The median annual salary for a Technical Specialist was - 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.

Technical Specialist
England > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 228 210
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 4 4 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.076% 0.077% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.079% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 38
South West median annual salary - £27,500 £46,377
Median salary % change year-on-year - -40.70%  
England median annual salary £48,500 £55,000 £46,377
% change year-on-year -11.81% +18.59%  

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
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

Technical Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Specialist in the South West

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Technical Specialist in the South West

Technical 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 Technical 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
Bristol - 4 - -
Technical Specialist
England

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Technical 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 Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) DataPower
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source

Technical 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 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft