The median annual salary for an Applications Specialist was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 378 443
Rank change year-on-year +17 +65  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 35 62 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.35% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 54 34
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in the South East

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in the South East

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Specialist in the South East

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
West Sussex +15 25 £42,500 -
Hampshire -6 3 £33,500 +9.83%
Oxfordshire - 2 £37,250 -
Surrey +35 1 £24,000 -63.07%
Berkshire +10 1 £54,000 +44.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £36,500 -
Applications Specialist
England

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 35 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 33 (52.38%) Windows
3 32 (50.79%) SQL
4 30 (47.62%) .NET
5 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 28 (44.44%) CRM
6 27 (42.86%) Change Control
6 27 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 22 (34.92%) Dynamics CRM
8 21 (33.33%) Document Management
9 15 (23.81%) Finance
10 13 (20.63%) SAP
10 13 (20.63%) Degree
11 12 (19.05%) SAP CO
11 12 (19.05%) SAP FI/CO
11 12 (19.05%) SAP FI
11 12 (19.05%) Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.11%) Linux
13 7 (11.11%) ITIL
13 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.11%) Office 365
14 6 (9.52%) JSON
14 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
14 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
14 6 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (7.94%) C#
15 5 (7.94%) Java
15 5 (7.94%) XML
15 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 35 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) JBoss
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (34.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (19.05%) SAP CO
2 12 (19.05%) SAP FI
2 12 (19.05%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) MailChimp
2 3 (4.76%) SaaS
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Skype
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) InfluxDB
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) .NET
2 28 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.52%) JSON
4 5 (7.94%) XML
5 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.35%) CSS
5 4 (6.35%) Handlebars
5 4 (6.35%) HTML
5 4 (6.35%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (6.35%) React
5 4 (6.35%) REST
5 4 (6.35%) WCF
5 4 (6.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.59%) J2EE
6 1 (1.59%) Java EE
6 1 (1.59%) Middleware
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) EPoS
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
3 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 33 (52.38%) Windows
2 27 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) CentOS
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) CRM
2 27 (42.86%) Change Control
3 21 (33.33%) Document Management
4 12 (19.05%) Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.35%) Front End Development
7 4 (6.35%) PRINCE
7 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.76%) Migration
9 2 (3.17%) Cyber Intelligence
9 2 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (3.17%) ITSM
9 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.59%) Line Management
10 1 (1.59%) Microservices
10 1 (1.59%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.94%) C#
3 5 (7.94%) Java
4 4 (6.35%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.17%) CEH
4 2 (3.17%) CISSP
4 2 (3.17%) GCIA
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) GDPR
1 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Grafana
1 2 (3.17%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) Graphite
2 1 (1.59%) Kibana
2 1 (1.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) SAP
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.76%) VMware
4 2 (3.17%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) Apple
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) Juniper