The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 119 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.63% 1.54% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.58% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 29
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £22,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £35,000 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

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
1862 1768 1802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.98% 96.98% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1499 1638
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,982
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
3 13 (27.08%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.00%) Finance
4 12 (25.00%) ITIL
4 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (25.00%) .NET
5 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (20.83%) Oracle
6 10 (20.83%) MS Office
6 10 (20.83%) Java
7 9 (18.75%) C#
7 9 (18.75%) IIS
7 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (16.67%) Project Management
8 8 (16.67%) Change Management
9 7 (14.58%) CRM
9 7 (14.58%) ERP
9 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
9 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
10 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (12.50%) SLA
11 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
11 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
11 5 (10.42%) Workflow
11 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
11 5 (10.42%) Perl
11 5 (10.42%) Unix

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) JBoss
2 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.17%) CMS
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.25%) EDRMS
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) Java EE
3 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.25%) CSS
4 3 (6.25%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) WinForms
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) iPad
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.08%) Reinsurance
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.67%) Change Management
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) CRM
4 7 (14.58%) ERP
4 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
5 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.42%) Document Management
6 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.42%) Workflow
7 4 (8.33%) Presales
7 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
8 3 (6.25%) Case Management
8 3 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 3 (6.25%) Data Management
8 3 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 9 (18.75%) C#
4 7 (14.58%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.42%) Perl
5 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) R
8 1 (2.08%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (6.25%) Sybase
4 3 (6.25%) Veeam
5 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.08%) Epicor
6 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
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Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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