The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 123 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 54 66 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.48% 1.76% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.81% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 46 58 67
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £35,700 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3509 3637 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.22% 96.73% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2895 3043 2602
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,775
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Applications Support
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +3 27 £32,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire +1 15 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Leicestershire 0 11 £32,500 +18.18%
Derbyshire -11 1 £22,500 +25.00% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 62 (49.21%) SQL
2 56 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 47 (37.30%) ITIL
4 42 (33.33%) .NET
5 37 (29.37%) Windows
6 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
7 28 (22.22%) ASP.NET
8 25 (19.84%) Finance
9 24 (19.05%) HTML
10 23 (18.25%) C#
11 21 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 19 (15.08%) Service Management
12 19 (15.08%) Retail
13 18 (14.29%) SLA
14 17 (13.49%) ERP
14 17 (13.49%) Java
14 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (13.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (12.70%) Windows 7
15 16 (12.70%) SDLC
16 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (11.90%) Incident Management
16 15 (11.90%) Change Management
16 15 (11.90%) VB.NET
17 14 (11.11%) SharePoint
17 14 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (10.32%) Software Testing
18 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
18 13 (10.32%) Windows 8
18 13 (10.32%) T-SQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.73%) IIS
3 5 (3.97%) Apache
4 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.59%) JBoss
4 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.59%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) HTTP
1 2 (1.59%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (13.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.14%) DataStage
5 9 (7.14%) DB2
6 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.17%) MySQL
9 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.79%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (19.84%) Finance
2 19 (15.08%) Retail
3 8 (6.35%) Banking
4 6 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.33%) .NET
2 28 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 24 (19.05%) HTML
4 12 (9.52%) CSS
5 10 (7.94%) WinForms
6 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.97%) XML
9 2 (1.59%) Ajax
9 2 (1.59%) Web Services
9 2 (1.59%) WCF
9 2 (1.59%) WPF
9 2 (1.59%) LINQ
9 2 (1.59%) RESTful
9 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 2 (1.59%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.59%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (0.79%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.79%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.32%) Mainframe
3 10 (7.94%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.14%) VSAM
5 6 (4.76%) Credit Risk
6 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.38%) Chip and PIN
7 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.59%) User Experience
8 2 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.79%) Physics
9 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.37%) Windows
2 17 (13.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (12.70%) Windows 7
4 13 (10.32%) Windows 8
5 10 (7.94%) Linux
6 5 (3.97%) UNIX
7 2 (1.59%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.59%) AIX
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) Android
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.30%) ITIL
2 19 (15.08%) Service Management
3 17 (13.49%) ERP
4 16 (12.70%) SDLC
5 15 (11.90%) Change Management
5 15 (11.90%) Incident Management
6 14 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (10.32%) Software Testing
8 11 (8.73%) Problem Management
8 11 (8.73%) Capacity Management
9 10 (7.94%) Demand Management
9 10 (7.94%) Line Management
10 9 (7.14%) ETL
11 5 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.17%) Scrum
12 4 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (3.17%) CRM
13 3 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.38%) Performance Management
13 3 (2.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (49.21%) SQL
2 23 (18.25%) C#
3 17 (13.49%) Java
4 15 (11.90%) VB.NET
5 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.32%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.14%) COBOL
6 9 (7.14%) JCL
7 4 (3.17%) VB
8 2 (1.59%) VBScript
8 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.79%) VB6
9 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (8.73%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.97%) Degree
3 4 (3.17%) HNC
4 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) Puppet
1 8 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle
3 4 (3.17%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.38%) IBM
5 2 (1.59%) Citrix
5 2 (1.59%) i2
5 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.59%) VMware
5 2 (1.59%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.79%) Google
6 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) hybris
6 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.79%) Remedy
6 1 (0.79%) Retek
6 1 (0.79%) BMC
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