The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 17 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 4.62% - 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% - 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £35,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,174 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -1.03%
Applications Support
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend 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
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
65 43 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 100.00% 93.48% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59 42 120
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £29,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Bridgend

Applications Support
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQLPlus
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Documentum
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQLPlus
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft