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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 82 81 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 19 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 2.08% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 2.16% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 20
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
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
1176 1387 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.16% 96.39% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 783 903 549
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 17 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 18 (48.65%) Oracle
3 16 (43.24%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) Linux
4 15 (40.54%) Sybase
5 14 (37.84%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
6 12 (32.43%) ITIL
7 11 (29.73%) C#
8 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
8 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
8 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (24.32%) UNIX
9 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
10 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
10 8 (21.62%) Degree
11 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
11 7 (18.92%) Investment Banking
11 7 (18.92%) Banking
11 7 (18.92%) JBoss
12 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
12 6 (16.22%) JSP
12 6 (16.22%) SOAP
12 6 (16.22%) Struts
12 6 (16.22%) Perl
12 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
12 6 (16.22%) VB
12 6 (16.22%) VBA
12 6 (16.22%) .NET
12 6 (16.22%) DMZ

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (18.92%) JBoss
2 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.70%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) DMZ
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) KDB
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Ant
1 4 (10.81%) Maven
General
1 21 (56.76%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
2 7 (18.92%) Investment Banking
3 5 (13.51%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) JSP
2 6 (16.22%) SOAP
2 6 (16.22%) Struts
2 6 (16.22%) JSF
2 6 (16.22%) jQuery
2 6 (16.22%) JBoss Seam
2 6 (16.22%) Java EE 5
2 6 (16.22%) RichFaces
2 6 (16.22%) REST
2 6 (16.22%) JAX-RS
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) Ext JS
3 4 (10.81%) Java EE
3 4 (10.81%) Spring
4 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.70%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Equities
1 2 (5.41%) Derivative
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (24.32%) UNIX
4 3 (8.11%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
3 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 6 (16.22%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) Content Management
4 5 (13.51%) Release Management
5 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) Kanban
5 4 (10.81%) OO
6 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
8 1 (2.70%) Process Management
8 1 (2.70%) CRM
8 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) C#
4 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) Shell Script
6 6 (16.22%) VB
6 6 (16.22%) VBA
6 6 (16.22%) Perl
6 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
7 4 (10.81%) C++
7 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (10.81%) Python
8 2 (5.41%) Ruby
9 1 (2.70%) Korn
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.70%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Control-M
1 1 (2.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) Sybase
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 6 (16.22%) Informatica
4 6 (16.22%) Cognos
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Sage
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