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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 99 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 16 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.90% 0.51% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.54% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 18
Average salary £25,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £22,250 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
1684 1489 1946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.25% 95.08% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1298 1724
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 32 (69.57%) UNIX
3 29 (63.04%) Java
3 29 (63.04%) Oracle
4 22 (47.83%) Linux
5 21 (45.65%) QA
6 20 (43.48%) Solaris
6 20 (43.48%) Sun
7 16 (34.78%) Tomcat
8 13 (28.26%) OO
9 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (26.09%) OOD
9 12 (26.09%) Wiki
9 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 11 (23.91%) Finance
11 10 (21.74%) Windows
11 10 (21.74%) J2EE
12 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
13 7 (15.22%) ITIL
13 7 (15.22%) MS Office
14 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
15 5 (10.87%) .NET
15 5 (10.87%) Degree
16 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
16 4 (8.70%) Marketing
16 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
16 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
16 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (8.70%) Line Management
16 4 (8.70%) Mentoring

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (34.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) OLAP
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Electronics
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Back Office
3 3 (6.52%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) J2EE
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) JSP
4 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Wiki
2 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.70%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) UNIX
2 22 (47.83%) Linux
3 20 (43.48%) Solaris
4 10 (21.74%) Windows
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) OO
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) OOD
3 7 (15.22%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
4 4 (8.70%) Line Management
4 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.70%) Coaching
4 4 (8.70%) People Management
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (71.74%) SQL
2 29 (63.04%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Oracle
2 20 (43.48%) Sun
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.70%) SAP
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