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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 46 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 45 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.92% 1.37% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.12% 1.45% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41 18 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +32.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
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
1093 1240 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.21% 94.51% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 831 1156 965
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,100 £56,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Luton +3 13 £41,500 +7.79% 2
Dunstable +7 5 £55,000 +30.95%
Bedford - 5 £40,000 -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 73 (76.84%) SQL
2 68 (71.58%) Java
3 55 (57.89%) Oracle
4 53 (55.79%) PL/SQL
4 53 (55.79%) Tomcat
5 52 (54.74%) SLA
6 48 (50.53%) ITIL
6 48 (50.53%) UNIX
7 43 (45.26%) Solaris
7 43 (45.26%) Linux
7 43 (45.26%) J2EE
8 42 (44.21%) WebLogic
9 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
10 34 (35.79%) Apache
11 33 (34.74%) Service Management
12 29 (30.53%) Shell Script
12 29 (30.53%) MySQL
12 29 (30.53%) IIS
13 28 (29.47%) Finance
14 27 (28.42%) JMS
15 24 (25.26%) XML
15 24 (25.26%) XSL
15 24 (25.26%) XSLT
16 19 (20.00%) Mentoring
17 18 (18.95%) REST
17 18 (18.95%) Windows
17 18 (18.95%) AMQP
18 12 (12.63%) HTML
18 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (11.58%) Performance Tuning

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 53 (55.79%) Tomcat
2 42 (44.21%) WebLogic
3 34 (35.79%) Apache
4 29 (30.53%) IIS
5 7 (7.37%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.05%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.05%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) SAP HR
1 3 (3.16%) SAP Payroll
1 3 (3.16%) SAP HCM
1 3 (3.16%) SAP HR-PA
1 3 (3.16%) SAP HR-PD
2 2 (2.11%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.11%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.11%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.95%) AMQP
2 2 (2.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 29 (30.53%) MySQL
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.16%) MS Access
7 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.05%) SAP BI
General
1 28 (29.47%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 5 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.26%) Automotive
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.26%) J2EE
2 27 (28.42%) JMS
3 24 (25.26%) XML
3 24 (25.26%) XSL
3 24 (25.26%) XSLT
4 18 (18.95%) REST
5 12 (12.63%) HTML
6 9 (9.47%) CSS
6 9 (9.47%) CSS3
6 9 (9.47%) Web Services
7 7 (7.37%) HTML5
7 7 (7.37%) .NET
8 6 (6.32%) JSP
8 6 (6.32%) Struts
8 6 (6.32%) Hibernate
8 6 (6.32%) Spring
8 6 (6.32%) JSF
8 6 (6.32%) Java EE
9 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) FMCG
3 1 (1.05%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (50.53%) UNIX
2 43 (45.26%) Solaris
2 43 (45.26%) Linux
3 18 (18.95%) Windows
4 9 (9.47%) HPUX
5 5 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.53%) ITIL
2 33 (34.74%) Service Management
3 19 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.58%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (9.47%) MVC
6 8 (8.42%) Time Management
7 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.37%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (7.37%) OO
7 7 (7.37%) SOA
8 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.32%) Project Management
8 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.26%) CAD
9 5 (5.26%) Migration
9 5 (5.26%) Change Management
10 4 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.11%) Coaching
11 2 (2.11%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (76.84%) SQL
2 68 (71.58%) Java
3 53 (55.79%) PL/SQL
4 29 (30.53%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.37%) C
5 7 (7.37%) C#
5 7 (7.37%) C++
5 7 (7.37%) Groovy
6 5 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.26%) VBA
7 3 (3.16%) Erlang
8 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (54.74%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 55 (57.89%) Oracle
2 5 (5.26%) SAP
3 4 (4.21%) BEA
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.11%) HP
6 1 (1.05%) VocaLink
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