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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 37 51 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 39 7 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 5.14% 1.28% 8.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 1.38% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 44
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £20,800 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,750 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
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
694 509 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 91.44% 93.39% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 587 429 561
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Coventry

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (68.25%) .NET
1 43 (68.25%) SQL Server
2 42 (66.67%) Windows
3 36 (57.14%) SQL
4 30 (47.62%) C#
5 25 (39.68%) Oracle
6 24 (38.10%) ITIL
7 23 (36.51%) IIS
8 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
8 20 (31.75%) Tomcat
9 19 (30.16%) Linux
10 18 (28.57%) Solaris
10 18 (28.57%) J2EE
10 18 (28.57%) Tivoli
10 18 (28.57%) DevOps
11 17 (26.98%) MVC
12 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (20.63%) Java
14 13 (20.63%) Web Services
15 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
15 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (17.46%) CRM
17 10 (15.87%) Dynamics CRM
17 10 (15.87%) WCF
17 10 (15.87%) SharePoint 2010
18 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
18 9 (14.29%) Kanban

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (36.51%) IIS
2 20 (31.75%) Tomcat
3 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 10 (15.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.17%) Apache
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (68.25%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (68.25%) .NET
2 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.57%) J2EE
4 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (20.63%) Web Services
6 10 (15.87%) WCF
7 9 (14.29%) HTML
8 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
9 7 (11.11%) XML
9 7 (11.11%) CSS
10 2 (3.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 42 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Linux
3 18 (28.57%) Solaris
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) ITIL
2 18 (28.57%) DevOps
3 17 (26.98%) MVC
4 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) CRM
6 9 (14.29%) Kanban
6 9 (14.29%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) Software Deployment
8 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) Service Management
10 3 (4.76%) SOA
11 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.17%) OOP
11 2 (3.17%) Product Management
11 2 (3.17%) Line Management
12 1 (1.59%) Software Delivery
12 1 (1.59%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) SQL
2 30 (47.62%) C#
3 13 (20.63%) Java
4 9 (14.29%) Perl
4 9 (14.29%) Python
4 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.94%) VB6
6 5 (7.94%) PHP
6 5 (7.94%) VB
7 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 9 (14.29%) Nagios
2 9 (14.29%) BladeLogic
2 9 (14.29%) Ansible
2 9 (14.29%) Unicenter
3 6 (9.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) SAP
4 3 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.17%) Lotus