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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 56 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 95 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.98% 1.84% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 1.95% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 79 36 17
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £51,250 £42,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
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
2247 1952 1562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.17% 94.53% 92.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 1781 1297
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 23 October 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 107 (82.95%) SQL
2 90 (69.77%) UNIX
3 83 (64.34%) Finance
4 37 (28.68%) Windows
5 32 (24.81%) Equities
6 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
7 25 (19.38%) Java
7 25 (19.38%) Financial Institution
8 24 (18.60%) Degree
9 23 (17.83%) Shell Script
10 22 (17.05%) Perl
10 22 (17.05%) Python
10 22 (17.05%) Banking
11 21 (16.28%) Oracle
12 20 (15.50%) ITIL
12 20 (15.50%) Computer Science
13 19 (14.73%) PL/SQL
14 17 (13.18%) C
14 17 (13.18%) Investment Banking
14 17 (13.18%) Wiki
14 17 (13.18%) Bash Shell
15 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (10.85%) Derivative
15 14 (10.85%) Fixed Income
15 14 (10.85%) Windows XP
15 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (10.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (7.75%) Business Objects
18 9 (6.98%) Linux

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 6 (4.65%) JBoss
1 6 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Office
2 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Academy Housing
1 2 (1.55%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
1 7 (5.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.78%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.20%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.10%) KDB
5 3 (2.33%) Informix
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.55%) MySQL
6 2 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.88%) ProC
3 1 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 83 (64.34%) Finance
2 25 (19.38%) Financial Institution
3 22 (17.05%) Banking
4 17 (13.18%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.20%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.88%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.33%) Front Office
7 3 (2.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) .NET
2 5 (3.88%) JMS
3 2 (1.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.81%) Equities
2 20 (15.50%) Computer Science
3 17 (13.18%) Wiki
4 14 (10.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (10.85%) Derivative
4 14 (10.85%) Fixed Income
5 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Replication
7 1 (0.78%) EPoS
7 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 90 (69.77%) UNIX
2 37 (28.68%) Windows
3 14 (10.85%) Windows XP
3 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.50%) ITIL
2 13 (10.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (6.20%) Workflow
3 8 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (5.43%) Data Management
4 7 (5.43%) Data Analysis
4 7 (5.43%) ERP
5 6 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 5 (3.88%) Functional Programming
7 4 (3.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.55%) Test Scripting
9 2 (1.55%) Logistics
9 2 (1.55%) Software Testing
9 2 (1.55%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (0.78%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.78%) Project Management
10 1 (0.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (82.95%) SQL
2 25 (19.38%) Java
3 23 (17.83%) Shell Script
4 22 (17.05%) Perl
4 22 (17.05%) Python
5 19 (14.73%) PL/SQL
6 17 (13.18%) C
6 17 (13.18%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (0.78%) C#
8 1 (0.78%) MUMPS
8 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (18.60%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Netcool
1 5 (3.88%) Nagios
1 5 (3.88%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) Oracle
2 10 (7.75%) Business Objects
3 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.10%) Northgate
5 2 (1.55%) Civica
5 2 (1.55%) Comino
5 2 (1.55%) Capita
5 2 (1.55%) Orchard
5 2 (1.55%) SAP
5 2 (1.55%) Anite
5 2 (1.55%) VMware
6 1 (0.78%) Sun
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix
6 1 (0.78%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.78%) Nimsoft
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