The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 77 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 27 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.37% 1.33% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.34% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 6
Average salary £28,250 £24,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.70% -34.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £53,150 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Applications Support
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1128 672 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.95% 99.12% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 979 603 748
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Brighton

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Brighton

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 31 (54.39%) Internet
1 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 30 (52.63%) Front Office
3 22 (38.60%) Computer Science
4 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
4 20 (35.09%) .NET
5 19 (33.33%) C#
5 19 (33.33%) SaaS
6 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 17 (29.82%) SMTP
7 17 (29.82%) T-SQL
7 17 (29.82%) Degree
7 17 (29.82%) IMail Server
8 15 (26.32%) Service Delivery
9 14 (24.56%) CSS
10 13 (22.81%) SOAP
10 13 (22.81%) XML
10 13 (22.81%) Mathematics
10 13 (22.81%) Integration Testing
10 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
10 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
11 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.04%) ITIL
12 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
13 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
14 4 (7.02%) WCF
14 4 (7.02%) SLA
14 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
14 4 (7.02%) JavaScript

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 (1.75%) CMS
1 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (54.39%) Internet
2 17 (29.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (52.63%) Front Office
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) CSS
3 13 (22.81%) SOAP
3 13 (22.81%) XML
4 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.02%) WCF
6 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Computer Science
2 13 (22.81%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 13 (22.81%) Integration Testing
2 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) ITIL
4 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.26%) MVC
5 3 (5.26%) Change Management
5 3 (5.26%) Line Management
5 3 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) OO
7 1 (1.75%) Service Management
7 1 (1.75%) Web Development
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.75%) TDD
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.75%) People Management
7 1 (1.75%) Web Usability
7 1 (1.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (54.39%) SQL
2 19 (33.33%) C#
3 17 (29.82%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.26%) VB
5 3 (5.26%) VB6
6 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) IMail Server
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) Sitecore