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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 30 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.74% 5.42% 5.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 5.96% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 17
Median salary £32,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.96% +11.25%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
201 218 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.93% 90.83% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 167 170 228
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (65.22%) Incident Management
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) Software Delivery
4 11 (47.83%) Problem Management
5 10 (43.48%) Unix
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) Supplier Management
7 6 (26.09%) Back Office
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) Logistics
8 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (17.39%) Release Management
9 4 (17.39%) C
9 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 4 (17.39%) Change Management
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle
9 4 (17.39%) SLA
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Informatica
9 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
9 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
10 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
10 3 (13.04%) IT Governance
10 3 (13.04%) SDLC

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 1 (4.35%) Gentran
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (26.09%) BusinessObjects
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Incident Management
2 12 (52.17%) Software Delivery
3 11 (47.83%) Problem Management
4 9 (39.13%) Supplier Management
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) Logistics
5 5 (21.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
6 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 4 (17.39%) Release Management
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
7 3 (13.04%) IT Governance
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Informatica
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Kofax