The median annual salary for a Applications Specialist was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Specialist
North West / Manchester
Rank 197 179 183
Rank change year-on-year -18 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.051% 0.089% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.091% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £66,000 £70,000 £24,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +181.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £50,000 £19,375
10% offered a salary of more than £73,200 £70,000 £30,375
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3764 3290 3613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.89% 97.54% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3149 2733 2963
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in Manchester

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in Manchester

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Specialist in Manchester

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) AppDynamics
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Netcool
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Pega
3 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ganglia
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AppDynamics
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Pega