The median annual salary for a Applications Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Manager
UK
Rank 571 537 507
Rank change year-on-year -34 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Manager 295 449 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 252 403 451
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,750
% change year-on-year - -4.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Manager in the UK

Applications Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Applications Manager in the UK

Applications Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Manager over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Manager in the UK

Applications Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England -11 276 £57,500 - 33
London -46 104 £65,000 +3.17% 9
East of England +52 47 £57,500 +4.54% 5
South East +26 40 £60,000 +14.28% 11
Hertfordshire +37 33 £50,000 -9.09% 2
South West +24 21 £40,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands +26 20 £52,500 +33.86% 1
City of London +28 16 £57,500 - 4
North West -33 16 £52,500 -27.58% 1
Surrey +20 15 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Yorkshire +17 15 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Wiltshire +27 14 £40,000 -48.38%
Berkshire +35 13 £65,000 - 2
East Midlands +2 10 £41,277 -17.44%
Watford -4 10 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Birmingham +17 8 £51,250 -14.58% 1
Liverpool 0 8 £57,250 -36.38%
Merseyside -2 8 £57,250 -33.62%
Maidenhead - 8 £62,000 - 1
Leicestershire -1 7 £40,000 -38.46%
North Yorkshire - 7 £37,500 -
Leicester - 7 £40,000 -
Reigate +37 6 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Bedfordshire +22 5 £77,500 +14.81%
Essex +19 5 £57,500 -16.36%
Buckinghamshire +18 5 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Letchworth - 5 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +3 4 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Bristol 0 4 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Pewsey - 4 £38,750 -

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Applications Manager 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 featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 216 (33.80%) Finance
2 166 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (23.63%) ITIL
4 135 (21.13%) Project Management
5 114 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 109 (17.06%) PRINCE2
7 84 (13.15%) SQL
7 84 (13.15%) .NET
8 78 (12.21%) SQL Server
9 72 (11.27%) Microsoft
10 63 (9.86%) Windows
11 62 (9.70%) SDLC
12 61 (9.55%) MS Excel
13 60 (9.39%) Service Delivery
14 55 (8.61%) Banking
14 55 (8.61%) Retail
14 55 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
15 53 (8.29%) Waterfall
15 53 (8.29%) Degree
15 53 (8.29%) ERP
16 52 (8.14%) Oracle
17 50 (7.82%) Mobile App
18 49 (7.67%) Change Management
18 49 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (7.51%) Management Information System
19 48 (7.51%) SLA
20 46 (7.20%) C#
21 44 (6.89%) CRM
22 39 (6.10%) MS Office
23 38 (5.95%) Scrum

