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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 90 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 46 21 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.43% 1.18% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.23% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 24
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,850 £25,300 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £30,000 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
1823 1703 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.46% 95.84% 93.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1570 1355 1308
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,225
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Bristol

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (45.10%) Java
2 31 (30.39%) SQL
2 31 (30.39%) SQL Server
3 29 (28.43%) Oracle
4 28 (27.45%) UNIX
5 27 (26.47%) XML
6 24 (23.53%) .NET
7 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
7 23 (22.55%) HTML
7 23 (22.55%) Finance
8 22 (21.57%) Windows
8 22 (21.57%) Linux
9 19 (18.63%) CSS
9 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 17 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 16 (15.69%) WebSphere
12 16 (15.69%) Tomcat
13 15 (14.71%) JSP
13 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 15 (14.71%) Degree
13 15 (14.71%) Replication
14 14 (13.73%) ITIL
15 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
15 13 (12.75%) Content Management
16 12 (11.76%) DSL
16 12 (11.76%) Network Management
16 12 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
17 10 (9.80%) Pattern Recognition

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (15.69%) Tomcat
1 16 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.92%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.92%) JBoss
3 3 (2.94%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.96%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
2 12 (11.76%) DSL
3 10 (9.80%) Internet
4 2 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (0.98%) DHCP
5 1 (0.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) MySQL
3 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.94%) Big Data
5 2 (1.96%) MS Access
5 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.96%) Subversion
2 2 (1.96%) Maven
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.84%) Aerospace
3 8 (7.84%) Military
4 6 (5.88%) Banking
4 6 (5.88%) Law
5 5 (4.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.47%) XML
2 24 (23.53%) .NET
3 23 (22.55%) HTML
4 19 (18.63%) CSS
5 18 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 15 (14.71%) JSP
7 8 (7.84%) Web Services
8 6 (5.88%) Tapestry
9 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.94%) Middleware
10 3 (2.94%) J2EE
11 2 (1.96%) Spring
11 2 (1.96%) Struts
11 2 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.71%) Replication
3 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.92%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.96%) LIMS
7 1 (0.98%) DTV
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (27.45%) UNIX
2 22 (21.57%) Windows
2 22 (21.57%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.73%) ITIL
2 13 (12.75%) Content Management
3 12 (11.76%) Network Management
3 12 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (9.80%) Pattern Recognition
4 10 (9.80%) Logistics
5 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.86%) ERP
6 7 (6.86%) Software Testing
7 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (5.88%) Line Management
8 4 (3.92%) Document Management
9 3 (2.94%) CAFM
9 3 (2.94%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.94%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.94%) SOA
9 3 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.10%) Java
2 31 (30.39%) SQL
3 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.92%) R
5 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.94%) VBA
6 3 (2.94%) Python
6 3 (2.94%) Perl
6 3 (2.94%) Jython
7 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.96%) COBOL
7 2 (1.96%) Delphi
7 2 (1.96%) PHP
7 2 (1.96%) Pascal
8 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.98%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Puppet
1 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Oracle
2 17 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.86%) Sage
4 3 (2.94%) Remedy
5 2 (1.96%) BancTec
5 2 (1.96%) Sybase
5 2 (1.96%) Compuware
5 2 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (0.98%) BEA
6 1 (0.98%) SAP
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco
6 1 (0.98%) VMware
6 1 (0.98%) Ektron
6 1 (0.98%) LexisNexis
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