The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 42 26 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.27% 5.90% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 6.21% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 5
Average salary - £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
339 306 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.62% 95.03% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 214 228 339
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Applications Support
Scotland

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 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) SAP CO
1 3 (42.86%) SAP FI
1 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Back Office
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Games
1 3 (42.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) ODBC
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Maximo
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) SAP FI
1 3 (42.86%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (42.86%) SAP CO
2 1 (14.29%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Back Office
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ODBC
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) System Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle