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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 70 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 30 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.61% 5.40% 5.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 5.71% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 47
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
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
1111 964 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.69% 94.70% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 954 878 864
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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
Luton -7 17 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Dunstable -15 3 £22,750 -43.12%
Bedford -8 1 £25,000 +38.88%
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 29 (64.44%) SQL
3 22 (48.89%) Oracle
4 19 (42.22%) Java
5 16 (35.56%) .NET
6 12 (26.67%) C#
7 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
8 10 (22.22%) J2EE
8 10 (22.22%) IIS
9 9 (20.00%) HTML
9 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.00%) ITIL
10 8 (17.78%) XML
10 8 (17.78%) Solaris
10 8 (17.78%) Linux
10 8 (17.78%) Apache
10 8 (17.78%) Finance
10 8 (17.78%) Retail
11 7 (15.56%) Service Management
11 7 (15.56%) UNIX
12 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
12 6 (13.33%) Classic ASP
12 6 (13.33%) SLA
13 5 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
13 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 5 (11.11%) CSS
13 5 (11.11%) VB
13 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
13 5 (11.11%) MySQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (22.22%) IIS
2 8 (17.78%) Apache
3 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
1 8 (17.78%) Retail
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) J2EE
3 9 (20.00%) HTML
4 8 (17.78%) XML
5 6 (13.33%) Classic ASP
6 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (4.44%) JSP
7 2 (4.44%) Servlets
7 2 (4.44%) Web Services
7 2 (4.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.67%) Statistics
2 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Solaris
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Service Management
3 4 (8.89%) ERP
3 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.89%) Time Management
4 3 (6.67%) Change Control
4 3 (6.67%) Release Management
5 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.22%) BCP
6 1 (2.22%) CAD
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
5 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.11%) VB
6 5 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Northgate
4 1 (2.22%) Capita
4 1 (2.22%) Orchard
4 1 (2.22%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.22%) Pega
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Anite
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £19k - 24k per year + 14.5% shift allowance
Posted: 20 days ago