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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 58 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 44 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.99% 1.51% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 1.59% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 21
Average salary £37,500 £33,700 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.27% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £45,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.23%
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
1412 1133 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 94.89% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 933 705 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (42.19%) SQL
1 27 (42.19%) ITIL
2 25 (39.06%) C#
3 24 (37.50%) Finance
4 18 (28.13%) Java
5 16 (25.00%) Oracle
6 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
7 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
7 13 (20.31%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 11 (17.19%) Problem Management
9 11 (17.19%) thinkFolio
9 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (17.19%) Markit EDM
9 11 (17.19%) XML
9 11 (17.19%) Fidessa
10 10 (15.63%) Windows
10 10 (15.63%) Linux
10 10 (15.63%) .NET
11 9 (14.06%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (14.06%) Bloomberg
11 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
11 9 (14.06%) Oracle EBS R12
11 9 (14.06%) Statistics
11 9 (14.06%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (14.06%) Oracle EBS
12 8 (12.50%) Change Management
12 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 8 (12.50%) SharePoint

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.94%) CMS
3 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Markit EDM
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Taleo
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) FTP
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
1 6 (9.38%) SMTP
1 6 (9.38%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.69%) DHCP
2 3 (4.69%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) SSH
3 2 (3.13%) IPsec
3 2 (3.13%) SSL
3 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.69%) SAP BW
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.56%) DB2
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) French Language
3 4 (6.25%) Billing
3 4 (6.25%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.69%) German Language
5 2 (3.13%) Front Office
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) XML
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 8 (12.50%) HTML
4 5 (7.81%) XSLT
5 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (1.56%) SVG
6 1 (1.56%) SOAP
6 1 (1.56%) ODBC
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Statistics
2 5 (7.81%) Open Source
3 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
1 10 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) UNIX
3 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (17.19%) Problem Management
3 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
5 8 (12.50%) Change Management
6 6 (9.38%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.25%) Information Security
7 4 (6.25%) Cash Management
7 4 (6.25%) Fault Management
7 4 (6.25%) Release Management
7 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.69%) Workflow
9 2 (3.13%) Content Management
9 2 (3.13%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.56%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) SQL
2 25 (39.06%) C#
3 18 (28.13%) Java
4 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
5 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.94%) Perl
7 6 (9.38%) Python
7 6 (9.38%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.81%) C++
9 3 (4.69%) ABAP
9 3 (4.69%) VBA
9 3 (4.69%) VB
10 2 (3.13%) Ruby
10 2 (3.13%) COBOL
10 2 (3.13%) PHP
11 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.56%) C
11 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) MCP
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Oracle
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.19%) thinkFolio
3 11 (17.19%) Fidessa
4 9 (14.06%) Bloomberg
5 5 (7.81%) Google
6 3 (4.69%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.56%) CA
7 1 (1.56%) Sage
7 1 (1.56%) JBoss
7 1 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Twitter
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago