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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 47 61 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 33 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.01% 2.05% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 2.14% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 23
Average salary £27,500 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
788 701 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.75% 95.90% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 677 625 1088
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 16 £27,500 -
Gloucester -4 4 £38,500 -6.09%
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 46 (79.31%) SQL
2 25 (43.10%) Java
3 24 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
5 21 (36.21%) Oracle
6 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
6 20 (34.48%) HTML
6 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
7 19 (32.76%) Windows
7 19 (32.76%) Middleware
7 19 (32.76%) DV Cleared
8 18 (31.03%) FreeMarker
8 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (31.03%) PKI
8 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database
8 18 (31.03%) Apache
9 17 (29.31%) XML
9 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
10 16 (27.59%) SaaS
11 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
12 13 (22.41%) Web Services
13 12 (20.69%) T-SQL
13 12 (20.69%) ITIL
13 12 (20.69%) Linux
13 12 (20.69%) Saba
13 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
13 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 9 (15.52%) .NET
16 8 (13.79%) Oracle APEX

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 18 (31.03%) Apache
2 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Internet
2 3 (5.17%) LAN
2 3 (5.17%) WAN
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (39.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (31.03%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) DB2
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (34.48%) HTML
2 19 (32.76%) Middleware
3 18 (31.03%) FreeMarker
4 17 (29.31%) XML
5 13 (22.41%) Web Services
6 9 (15.52%) .NET
7 2 (3.45%) CSS
8 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (31.03%) PKI
3 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) UNIX
3 4 (6.90%) AIX
3 4 (6.90%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
2 4 (6.90%) ERP
2 4 (6.90%) CRM
2 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (6.90%) Data Protection
2 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.72%) Time Management
4 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (79.31%) SQL
2 25 (43.10%) Java
3 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.69%) T-SQL
5 8 (13.79%) C
5 8 (13.79%) C#
6 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.90%) Korn
7 1 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.76%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Oracle
2 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.69%) Saba
3 12 (20.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.90%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) Primavera
6 2 (3.45%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) webMethods