The median annual salary for a Applications Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in 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
England / London
Rank 540 617 599
Rank change year-on-year +77 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 36 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 43
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +9.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £65,000
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 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in London

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in London

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Applications Specialist in London

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +60 11 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Chessington - 1 £39,000 -
Enfield - 1 £42,500 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 London region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 28 (38.36%) ITIL
3 23 (31.51%) SQL
3 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
4 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
5 20 (27.40%) Web Services
6 16 (21.92%) Windows
6 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
6 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (21.92%) SDLC
7 15 (20.55%) QA
8 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
8 14 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (17.81%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (17.81%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (17.81%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (17.81%) Siebel
9 13 (17.81%) VBScript
9 13 (17.81%) .NET
9 13 (17.81%) IIS
9 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (16.44%) Linux
11 11 (15.07%) Workflow
12 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.70%) Banking
13 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (12.33%) Degree
13 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
13 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
13 9 (12.33%) BizTalk Server

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 13 (17.81%) IIS
2 9 (12.33%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (21.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.74%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (1.37%) EQXanite
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) LAN
2 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 13 (17.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.59%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.37%) IDOL
6 1 (1.37%) MS Access
6 1 (1.37%) Power BI
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.37%) Burp Suite
4 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Banking
3 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) Web Services
2 13 (17.81%) .NET
3 5 (6.85%) MSMQ
3 5 (6.85%) SOAP
4 3 (4.11%) Middleware
5 2 (2.74%) HTML
6 1 (1.37%) Node.js
6 1 (1.37%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Hedge funds
3 5 (6.85%) SWIFT
4 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.37%) Derivative
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Equities
5 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 12 (16.44%) Linux
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.11%) AIX
5 2 (2.74%) Unix
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.37%) Solaris
6 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) ITIL
2 16 (21.92%) SDLC
3 14 (19.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (17.81%) Performance Monitoring
4 13 (17.81%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (15.07%) Workflow
6 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.22%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (8.22%) ETL
7 6 (8.22%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (8.22%) Visualisation
7 6 (8.22%) Wealth Management
8 5 (6.85%) CRM
8 5 (6.85%) Investment Management
8 5 (6.85%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (6.85%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.85%) Release Management
9 4 (5.48%) Data Transformation
10 3 (4.11%) Line Management
10 3 (4.11%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) SQL
2 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.81%) VBScript
4 9 (12.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.48%) Perl
5 4 (5.48%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.11%) Java
7 2 (2.74%) C#
7 2 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) Delphi
7 2 (2.74%) VB
8 1 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (1.37%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.74%) CEH
5 1 (1.37%) CISM
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) Nessus
2 1 (1.37%) OpenVAS
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Siebel
3 5 (6.85%) Northgate
3 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
5 3 (4.11%) iManage
5 3 (4.11%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
6 1 (1.37%) IBM
6 1 (1.37%) Misys
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Xceptor
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