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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 49 31 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 29 39 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.78% 6.07% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 6.30% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 1
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -1.78%
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
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
739 619 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.22% 96.27% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 618 519 405
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 13 February 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Coventry

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (61.76%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 17 (50.00%) .NET
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) Oracle
5 14 (41.18%) ITIL
5 14 (41.18%) SharePoint
6 11 (32.35%) Windows
7 10 (29.41%) CRM
7 10 (29.41%) CMS
8 8 (23.53%) Linux
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
9 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
9 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
10 6 (17.65%) MySQL
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.65%) Firewall
10 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (14.71%) XML
11 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
11 5 (14.71%) Release Management
12 4 (11.76%) IIS
13 3 (8.82%) PowerBuilder
13 3 (8.82%) GIS
13 3 (8.82%) Retail
13 3 (8.82%) Asset Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (41.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (29.41%) CMS
3 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.82%) GIS
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Solaris
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) CRM
3 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
4 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 5 (14.71%) Release Management
6 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) Use Case
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (5.88%) Coaching
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) People Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) ERP
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (44.12%) Java
4 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.82%) VB
6 3 (8.82%) VBA
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
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