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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 74 89 100
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 21 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 0.88% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.91% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 13
Average salary £32,000 £29,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.40% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £23,850 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £34,650 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
1212 1312 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.77% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 783 799 1008
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) .NET
3 17 (37.78%) Oracle
4 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) Banking
4 16 (35.56%) Investment Banking
5 15 (33.33%) Java
5 15 (33.33%) C#
6 14 (31.11%) Service Management
7 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
8 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
8 11 (24.44%) Change Management
8 11 (24.44%) DB2
8 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
8 11 (24.44%) WebSphere
8 11 (24.44%) Problem Management
8 11 (24.44%) Mobile App
8 11 (24.44%) Mobile Banking
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (20.00%) Windows
11 8 (17.78%) Sage
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.33%) Migration
13 6 (13.33%) REST
13 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.33%) WCF
13 6 (13.33%) SOAP

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 11 (24.44%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.11%) Apache
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Sage CRM
2 1 (2.22%) LatentZero
2 1 (2.22%) LongView
2 1 (2.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
1 2 (4.44%) VoIP
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) DB2
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
1 1 (2.22%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) Banking
2 16 (35.56%) Investment Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.33%) REST
3 6 (13.33%) SOAP
3 6 (13.33%) WCF
3 6 (13.33%) Web Services
4 5 (11.11%) XML
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.67%) Middleware
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) LAMP
6 2 (4.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Mainframe
1 11 (24.44%) Mobile App
1 11 (24.44%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Unix
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Service Management
2 11 (24.44%) Change Management
2 11 (24.44%) Incident Management
2 11 (24.44%) Problem Management
3 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Application Discovery
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.89%) CRM
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) SDLC
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.67%) ITSM
6 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) High Availability
7 2 (4.44%) MVC
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.22%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 15 (33.33%) C#
2 15 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.11%) C++
4 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.67%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Squid
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) XenApp
3 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.78%) Sage
4 4 (8.89%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) Informatica
5 3 (6.67%) Sybase
6 1 (2.22%) Charles River
6 1 (2.22%) Remedy
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