The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 110 131 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 35 46 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 1.38% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.44% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 61
Median salary £31,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Applications Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2404 3184 3459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.51% 95.36% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1534 2050 2202
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 15 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Glasgow +2 12 £25,000 -37.50% 4
West Lothian +9 7 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £25,000 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 52 (69.33%) SQL
2 29 (38.67%) Oracle
3 24 (32.00%) Finance
3 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (29.33%) C#
5 20 (26.67%) .NET
6 18 (24.00%) CRM
7 17 (22.67%) Unix
8 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
8 16 (21.33%) PL/SQL
9 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
10 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (13.33%) ITIL
11 10 (13.33%) Java
11 10 (13.33%) XML
11 10 (13.33%) Windows
11 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
12 9 (12.00%) ITSM
12 9 (12.00%) Linux
12 9 (12.00%) Perl
12 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (10.67%) SLA
14 7 (9.33%) MVC
14 7 (9.33%) Sage
14 7 (9.33%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (9.33%) Degree
14 7 (9.33%) Problem Management
14 7 (9.33%) Windows Server

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (18.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (5.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (5.33%) Sage CRM
3 3 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.33%) LatentZero
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.33%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.33%) DataStage
4 4 (5.33%) MS Access
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.67%) QlikView
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.33%) Maven
2 4 (5.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.33%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
2 4 (5.33%) General Ledger
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Front Office
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) German Language
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) .NET
2 10 (13.33%) XML
3 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.33%) CGI
5 2 (2.67%) HTML
5 2 (2.67%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.33%) Middleware
6 1 (1.33%) ODBC
6 1 (1.33%) REST
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) WCF
6 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.33%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) LIMS
5 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Unix
2 10 (13.33%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) Linux
4 7 (9.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.00%) Solaris
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) CRM
2 10 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 10 (13.33%) ITIL
3 9 (12.00%) ITSM
4 7 (9.33%) MVC
4 7 (9.33%) Problem Management
4 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.00%) ERP
6 5 (6.67%) Migration
6 5 (6.67%) Service Management
7 4 (5.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.33%) ETL
7 4 (5.33%) High Availability
7 4 (5.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (5.33%) Product Management
7 4 (5.33%) SDLC
7 4 (5.33%) Software Audit
7 4 (5.33%) Static Code Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.00%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 52 (69.33%) SQL
2 22 (29.33%) C#
3 16 (21.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (13.33%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) Perl
6 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.67%) Python
7 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.33%) COBOL
9 3 (4.00%) C++
9 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.33%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.67%) SLA
2 4 (5.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Squid
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.33%) Sage
4 5 (6.67%) Informatica
5 4 (5.33%) Ab Initio
5 4 (5.33%) Northgate
5 4 (5.33%) Remedy
6 2 (2.67%) Intel
6 2 (2.67%) OpenText
7 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.33%) Charles River
7 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.33%) IFS
7 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Sybase
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