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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 85 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 51 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.72% 1.37% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 1.43% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 24
Average salary £23,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.54% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £30,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1817 1746 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.75% 95.99% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1387 1357
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 31 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (42.72%) Java
2 33 (32.04%) XML
3 32 (31.07%) SQL
4 31 (30.10%) Oracle
5 30 (29.13%) SQL Server
6 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
6 27 (26.21%) HTML
7 25 (24.27%) .NET
8 23 (22.33%) UNIX
8 23 (22.33%) Linux
9 22 (21.36%) Tomcat
9 22 (21.36%) Finance
9 22 (21.36%) WebSphere
10 21 (20.39%) Windows
10 21 (20.39%) JSP
11 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
11 20 (19.42%) CSS
12 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (17.48%) Replication
14 17 (16.50%) Telecoms
15 16 (15.53%) Content Management
15 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
16 15 (14.56%) DSL
16 15 (14.56%) ITIL
16 15 (14.56%) Network Management
17 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
18 13 (12.62%) Degree
19 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
20 11 (10.68%) Root Cause Analysis

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (21.36%) WebSphere
1 22 (21.36%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.80%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.80%) JBoss
3 5 (4.85%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.97%) Lync
5 1 (0.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
1 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) TCP/IP
2 15 (14.56%) DSL
3 10 (9.71%) Internet
4 3 (2.91%) DNS
5 2 (1.94%) DHCP
6 1 (0.97%) SSL
6 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) MySQL
3 5 (4.85%) MS Access
3 5 (4.85%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) JIRA
2 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.85%) Subversion
2 5 (4.85%) Maven
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 17 (16.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.77%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.77%) Military
4 6 (5.83%) Banking
5 5 (4.85%) Retail
6 2 (1.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) XML
2 27 (26.21%) HTML
3 25 (24.27%) .NET
4 21 (20.39%) JSP
5 20 (19.42%) ASP.NET
5 20 (19.42%) CSS
6 9 (8.74%) Web Services
7 6 (5.83%) J2EE
8 5 (4.85%) Ajax
9 4 (3.88%) Tapestry
10 3 (2.91%) Spring
10 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.91%) Struts
11 2 (1.94%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (17.48%) Replication
3 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) UNIX
1 23 (22.33%) Linux
2 21 (20.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.53%) Content Management
2 15 (14.56%) Network Management
2 15 (14.56%) ITIL
3 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.68%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (9.71%) ERP
6 8 (7.77%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.77%) Logistics
6 8 (7.77%) Software Testing
6 8 (7.77%) Pattern Recognition
7 5 (4.85%) Release Management
8 4 (3.88%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.88%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.88%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (3.88%) Line Management
9 2 (1.94%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.94%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (0.97%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) Java
2 32 (31.07%) SQL
3 27 (26.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.83%) VBA
4 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.85%) Pascal
5 5 (4.85%) PHP
5 5 (4.85%) Delphi
6 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.94%) COBOL
8 1 (0.97%) Perl
8 1 (0.97%) Python
8 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.97%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.97%) SCOM
2 1 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Oracle
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.71%) Sage
4 5 (4.85%) BancTec
4 5 (4.85%) Compuware
4 5 (4.85%) IBM
5 2 (1.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco
6 1 (0.97%) Citrix
6 1 (0.97%) BEA
6 1 (0.97%) VMware
6 1 (0.97%) Ektron
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