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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 157 122 105
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 21 70 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 1.74% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.84% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 69 73
Average salary £36,250 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £21,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -
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
3403 3795 3923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 94.52% 95.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 3124 3393
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Oldham - 3 £30,500 -
Applications Support
North West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (77.78%) SQL
2 32 (71.11%) SQL Server
3 23 (51.11%) .NET
4 19 (42.22%) T-SQL
4 19 (42.22%) C#
5 17 (37.78%) ITIL
5 17 (37.78%) Finance
6 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
6 16 (35.56%) WCF
7 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.11%) IIS
9 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 5 (11.11%) Degree
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (8.89%) MS Office
10 4 (8.89%) Java
10 4 (8.89%) Linux
10 4 (8.89%) Workflow
10 4 (8.89%) Citrix
10 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
11 3 (6.67%) Retail
11 3 (6.67%) ERP
11 3 (6.67%) ETL
11 3 (6.67%) Oracle
11 3 (6.67%) VBScript
11 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (71.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Ant
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) Hudson
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
2 16 (35.56%) WCF
3 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) EDI
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) DTV
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 4 (8.89%) Workflow
4 3 (6.67%) ERP
4 3 (6.67%) ETL
4 3 (6.67%) Release Management
4 3 (6.67%) Document Management
4 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.44%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (77.78%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) T-SQL
2 19 (42.22%) C#
3 11 (24.44%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.89%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) VBScript
7 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 2 (4.44%) COBOL
8 1 (2.22%) VB6
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Citrix
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Northgate
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.22%) Hummingbird
5 1 (2.22%) Altova
5 1 (2.22%) SYSPRO
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