The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.98% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £30,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
Applications Support
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
384 263 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.81% 94.60% 98.64%
Number of salaries quoted 321 237 201
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) C#
7 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) IIS
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) Law
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) Citrix
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (13.04%) Internet
9 3 (13.04%) Web Services
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) .NET
9 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (13.04%) XenApp
9 3 (13.04%) Marketing
9 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (13.04%) vSphere
9 3 (13.04%) Mobile App

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Law
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
1 6 (26.09%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
2 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
2 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) XenApp
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) VMware