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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 40 74 61
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 46 20 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.04% 2.01% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 2.08% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46 20 38
Average salary £46,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
856 961 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.86% 96.78% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 771 844 1029
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +10 12 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Dunstable - 8 £45,000 -
Bedford +3 1 £29,500 -6.34%
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 67 (81.71%) SQL
2 54 (65.85%) Java
3 52 (63.41%) Oracle
4 50 (60.98%) SLA
5 47 (57.32%) PL/SQL
6 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 41 (50.00%) ITIL
6 41 (50.00%) Tomcat
7 38 (46.34%) UNIX
8 35 (42.68%) Solaris
8 35 (42.68%) Linux
8 35 (42.68%) J2EE
9 33 (40.24%) Apache
10 29 (35.37%) WebLogic
10 29 (35.37%) Service Management
11 27 (32.93%) IIS
12 26 (31.71%) MySQL
13 25 (30.49%) Shell Script
14 18 (21.95%) XML
15 16 (19.51%) XSL
15 16 (19.51%) XSLT
16 15 (18.29%) Finance
17 11 (13.41%) JMS
17 11 (13.41%) .NET
18 10 (12.20%) Windows
18 10 (12.20%) Retail
18 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
19 9 (10.98%) AMQP
19 9 (10.98%) REST
19 9 (10.98%) C#

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 41 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 33 (40.24%) Apache
3 29 (35.37%) WebLogic
4 27 (32.93%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.22%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.44%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (31.71%) MySQL
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 10 (12.20%) Retail
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) J2EE
2 18 (21.95%) XML
3 16 (19.51%) XSL
3 16 (19.51%) XSLT
4 11 (13.41%) .NET
4 11 (13.41%) JMS
5 9 (10.98%) REST
6 7 (8.54%) JSP
6 7 (8.54%) Struts
6 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
6 7 (8.54%) Spring
6 7 (8.54%) JSF
6 7 (8.54%) Java EE
6 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.10%) HTML
8 3 (3.66%) CSS
9 2 (2.44%) HTML5
9 2 (2.44%) Web Services
9 2 (2.44%) CSS3
10 1 (1.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) FMCG
3 1 (1.22%) EPoS
3 1 (1.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.34%) UNIX
2 35 (42.68%) Solaris
2 35 (42.68%) Linux
3 10 (12.20%) Windows
4 5 (6.10%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.00%) ITIL
2 29 (35.37%) Service Management
3 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (7.32%) Project Management
5 5 (6.10%) CAD
5 5 (6.10%) Migration
5 5 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.88%) Time Management
7 3 (3.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (2.44%) OO
8 2 (2.44%) CRM
8 2 (2.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.44%) SOA
8 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.44%) Change Management
8 2 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 67 (81.71%) SQL
2 54 (65.85%) Java
3 47 (57.32%) PL/SQL
4 25 (30.49%) Shell Script
5 9 (10.98%) C#
6 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.10%) VBA
7 4 (4.88%) C++
7 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.66%) C
8 3 (3.66%) Erlang
8 3 (3.66%) Groovy
9 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (60.98%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 52 (63.41%) Oracle
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.44%) BEA
3 2 (2.44%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Retek
4 1 (1.22%) Anite
4 1 (1.22%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.22%) Pega
4 1 (1.22%) Lumesse
4 1 (1.22%) Nintex
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