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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 61 74 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 13 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.82% 1.58% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.64% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 44
Median salary £32,500 £44,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.96% -4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £42,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £44,900 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

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
629 792 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.30% 96.12% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 556 717 744
Median salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -11 9 £32,500 -26.96% 3
Dunstable - 1 £28,000 -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 38 (88.37%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
3 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (39.53%) Incident Management
5 16 (37.21%) Software Delivery
6 15 (34.88%) Finance
6 15 (34.88%) Unix
7 13 (30.23%) Problem Management
8 12 (27.91%) Supplier Management
8 12 (27.91%) Windows
9 10 (23.26%) Back Office
9 10 (23.26%) Oracle
9 10 (23.26%) SLA
10 8 (18.60%) Degree
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (13.95%) C
12 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
13 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
13 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
13 5 (11.63%) ITIL
13 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
13 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
13 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
14 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (9.30%) Release Management
14 4 (9.30%) Informatica
14 4 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (9.30%) XML

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 (2.33%) Gentran
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.95%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Back Office
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.98%) Java EE
2 3 (6.98%) JSF
2 3 (6.98%) JSP
2 3 (6.98%) Spring
2 3 (6.98%) Struts
2 3 (6.98%) XSL
2 3 (6.98%) XSLT
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Life Science
3 1 (2.33%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Unix
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Incident Management
2 16 (37.21%) Software Delivery
3 13 (30.23%) Problem Management
4 12 (27.91%) Supplier Management
5 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.63%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) Change Management
7 4 (9.30%) IT Governance
7 4 (9.30%) Logistics
7 4 (9.30%) Release Management
7 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.98%) High Availability
8 3 (6.98%) SDLC
9 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) C
3 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.30%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) AWK
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) C-shell
7 1 (2.33%) Korn
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
2 1 (2.33%) MCSA
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) IFS
4 1 (2.33%) Kofax
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