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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 76 76 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 50 50 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.48% 2.48% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 2.56% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 12
Average salary £24,500 £31,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.83% -0.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
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
1940 1953 1753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.28% 96.78% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1584 1515
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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 21 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 45 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (33.33%) SQL
3 35 (32.41%) Oracle
4 32 (29.63%) Java
5 28 (25.93%) .NET
6 27 (25.00%) XML
7 25 (23.15%) Windows
8 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
8 23 (21.30%) HTML
9 19 (17.59%) JSP
9 19 (17.59%) Tomcat
9 19 (17.59%) WebSphere
10 18 (16.67%) ERP
10 18 (16.67%) CSS
10 18 (16.67%) Linux
11 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET
11 16 (14.81%) Sage
12 15 (13.89%) UNIX
13 14 (12.96%) Replication
13 14 (12.96%) Finance
13 14 (12.96%) Content Management
14 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (11.11%) ITIL
16 10 (9.26%) Web Services
17 9 (8.33%) DSL
17 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
17 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
17 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (8.33%) Network Management
18 8 (7.41%) MS Excel

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (17.59%) Tomcat
1 19 (17.59%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.63%) Joomla!
2 5 (4.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.63%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.93%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 9 (8.33%) DSL
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
3 2 (1.85%) DHCP
3 2 (1.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) MS Access
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (4.63%) Subversion
1 5 (4.63%) Maven
1 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 9 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.56%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Law
5 2 (1.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.93%) .NET
2 27 (25.00%) XML
3 23 (21.30%) HTML
4 19 (17.59%) JSP
5 18 (16.67%) CSS
6 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.26%) Web Services
8 6 (5.56%) J2EE
9 5 (4.63%) Ajax
10 3 (2.78%) Spring
10 3 (2.78%) Struts
11 2 (1.85%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Replication
2 13 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.63%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.63%) Physics
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Windows
2 18 (16.67%) Linux
3 15 (13.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.67%) ERP
2 14 (12.96%) Content Management
3 12 (11.11%) ITIL
4 9 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.33%) Network Management
5 6 (5.56%) Release Management
6 5 (4.63%) Parallel Programming
6 5 (4.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.70%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.70%) Web Development
8 3 (2.78%) Project Management
8 3 (2.78%) Business Analysis
9 2 (1.85%) Time Management
9 2 (1.85%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (1.85%) Workflow
10 1 (0.93%) Practice Management
10 1 (0.93%) TOGAF
10 1 (0.93%) CRM
10 1 (0.93%) ETL
10 1 (0.93%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.33%) SQL
2 32 (29.63%) Java
3 23 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.56%) VB
5 6 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.63%) VBA
6 5 (4.63%) Pascal
6 5 (4.63%) Delphi
6 5 (4.63%) PHP
7 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.85%) C#
7 2 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) PhD
3 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (32.41%) Oracle
2 16 (14.81%) Sage
3 6 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.63%) IBM
4 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.63%) Compuware
4 5 (4.63%) BancTec
5 3 (2.78%) VMware
6 2 (1.85%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) Citrix
7 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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