The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 183 129 139
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 55 118 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 1.75% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.83% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 44 100 99
Average salary £37,250 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.44% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.77% -0.76%
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the North West

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the North West

Applications Support
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Cheshire -16 23 £26,500 -11.66% 1
Manchester -21 22 £41,250 +65.00% 5
Merseyside +2 10 £32,500 -7.14%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (73.68%) SQL
2 56 (49.12%) SQL Server
3 51 (44.74%) .NET
4 36 (31.58%) Finance
5 34 (29.82%) ITIL
6 27 (23.68%) ASP.NET
7 26 (22.81%) C#
8 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 23 (20.18%) Oracle
10 22 (19.30%) VB.NET
11 21 (18.42%) Windows
12 20 (17.54%) T-SQL
13 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
13 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
14 14 (12.28%) Service Management
15 13 (11.40%) Java
15 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database
15 13 (11.40%) WCF
16 12 (10.53%) HTML
16 12 (10.53%) Web Services
16 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
16 12 (10.53%) Management Information System
17 11 (9.65%) OO
17 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
17 11 (9.65%) Problem Management
18 10 (8.77%) Degree
18 10 (8.77%) CSS
18 10 (8.77%) IIS
18 10 (8.77%) VB

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (8.77%) IIS
2 5 (4.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.75%) CICS
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) OPENHousing
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.88%) Bond Adapt
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.88%) OPENContractor
2 1 (0.88%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.88%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.88%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.88%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) SSH
2 1 (0.88%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Telnet
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
2 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.40%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.39%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.75%) MySQL
7 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.51%) Moq
1 4 (3.51%) NUnit
2 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.88%) Hudson
2 1 (0.88%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.88%) Ant
2 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Electronics
3 4 (3.51%) Back Office
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (44.74%) .NET
2 27 (23.68%) ASP.NET
3 13 (11.40%) WCF
4 12 (10.53%) HTML
4 12 (10.53%) Web Services
5 10 (8.77%) CSS
6 9 (7.89%) J2EE
7 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.39%) jQuery
9 4 (3.51%) XML
9 4 (3.51%) VXML
9 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.51%) HTML5
9 4 (3.51%) Backbone.js
9 4 (3.51%) Ninject
9 4 (3.51%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.63%) CSS3
11 2 (1.75%) EDI
12 1 (0.88%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.02%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.51%) IVR
5 4 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 4 (3.51%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.88%) Economics
6 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.88%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.39%) Linux
4 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) ITIL
2 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.28%) Service Management
4 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 11 (9.65%) OO
5 11 (9.65%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.02%) ITIL V3
7 6 (5.26%) ERP
7 6 (5.26%) CRM
8 5 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.39%) Change Control
9 4 (3.51%) OOD
9 4 (3.51%) MVC
9 4 (3.51%) Scrum
9 4 (3.51%) Migration
9 4 (3.51%) Project Management
9 4 (3.51%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.51%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.51%) Multithreading
9 4 (3.51%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 84 (73.68%) SQL
2 26 (22.81%) C#
3 22 (19.30%) VB.NET
4 20 (17.54%) T-SQL
5 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.40%) Java
7 10 (8.77%) VB
8 7 (6.14%) COBOL
9 4 (3.51%) VB6
10 2 (1.75%) JCL
11 1 (0.88%) VBA
11 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.88%) CCNA
3 1 (0.88%) MCSE
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
2 4 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) XenApp
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.18%) Oracle
3 8 (7.02%) IBM
4 5 (4.39%) VMware
4 5 (4.39%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.51%) SAP
5 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.51%) Remedy
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco
6 3 (2.63%) Progress
7 2 (1.75%) Cognos
7 2 (1.75%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.75%) Sage
7 2 (1.75%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.75%) Orchard
8 1 (0.88%) Northgate
8 1 (0.88%) Civica
8 1 (0.88%) Capita
8 1 (0.88%) Aareon
8 1 (0.88%) RedPrairie
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £17500 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Knutsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 25 days ago