The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 53 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 6 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.34% 2.62% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 3.00% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 11
Average salary £23,500 £29,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.33% +1.72%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
Applications Support
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford 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
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
438 333 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 97.99% 87.40% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 335 243 270
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Bradford

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (40.00%) Agresso
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) C#
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) Sage
7 3 (15.00%) MS Access
7 3 (15.00%) ERP
7 3 (15.00%) Hyperion
7 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (15.00%) VBA
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) People Management
8 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 2 (10.00%) Retail
8 2 (10.00%) VB
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
9 1 (5.00%) Service Management
9 1 (5.00%) Shell Script

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford 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.

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Agresso
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MS Access
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) People Management
4 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (35.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (15.00%) VBA
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Sage
2 3 (15.00%) Hyperion