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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 58 84 64
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 50 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.36% 1.11% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 1.17% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 22
Average salary £32,500 £43,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.28% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
1432 1199 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.17% 95.01% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 964 769 854
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 33 (44.00%) SQL
2 30 (40.00%) ITIL
3 29 (38.67%) C#
4 28 (37.33%) Finance
5 20 (26.67%) Java
5 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (25.33%) Oracle
7 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
8 16 (21.33%) Windows
8 16 (21.33%) PowerShell
9 14 (18.67%) Systems Analysis
9 14 (18.67%) .NET
9 14 (18.67%) T-SQL
10 13 (17.33%) Problem Management
10 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (16.00%) Markit EDM
11 12 (16.00%) thinkFolio
11 12 (16.00%) XML
11 12 (16.00%) Fidessa
12 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
13 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
13 10 (13.33%) Data Modelling
13 10 (13.33%) Bloomberg
13 10 (13.33%) Linux
13 10 (13.33%) HTML
13 10 (13.33%) Change Management
13 10 (13.33%) Banking
14 9 (12.00%) CMS
14 9 (12.00%) Oracle Applications

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) CICS
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Markit EDM
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Taleo
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) FTP
1 8 (10.67%) HTTP
1 8 (10.67%) HTTPS
1 8 (10.67%) SMTP
2 5 (6.67%) DHCP
2 5 (6.67%) DNS
3 4 (5.33%) SSL
3 4 (5.33%) IPsec
3 4 (5.33%) SSH
3 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.33%) DB2
3 4 (5.33%) SAP BW
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (2.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Billing
3 4 (5.33%) General Ledger
3 4 (5.33%) French Language
4 3 (4.00%) German Language
5 2 (2.67%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) .NET
2 12 (16.00%) XML
3 10 (13.33%) HTML
4 6 (8.00%) XSLT
5 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) ODBC
6 1 (1.33%) SVG
6 1 (1.33%) Middleware
6 1 (1.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Statistics
3 5 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) DataPower
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) CentOS
4 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) Systems Analysis
3 13 (17.33%) Problem Management
4 12 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (13.33%) Change Management
5 10 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.67%) Release Management
8 4 (5.33%) Fault Management
8 4 (5.33%) Cash Management
8 4 (5.33%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.33%) Workflow
8 4 (5.33%) Information Security
9 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (2.67%) Process Improvement
10 2 (2.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (44.00%) SQL
2 29 (38.67%) C#
3 20 (26.67%) Java
4 16 (21.33%) PowerShell
5 14 (18.67%) T-SQL
6 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.67%) Python
7 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (8.00%) Perl
8 5 (6.67%) C++
8 5 (6.67%) COBOL
9 4 (5.33%) ABAP
10 3 (4.00%) VBA
10 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.00%) VB
11 2 (2.67%) PHP
11 2 (2.67%) Ruby
12 1 (1.33%) C
12 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) MCP
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.33%) Oracle
3 12 (16.00%) Fidessa
3 12 (16.00%) thinkFolio
4 10 (13.33%) Bloomberg
5 5 (6.67%) Google
6 4 (5.33%) SAP
7 2 (2.67%) Remedy
8 1 (1.33%) Sage
8 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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