Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Specialist was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 311 320
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +54
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 17 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 35
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.86% - -14.63%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,150 £28,650
90th Percentile £47,550 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76% -2.07%

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 9,834 11,671 12,806
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.95% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7,489 9,595 10,627
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,100 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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
Bedfordshire +5 12 £46,500 -7.00%
Cambridgeshire +22 3 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Essex +19 1 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 1 £46,000 +48.39% 1
Applications Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Applications Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) ERP
3 10 (58.82%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) Infor M3
5 8 (47.06%) Infor
5 8 (47.06%) Innovative Thinking
5 8 (47.06%) Change Control
5 8 (47.06%) Decision-Making
5 8 (47.06%) Middleware
5 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
5 8 (47.06%) StreamServe
6 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
7 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 3 (17.65%) IIS
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Data Management
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
8 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (11.76%) Workshop Facilitation
8 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (11.76%) User Experience
9 1 (5.88%) Java

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 3 (17.65%) IIS
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Infor M3
2 8 (47.06%) StreamServe
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (5.88%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.88%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Middleware
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ERP
2 10 (58.82%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (47.06%) Change Control
3 8 (47.06%) Decision-Making
3 8 (47.06%) Innovative Thinking
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.76%) Workshop Facilitation
6 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Semantic Search
6 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Infor
2 1 (5.88%) iManage
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft