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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 43 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.38% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Applications Support
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford 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
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
251 354 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.80% 97.25% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 185 349 224
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £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 Bedford

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Bedford

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Intel
4 1 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) VMware

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
2 1 (14.29%) VMware