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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 60 82 88
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 76 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.27% 2.09% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 2.24% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 57 36 18
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +52.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
2187 2013 1597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.23% 93.67% 93.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1874 1818 1324
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 89 (86.41%) SQL
2 78 (75.73%) UNIX
3 67 (65.05%) Finance
4 28 (27.18%) Windows
5 25 (24.27%) Java
6 24 (23.30%) Equities
7 22 (21.36%) Python
8 21 (20.39%) Perl
8 21 (20.39%) Oracle
9 20 (19.42%) Financial Institution
10 18 (17.48%) PL/SQL
11 17 (16.50%) ITIL
11 17 (16.50%) Shell Script
12 16 (15.53%) C
12 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
12 16 (15.53%) Wiki
12 16 (15.53%) Bash Shell
13 15 (14.56%) Degree
13 15 (14.56%) Banking
14 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
15 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (10.68%) Investment Banking
15 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
15 11 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (8.74%) Linux
16 9 (8.74%) MS Office
17 8 (7.77%) .NET
17 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
18 7 (6.80%) Derivative
18 7 (6.80%) Data Analysis

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.83%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.97%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Office
2 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Academy Housing
1 2 (1.94%) arcHouse
1 2 (1.94%) assyst
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.91%) KDB
2 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.94%) Informix
3 2 (1.94%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.97%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.88%) ProC
3 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (65.05%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Financial Institution
3 15 (14.56%) Banking
4 11 (10.68%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.91%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.94%) Front Office
7 2 (1.94%) Back Office
8 1 (0.97%) Legal
8 1 (0.97%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.77%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) JMS
3 2 (1.94%) Web Services
4 1 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.30%) Equities
2 16 (15.53%) Wiki
3 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.80%) Fixed Income
5 7 (6.80%) Derivative
5 7 (6.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) PDA
8 1 (0.97%) Replication
8 1 (0.97%) EPoS
8 1 (0.97%) Open Source
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (75.73%) UNIX
2 28 (27.18%) Windows
3 9 (8.74%) Linux
4 6 (5.83%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) ITIL
2 11 (10.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (6.80%) ERP
3 7 (6.80%) Data Analysis
3 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
4 5 (4.85%) Functional Programming
4 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (4.85%) Workflow
5 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (3.88%) Data Management
6 3 (2.91%) Project Management
7 2 (1.94%) Logistics
7 2 (1.94%) Software Testing
7 2 (1.94%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.94%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.94%) Test Scripting
7 2 (1.94%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.94%) Line Management
8 1 (0.97%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (86.41%) SQL
2 25 (24.27%) Java
3 22 (21.36%) Python
4 21 (20.39%) Perl
5 18 (17.48%) PL/SQL
6 17 (16.50%) Shell Script
7 16 (15.53%) C
7 16 (15.53%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.91%) C++
9 2 (1.94%) MUMPS
10 1 (0.97%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Netcool
1 3 (2.91%) Nagios
1 3 (2.91%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Business Objects
3 6 (5.83%) JBoss
4 4 (3.88%) Northgate
5 3 (2.91%) SAP
6 2 (1.94%) Civica
6 2 (1.94%) Comino
6 2 (1.94%) Capita
6 2 (1.94%) Orchard
6 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.94%) Anite
7 1 (0.97%) VMware
7 1 (0.97%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.97%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago