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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 52 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.51% 2.50% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 2.59% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 10
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,741 £45,000 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
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
612 579 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 97.61% 96.66% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 548 452 440
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,548 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Coventry

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 26 (74.29%) .NET
1 26 (74.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (62.86%) C#
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) ITIL
3 17 (48.57%) Windows
4 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (42.86%) SharePoint
6 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (34.29%) Web Services
8 11 (31.43%) CRM
9 10 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.71%) WCF
10 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (22.86%) HTML
11 8 (22.86%) XML
12 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (20.00%) MVC
13 6 (17.14%) Java
13 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
13 6 (17.14%) CSS
13 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
13 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
14 5 (14.29%) Oracle
14 5 (14.29%) Finance

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (25.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (11.43%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.71%) Apache
5 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (74.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (45.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (34.29%) Web Services
4 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 9 (25.71%) WCF
6 8 (22.86%) XML
6 8 (22.86%) HTML
7 6 (17.14%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) Ajax
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.86%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) CRM
3 7 (20.00%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) VB
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.43%) VB6
6 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Korn
7 1 (2.86%) XAML
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.71%) Lotus