The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 84 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.47% 1.54% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 1.59% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 18
Average salary £30,000 £34,125 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% -11.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Applications Support
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1430 1444 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.65% 96.40% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 976 937 760
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 31 (44.29%) SQL
3 26 (37.14%) C#
4 24 (34.29%) ITIL
5 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
6 18 (25.71%) Java
7 17 (24.29%) Oracle
8 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 15 (21.43%) Windows
9 14 (20.00%) .NET
10 13 (18.57%) T-SQL
10 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
11 12 (17.14%) Markit EDM
11 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (17.14%) Fidessa
11 12 (17.14%) thinkFolio
12 11 (15.71%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (15.71%) XML
12 11 (15.71%) Linux
13 10 (14.29%) UNIX
13 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
13 10 (14.29%) Banking
13 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
13 10 (14.29%) Bloomberg
13 10 (14.29%) Change Management
14 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
14 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (11.43%) HTML
16 7 (10.00%) Python

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (12.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) CICS
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) JBoss
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Markit EDM
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Taleo
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) FTP
1 6 (8.57%) HTTP
1 6 (8.57%) HTTPS
1 6 (8.57%) SMTP
2 4 (5.71%) DHCP
2 4 (5.71%) DNS
3 3 (4.29%) SSL
3 3 (4.29%) IPsec
3 3 (4.29%) SSH
3 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.71%) SAP BW
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) DB2
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) PowerBuilder
General
1 32 (45.71%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Billing
3 3 (4.29%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.86%) French Language
4 2 (2.86%) German Language
4 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) XML
3 8 (11.43%) HTML
4 6 (8.57%) XSLT
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 1 (1.43%) Web Services
7 1 (1.43%) ODBC
7 1 (1.43%) SVG
7 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Statistics
3 5 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) DataPower
4 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) CentOS
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) ITIL
2 11 (15.71%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 10 (14.29%) Change Management
4 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.14%) Release Management
7 4 (5.71%) Workflow
7 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.29%) Scrum
8 3 (4.29%) Content Management
8 3 (4.29%) Cash Management
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (2.86%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.86%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) SQL
2 26 (37.14%) C#
3 18 (25.71%) Java
4 13 (18.57%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
5 7 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.14%) Perl
6 5 (7.14%) COBOL
7 4 (5.71%) C++
7 4 (5.71%) ABAP
8 3 (4.29%) VBA
9 2 (2.86%) VB
9 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby
10 1 (1.43%) PHP
10 1 (1.43%) sed
10 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) Fidessa
3 12 (17.14%) thinkFolio
4 10 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 5 (7.14%) Google
6 4 (5.71%) SAP
7 2 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (1.43%) Sage
8 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.43%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago