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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 36 71 93
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 57 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.39% 2.50% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 2.59% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54 26 12
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% +4.41%
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
1005 1002 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.99% 96.44% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 790 911 1009
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 18 £40,000 +14.28%
Dunstable +8 7 £45,000 +7.14%
Bedford +17 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 80 (80.00%) SQL
2 70 (70.00%) Java
3 65 (65.00%) Oracle
4 62 (62.00%) SLA
5 58 (58.00%) PL/SQL
6 53 (53.00%) UNIX
7 50 (50.00%) ITIL
7 50 (50.00%) Tomcat
8 46 (46.00%) J2EE
8 46 (46.00%) Solaris
8 46 (46.00%) Linux
9 42 (42.00%) WebLogic
10 40 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 37 (37.00%) Apache
12 35 (35.00%) Service Management
13 31 (31.00%) MySQL
14 30 (30.00%) IIS
14 30 (30.00%) Shell Script
15 24 (24.00%) XML
16 23 (23.00%) Finance
17 22 (22.00%) XSL
17 22 (22.00%) XSLT
18 21 (21.00%) JMS
18 21 (21.00%) Windows
19 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
20 12 (12.00%) REST
20 12 (12.00%) HTML
20 12 (12.00%) AMQP
21 11 (11.00%) Degree
21 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 50 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 42 (42.00%) WebLogic
3 37 (37.00%) Apache
4 30 (30.00%) IIS
5 7 (7.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.00%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.00%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) AMQP
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (31.00%) MySQL
3 10 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.00%) MS Access
8 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.00%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (23.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Retail
3 7 (7.00%) Aerospace
4 6 (6.00%) Banking
5 5 (5.00%) Automotive
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.00%) J2EE
2 24 (24.00%) XML
3 22 (22.00%) XSL
3 22 (22.00%) XSLT
4 21 (21.00%) JMS
5 12 (12.00%) REST
5 12 (12.00%) HTML
6 10 (10.00%) .NET
6 10 (10.00%) CSS
6 10 (10.00%) JSP
6 10 (10.00%) Struts
6 10 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 10 (10.00%) Spring
6 10 (10.00%) JSF
6 10 (10.00%) Java EE
7 9 (9.00%) Web Services
7 9 (9.00%) CSS3
8 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.00%) HTML5
9 1 (1.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (1.00%) EPoS
3 1 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (53.00%) UNIX
2 46 (46.00%) Solaris
2 46 (46.00%) Linux
3 21 (21.00%) Windows
4 9 (9.00%) HPUX
5 7 (7.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.00%) ITIL
2 35 (35.00%) Service Management
3 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (9.00%) MVC
6 8 (8.00%) Project Management
6 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.00%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (7.00%) OO
7 7 (7.00%) SOA
7 7 (7.00%) CAD
7 7 (7.00%) Migration
8 6 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.00%) Time Management
9 5 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.00%) Coaching
11 2 (2.00%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.00%) Benchmarking
11 2 (2.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 80 (80.00%) SQL
2 70 (70.00%) Java
3 58 (58.00%) PL/SQL
4 30 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.00%) C#
6 7 (7.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.00%) VBA
7 4 (4.00%) C++
8 3 (3.00%) C
8 3 (3.00%) Erlang
8 3 (3.00%) Groovy
9 1 (1.00%) Python
9 1 (1.00%) VB
9 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (62.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 65 (65.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.00%) BEA
4 2 (2.00%) HP
4 2 (2.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) Retek
5 1 (1.00%) VMware
5 1 (1.00%) Lumesse
5 1 (1.00%) Nintex
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