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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 26 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.29% 4.97% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 5.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 0
Average salary £23,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
150 158 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 94.34% 98.14% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 140 138 99
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £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 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (64.00%) Service Management
1 16 (64.00%) Client/Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (24.00%) Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Web Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Google
4 6 (24.00%) Validation
4 6 (24.00%) Software AG
4 6 (24.00%) webMethods
4 6 (24.00%) SOA
4 6 (24.00%) JBoss
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (24.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) .NET
4 6 (24.00%) IIS
5 4 (16.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.00%) ODBC

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 6 (24.00%) JBoss
1 6 (24.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Service Management
2 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (24.00%) Analytics
3 6 (24.00%) Web Analytics
3 6 (24.00%) Validation
3 6 (24.00%) SOA
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Google
1 6 (24.00%) Software AG
1 6 (24.00%) webMethods