The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 129 143 127
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 63 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.50% 0.91% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.96% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 61 32 64
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,550 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,750 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Applications Support
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - 3 £19,500 -
Altrincham - 1 £25,000 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 72 (79.12%) SQL
2 45 (49.45%) .NET
3 35 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 29 (31.87%) C#
5 27 (29.67%) Java
6 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
6 24 (26.37%) Finance
7 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 20 (21.98%) VB.NET
8 20 (21.98%) Web Services
8 20 (21.98%) Windows
8 20 (21.98%) Degree
9 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
9 19 (20.88%) Service Delivery
9 19 (20.88%) Wealth Management
9 19 (20.88%) Change Control
10 16 (17.58%) HTML
10 16 (17.58%) Problem Management
11 15 (16.48%) VB
11 15 (16.48%) CSS
12 13 (14.29%) Oracle
12 13 (14.29%) SLA
13 12 (13.19%) OO
13 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
14 11 (12.09%) XML
14 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (12.09%) Computer Science
14 11 (12.09%) Release Management
15 10 (10.99%) MS Office
16 9 (9.89%) T-SQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (4.40%) IIS
1 4 (4.40%) CMS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) MS Office
2 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
1 6 (6.59%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (26.37%) Finance
2 2 (2.20%) Back Office
3 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.10%) Advertising
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (49.45%) .NET
2 35 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.98%) Web Services
4 16 (17.58%) HTML
5 15 (16.48%) CSS
6 11 (12.09%) XML
7 1 (1.10%) Java EE
7 1 (1.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 6 (6.59%) UNIX
3 4 (4.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
1 19 (20.88%) Service Delivery
1 19 (20.88%) Wealth Management
1 19 (20.88%) Change Control
2 16 (17.58%) Problem Management
3 12 (13.19%) OO
4 11 (12.09%) Release Management
4 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.79%) ITIL
6 5 (5.49%) ERP
6 5 (5.49%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.40%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.30%) Service Management
9 2 (2.20%) Change Management
9 2 (2.20%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (2.20%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.20%) Coaching
10 1 (1.10%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.10%) Logistics
10 1 (1.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (79.12%) SQL
2 29 (31.87%) C#
3 27 (29.67%) Java
4 21 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 20 (21.98%) VB.NET
6 15 (16.48%) VB
7 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) HND
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Oracle
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) HP
4 1 (1.10%) Misys
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