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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 77 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.67% 3.01% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 3.09% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 11
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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
862 1003 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.88% 97.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 603 837 767
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 -3 8 £32,500 +18.18%
Gloucester -1 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (48.00%) SLA
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) Unix
4 18 (36.00%) Windows
5 17 (34.00%) Java
6 16 (32.00%) Quality Management
6 16 (32.00%) Shell Script
6 16 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (32.00%) Korn
6 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
7 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
7 13 (26.00%) Degree
8 12 (24.00%) DB2
8 12 (24.00%) IBM
9 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.00%) .NET
10 10 (20.00%) Apache
10 10 (20.00%) Finance
11 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
11 9 (18.00%) IIS
11 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (16.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (16.00%) Data Protection
12 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
12 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Management
12 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
12 8 (16.00%) HNC
12 8 (16.00%) HND
12 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Apache
2 9 (18.00%) IIS
3 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) DB2
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.00%) GIS
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) ClearQuest
1 3 (6.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (6.00%) MSI
1 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) J2EE
2 6 (12.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) Middleware
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Unix
2 18 (36.00%) Windows
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 16 (32.00%) Quality Management
2 13 (26.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.00%) Data Protection
3 8 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Management
3 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.00%) BPEL
5 6 (12.00%) Process Management
6 3 (6.00%) SDLC
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Data Management
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) QMS
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
8 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) Java
3 16 (32.00%) Korn
3 16 (32.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.00%) C#
5 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.00%) C
6 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) HNC
2 8 (16.00%) HND
3 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.00%) XenApp
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
2 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (6.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) IBM
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec