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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 65 65 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 24 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.63% 3.04% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 3.10% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 16
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,650 £48,000 £41,625
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
846 1064 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.56% 97.97% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 729 868 1053
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +15 17 £42,500 -5.55%
Bedford +11 6 £35,250 +41.00%
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 28 (65.12%) Windows
1 28 (65.12%) SLA
2 27 (62.79%) ITIL
2 27 (62.79%) Oracle
3 26 (60.47%) Unix
4 21 (48.84%) Linux
4 21 (48.84%) Apache
4 21 (48.84%) Tomcat
4 21 (48.84%) IIS
4 21 (48.84%) Service Delivery
5 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
5 20 (46.51%) SQL
6 19 (44.19%) MySQL
6 19 (44.19%) JBoss
7 17 (39.53%) Change Management
8 11 (25.58%) Java
9 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
9 8 (18.60%) .NET
10 7 (16.28%) Project Management
10 7 (16.28%) Banking
11 6 (13.95%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (13.95%) Identity Management
11 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
11 6 (13.95%) Information Security
11 6 (13.95%) J2EE
11 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
11 6 (13.95%) C#
11 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
12 5 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 21 (48.84%) Apache
1 21 (48.84%) IIS
1 21 (48.84%) Tomcat
2 19 (44.19%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) PowerBuilder
General
1 7 (16.28%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) J2EE
3 3 (6.98%) CSS
3 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) Java EE
3 3 (6.98%) JSF
3 3 (6.98%) JSP
3 3 (6.98%) Spring
3 3 (6.98%) Struts
3 3 (6.98%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) XSL
3 3 (6.98%) XSLT
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Life Science
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Unix
3 21 (48.84%) Linux
4 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) ITIL
2 21 (48.84%) Service Delivery
3 17 (39.53%) Change Management
4 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (13.95%) Identity Management
6 6 (13.95%) Information Security
6 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
7 5 (11.63%) Service Management
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) High Availability
9 2 (4.65%) ITSM
9 2 (4.65%) People Management
10 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
1 20 (46.51%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) Java
3 6 (13.95%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
3 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.65%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (65.12%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) BEA
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
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