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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank - 54 44
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.32% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.33% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £25,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
273 302 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.85% 98.05% 98.31%
Number of salaries quoted 251 273 284
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Intel
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) LANDesk
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