The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 129 78 121
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +43
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 38 105 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 2.85% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 3.00% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 51 18
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
3089 3501 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.88% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2235 1871
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -30 22 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -36 11 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Aberdeen +14 4 £35,000 +40.00%
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 35 (41.67%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) UNIX
3 27 (32.14%) ITIL
4 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
5 25 (29.76%) Oracle
6 24 (28.57%) Java
7 22 (26.19%) Finance
8 20 (23.81%) Linux
9 18 (21.43%) Windows
9 18 (21.43%) .NET
10 15 (17.86%) Sybase
11 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 14 (16.67%) ERP
12 13 (15.48%) Apache
12 13 (15.48%) C#
13 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
13 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
13 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 11 (13.10%) Perl
15 10 (11.90%) C++
15 10 (11.90%) JBoss
15 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
15 10 (11.90%) Change Management
16 9 (10.71%) Degree
17 8 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
17 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (9.52%) Asset Management
17 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
18 7 (8.33%) Banking
18 7 (8.33%) MS Excel

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 13 (15.48%) Apache
2 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.90%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) WorkSite
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (2.38%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.19%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.19%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) FTP
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) IPsec
2 1 (1.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.19%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Ant
1 4 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (26.19%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Legal
4 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
6 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) Automotive
7 1 (1.19%) Law
7 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) .NET
2 14 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.76%) Middleware
3 4 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.76%) Spring
3 4 (4.76%) Java EE
3 4 (4.76%) Ext JS
3 4 (4.76%) HTML5
3 4 (4.76%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.38%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) EDI
6 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
1 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.19%) Equities
4 1 (1.19%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) UNIX
2 20 (23.81%) Linux
3 18 (21.43%) Windows
4 5 (5.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) Solaris
7 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.19%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) ITIL
2 14 (16.67%) ERP
3 10 (11.90%) Change Management
4 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 8 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 5 (5.95%) Release Management
6 5 (5.95%) Content Management
6 5 (5.95%) Scrum
6 5 (5.95%) SDLC
7 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.76%) OO
7 4 (4.76%) CRM
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.76%) Kanban
8 3 (3.57%) Network Management
8 3 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) SQL
2 24 (28.57%) Java
3 13 (15.48%) C#
4 12 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 11 (13.10%) Perl
6 10 (11.90%) C++
7 7 (8.33%) VB
7 7 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 7 (8.33%) Python
8 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.95%) Delphi
10 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.76%) Korn
10 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.38%) sed
11 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) HND
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (4.76%) Control-M
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
3 1 (1.19%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.19%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Ansible
3 1 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle
2 15 (17.86%) Sybase
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.14%) Informatica
5 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.76%) Charles River
6 4 (4.76%) VMware
7 3 (3.57%) Citrix
7 3 (3.57%) SAP
8 2 (2.38%) Splunk
9 1 (1.19%) Infor
9 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.19%) Perforce
9 1 (1.19%) OpenText
9 1 (1.19%) Fidessa
9 1 (1.19%) Sage
9 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
9 1 (1.19%) Epicor
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