The median annual salary for an Applications Specialist was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 120 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 1 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.077% 0.62% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £54,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.68% -  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1268 1704 2206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.02% 96.43% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1350 1656
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in Reading

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in Reading

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

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

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle