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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 83 94 89
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 46 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.34% 2.40% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.51% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 29
Average salary £25,750 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.76% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,100 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £65,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
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
1877 1869 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 95.42% 95.45% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1534 1571 1444
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 18 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 41 (52.56%) SQL
3 28 (35.90%) .NET
4 24 (30.77%) ITIL
5 20 (25.64%) Oracle
6 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
7 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
7 16 (20.51%) Problem Management
8 15 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 15 (19.23%) Web Services
9 12 (15.38%) Windows
9 12 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 11 (14.10%) Capacity Management
11 10 (12.82%) ERP
12 9 (11.54%) Sage
12 9 (11.54%) Linux
13 8 (10.26%) HTML
14 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
14 7 (8.97%) UNIX
14 7 (8.97%) Finance
15 6 (7.69%) CSS
15 6 (7.69%) Java
16 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
16 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
16 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
16 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.56%) OpenROAD
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (21.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.28%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) PBX
1 4 (5.13%) VoIP
1 4 (5.13%) Softphone
1 4 (5.13%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (2.56%) Intranet
3 1 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Enterprise
6 1 (1.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) International Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Advertising
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Publishing
4 1 (1.28%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 15 (19.23%) Web Services
3 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 8 (10.26%) HTML
5 6 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (3.85%) WebCenter
7 1 (1.28%) XML
7 1 (1.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) IVR
2 4 (5.13%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.13%) Physics
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 7 (8.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) ITIL
2 16 (20.51%) Problem Management
3 15 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (14.10%) Capacity Management
5 10 (12.82%) ERP
6 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.13%) Parallel Programming
7 4 (5.13%) Web Development
8 3 (3.85%) Project Management
8 3 (3.85%) Service Management
9 2 (2.56%) ITSM
9 2 (2.56%) CRM
9 2 (2.56%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.56%) Software Testing
10 1 (1.28%) Wealth Management
10 1 (1.28%) Release Management
10 1 (1.28%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.28%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (5.13%) VB
5 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) C#
6 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) PhD
2 3 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (25.64%) Oracle
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.54%) Sage
4 5 (6.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
5 2 (2.56%) Sybase
5 2 (2.56%) CA
5 2 (2.56%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Google
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