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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 79 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.94% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.98% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 16
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £10,000 £19,500 £29,950
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
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
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 22 (51.16%) Oracle
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) Finance
3 17 (39.53%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) Banking
5 13 (30.23%) Service Management
5 13 (30.23%) Mainframe
6 12 (27.91%) Incident Management
6 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
7 11 (25.58%) Problem Management
7 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
7 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
7 11 (25.58%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (25.58%) Change Management
7 11 (25.58%) DB2
8 10 (23.26%) Unix
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
10 8 (18.60%) Linux
10 8 (18.60%) Apache
10 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (16.28%) Degree
11 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.28%) C#
11 7 (16.28%) Perl
11 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.28%) Middleware
12 6 (13.95%) Informatica
12 6 (13.95%) Python
12 6 (13.95%) JBoss

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 12 (27.91%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.60%) Apache
3 6 (13.95%) JBoss
4 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.33%) CMS
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
1 3 (6.98%) VoIP
1 3 (6.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) DB2
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Banking
3 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) Middleware
3 4 (9.30%) Regular Expression
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Mainframe
2 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
2 11 (25.58%) Mobile Banking
3 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Equities
5 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Unix
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 6 (13.95%) Windows
4 4 (9.30%) Solaris
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Service Management
2 12 (27.91%) Incident Management
3 11 (25.58%) Change Management
3 11 (25.58%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.30%) ETL
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL
4 4 (9.30%) Memory Management
5 3 (6.98%) High Availability
5 3 (6.98%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
7 1 (2.33%) Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.33%) Release Management
7 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) Perl
3 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Python
5 4 (9.30%) C++
5 4 (9.30%) sed
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) XenApp
2 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
3 2 (4.65%) Squid
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) Informatica
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 3 (6.98%) Charles River
5 3 (6.98%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) OpenText
6 2 (4.65%) Remedy
6 2 (4.65%) Sybase
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