 6 (25.00%) SLA
6 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 5 (20.83%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) UAG
7 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (16.67%) Anite
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Photography
8 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
8 4 (16.67%) HL7
8 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 4 (16.67%) SCCM
8 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (16.67%) UNIX
8 4 (16.67%) XSL
8 4 (16.67%) Citrix
8 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.33%) WorkSite
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Academy Housing
1 4 (16.67%) arcHouse
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.33%) IDOL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSI
2 1 (4.17%) InstallShield
2 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Back Office
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 4 (16.67%) XSL
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Photography
1 4 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
1 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (8.33%) Document Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CCEE
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 4 (16.67%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) UAG
3 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.17%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Anite
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
2 4 (16.67%) Northgate
2 4 (16.67%) Civica
2 4 (16.67%) Comino
2 4 (16.67%) Capita
2 4 (16.67%) Orchard
3 3 (12.50%) Epicor
3 3 (12.50%) CODA
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Cognos
4 2 (8.33%) HP