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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 68 38 74
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 16 46 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.08% 4.59% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 4.76% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 27
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £22,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
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
734 966 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.20% 96.31% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 660 784 908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +4 12 £44,500 +78.00% 3
Bedford +12 1 £37,500 +27.11%
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) SLA
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Apache
2 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (55.00%) JBoss
3 11 (55.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (55.00%) IIS
3 11 (55.00%) MySQL
4 6 (30.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (5.00%) Orchard Housing

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Apache
1 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (55.00%) IIS
2 11 (55.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Aareon QL
1 1 (5.00%) Academy Housing
1 1 (5.00%) arcHouse
1 1 (5.00%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (5.00%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (5.00%) OPENHousing
1 1 (5.00%) Orchard Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
1 12 (60.00%) Unix
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Document Management
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Aareon
2 1 (5.00%) Capita
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Civica
2 1 (5.00%) Kypera
2 1 (5.00%) Northgate
2 1 (5.00%) Orchard
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
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