The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Luton region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 40 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 19 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.91% 2.95% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 3.02% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 12
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,950 £45,000 £41,800
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Applications Support
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
363 397 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.80% 97.54% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 265 295 351
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Luton

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Luton region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Luton

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 26 (86.67%) Unix
2 25 (83.33%) Oracle
3 24 (80.00%) SLA
4 22 (73.33%) Windows
5 21 (70.00%) Linux
5 21 (70.00%) IIS
5 21 (70.00%) Apache
5 21 (70.00%) Tomcat
5 21 (70.00%) Shell Script
5 21 (70.00%) ITIL
6 20 (66.67%) JBoss
6 20 (66.67%) MySQL
7 16 (53.33%) Change Management
8 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (26.67%) SQL
10 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
11 6 (20.00%) Project Management
11 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
12 5 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (16.67%) Service Management
13 4 (13.33%) Banking
13 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
14 3 (10.00%) HTML
14 3 (10.00%) Solaris
14 3 (10.00%) CSS
14 3 (10.00%) PowerBuilder
14 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
15 2 (6.67%) Finance
15 2 (6.67%) Microsoft

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (70.00%) Apache
1 21 (70.00%) IIS
1 21 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 20 (66.67%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE
2 1 (3.33%) JSF
2 1 (3.33%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Struts
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSL
2 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Life Science
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Unix
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 21 (70.00%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) Change Management
3 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 6 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Service Management
7 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) ITSM
7 1 (3.33%) People Management
7 1 (3.33%) Release Management
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.33%) VMware