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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 125 121 142
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 53 72 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.66% 1.94% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.00% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 54
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £20,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £41,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
3100 3608 3723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 97.12% 97.04% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2527 2962 3065
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 19 £26,000 +5.05% 4
Nottinghamshire +3 10 £33,375 +1.00%
Leicestershire -5 10 £27,000 -22.85%
Derbyshire +10 9 £30,000 -17.80%
Lincolnshire +3 4 £33,250 +65.21%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 65 (66.33%) SQL
2 49 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 48 (48.98%) .NET
4 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
5 39 (39.80%) Windows
6 30 (30.61%) Java
6 30 (30.61%) C#
7 28 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 26 (26.53%) Degree
9 25 (25.51%) IIS
10 23 (23.47%) ASP.NET
10 23 (23.47%) ITIL
11 16 (16.33%) Windows Server
12 14 (14.29%) Oracle
13 13 (13.27%) MS Access
13 13 (13.27%) SharePoint
13 13 (13.27%) SLA
14 12 (12.24%) Apache
14 12 (12.24%) Retail
15 11 (11.22%) MVC
15 11 (11.22%) ERP
15 11 (11.22%) PHP
15 11 (11.22%) .NET Framework
15 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.20%) Dynamics NAV
17 9 (9.18%) J2EE
17 9 (9.18%) CSS
17 9 (9.18%) Struts
17 9 (9.18%) N-Tier

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 25 (25.51%) IIS
2 13 (13.27%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.24%) Apache
4 5 (5.10%) Node.js
5 2 (2.04%) JBoss
5 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.02%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 28 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) InfoPath
3 6 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.06%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.02%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) MS Access
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
4 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.02%) DB2
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.24%) Retail
2 1 (1.02%) Advertising
2 1 (1.02%) Finance
2 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (48.98%) .NET
2 23 (23.47%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.22%) .NET Framework
4 9 (9.18%) CSS
4 9 (9.18%) J2EE
4 9 (9.18%) Struts
5 7 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 7 (7.14%) HTML
5 7 (7.14%) jQuery
5 7 (7.14%) XML
6 4 (4.08%) CSS3
6 4 (4.08%) HTML5
6 4 (4.08%) RequireJS
6 4 (4.08%) Underscore.js
7 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.06%) Durandal
7 3 (3.06%) Middleware
8 2 (2.04%) Web Services
8 2 (2.04%) WinForms
9 1 (1.02%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) iPad
1 9 (9.18%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.04%) EPoS
5 1 (1.02%) AS400
5 1 (1.02%) iSeries
5 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (39.80%) Windows
2 16 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.16%) Linux
5 6 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.10%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) ITIL
2 11 (11.22%) ERP
2 11 (11.22%) MVC
3 9 (9.18%) CRM
3 9 (9.18%) RAD
3 9 (9.18%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 7 (7.14%) Web Development
5 6 (6.12%) Software Testing
6 5 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.10%) OO
6 5 (5.10%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.10%) Release Management
6 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.08%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.08%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (66.33%) SQL
2 30 (30.61%) C#
2 30 (30.61%) Java
3 11 (11.22%) PHP
4 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.16%) VB
5 8 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.12%) VBScript
7 5 (5.10%) VBA
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.06%) Python
9 2 (2.04%) C
10 1 (1.02%) C++
10 1 (1.02%) COBOL
10 1 (1.02%) OpenEdge ABL
10 1 (1.02%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Degree
2 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.06%) HNC
6 1 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 9 (9.18%) hybris
4 8 (8.16%) Siemens
5 6 (6.12%) VMware
6 3 (3.06%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.02%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.02%) Progress
7 1 (1.02%) Sage
7 1 (1.02%) SAP
7 1 (1.02%) Sun
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