The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 13 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.92% 0.75% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 0.81% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -37.89%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Applications Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
58 248 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.08% 92.54% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32 148 226
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Aberdeen region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Applications Support
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Charles River
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Charles River