The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 69 95 96
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 60 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.08% 1.58% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 1.65% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 57 25 19
Average salary £24,000 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +6.55%
Applications Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1882 1633 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.56% 95.39% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1352 1458
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Bristol

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 58 (56.86%) SQL Server
2 45 (44.12%) SQL
3 38 (37.25%) .NET
4 32 (31.37%) Oracle
5 22 (21.57%) ITIL
6 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 18 (17.65%) ERP
7 17 (16.67%) Windows
8 16 (15.69%) HTML
9 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
9 15 (14.71%) Web Services
9 15 (14.71%) Sage
10 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 14 (13.73%) CSS
10 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
11 13 (12.75%) Problem Management
12 12 (11.76%) Java
13 11 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (8.82%) VB
14 9 (8.82%) UNIX
15 8 (7.84%) XML
15 8 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (7.84%) Finance
15 8 (7.84%) Capacity Management
15 8 (7.84%) .NET Framework
15 8 (7.84%) WebSphere
15 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (6.86%) Web Development
16 7 (6.86%) Linux

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (7.84%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.96%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
2 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.98%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.98%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.96%) Intranet
1 2 (1.96%) DSL
2 1 (0.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (56.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.98%) Crystal Enterprise
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Law
3 3 (2.94%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Back Office
4 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.96%) International Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Legal
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.98%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Private Banking
5 1 (0.98%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (37.25%) .NET
2 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET
3 16 (15.69%) HTML
4 15 (14.71%) Web Services
5 14 (13.73%) CSS
6 8 (7.84%) XML
6 8 (7.84%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.88%) JSP
8 3 (2.94%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.88%) Replication
3 5 (4.90%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.90%) Physics
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (8.82%) UNIX
3 7 (6.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) ITIL
2 18 (17.65%) ERP
3 13 (12.75%) Problem Management
4 11 (10.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (7.84%) Capacity Management
6 7 (6.86%) Web Development
7 6 (5.88%) Content Management
7 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.90%) Parallel Programming
8 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.92%) Software Testing
10 3 (2.94%) Business Analysis
10 3 (2.94%) Project Management
10 3 (2.94%) Service Management
11 2 (1.96%) CRM
11 2 (1.96%) Workflow
11 2 (1.96%) ITSM
11 2 (1.96%) Network Management
11 2 (1.96%) Release Management
11 2 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.12%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.76%) Java
4 9 (8.82%) VB
5 7 (6.86%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.94%) C#
7 2 (1.96%) C++
7 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Degree
1 5 (4.90%) PhD
2 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Oracle
2 15 (14.71%) Sage
3 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.90%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.92%) VMware
6 2 (1.96%) Sybase
6 2 (1.96%) Metastorm
6 2 (1.96%) CA
6 2 (1.96%) FrontRange
7 1 (0.98%) Google
7 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Business Objects
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