The median annual salary for a Applications Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
London / City of London
Rank 208 268 310
Rank change year-on-year +60 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 11 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.028% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.029% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 7
Median salary £55,000 £56,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,250 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,250 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year -22.22% +25.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4846 6786 9928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.83% 95.64% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 6068 8456
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in the City of London

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the City of London.

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in the City of London

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Specialist in the City of London

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Applications Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (45.45%) ITIL
4 14 (42.42%) Web Services
5 13 (39.39%) QA
5 13 (39.39%) Siebel
5 13 (39.39%) VBScript
5 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (39.39%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (39.39%) System Integration Testing
5 13 (39.39%) SDLC
6 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
7 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 9 (27.27%) SQL
8 7 (21.21%) MS Office
9 6 (18.18%) Degree
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
11 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
11 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation
11 4 (12.12%) Linux
11 4 (12.12%) Workflow
12 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
12 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (9.09%) Python
12 3 (9.09%) SharePoint

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Derivative
3 1 (3.03%) Equities
3 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 13 (39.39%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (39.39%) SDLC
2 13 (39.39%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (39.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation
3 4 (12.12%) Workflow
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
4 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Analytics
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Business Analytics
5 2 (6.06%) Contract Management
5 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) VBScript
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) Delphi
6 2 (6.06%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Siebel
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) iManage
4 2 (6.06%) Northgate
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
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