The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 64 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.53% 8.70% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 8.87% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 3
Average salary £34,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Applications Support
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bournemouth 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
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
452 248 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 98.47% 98.02% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 378 202 156
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Bournemouth region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) IIS
3 14 (82.35%) MS Office
3 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
3 14 (82.35%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) C#
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (58.82%) MCSE
5 10 (58.82%) MCSA
5 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) WinForms
6 4 (23.53%) VBA
6 4 (23.53%) Time Management
6 4 (23.53%) QMS
6 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (17.65%) Release Management
7 3 (17.65%) C
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) AS400
8 2 (11.76%) Finance
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) RPG
8 2 (11.76%) DB2
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) iSeries

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 14 (82.35%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Office
2 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
1 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) AS400
1 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Time Management
1 4 (23.53%) QMS
1 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) VBA
4 3 (17.65%) C
5 2 (11.76%) RPG
5 2 (11.76%) RPG IV
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) MCSE
1 10 (58.82%) MCSA
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Twitter
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle