The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 102 88 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 24 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.32% 1.54% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.61% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 9
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
Applications Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1749 1739 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.05% 95.87% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1450 1509 1364
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Birmingham region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Birmingham

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 24 (45.28%) UNIX
3 22 (41.51%) ITIL
4 18 (33.96%) Finance
5 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
6 12 (22.64%) Oracle
7 11 (20.75%) .NET
7 11 (20.75%) Java
8 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
8 10 (18.87%) PHP
8 10 (18.87%) C#
8 10 (18.87%) HTML
8 10 (18.87%) Windows
8 10 (18.87%) jQuery
9 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
10 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
11 6 (11.32%) IBM
11 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
12 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
12 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
12 4 (7.55%) Back Office
12 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
12 4 (7.55%) AIX
12 4 (7.55%) Linux
12 4 (7.55%) JBoss

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (7.55%) JBoss
1 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) DB2
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.89%) Informix
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Hudson
3 1 (1.89%) ProC
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Back Office
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Front Office
4 2 (3.77%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 10 (18.87%) HTML
2 10 (18.87%) jQuery
3 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.66%) Derivative
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.77%) Statistics
4 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) UNIX
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) AIX
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (7.55%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.66%) CRM
4 3 (5.66%) ERP
4 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.66%) DevOps
4 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.77%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.77%) Release Management
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) Data Management
5 2 (3.77%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.87%) PHP
3 10 (18.87%) C#
4 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.66%) C
6 1 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) MCSA
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Netcool
1 3 (5.66%) Nagios
1 3 (5.66%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (3.77%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.32%) IBM
4 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 3 (5.66%) i2
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.77%) Nimsoft
5 2 (3.77%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.77%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: 28k to 39.80k per year GBP
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