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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 106 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 24 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.32% 1.07% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.13% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 17
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
1753 1766 1610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.37% 94.84% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1562 1351
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,255
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 27 May 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 24 (47.06%) ITIL
3 22 (43.14%) UNIX
4 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 15 (29.41%) Finance
6 13 (25.49%) .NET
6 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
7 12 (23.53%) PHP
7 12 (23.53%) C#
7 12 (23.53%) HTML
7 12 (23.53%) jQuery
8 11 (21.57%) Oracle
9 10 (19.61%) Java
9 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
11 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (11.76%) Capacity Management
11 6 (11.76%) IBM
11 6 (11.76%) Linux
11 6 (11.76%) Windows
12 5 (9.80%) Change Management
12 5 (9.80%) Front Office
12 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
12 5 (9.80%) Release Management
12 5 (9.80%) Derivative
12 5 (9.80%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
13 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
13 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (7.84%) JBoss
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) DB2
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Informix
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) ProC
2 1 (1.96%) Hudson
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Front Office
3 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 3 (5.88%) Law
4 3 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) HTML
2 12 (23.53%) jQuery
3 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.84%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (1.96%) JSF
5 1 (1.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Derivative
1 5 (9.80%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (7.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) UNIX
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 5 (9.80%) Change Management
3 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.80%) Release Management
4 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.88%) CRM
4 3 (5.88%) ERP
4 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.92%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.92%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.92%) Data Management
5 2 (3.92%) Document Management
5 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) PHP
3 12 (23.53%) C#
4 10 (19.61%) Java
5 5 (9.80%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.92%) C
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) MCSA
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Netcool
1 3 (5.88%) Nagios
1 3 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (3.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) i2
5 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.92%) PeopleSoft
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