The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 9 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 17.78% 5.66% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.51% 5.66% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.23%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Applications Support
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable 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
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39 53 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 86.67% 100.00% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 38 48 68
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £79,000 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Dunstable

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) XSL
2 13 (92.86%) XSLT
2 13 (92.86%) Finance
3 12 (85.71%) PL/SQL
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 12 (85.71%) SLA
4 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
4 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
5 8 (57.14%) REST
5 8 (57.14%) JMS
5 8 (57.14%) AMQP
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) JSP
7 5 (35.71%) Struts
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (35.71%) Java EE
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (35.71%) Spring
7 5 (35.71%) JSF
7 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (14.29%) Banking
8 2 (14.29%) VCP4
8 2 (14.29%) Groovy
8 2 (14.29%) C
8 2 (14.29%) C++
9 1 (7.14%) ITIL
9 1 (7.14%) VocaLink

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 9 (64.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) XML
1 13 (92.86%) XSL
1 13 (92.86%) XSLT
2 8 (57.14%) JMS
2 8 (57.14%) REST
3 5 (35.71%) JSP
3 5 (35.71%) Struts
3 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) JSF
3 5 (35.71%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) PL/SQL
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) VocaLink