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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 62 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 82 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.66% 2.25% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 2.38% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72 45 20
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,900 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
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
2127 1973 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.83% 94.36% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1786 1280
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 21 November 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 105 (83.33%) SQL
2 88 (69.84%) UNIX
3 78 (61.90%) Finance
4 40 (31.75%) Windows
5 32 (25.40%) Equities
6 25 (19.84%) Financial Institution
7 24 (19.05%) ITIL
8 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
9 22 (17.46%) Java
9 22 (17.46%) Degree
10 21 (16.67%) Shell Script
11 20 (15.87%) Perl
11 20 (15.87%) Oracle
11 20 (15.87%) Python
11 20 (15.87%) Banking
12 18 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 17 (13.49%) Wiki
13 17 (13.49%) Bash Shell
14 16 (12.70%) PL/SQL
15 15 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (11.90%) Investment Banking
16 14 (11.11%) Fixed Income
16 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (11.11%) Derivative
16 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (11.11%) C
16 14 (11.11%) Windows XP
17 10 (7.94%) Business Objects
18 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (3.17%) WebSphere
1 4 (3.17%) JBoss
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Office
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.59%) Academy Housing
2 2 (1.59%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 7 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.17%) KDB
5 3 (2.38%) DB2
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) Informix
6 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) ProC
2 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Hudson
General
1 78 (61.90%) Finance
2 25 (19.84%) Financial Institution
3 20 (15.87%) Banking
4 15 (11.90%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.97%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (3.17%) Back Office
7 3 (2.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.79%) Retail
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) JMS
1 5 (3.97%) .NET
2 2 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.40%) Equities
2 18 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 17 (13.49%) Wiki
4 15 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (11.11%) Fixed Income
5 14 (11.11%) Derivative
6 6 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.38%) Statistics
8 3 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.79%) EPoS
9 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (69.84%) UNIX
2 40 (31.75%) Windows
3 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) ITIL
2 14 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (6.35%) Workflow
5 7 (5.56%) Data Management
6 4 (3.17%) Data Analysis
6 4 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.17%) ERP
7 3 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.38%) Functional Programming
7 3 (2.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (1.59%) Test Scripting
8 2 (1.59%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (1.59%) Software Testing
8 2 (1.59%) Logistics
8 2 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.59%) Service Delivery
9 1 (0.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (83.33%) SQL
2 22 (17.46%) Java
3 21 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 20 (15.87%) Perl
4 20 (15.87%) Python
5 17 (13.49%) Bash Shell
6 16 (12.70%) PL/SQL
7 14 (11.11%) C
8 3 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) ITRS Geneos
1 6 (4.76%) Netcool
1 6 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (15.87%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) Business Objects
3 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.17%) VMware
4 4 (3.17%) Northgate
5 3 (2.38%) Citrix
5 3 (2.38%) Nimsoft
6 2 (1.59%) Civica
6 2 (1.59%) Comino
6 2 (1.59%) Capita
6 2 (1.59%) Orchard
6 2 (1.59%) SAP
6 2 (1.59%) Anite
7 1 (0.79%) Sun
7 1 (0.79%) RedPrairie
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