The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 84 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.31% 1.30% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.34% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 19
Median salary £32,500 £40,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.75% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
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
1119 1643 1850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.56% 97.22% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1400 1506
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 24 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 8 £23,750 -41.35% 1
Wilmslow -10 2 £41,250 +6.45%
Alderley Edge - 2 £40,000 -
Chester +15 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (38.46%) Java
4 9 (34.62%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) Unix
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
8 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) MS Office
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) .NET
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) Billing
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 4 (15.38%) iSeries
10 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
10 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
10 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
10 3 (11.54%) Banking
10 3 (11.54%) Linux
10 3 (11.54%) JBoss
10 3 (11.54%) IIS
10 3 (11.54%) SOAP

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) JBoss
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) PowerPivot
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Billing
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Arabic Language
4 2 (7.69%) French Language
4 2 (7.69%) German Language
4 2 (7.69%) Hindi Language
4 2 (7.69%) Russian Language
4 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (3.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) iSeries
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) iPad
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
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