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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 120 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 37 45 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.52% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.59% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 44
Median salary £30,500 £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £26,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £38,400 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
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
2690 2836 3654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.66% 95.55% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1787 2385
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +13 20 £28,500 -20.83% 4
Glasgow -20 11 £30,250 +10.00% 5
Stirling +5 2 £34,500 - 1
West Lothian 0 1 £40,000 +37.93%
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (50.57%) SQL
2 27 (31.03%) Oracle
2 27 (31.03%) Java
3 26 (29.89%) .NET
4 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
4 22 (25.29%) C#
5 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 21 (24.14%) Finance
6 19 (21.84%) ITIL
7 18 (20.69%) Windows
8 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
8 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
9 16 (18.39%) Linux
9 16 (18.39%) Problem Management
10 15 (17.24%) Service Management
11 14 (16.09%) CRM
11 14 (16.09%) XML
11 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
12 12 (13.79%) VB.NET
12 12 (13.79%) Banking
12 12 (13.79%) Investment Banking
12 12 (13.79%) Degree
13 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (12.64%) Unix
14 10 (11.49%) JBoss
14 10 (11.49%) Sage
15 9 (10.34%) Mainframe
15 9 (10.34%) Change Management
15 9 (10.34%) Web Services
15 9 (10.34%) Incident 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 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.49%) JBoss
3 8 (9.20%) IIS
4 7 (8.05%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.90%) Apache
6 3 (3.45%) CMS
7 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Sage CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.30%) RMDS
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.15%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.15%) LatentZero
3 1 (1.15%) LongView
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Office 365
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Multicast
2 1 (1.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) SSL
2 1 (1.15%) VoIP
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) DB2
2 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.30%) GIS
3 2 (2.30%) MS Access
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.15%) MSI
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 12 (13.79%) Banking
2 12 (13.79%) Investment Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
4 5 (5.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.30%) Front Office
6 1 (1.15%) French Language
6 1 (1.15%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.15%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) .NET
2 14 (16.09%) ASP.NET
2 14 (16.09%) XML
3 9 (10.34%) Web Services
4 7 (8.05%) REST
4 7 (8.05%) SOAP
4 7 (8.05%) WCF
5 6 (6.90%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.90%) Spring
6 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
7 4 (4.60%) HTML
7 4 (4.60%) Middleware
8 2 (2.30%) CGI
8 2 (2.30%) CSS
8 2 (2.30%) LAMP
8 2 (2.30%) WPF
9 1 (1.15%) ODBC
9 1 (1.15%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 8 (9.20%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
4 7 (8.05%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.15%) EPoS
6 1 (1.15%) LIMS
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.69%) Windows
2 16 (18.39%) Linux
3 11 (12.64%) Unix
4 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) ITIL
2 16 (18.39%) Problem Management
3 15 (17.24%) Service Management
4 14 (16.09%) CRM
5 9 (10.34%) Change Management
5 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
6 8 (9.20%) ITSM
7 7 (8.05%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.05%) SDLC
8 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Application Discovery
9 5 (5.75%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) ERP
9 5 (5.75%) Migration
10 4 (4.60%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (4.60%) OO
10 4 (4.60%) Project Management
10 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.45%) ITIL V3
12 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) SQL
2 27 (31.03%) Java
3 22 (25.29%) C#
4 12 (13.79%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.05%) Perl
6 6 (6.90%) C++
6 6 (6.90%) Python
7 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.60%) C
8 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.45%) VB
10 2 (2.30%) C-shell
10 2 (2.30%) Dart
10 2 (2.30%) PHP
10 2 (2.30%) VBA
11 1 (1.15%) Go
11 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.60%) Squid
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
3 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Oracle
2 21 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.49%) Sage
4 5 (5.75%) Informatica
4 5 (5.75%) Sybase
5 2 (2.30%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix
5 2 (2.30%) Northgate
5 2 (2.30%) OpenText
5 2 (2.30%) Remedy
5 2 (2.30%) Solace
5 2 (2.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.15%) Charles River
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco
6 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
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