The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 75 75 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.95% 2.19% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.28% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 43
Average salary £26,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.46% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,875 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Applications Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
986 1141 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.01% 96.29% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 871 980 904
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable -5 7 £50,000 +37.45% 1
Luton -5 4 £25,000 -28.57%
Bedford - 1 - -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 50 (76.92%) SQL
2 36 (55.38%) Java
3 28 (43.08%) SLA
4 25 (38.46%) PL/SQL
5 24 (36.92%) Oracle
6 23 (35.38%) Tomcat
7 22 (33.85%) HTML
8 21 (32.31%) JMS
9 20 (30.77%) XML
9 20 (30.77%) XSL
9 20 (30.77%) XSLT
9 20 (30.77%) Finance
10 18 (27.69%) WebLogic
10 18 (27.69%) CSS
10 18 (27.69%) UNIX
10 18 (27.69%) Linux
11 17 (26.15%) ITIL
12 16 (24.62%) J2EE
12 16 (24.62%) Solaris
13 14 (21.54%) AMQP
13 14 (21.54%) REST
13 14 (21.54%) Mentoring
14 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
14 12 (18.46%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (16.92%) Windows
16 10 (15.38%) MySQL
16 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
16 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
16 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
16 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 23 (35.38%) Tomcat
2 18 (27.69%) WebLogic
3 9 (13.85%) IIS
3 9 (13.85%) Apache
4 5 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SAP HR
1 3 (4.62%) SAP Payroll
1 3 (4.62%) SAP HCM
1 3 (4.62%) SAP HR-PA
1 3 (4.62%) SAP HR-PD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) AMQP
2 2 (3.08%) LAN
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
1 12 (18.46%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (15.38%) MySQL
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.08%) MS Access
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Automotive
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) HTML
2 21 (32.31%) JMS
3 20 (30.77%) XML
3 20 (30.77%) XSL
3 20 (30.77%) XSLT
4 18 (27.69%) CSS
5 16 (24.62%) J2EE
6 14 (21.54%) REST
7 7 (10.77%) CSS3
7 7 (10.77%) Web Services
8 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
8 6 (9.23%) Spring
8 6 (9.23%) JSF
8 6 (9.23%) Java EE
8 6 (9.23%) JSP
8 6 (9.23%) Struts
9 5 (7.69%) HTML5
10 4 (6.15%) .NET
11 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
1 18 (27.69%) UNIX
2 16 (24.62%) Solaris
3 11 (16.92%) Windows
4 7 (10.77%) HPUX
5 2 (3.08%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) ITIL
2 14 (21.54%) Mentoring
3 10 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 9 (13.85%) Service Management
5 7 (10.77%) MVC
6 5 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (7.69%) OO
6 5 (7.69%) SOA
7 4 (6.15%) Time Management
8 3 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.62%) BCP
9 2 (3.08%) Benchmarking
9 2 (3.08%) CAD
9 2 (3.08%) Project Management
9 2 (3.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 50 (76.92%) SQL
2 36 (55.38%) Java
3 25 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.31%) Shell Script
6 7 (10.77%) C++
6 7 (10.77%) C
7 5 (7.69%) Groovy
8 4 (6.15%) C#
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.08%) VBA
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 24 (36.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) SAP
2 3 (4.62%) BEA
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Intel
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.54%) VocaLink
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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