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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 88 90 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 40 37 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.17% 2.14% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.26% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 13
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
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
1759 1635 1526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.24% 94.67% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1428 1323
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 22 October 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 44 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (59.09%) SQL
3 28 (42.42%) .NET
4 27 (40.91%) ITIL
5 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
6 18 (27.27%) Problem Management
7 17 (25.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (24.24%) Oracle
9 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 15 (22.73%) Web Services
9 15 (22.73%) Windows
9 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 14 (21.21%) HTML
11 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
11 12 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (16.67%) Capacity Management
13 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
13 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
14 8 (12.12%) Linux
14 8 (12.12%) CSS
15 7 (10.61%) WebSphere
15 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
16 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
16 6 (9.09%) Sage
17 5 (7.58%) WebCenter
17 5 (7.58%) Service Management
18 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
18 4 (6.06%) Finance
18 4 (6.06%) Legal

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 12 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.61%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.06%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.03%) OpenROAD
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.52%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Softphone
1 4 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (6.06%) PBX
1 4 (6.06%) VoIP
2 2 (3.03%) Intranet
3 1 (1.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.52%) Crystal Enterprise
6 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
General
1 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
1 4 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (3.03%) Back Office
2 2 (3.03%) Advertising
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) International Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Local Government
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
3 1 (1.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) .NET
2 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
2 15 (22.73%) Web Services
3 14 (21.21%) HTML
4 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 8 (12.12%) CSS
6 5 (7.58%) WebCenter
7 4 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.52%) XML
8 1 (1.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) IVR
1 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) ITIL
2 18 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 17 (25.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.58%) Service Management
7 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.55%) ERP
8 3 (4.55%) Web Development
8 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.03%) ITSM
9 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.03%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.52%) CRM
10 1 (1.52%) ETL
10 1 (1.52%) Project Management
10 1 (1.52%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Release Management
10 1 (1.52%) Content Management
10 1 (1.52%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.06%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Sage
4 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.06%) IBM
4 4 (6.06%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) Citrix
4 4 (6.06%) Remedy
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) FrontRange
5 2 (3.03%) CA
5 2 (3.03%) Sybase
6 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.52%) Google
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