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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 139 144 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 45 34 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 0.91% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.96% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 62
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 £25,000 £22,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.27%
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
3760 3526 4113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.17% 94.76% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3257 3085 3653
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Altrincham - 3 £25,000 - 2
Bolton - 3 £19,500 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 71 (78.89%) SQL
2 44 (48.89%) .NET
3 35 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 28 (31.11%) C#
5 27 (30.00%) Java
6 26 (28.89%) SQL Server
7 24 (26.67%) Finance
8 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
8 23 (25.56%) Web Services
9 22 (24.44%) Windows
10 20 (22.22%) Degree
11 19 (21.11%) Wealth Management
11 19 (21.11%) Change Control
11 19 (21.11%) Service Delivery
11 19 (21.11%) Configuration Management
12 18 (20.00%) HTML
12 18 (20.00%) VB.NET
13 17 (18.89%) VB
13 17 (18.89%) CSS
14 16 (17.78%) Problem Management
15 14 (15.56%) OO
16 13 (14.44%) SLA
16 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (13.33%) Oracle
18 11 (12.22%) Release Management
18 11 (12.22%) Computer Science
19 10 (11.11%) MS Office
20 9 (10.00%) T-SQL
20 9 (10.00%) XML
20 9 (10.00%) Microsoft

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (5.56%) IIS
2 4 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Office
2 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 6 (6.67%) IntelliJ
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Advertising
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (48.89%) .NET
2 35 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 23 (25.56%) Web Services
4 18 (20.00%) HTML
5 17 (18.89%) CSS
6 9 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (1.11%) J2EE
7 1 (1.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) UNIX
3 4 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Wealth Management
1 19 (21.11%) Change Control
1 19 (21.11%) Service Delivery
1 19 (21.11%) Configuration Management
2 16 (17.78%) Problem Management
3 14 (15.56%) OO
4 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.22%) Release Management
6 8 (8.89%) ITIL
7 5 (5.56%) ERP
7 5 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.44%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.33%) Service Management
10 2 (2.22%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.22%) Coaching
10 2 (2.22%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (2.22%) Change Management
11 1 (1.11%) CRM
11 1 (1.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 71 (78.89%) SQL
2 28 (31.11%) C#
3 27 (30.00%) Java
4 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 17 (18.89%) VB
7 9 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Oracle
2 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) Misys
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