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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 49 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.03% 3.66% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 3.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 0
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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
369 420 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 93.42% 96.11% 92.37%
Number of salaries quoted 236 352 216
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 9 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (42.86%) IIS
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (38.10%) Internet
5 8 (38.10%) SLA
5 8 (38.10%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
5 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (38.10%) Service Desk Management
6 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (28.57%) CMDB
6 6 (28.57%) Process Management
6 6 (28.57%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) MSI
7 3 (14.29%) InstallShield
7 3 (14.29%) ClearQuest
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (42.86%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) ClearQuest
1 3 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 3 (14.29%) MSI
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 2000 Server
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
2 8 (38.10%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) Service Desk Management
3 6 (28.57%) Process Management
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec
2 1 (4.76%) VMware