The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 67 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 36 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.03% 2.04% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.15% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 6
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £41,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Applications Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1156 883 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.14% 94.74% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 978 764 776
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +7 19 £27,500 +27.90%
Tewkesbury - 8 £25,000 -
Gloucester -7 2 £33,750 -12.33% 2
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 51 (75.00%) SQL
2 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 27 (39.71%) Windows
4 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
7 17 (25.00%) Java
7 17 (25.00%) Oracle
7 17 (25.00%) Finance
8 16 (23.53%) XML
9 15 (22.06%) HTML
10 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
11 12 (17.65%) SLA
11 12 (17.65%) Linux
12 11 (16.18%) AIX
12 11 (16.18%) UNIX
12 11 (16.18%) DB2
12 11 (16.18%) Quality Management
12 11 (16.18%) IBM
13 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
13 10 (14.71%) Middleware
13 10 (14.71%) IIS
13 10 (14.71%) SaaS
13 10 (14.71%) Web Services
14 9 (13.24%) Apache
14 9 (13.24%) FreeMarker
14 9 (13.24%) PKI
14 9 (13.24%) DV Cleared
14 9 (13.24%) C#
14 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database 11g

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (14.71%) IIS
2 9 (13.24%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) DB2
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle Database
4 8 (11.76%) MySQL
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) XML
2 15 (22.06%) HTML
3 10 (14.71%) Web Services
3 10 (14.71%) Middleware
4 9 (13.24%) FreeMarker
5 6 (8.82%) CSS
5 6 (8.82%) .NET
6 2 (2.94%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.24%) PKI
3 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) LIMS
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) PACS
5 1 (1.47%) e-Health
5 1 (1.47%) Informatics
5 1 (1.47%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) AIX
3 11 (16.18%) UNIX
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.18%) Quality Management
2 9 (13.24%) ITIL
3 8 (11.76%) Time Management
4 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (8.82%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.88%) CRM
5 4 (5.88%) ERP
6 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.47%) Analytics
7 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.47%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.47%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.47%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.47%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.47%) Migration
7 1 (1.47%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (75.00%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 17 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (13.24%) C#
5 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.35%) C
7 4 (5.88%) VBScript
8 3 (4.41%) VB
8 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.41%) VB6
8 3 (4.41%) Korn
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.24%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.65%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) XenApp
2 4 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.88%) SCCM
3 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
3 3 (4.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.00%) Oracle
3 11 (16.18%) IBM
4 8 (11.76%) VMware
5 7 (10.29%) Citrix
6 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.88%) Saba
7 1 (1.47%) webMethods
7 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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