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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 116 128 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 38 34 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 1.08% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.13% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 50
Median salary £29,000 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.20% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,100 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
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
2791 3005 3619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.21% 95.34% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 1933 2384
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.53% +6.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 July 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 July 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 +18 17 £29,000 -15.32% 2
West Lothian +13 8 £35,000 - 2
Glasgow -15 8 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Stirling - 2 £34,500 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £24,500 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 53 (63.10%) SQL
2 28 (33.33%) Finance
3 27 (32.14%) Oracle
4 24 (28.57%) C#
4 24 (28.57%) .NET
5 21 (25.00%) CRM
5 21 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 19 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 16 (19.05%) Unix
10 15 (17.86%) XML
10 15 (17.86%) ITIL
11 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 13 (15.48%) Java
12 13 (15.48%) Sage
12 13 (15.48%) ITSM
13 12 (14.29%) Perl
14 11 (13.10%) VB.NET
14 11 (13.10%) Service Management
15 10 (11.90%) Windows
15 10 (11.90%) Linux
15 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
15 10 (11.90%) SLA
16 9 (10.71%) Python
16 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
16 9 (10.71%) Degree
16 9 (10.71%) Problem Management

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 21 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.76%) Apache
2 4 (4.76%) JBoss
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Sage CRM
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.38%) RMDS
4 2 (2.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.19%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (1.19%) LatentZero
5 1 (1.19%) LongView
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.19%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.95%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.76%) MS Access
5 3 (3.57%) DataStage
6 2 (2.38%) QlikView
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) DB2
7 1 (1.19%) GIS
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Maven
1 3 (3.57%) MSBuild
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.19%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.19%) MSI
2 1 (1.19%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (5.95%) Retail
5 4 (4.76%) Marketing
6 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.57%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.38%) Front Office
8 1 (1.19%) French Language
8 1 (1.19%) German Language
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.19%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.57%) .NET
2 15 (17.86%) XML
3 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.52%) Web Services
5 7 (8.33%) REST
5 7 (8.33%) SOAP
5 7 (8.33%) WCF
6 4 (4.76%) CGI
6 4 (4.76%) Middleware
7 2 (2.38%) HTML
7 2 (2.38%) WPF
8 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.19%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.57%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.38%) LIMS
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Unix
2 10 (11.90%) Linux
2 10 (11.90%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.57%) Solaris
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) CRM
2 15 (17.86%) ITIL
3 13 (15.48%) ITSM
4 11 (13.10%) Service Management
5 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 7 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (8.33%) SDLC
6 7 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.14%) ERP
7 6 (7.14%) Migration
8 5 (5.95%) Application Discovery
8 5 (5.95%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (4.76%) MVC
10 3 (3.57%) Change Management
10 3 (3.57%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.57%) ETL
10 3 (3.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (63.10%) SQL
2 24 (28.57%) C#
3 13 (15.48%) Java
4 12 (14.29%) Perl
5 11 (13.10%) VB.NET
6 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
7 9 (10.71%) Python
8 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.76%) C++
11 3 (3.57%) C
11 3 (3.57%) COBOL
11 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.38%) C-shell
12 2 (2.38%) Dart
12 2 (2.38%) VB
13 1 (1.19%) Fortran
13 1 (1.19%) Pascal
13 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Squid
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Oracle
2 18 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.48%) Sage
4 7 (8.33%) Informatica
5 4 (4.76%) Northgate
5 4 (4.76%) Remedy
5 4 (4.76%) Sybase
6 3 (3.57%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.38%) Bloomberg
7 2 (2.38%) Intel
7 2 (2.38%) OpenText
7 2 (2.38%) Solace
8 1 (1.19%) Charles River
8 1 (1.19%) Citrix
8 1 (1.19%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.19%) VMware
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