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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 42 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.23% 3.22% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.45% 3.49% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 4
Average salary £41,500 £38,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.79% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £35,000 £27,325
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,400 £33,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
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
377 401 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 93.78% 92.18% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 273 358 339
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 17 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Luton

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle
3 14 (56.00%) J2EE
3 14 (56.00%) UNIX
3 14 (56.00%) Solaris
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 13 (52.00%) ITIL
5 11 (44.00%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 10 (40.00%) WebLogic
7 9 (36.00%) CSS
7 9 (36.00%) HPUX
7 9 (36.00%) HTML
7 9 (36.00%) Web Services
7 9 (36.00%) JMS
7 9 (36.00%) SLA
7 9 (36.00%) MVC
7 9 (36.00%) CSS3
8 7 (28.00%) HTML5
8 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (28.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 7 (28.00%) SOA
8 7 (28.00%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (28.00%) OO
9 6 (24.00%) Retail
10 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (20.00%) Project Management
10 5 (20.00%) Automotive
10 5 (20.00%) Apache

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 10 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (28.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.00%) SAP BI
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (24.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Automotive
3 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) J2EE
2 9 (36.00%) CSS
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
2 9 (36.00%) JMS
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) CSS3
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) JSF
4 1 (4.00%) Java EE
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) XSL
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) UNIX
1 14 (56.00%) Solaris
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (36.00%) MVC
4 7 (28.00%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (28.00%) OO
4 7 (28.00%) SOA
5 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Time Management
6 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) BCP
8 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
8 2 (8.00%) Change Management
8 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) BEA
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
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