The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 101 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 0.19% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.20% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 12
Average salary £31,250 £20,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.23%
Applications Support
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1729 1478 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.38% 93.84% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1292 1640
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Cambridge region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Cambridge

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 36 (72.00%) SQL
2 30 (60.00%) UNIX
3 28 (56.00%) Java
4 27 (54.00%) Oracle
5 22 (44.00%) QA
6 20 (40.00%) Linux
7 18 (36.00%) Solaris
7 18 (36.00%) Sun
8 15 (30.00%) Windows
8 15 (30.00%) Finance
9 13 (26.00%) Tomcat
10 11 (22.00%) J2EE
10 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (18.00%) MS Office
11 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (18.00%) OO
11 9 (18.00%) OOD
11 9 (18.00%) Wiki
11 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
12 8 (16.00%) Degree
12 8 (16.00%) ITIL
13 7 (14.00%) .NET
14 6 (12.00%) VBA
14 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
15 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
15 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
15 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
15 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (26.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.00%) Documentum
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) OLAP
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Electronics
3 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.00%) Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) Dutch Language
4 3 (6.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) J2EE
2 7 (14.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.00%) COM
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Wiki
2 4 (8.00%) DTV
2 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) UNIX
2 20 (40.00%) Linux
3 18 (36.00%) Solaris
4 15 (30.00%) Windows
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) OO
1 9 (18.00%) OOD
1 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (8.00%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.00%) ERP
5 3 (6.00%) Time Management
6 1 (2.00%) Content Management
6 1 (2.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) SQL
2 28 (56.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) VBA
4 4 (8.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.00%) VB
6 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.00%) VB6
6 2 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Oracle
2 18 (36.00%) Sun
3 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) SAP
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