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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 102 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 11 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.73% 0.91% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.94% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 12
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,900 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,308 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -7.69%
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
1461 1603 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.95% 96.74% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1267 1218
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
3 17 (54.84%) .NET
4 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) Java
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
9 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
9 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.90%) J2EE
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle
10 4 (12.90%) C#
10 4 (12.90%) Identity Management
10 4 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (12.90%) Information Security
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 3 (9.68%) HTML
11 3 (9.68%) CSS
11 3 (9.68%) CRM
12 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
12 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
12 2 (6.45%) Unix

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (3.23%) Back Office
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) French Language
1 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) J2EE
4 3 (9.68%) CSS
4 3 (9.68%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) REST
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.23%) Java EE
6 1 (3.23%) OSGi
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) DataPower
4 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (12.90%) Identity Management
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) CRM
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Document Management
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) Process Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) SOA
6 1 (3.23%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.90%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Sun
3 1 (3.23%) WorldPay