The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bath 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 22 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 7.94% 8.48% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 8.80% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 14
Average salary £26,000 £29,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +2.65%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -
Applications Support
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath 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
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
272 443 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 98.19% 96.30% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 254 405 266
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Bath

Applications Support
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bath 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 25 (92.59%) ITIL
2 23 (85.19%) SQL
3 17 (62.96%) SLA
4 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
4 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) Line Management
5 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
5 10 (37.04%) Release Management
5 10 (37.04%) Change Management
5 10 (37.04%) Process Management
6 9 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (33.33%) ISO 9001
7 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) Oracle
8 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
8 7 (25.93%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) Wealth Management
9 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (14.81%) XML
11 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bath 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Line Management
2 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
3 10 (37.04%) Change Management
3 10 (37.04%) Incident Management
3 10 (37.04%) Release Management
3 10 (37.04%) Process Management
4 6 (22.22%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) SLA
2 9 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
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