The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 58 71 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 17 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.66% 2.16% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.26% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 51
Median salary £32,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.96% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,800 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%

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
576 751 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.68% 95.30% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 484 659 792
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 8 £32,500 -26.96%
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (44.12%) Incident Management
5 14 (41.18%) Unix
5 14 (41.18%) Software Delivery
6 11 (32.35%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
6 11 (32.35%) Supplier Management
6 11 (32.35%) Problem Management
7 10 (29.41%) Back Office
8 7 (20.59%) SLA
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle
9 6 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.71%) ITIL
10 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
10 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
10 5 (14.71%) Logistics
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
11 4 (11.76%) Release Management
11 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.76%) Retail
11 4 (11.76%) C
11 4 (11.76%) Informatica
11 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Gentran
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Back Office
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.94%) Java EE
1 1 (2.94%) JSF
1 1 (2.94%) JSP
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.94%) Spring
1 1 (2.94%) Struts
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) XSL
1 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Unix
2 11 (32.35%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Incident Management
2 14 (41.18%) Software Delivery
3 11 (32.35%) Problem Management
3 11 (32.35%) Supplier Management
4 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
4 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Logistics
4 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.76%) Release Management
5 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) IT Governance
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) High Availability
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C
2 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Informatica
4 1 (2.94%) Kofax