The median annual salary for an Applications Specialist was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Application Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 711 744 745
Rank change year-on-year +33 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 152 171 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 139 145 177
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,443 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.97% +1.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in England

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in England

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Specialist in England

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 59 £60,000 +14.28% 6
South East +26 34 £42,500 +13.33%
East of England +3 26 £30,000 -35.13% 1
Yorkshire +20 15 £27,500 -11.29% 3
South West +13 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North West -40 6 £35,000 -46.15% 1
North East - 1 £25,000 -
Applications Specialist
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 117 (46.25%) SQL
2 87 (34.39%) Windows
3 65 (25.69%) Finance
4 63 (24.90%) Microsoft
5 61 (24.11%) SQL Server
6 53 (20.95%) .NET
7 51 (20.16%) Windows Server
8 45 (17.79%) Java
9 43 (17.00%) SharePoint
10 42 (16.60%) CRM
11 41 (16.21%) Unix
12 40 (15.81%) ITIL
13 39 (15.42%) Linux
14 34 (13.44%) Dynamics CRM
15 28 (11.07%) ASP.NET
15 28 (11.07%) Web Services
16 27 (10.67%) Oracle
16 27 (10.67%) Change Control
17 26 (10.28%) Degree
18 25 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (9.49%) IIS
19 24 (9.49%) JavaScript
20 22 (8.70%) Document Management
21 21 (8.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 20 (7.91%) Incident Management
23 19 (7.51%) Workflow
23 19 (7.51%) C#
23 19 (7.51%) Crystal Reports
23 19 (7.51%) XML
24 18 (7.11%) Python

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 43 (17.00%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.49%) IIS
3 8 (3.16%) Apache
3 8 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.58%) Liferay
5 4 (1.58%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.58%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.19%) CMS
6 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.19%) JBoss
6 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.79%) CICS
7 2 (0.79%) Documentum
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 34 (13.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (5.14%) SAP CO
2 13 (5.14%) SAP FI
2 13 (5.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.58%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.40%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.35%) SaaS
2 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.77%) Office 365
4 4 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.19%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.77%) WebEx
2 6 (2.37%) Internet
3 4 (1.58%) DNS
4 3 (1.19%) HTTP
4 3 (1.19%) Skype
4 3 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.79%) DHCP
5 2 (0.79%) Firewall
5 2 (0.79%) FTP
5 2 (0.79%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.40%) AMQP
6 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (7.51%) Crystal Reports
4 15 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.74%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.35%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.37%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.19%) MySQL
12 2 (0.79%) DB2
12 2 (0.79%) Electronic Patient Records
12 2 (0.79%) IMS/DB
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.40%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 8 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.98%) MSI
3 4 (1.58%) JIRA
3 4 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.19%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (25.69%) Finance
2 16 (6.32%) Banking
3 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.58%) Marketing
5 3 (1.19%) Legal
5 3 (1.19%) Publishing
5 3 (1.19%) Retail
6 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.95%) .NET
2 28 (11.07%) ASP.NET
2 28 (11.07%) Web Services
3 19 (7.51%) XML
4 18 (7.11%) Middleware
5 16 (6.32%) CSS
5 16 (6.32%) HTML
6 14 (5.53%) JSON
7 9 (3.56%) jQuery
7 9 (3.56%) SOAP
8 8 (3.16%) J2EE
9 7 (2.77%) REST
9 7 (2.77%) RESTful
10 6 (2.37%) Java EE
11 5 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (1.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 4 (1.58%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.58%) React
12 4 (1.58%) Spring
12 4 (1.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.16%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.77%) SWIFT
5 6 (2.37%) Fintech
5 6 (2.37%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.19%) PlayStation
7 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.79%) NHS
7 2 (0.79%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.40%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 87 (34.39%) Windows
2 51 (20.16%) Windows Server
3 41 (16.21%) Unix
4 39 (15.42%) Linux
5 10 (3.95%) Android
5 10 (3.95%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.77%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.58%) Solaris
8 4 (1.58%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.58%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.79%) AIX
9 2 (0.79%) CentOS
9 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.60%) CRM
2 40 (15.81%) ITIL
3 27 (10.67%) Change Control
4 22 (8.70%) Document Management
5 20 (7.91%) Incident Management
6 19 (7.51%) Workflow
7 18 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (6.32%) Problem Management
9 14 (5.53%) Migration
10 13 (5.14%) Procure-to-Pay
11 12 (4.74%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.74%) Service Management
12 11 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (3.95%) Data Transformation
13 10 (3.95%) Release Management
13 10 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (3.95%) Web Development
14 8 (3.16%) Data Migration
14 8 (3.16%) Line Management
14 8 (3.16%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 117 (46.25%) SQL
2 45 (17.79%) Java
3 24 (9.49%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.51%) C#
5 18 (7.11%) Python
6 17 (6.72%) PHP
7 16 (6.32%) T-SQL
8 15 (5.93%) PL/SQL
8 15 (5.93%) Ruby
9 9 (3.56%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.16%) C
10 8 (3.16%) Perl
11 7 (2.77%) C++
11 7 (2.77%) VBScript
12 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.58%) Scala
13 4 (1.58%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.19%) VB
15 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (10.28%) Degree
2 13 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.37%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.98%) CISSP
5 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.19%) CEH
8 2 (0.79%) CISM
8 2 (0.79%) GCIA
9 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.74%) HL7
2 11 (4.35%) QA
3 9 (3.56%) SLA
4 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.79%) GDPR
5 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.40%) SAS 70
System Software
1 10 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.79%) XenApp
4 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.98%) Graphite
2 5 (1.98%) SCCM
2 5 (1.98%) SCOM
3 4 (1.58%) Opsview
4 2 (0.79%) Grafana
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.40%) Kibana
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Netcool
5 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 63 (24.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.67%) Oracle
3 14 (5.53%) SAP
4 10 (3.95%) Google
5 7 (2.77%) IBM
6 6 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.98%) VMware
8 4 (1.58%) Citrix
8 4 (1.58%) Northgate
8 4 (1.58%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.58%) Siebel
9 3 (1.19%) Cisco
9 3 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.19%) Splunk
10 2 (0.79%) BEA
10 2 (0.79%) CODA
10 2 (0.79%) Cognos
10 2 (0.79%) SunGard
11 1 (0.40%) Apple
11 1 (0.40%) Juniper
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