The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 91 106 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 11 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.86% 1.14% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.18% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 19
Average salary £22,500 £27,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.43% -29.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £20,750 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
Applications Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1230 1776 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.79% 96.36% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1439 1161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £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 Cheshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Cheshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 3 £22,500 -10.00%
Daresbury -3 1 £22,000 -15.38%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
4 6 (18.75%) .NET
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
5 5 (15.63%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
5 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
6 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.50%) ERP
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 4 (12.50%) Line Management
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.38%) SWIFT
7 3 (9.38%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) High Availability

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) Resource Management
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) ERP
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.50%) Line Management
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) High Availability
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (9.38%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Hyperion
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (9.38%) SAP
4 2 (6.25%) Cognos
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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