Period
to 23 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Specialist was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

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

Application Specialist
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.02% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Somerset median annual salary £32,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.05% - -
South West median annual salary £32,000 £53,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -40.47% +19.44% +28.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 761 834 1,276
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 97.09% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 656 696 1,058
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,029 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.51% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,856 £25,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured Applications Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in Somerset

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in Somerset

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 8 £32,000 -
Applications Specialist
South West

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, Applications Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) Data Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Housing Association
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Housing Association
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft