The median annual salary for an Applications Specialist was - in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 176 180
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.14% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £65,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +73.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

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 4048 3423 3240
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.92% 98.11% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 2949 2704
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 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 Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ganglia
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Netcool
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (50.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle