The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 26 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.38% 4.35% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.94% 4.45% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 16
Average salary £44,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
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
202 292 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 90.58% 97.66% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 168 216 275
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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 12 (80.00%) Apache
1 12 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) SLA
2 11 (73.33%) JBoss
2 11 (73.33%) IIS
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
2 11 (73.33%) MySQL
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
4 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) CSS

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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 12 (80.00%) Apache
1 12 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (73.33%) IIS
2 11 (73.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PowerBuilder
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
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