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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 85 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 42 55 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.05% 2.97% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 3.15% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 26
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
1950 1746 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.26% 94.23% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 1550 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 22 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 100 (82.64%) SQL
2 80 (66.12%) UNIX
3 75 (61.98%) Finance
4 37 (30.58%) Windows
5 29 (23.97%) ITIL
6 28 (23.14%) Equities
7 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
8 22 (18.18%) Degree
9 21 (17.36%) Financial Institution
10 19 (15.70%) Shell Script
11 18 (14.88%) Oracle
11 18 (14.88%) Java
11 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
12 17 (14.05%) Banking
13 15 (12.40%) Perl
13 15 (12.40%) Python
13 15 (12.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (11.57%) Fixed Income
14 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (11.57%) Windows XP
14 14 (11.57%) Derivative
14 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (10.74%) Bash Shell
15 13 (10.74%) Wiki
15 13 (10.74%) PL/SQL
15 13 (10.74%) C
16 12 (9.92%) Investment Banking
17 10 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (6.61%) Crystal Reports

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (3.31%) JBoss
1 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.65%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.65%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
1 7 (5.79%) DNS
2 3 (2.48%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.31%) KDB
5 3 (2.48%) DB2
6 2 (1.65%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) ProC
2 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.65%) Hudson
General
1 75 (61.98%) Finance
2 21 (17.36%) Financial Institution
3 17 (14.05%) Banking
4 12 (9.92%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Back Office
6 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) JMS
2 4 (3.31%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.14%) Equities
2 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (11.57%) Derivative
4 14 (11.57%) Fixed Income
5 13 (10.74%) Wiki
6 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.48%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (2.48%) Statistics
9 1 (0.83%) Replication
9 1 (0.83%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 80 (66.12%) UNIX
2 37 (30.58%) Windows
3 14 (11.57%) Windows XP
3 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) ITIL
2 15 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (6.61%) Workflow
5 7 (5.79%) Data Management
6 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.48%) ERP
7 3 (2.48%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.48%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.48%) Data Analysis
7 3 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.48%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.65%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.65%) Logistics
8 2 (1.65%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.65%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.65%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.65%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (0.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (82.64%) SQL
2 19 (15.70%) Shell Script
3 18 (14.88%) Java
4 15 (12.40%) Perl
4 15 (12.40%) Python
5 13 (10.74%) PL/SQL
5 13 (10.74%) C
5 13 (10.74%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.48%) C++
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Netcool
1 7 (5.79%) Nagios
1 7 (5.79%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Oracle
2 8 (6.61%) Business Objects
3 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.48%) VMware
4 3 (2.48%) Citrix
4 3 (2.48%) Nimsoft
5 2 (1.65%) Anite
5 2 (1.65%) Northgate
5 2 (1.65%) Civica
5 2 (1.65%) Comino
5 2 (1.65%) Capita
5 2 (1.65%) Orchard
6 1 (0.83%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.83%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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