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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 151 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 29 75 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 1.98% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.10% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 64 66
Average salary £25,000 £26,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
3871 3567 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.12% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3108 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Altrincham +3 4 £25,000 +11.11%
Wigan -4 3 £25,000 +1.01% 1
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 84 (71.79%) SQL
2 46 (39.32%) Microsoft
2 46 (39.32%) .NET
3 35 (29.91%) ASP.NET
4 33 (28.21%) Oracle
5 32 (27.35%) Finance
6 28 (23.93%) VB.NET
6 28 (23.93%) C#
7 27 (23.08%) Java
8 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 24 (20.51%) UNIX
10 23 (19.66%) Windows
11 22 (18.80%) Linux
11 22 (18.80%) XML
12 21 (17.95%) ITIL
13 19 (16.24%) Problem Management
14 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
15 13 (11.11%) Service Delivery
15 13 (11.11%) MS Office
15 13 (11.11%) ERP
16 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
16 12 (10.26%) Degree
17 10 (8.55%) Change Control
17 10 (8.55%) IIS
17 10 (8.55%) Configuration Management
17 10 (8.55%) Wealth Management
18 9 (7.69%) Web Services
18 9 (7.69%) Release Management
18 9 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
19 8 (6.84%) Manufacturing

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (8.55%) IIS
2 6 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Office
2 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (4.27%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.85%) Agresso
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) Intranet
2 3 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) SAN
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.42%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Ant
2 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.42%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 32 (27.35%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.98%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Back Office
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.32%) .NET
2 35 (29.91%) ASP.NET
3 22 (18.80%) XML
4 9 (7.69%) Web Services
5 7 (5.98%) J2EE
6 5 (4.27%) EJB
7 4 (3.42%) HTML
8 3 (2.56%) CSS
9 1 (0.85%) Java EE
9 1 (0.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) UNIX
2 23 (19.66%) Windows
3 22 (18.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) ITIL
2 19 (16.24%) Problem Management
3 13 (11.11%) ERP
3 13 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 10 (8.55%) Configuration Management
4 10 (8.55%) Wealth Management
4 10 (8.55%) Change Control
5 9 (7.69%) Release Management
6 6 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (5.13%) Service Management
7 5 (4.27%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.27%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.42%) Logistics
8 4 (3.42%) Time Management
9 3 (2.56%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.56%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.71%) Data Analysis
10 2 (1.71%) Change Management
10 2 (1.71%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (1.71%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 84 (71.79%) SQL
2 28 (23.93%) C#
2 28 (23.93%) VB.NET
3 27 (23.08%) Java
4 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 5 (4.27%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.27%) Jython
6 3 (2.56%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.85%) HND
3 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.85%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (39.32%) Microsoft
2 33 (28.21%) Oracle
3 5 (4.27%) Pegasus
4 2 (1.71%) HP
4 2 (1.71%) Citrix
5 1 (0.85%) Northgate
5 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
5 1 (0.85%) Misys
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