Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Specialist was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 344 295
Rank change year-on-year +32 -49 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 7 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.049% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.050% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 31
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% -30.83%
10th Percentile £33,250 £34,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £40,625 £59,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9719 11898 10896
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.70% 96.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8191 9455 9093
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in the West Midlands

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in the West Midlands

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Solihull - 4 £35,000 -
Birmingham +27 2 £38,750 +4.73%
Staffordshire +21 1 - -
Applications Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West Midlands region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Netcool
5 1 (14.29%) Nagios
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) JMS
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Erlang

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) KDB
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Erlang
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
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