The median annual salary for an Applications Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 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 West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 229 244
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 13 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.057% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.059% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 8
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,875 £32,000 £29,075
10% offered a salary of more than £49,875 £39,000 £49,204
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5127 5090 5878
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.07% 97.55% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16493 17646 22196
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £23,750 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in the South West

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in the South West

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Specialist in the South West

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Dorset - 5 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £47,500 -
Bristol -21 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Applications Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) MSI
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) Unix
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Application Packaging
5 5 (25.00%) SCCM
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) Software Deployment
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (20.00%) InstallShield
6 4 (20.00%) ITIL
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (15.00%) VBScript
7 3 (15.00%) VB
7 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.00%) Case Management
7 3 (15.00%) Release Management
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.00%) Application Virtualisation

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MSI
2 4 (20.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (15.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 3 (15.00%) Case Management
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Document Management
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
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