The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 13 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.24% 1.74% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.59% 1.81% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 3 4
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -17.80%
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -
Applications Support
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester 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
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 166 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 97.28% 96.51% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 123 134 137
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Colchester

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Colchester

Applications Support
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 16 (69.57%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (56.52%) Web Analytics
2 13 (56.52%) Analytics
2 13 (56.52%) Validation
2 13 (56.52%) Problem Management
2 13 (56.52%) Software AG
2 13 (56.52%) webMethods
2 13 (56.52%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) IIS
2 13 (56.52%) JBoss
2 13 (56.52%) E-Commerce
2 13 (56.52%) SOA
3 11 (47.83%) Google Analytics
3 11 (47.83%) Google
4 9 (39.13%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.70%) Puppet
8 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 1 (4.35%) ODBC

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 13 (56.52%) IIS
1 13 (56.52%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Validation
1 13 (56.52%) Web Analytics
1 13 (56.52%) Problem Management
1 13 (56.52%) Analytics
1 13 (56.52%) E-Commerce
1 13 (56.52%) SOA
2 6 (26.09%) Service Management
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Software AG
1 13 (56.52%) webMethods
2 11 (47.83%) Google