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 33 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.66%) IIS
3 11 (1.72%) CMS
4 9 (1.41%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.47%) Apache
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.16%) Documentum
8 1 (0.16%) Moodle
8 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.16%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 39 (6.10%) MS Office
3 23 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.25%) Retail-J
4 7 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
5 6 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.63%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.63%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.47%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.31%) Infor LN
8 2 (0.31%) Magento
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.31%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.31%) SAP SCM
9 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 26 (4.07%) SaaS
2 22 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.82%) Office 365
4 8 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.94%) IaaS
6 5 (0.78%) Veeva
7 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.63%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (0.63%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.31%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.91%) Firewall
2 18 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.41%) Intranet
4 8 (1.25%) SAN
5 7 (1.10%) Internet
6 6 (0.94%) Extranet
6 6 (0.94%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.78%) FTP
8 4 (0.63%) LDAP
8 4 (0.63%) PPP
8 4 (0.63%) SSL
9 3 (0.47%) Skype
10 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.16%) 4G
11 1 (0.16%) Broadband
11 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.16%) SMTP
11 1 (0.16%) VoIP
11 1 (0.16%) VPN
11 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (0.94%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.63%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.31%) Riak
8 2 (0.31%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (2.19%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.88%) JIRA
4 10 (1.56%) Hudson
5 8 (1.25%) Selenium
5 8 (1.25%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.10%) Appium
6 7 (1.10%) MSBuild
6 7 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.78%) Calabash
8 5 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.78%) Gatling
8 5 (0.78%) The Grinder
8 5 (0.78%) Toad
9 4 (0.63%) QARun
10 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.31%) Protractor
10 2 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 216 (33.80%) Finance
2 55 (8.61%) Banking
2 55 (8.61%) Retail
3 30 (4.69%) Marketing
4 24 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.82%) Front Office
6 12 (1.88%) Legal
7 11 (1.72%) Military
8 10 (1.56%) Back Office
9 8 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.10%) Advertising
11 6 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.78%) French Language
13 4 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.63%) Games
13 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.47%) Billing
14 3 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.47%) Law
15 2 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (13.15%) .NET
2 31 (4.85%) XML
3 22 (3.44%) HTML
4 21 (3.29%) ASP.NET
4 21 (3.29%) CSS
5 19 (2.97%) .NET Framework
6 17 (2.66%) XSLT
7 15 (2.35%) jQuery
8 11 (1.72%) Web Services
9 10 (1.56%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.25%) Node.js
11 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (0.94%) Entity Framework
11 6 (0.94%) Kendo UI
11 6 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (0.94%) RequireJS
12 4 (0.63%) EDI
13 3 (0.47%) HTML5
13 3 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.82%) Mobile App
2 49 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.51%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.13%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.97%) Virtual Team
6 18 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.03%) EPoS
7 13 (2.03%) User Experience
8 11 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 11 (1.72%) FMCG
9 9 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.25%) Equities
11 7 (1.10%) Derivative
12 6 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.94%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.78%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.78%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.86%) Windows
2 37 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 35 (5.48%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.07%) Linux
5 18 (2.82%) Mac OS X
6 17 (2.66%) Android
7 10 (1.56%) Unix
8 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.31%) Solaris
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) CentOS
12 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (23.63%) ITIL
3 135 (21.13%) Project Management
4 114 (17.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 109 (17.06%) PRINCE2
6 62 (9.70%) SDLC
7 60 (9.39%) Service Delivery
8 55 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 53 (8.29%) ERP
9 53 (8.29%) Waterfall
10 49 (7.67%) Change Management
11 44 (6.89%) CRM
12 38 (5.95%) Scrum
13 37 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (5.79%) Product Management
14 35 (5.48%) Mentoring
15 34 (5.32%) DevOps
15 34 (5.32%) Risk Management
16 32 (5.01%) Data Protection
17 31 (4.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (13.15%) SQL
2 46 (7.20%) C#
3 31 (4.85%) Java
4 17 (2.66%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.88%) VB
7 6 (0.94%) VB.NET
8 5 (0.78%) C
8 5 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.63%) Groovy
9 4 (0.63%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.63%) VBA
10 3 (0.47%) PHP
10 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.31%) ABAP
11 2 (0.31%) COBOL
11 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (8.29%) Degree
2 23 (3.60%) PMI Certification
3 21 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 19 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (2.97%) PMP
5 18 (2.82%) CISM
5 18 (2.82%) CISSP
6 14 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (1.72%) CCNA
7 11 (1.72%) CCNP
7 11 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.72%) HND
7 11 (1.72%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.10%) ISEB
8 7 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.63%) APMG
9 4 (0.63%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.51%) SLA
2 26 (4.07%) QA
3 18 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.88%) MiFID
5 5 (0.78%) PMO
5 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 14000
6 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.03%) Docker
3 9 (1.41%) vSphere
4 4 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (2.50%) Puppet
2 15 (2.35%) Ansible
3 11 (1.72%) Endace
4 4 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.63%) Mesos
5 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 72 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.14%) Oracle
3 36 (5.63%) SAP
4 18 (2.82%) Apple
5 13 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.88%) VMware
7 11 (1.72%) Riverbed
8 10 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.41%) HP
10 8 (1.25%) Ariba
10 8 (1.25%) CODA
10 8 (1.25%) Google
10 8 (1.25%) Hyperion
11 7 (1.10%) SunGard
11 7 (1.10%) Sybase
12 6 (0.94%) Northgate
13 5 (0.78%) IBM
13 5 (0.78%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.63%) ATG
14 4 (0.63%) JD Edwards
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Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Middlesex
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London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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London
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Dorset
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