The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 169 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 9 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% - 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3847 2938 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.99% 94.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1716 2515
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in Scotland

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Applications Support Specialist Salary Histogram in Scotland

Applications Support Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 5 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £37,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 7 (29.17%) SQL
7 6 (25.00%) JBoss
7 6 (25.00%) Retail
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
8 5 (20.83%) UNIX
9 4 (16.67%) Apache
9 4 (16.67%) COBOL
9 4 (16.67%) J2EE
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (12.50%) Banking
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (12.50%) C#
10 3 (12.50%) DB2
10 3 (12.50%) XML
10 3 (12.50%) .NET
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) CICS
11 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
11 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
11 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
11 2 (8.33%) CA

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (41.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (16.67%) Apache
4 3 (12.50%) CICS
5 2 (8.33%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (4.17%) LiveLink
6 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) Introscope
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) EJB
3 2 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) SOA
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Data Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) COBOL
4 3 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.33%) CA
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Open Text
5 1 (4.17%) IBM