The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 55 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.19% 2.68% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.78% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 17
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £26,300 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £39,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
Applications Support
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
761 576 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 92.58% 96.64% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 610 498 406
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Coventry

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Coventry

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (55.00%) .NET
4 20 (50.00%) C#
4 20 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (37.50%) ITIL
5 15 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 14 (35.00%) CRM
7 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
7 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
8 12 (30.00%) MVC
9 10 (25.00%) Java
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle
9 10 (25.00%) IIS
10 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (22.50%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (20.00%) SLA
12 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (17.50%) WCF
12 7 (17.50%) Retail
13 6 (15.00%) Degree
13 6 (15.00%) Product Management
13 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (15.00%) Web Services
13 6 (15.00%) XML

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 15 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.00%) IIS
3 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (12.50%) CMS
5 3 (7.50%) OpenEdge
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Front Office
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) .NET
2 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (17.50%) WCF
5 6 (15.00%) Web Services
5 6 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.00%) Middleware
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis
8 1 (2.50%) SAP ALE
8 1 (2.50%) HTML
8 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) CRM
3 12 (30.00%) MVC
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Product Management
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) Coaching
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.00%) DevOps
8 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.00%) Logistics
8 2 (5.00%) Service Management
8 2 (5.00%) Release Management
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) C#
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) VB6
5 1 (2.50%) ABAP
5 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.50%) Lotus
5 1 (2.50%) Sage