The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 86 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 16 39 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.33% 2.79% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 2.89% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 23
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1113 1348 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.67% 96.56% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 722 832 806
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Glasgow

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 17 (44.74%) SQL
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) Sybase
3 14 (36.84%) ITIL
4 13 (34.21%) Finance
5 12 (31.58%) Linux
6 11 (28.95%) .NET
6 11 (28.95%) C#
7 10 (26.32%) UNIX
8 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
9 8 (21.05%) Windows
9 8 (21.05%) Change Management
9 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
9 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
9 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
9 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (15.79%) Perl
12 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
12 5 (13.16%) Banking
12 5 (13.16%) Legal
12 5 (13.16%) Scrum
12 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (13.16%) SDLC
12 5 (13.16%) Content Management
12 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
13 4 (10.53%) Spring

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (10.53%) JBoss
1 4 (10.53%) Apache
1 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.63%) WorkSite
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.63%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Ant
1 4 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Legal
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 5 (13.16%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 4 (10.53%) Spring
3 4 (10.53%) Java EE
3 4 (10.53%) Ext JS
3 4 (10.53%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) HTML5
4 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) UNIX
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Change Management
2 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Content Management
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) SDLC
5 4 (10.53%) Kanban
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) Release Management
5 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) OO
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
8 1 (2.63%) ETL
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (2.63%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 11 (28.95%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.79%) Perl
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) Korn
6 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) Delphi
7 3 (7.89%) Python
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) C++
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Control-M
1 4 (10.53%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 14 (36.84%) Sybase
3 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Sage
5 1 (2.63%) OpenText
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