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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 12 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 2.38% 4.04% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 4.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
42 95 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 100.00% 95.96% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 39 88 5
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £35,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Open Text
1 1 (100.00%) LiveLink

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) LiveLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Open Text