The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 96 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 80 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.14% 2.04% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.13% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 48 46 44
Average salary £35,500 £32,450 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.39% +18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £41,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,581 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.26% -5.90%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3538 3140 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.73% 95.41% 92.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2325 2079 2080
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Scotland

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Scotland

Applications Support
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 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Glasgow -11 37 £35,000 +9.37% 7
Edinburgh +8 34 £40,500 +25.00% 10
Fife -1 5 £31,500 +31.25%
West Lothian - 4 £36,000 - 1
Aberdeen +9 2 £29,500 -37.89%
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 69 (48.59%) SQL
2 56 (39.44%) Oracle
3 41 (28.87%) ITIL
4 34 (23.94%) Windows
5 31 (21.83%) Linux
5 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
5 31 (21.83%) Finance
6 29 (20.42%) .NET
7 28 (19.72%) UNIX
7 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
8 24 (16.90%) C#
9 20 (14.08%) Java
10 19 (13.38%) SLA
11 18 (12.68%) XML
12 17 (11.97%) JavaScript
13 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
13 16 (11.27%) Oracle Applications
13 16 (11.27%) Oracle EBS
13 16 (11.27%) Banking
13 16 (11.27%) Oracle EBS R12
14 15 (10.56%) Statistics
14 15 (10.56%) T-SQL
15 14 (9.86%) IIS
15 14 (9.86%) Systems Analysis
15 14 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (9.15%) Problem Management
16 13 (9.15%) Sybase
16 13 (9.15%) SharePoint
17 12 (8.45%) CRM

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (9.86%) IIS
2 13 (9.15%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.93%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.52%) CMS
5 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.41%) Apache
6 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.70%) CICS
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.23%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (8.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (5.63%) Markit EDM
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (2.82%) KANA IQ
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (2.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.70%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) DHCP
1 6 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.52%) HTTP
2 5 (3.52%) DNS
3 4 (2.82%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.82%) SMTP
3 4 (2.82%) FTP
4 3 (2.11%) SSL
5 2 (1.41%) Extranet
5 2 (1.41%) VPN
5 2 (1.41%) SSH
5 2 (1.41%) IPsec
6 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.70%) SAN
6 1 (0.70%) DMZ
6 1 (0.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.75%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.11%) DB2
7 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.41%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.70%) MySQL
9 1 (0.70%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 31 (21.83%) Finance
2 16 (11.27%) Banking
3 8 (5.63%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.82%) French Language
4 4 (2.82%) General Ledger
4 4 (2.82%) Billing
5 3 (2.11%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) German Language
5 3 (2.11%) Front Office
6 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.42%) .NET
2 18 (12.68%) XML
3 7 (4.93%) .NET Framework
3 7 (4.93%) HTML
4 6 (4.23%) Web Services
5 4 (2.82%) J2EE
5 4 (2.82%) SOAP
6 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.41%) CSS
7 2 (1.41%) XSLT
7 2 (1.41%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.70%) Java EE 5
8 1 (0.70%) jQuery
8 1 (0.70%) JBoss Seam
8 1 (0.70%) REST
8 1 (0.70%) RichFaces
8 1 (0.70%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.70%) Spring
8 1 (0.70%) JSF
8 1 (0.70%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Statistics
2 8 (5.63%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (1.41%) Open Source
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.70%) GIS
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.94%) Windows
2 31 (21.83%) Linux
3 28 (19.72%) UNIX
4 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.93%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.52%) Android
7 5 (3.52%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.70%) CentOS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.70%) AIX
8 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.87%) ITIL
2 14 (9.86%) Systems Analysis
2 14 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (9.15%) Problem Management
4 12 (8.45%) CRM
4 12 (8.45%) Project Management
5 10 (7.04%) Release Management
6 6 (4.23%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.23%) Asset Management
6 6 (4.23%) High Availability
7 5 (3.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.52%) Data Modelling
7 5 (3.52%) OOP
7 5 (3.52%) OO
8 4 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.82%) Change Management
8 4 (2.82%) Information Security
8 4 (2.82%) Fault Management
8 4 (2.82%) Cash Management
8 4 (2.82%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.59%) SQL
2 24 (16.90%) C#
3 20 (14.08%) Java
4 17 (11.97%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.56%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.63%) C++
6 8 (5.63%) Ruby
7 7 (4.93%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.93%) VB
7 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.23%) C
9 5 (3.52%) Perl
10 3 (2.11%) VBScript
10 3 (2.11%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.11%) Python
11 2 (1.41%) ABAP
11 2 (1.41%) PHP
11 2 (1.41%) VB6
12 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (2.82%) MCP
4 2 (1.41%) HND
5 1 (0.70%) MCITP
5 1 (0.70%) ISEB
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) HL7
3 1 (0.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Control-M
2 1 (0.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 56 (39.44%) Oracle
2 28 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.15%) Sybase
4 9 (6.34%) Informatica
5 8 (5.63%) Fidessa
5 8 (5.63%) Red Hat
5 8 (5.63%) Cognos
5 8 (5.63%) thinkFolio
6 7 (4.93%) JBoss
7 6 (4.23%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.82%) KANA
8 4 (2.82%) Pega
9 2 (1.41%) SAP
9 2 (1.41%) Thunderhead
9 2 (1.41%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.41%) Citrix
9 2 (1.41%) Laserfiche
9 2 (1.41%) Google
9 2 (1.41%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.70%) IBM
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension and Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £Excellent Compensation + Benefits Available
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
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Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Livingston
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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