The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 119 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 65 78 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 1.92% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.03% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 64 73 67
Average salary £24,250 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.73% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,600 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.97% -5.23%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3792 3851 3665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.54% 94.97% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3131 3341 3233
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Manchester

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Manchester

Applications Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bolton - 8 £23,000 -
Altrincham +9 5 £25,000 +11.11%
Stockport -2 3 £22,500 -10.00% 1
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 92 (74.80%) SQL
2 59 (47.97%) Microsoft
3 50 (40.65%) .NET
4 39 (31.71%) Finance
5 36 (29.27%) C#
5 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET
6 33 (26.83%) Oracle
7 31 (25.20%) VB.NET
8 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
9 27 (21.95%) Windows
10 26 (21.14%) UNIX
11 24 (19.51%) Linux
11 24 (19.51%) XML
11 24 (19.51%) ITIL
11 24 (19.51%) Java
12 20 (16.26%) Problem Management
13 19 (15.45%) T-SQL
14 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
15 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
15 13 (10.57%) MS Office
16 12 (9.76%) WebLogic
16 12 (9.76%) Ant
16 12 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (9.76%) Dynamics NAV
16 12 (9.76%) Relational Database
17 10 (8.13%) Banking
17 10 (8.13%) J2EE
18 9 (7.32%) IIS
18 9 (7.32%) ERP
19 8 (6.50%) EJB

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 9 (7.32%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (6.50%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.81%) Agresso
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) Intranet
2 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) SAN
3 1 (0.81%) LAN
3 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.81%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Ant
2 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.25%) Hudson
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 39 (31.71%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.25%) Back Office
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.65%) .NET
2 36 (29.27%) ASP.NET
3 24 (19.51%) XML
4 10 (8.13%) J2EE
5 8 (6.50%) EJB
6 6 (4.88%) Web Services
7 4 (3.25%) WCF
8 1 (0.81%) Java EE
8 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.95%) Windows
2 26 (21.14%) UNIX
3 24 (19.51%) Linux
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.51%) ITIL
2 20 (16.26%) Problem Management
3 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
4 12 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (7.32%) ERP
6 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
6 8 (6.50%) Release Management
6 8 (6.50%) Wealth Management
6 8 (6.50%) Change Control
7 6 (4.88%) Service Management
8 5 (4.07%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.25%) Business Continuity
9 4 (3.25%) Time Management
10 3 (2.44%) Logistics
10 3 (2.44%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.44%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.63%) Data Analysis
11 2 (1.63%) Incident Management
11 2 (1.63%) Data Cleansing
12 1 (0.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (74.80%) SQL
2 36 (29.27%) C#
3 31 (25.20%) VB.NET
4 24 (19.51%) Java
5 19 (15.45%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 8 (6.50%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.50%) Jython
7 1 (0.81%) Perl
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.81%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 59 (47.97%) Microsoft
2 33 (26.83%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) Pegasus
4 2 (1.63%) JBoss
4 2 (1.63%) Citrix
5 1 (0.81%) Twitter
5 1 (0.81%) Northgate
5 1 (0.81%) Misys
5 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
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