Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Specialist was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Application Specialist
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 318 361
Rank change year-on-year +13 +43 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 45 43 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 21
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -14.63% -8.89%
10th Percentile £27,850 £28,200 £30,750
90th Percentile £55,375 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.94% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11657 12674 14813
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.48% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9570 10516 12291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Applications Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in the East of England

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in the East of England

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Specialist in the East of England

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +6 18 £31,000 -44.64%
Bedfordshire +19 13 £50,000 +53.85%
Suffolk - 8 £30,000 -
Cambridgeshire -24 4 £37,500 -9.64%
Essex +25 2 - -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 East of England region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) Oracle
3 15 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (33.33%) Retail
4 12 (26.67%) CRM
5 11 (24.44%) Windows
5 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
5 11 (24.44%) XML
5 11 (24.44%) EPoS
5 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
6 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 10 (22.22%) SLA
6 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (20.00%) XSL
7 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (20.00%) Spring
7 9 (20.00%) Java EE
8 8 (17.78%) XSLT
8 8 (17.78%) Struts
9 7 (15.56%) JSF
9 7 (15.56%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.33%) JSP
11 5 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (11.11%) Web Services

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.44%) NetSuite
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) HTTP
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle Database
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (4.44%) QlikView
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) XML
3 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (20.00%) Java EE
3 9 (20.00%) Spring
3 9 (20.00%) XSL
4 8 (17.78%) Struts
4 8 (17.78%) XSLT
5 7 (15.56%) JSF
6 6 (13.33%) JSP
7 5 (11.11%) Middleware
7 5 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (6.67%) J2EE
8 3 (6.67%) REST
9 2 (4.44%) CSS
9 2 (4.44%) HTML
9 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) EPoS
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Fintech
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) CRM
2 6 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) ERP
5 3 (6.67%) High Availability
5 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) SDLC
5 3 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 2 (4.44%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 2 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (4.44%) Webhook
7 1 (2.22%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 15 (33.33%) C#
4 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) X++
6 1 (2.22%) Erlang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) SLA
2 5 (11.11%) HL7
3 4 (8.89%) QA
4 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.22%) ISO 20022
5 1 (2.22%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.22%) BEA
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) iManage
4 1 (2.22%) VMware