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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 94 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 35 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.79% 2.64% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.81% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 38
Average salary £42,750 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £52,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1848 2066 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.38% 94.17% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1748 1802
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 34 (53.97%) SQL
2 31 (49.21%) UNIX
3 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
4 21 (33.33%) ITIL
5 17 (26.98%) Finance
6 16 (25.40%) Linux
7 14 (22.22%) Java
8 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 11 (17.46%) C#
9 11 (17.46%) HTML
9 11 (17.46%) .NET
9 11 (17.46%) Problem Management
9 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
10 10 (15.87%) Oracle
11 9 (14.29%) PHP
12 8 (12.70%) Windows
12 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.70%) SLA
12 8 (12.70%) Front Office
12 8 (12.70%) jQuery
13 7 (11.11%) Capacity Management
13 7 (11.11%) Derivative
13 7 (11.11%) Python
13 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
13 7 (11.11%) Perl
14 6 (9.52%) CSS
14 6 (9.52%) IBM
14 6 (9.52%) Change Management
14 6 (9.52%) Equity Derivative

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (7.94%) JBoss
1 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.94%) MySQL
4 4 (6.35%) DB2
4 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) OLAP
7 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.59%) Informix
7 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) ProC
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Front Office
3 3 (4.76%) Back Office
3 3 (4.76%) Law
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) HTML
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 8 (12.70%) jQuery
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (3.17%) XML
6 1 (1.59%) JMS
6 1 (1.59%) JSF
6 1 (1.59%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Derivative
2 6 (9.52%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (6.35%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) BYOD
5 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.59%) DTV
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.59%) Equities
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) UNIX
2 16 (25.40%) Linux
3 8 (12.70%) Windows
4 5 (7.94%) AIX
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.59%) Android
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) ITIL
2 11 (17.46%) Problem Management
3 7 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 6 (9.52%) Release Management
4 6 (9.52%) Change Management
5 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.35%) Resource Management
6 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.76%) DevOps
6 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 3 (4.76%) Service Management
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.17%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) Java
3 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.46%) C#
5 9 (14.29%) PHP
6 7 (11.11%) Perl
6 7 (11.11%) Python
7 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.17%) C
9 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.17%) VBScript
9 2 (3.17%) C++
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) MUMPS
10 1 (1.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Netcool
1 4 (6.35%) Nagios
1 4 (6.35%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (3.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) SAP
5 3 (4.76%) i2
6 2 (3.17%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (3.17%) Remedy
6 2 (3.17%) LANDesk
6 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) Sun
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