The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 242 238 221
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 11 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 5
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +18.75%
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 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6721 6269 5723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.12% 95.40% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5587 4904 4768
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 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
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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
West Yorkshire -2 8 £33,000 +57.14% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £37,000 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
3 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) CRM
4 6 (25.00%) UNIX
5 5 (20.83%) IIS
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.67%) QlikView
6 4 (16.67%) SLA
6 4 (16.67%) Service Management
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (12.50%) Cognos
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 2 (8.33%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (4.17%) Agresso
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) QlikView
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) MS Access
4 2 (8.33%) Essbase
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) System Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Workflow
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (12.50%) Cognos
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.33%) Kofax
3 2 (8.33%) Pega
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Epicor
4 1 (4.17%) CODA
4 1 (4.17%) IBM