The median annual salary for a Applications Specialist was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Application Specialist
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 209 208
Rank change year-on-year +30 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 7 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.046% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.047% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Median salary £31,500 £37,768 £37,394
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.59% +1.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £45,000 £36,947
% change year-on-year -17.22% +21.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3475 4213 4861
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.69% 97.21% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 3459 3829
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £26,460
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Applications Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in West Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Applications Specialist in West Yorkshire

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Wetherby - 5 £31,500 -
Leeds +24 2 £37,500 -0.70%
Bradford - 1 - -
Applications Specialist
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Yorkshire region featuring Applications Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Unix
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Apache
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) SCOM
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (7.69%) Finance
7 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) ODBC
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (7.69%) iManage
7 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Epicor Tropos
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Citrix
1 1 (7.69%) Epicor
1 1 (7.69%) iManage
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle