Period
to 24 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 October 2017.

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

Application Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 560 574
Rank change year-on-year -163 +14 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Manager 481 881 987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.46% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 410 773 889
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £40,675 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,375 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 169029 184312 209343
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 135372 154457 173517
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Manager in the UK

Applications Manager
Top 13 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 6 months to 24 October 2017. 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
England -174 463 £60,000 - 20
London -106 266 £72,500 +11.54% 13
UK excluding London -155 212 £55,000 - 7
South East -46 59 £60,000 +5.26% 3
North of England -37 40 £50,000 -4.76%
Midlands -24 35 £47,500 -13.64% 4
South West +14 34 £50,000 +11.11%
East of England -47 29 £55,000 -
West Midlands -11 24 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Yorkshire +5 23 £55,000 +4.76%
North West -40 17 £45,000 -14.29%
Scotland -19 16 £58,500 +36.05%
East Midlands -26 11 £52,500 - 2

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 165 (34.30%) Finance
2 140 (29.11%) Project Management
3 138 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (24.74%) ITIL
5 102 (21.21%) SQL
6 83 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 77 (16.01%) Microsoft
8 73 (15.18%) SQL Server
9 70 (14.55%) .NET
10 67 (13.93%) CRM
11 61 (12.68%) PRINCE2
12 59 (12.27%) C#
13 57 (11.85%) Windows
13 57 (11.85%) Service Delivery
14 54 (11.23%) Change Management
15 51 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 49 (10.19%) SharePoint
17 47 (9.77%) SLA
18 46 (9.56%) Degree
19 45 (9.36%) Retail
20 42 (8.73%) Java
20 42 (8.73%) IT Strategy
21 40 (8.32%) T-SQL
22 36 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (7.48%) Banking
22 36 (7.48%) Mobile App
22 36 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
23 35 (7.28%) SaaS
23 35 (7.28%) Mentoring
24 34 (7.07%) Legal

Applications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 49 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.99%) IIS
3 8 (1.66%) CMS
4 6 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.62%) Apache
7 3 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.62%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.21%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.21%) Documentum
9 1 (0.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) Liferay
9 1 (0.21%) Moodle
Applications
1 29 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) CATIA
6 1 (0.21%) Revit
6 1 (0.21%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 32 (6.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (2.70%) Visualfiles
3 12 (2.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.62%) assyst
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.21%) Kypera Housing
6 1 (0.21%) Magento
6 1 (0.21%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.28%) SaaS
2 27 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.95%) Office 365
4 15 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.42%) G Suite
6 2 (0.42%) GitHub
6 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.53%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.12%) Internet
3 14 (2.91%) Firewall
4 4 (0.83%) Intranet
5 3 (0.62%) Extranet
5 3 (0.62%) LDAP
5 3 (0.62%) Network Security
5 3 (0.62%) SAN
5 3 (0.62%) Skype
6 2 (0.42%) CHAP
6 2 (0.42%) S/MIME
6 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.21%) 4G
7 1 (0.21%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.04%) MySQL
4 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.21%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.21%) GIS
7 1 (0.21%) MS Access
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (2.29%) TeamCity
3 10 (2.08%) JIRA
3 10 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.25%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.62%) AppScan
7 2 (0.42%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.42%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.42%) Protractor
7 2 (0.42%) Selenium
7 2 (0.42%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.21%) MSI
8 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 165 (34.30%) Finance
2 45 (9.36%) Retail
3 36 (7.48%) Banking
4 34 (7.07%) Legal
5 18 (3.74%) Law
6 14 (2.91%) Portuguese Language
6 14 (2.91%) Spanish Language
7 12 (2.49%) Back Office
7 12 (2.49%) Marketing
8 10 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.46%) Advertising
9 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.25%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.25%) Local Government
10 6 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.25%) Private Banking
11 5 (1.04%) Front Office
12 4 (0.83%) Military
12 4 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (14.55%) .NET
2 25 (5.20%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.49%) HTML
3 12 (2.49%) Web Services
4 9 (1.87%) CSS
5 7 (1.46%) REST
6 6 (1.25%) MSMQ
6 6 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (1.25%) XML
7 4 (0.83%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.83%) HTML5
8 3 (0.62%) J2EE
8 3 (0.62%) jQuery
8 3 (0.62%) JSP
8 3 (0.62%) OAuth
8 3 (0.62%) OAuth2
8 3 (0.62%) SAML
8 3 (0.62%) SOAP
8 3 (0.62%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
1 36 (7.48%) Mobile App
2 27 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.12%) User Experience
6 13 (2.70%) Reinsurance
7 12 (2.49%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.08%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.25%) iPad
9 6 (1.25%) Online Banking
10 5 (1.04%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.83%) Equities
12 3 (0.62%) EPoS
12 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.62%) NHS
12 3 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.85%) Windows
2 29 (6.03%) Windows Server
3 25 (5.20%) Apple iOS
4 23 (4.78%) Linux
5 19 (3.95%) Mac OS X
6 18 (3.74%) Android
7 12 (2.49%) Windows 10
7 12 (2.49%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.66%) Unix
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (29.11%) Project Management
2 138 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (24.74%) ITIL
4 83 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (13.93%) CRM
6 61 (12.68%) PRINCE2
7 57 (11.85%) Service Delivery
8 54 (11.23%) Change Management
9 51 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (8.73%) IT Strategy
11 36 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (7.28%) Mentoring
13 33 (6.86%) ERP
13 33 (6.86%) Scrum
14 32 (6.65%) Line Management
15 30 (6.24%) E-Commerce
16 29 (6.03%) SDLC
17 28 (5.82%) Data Protection
18 26 (5.41%) People Management
18 26 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (21.21%) SQL
2 59 (12.27%) C#
3 42 (8.73%) Java
4 40 (8.32%) T-SQL
5 21 (4.37%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.16%) VB.NET
7 13 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.29%) C++
8 11 (2.29%) PHP
8 11 (2.29%) VB
9 5 (1.04%) C
10 4 (0.83%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.62%) X++
12 2 (0.42%) Python
13 1 (0.21%) Groovy
13 1 (0.21%) Ruby
13 1 (0.21%) VB6
13 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (9.56%) Degree
2 22 (4.57%) CISM
3 20 (4.16%) CISSP
4 15 (3.12%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.25%) CRISC
10 6 (1.25%) SANS
11 5 (1.04%) PMP
12 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.62%) MBA
14 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.42%) HND
14 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.21%) APMP
15 1 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
15 1 (0.21%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.77%) SLA
2 27 (5.61%) QA
3 14 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (2.29%) COBIT
6 9 (1.87%) GDPR
7 7 (1.46%) PMO
8 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.04%) Control-M
2 3 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) AppManager
Vendors
1 77 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.41%) Oracle
3 18 (3.74%) Apple
4 17 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (3.33%) SAP
6 11 (2.29%) Google
6 11 (2.29%) iManage
7 9 (1.87%) Charles River
7 9 (1.87%) hybris
7 9 (1.87%) SimCorp
8 8 (1.66%) VMware
9 6 (1.25%) RedGate
10 4 (0.83%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.83%) IBM
10 4 (0.83%) Remedy
10 4 (0.83%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.62%) Citrix
11 3 (0.62%) Hitachi
11 3 (0.62%) Reuters
11 3 (0.62%) Xamarin