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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 107 112 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 45 61 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.52% 1.59% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.68% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 42 54
Average salary £29,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.07% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £49,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.77% -0.76%
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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 21 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Edinburgh +10 9 £36,000 +15.20% 3
North Lanarkshire - 5 - - 1
Fife +2 2 £27,750 -11.90%
West Lothian -8 2 £29,000 -19.44%
Stirling - 2 - -
Dundee - 2 £35,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £40,000 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) SQL
3 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
4 22 (28.95%) Linux
5 21 (27.63%) UNIX
6 20 (26.32%) Oracle
7 19 (25.00%) .NET
7 19 (25.00%) ITIL
8 17 (22.37%) Java
9 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 14 (18.42%) Windows
11 13 (17.11%) Sybase
11 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
12 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 11 (14.47%) JBoss
13 11 (14.47%) C++
13 11 (14.47%) Incident Management
13 11 (14.47%) Degree
14 10 (13.16%) C#
14 10 (13.16%) VB
14 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET
14 10 (13.16%) Banking
15 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
15 9 (11.84%) Perl
15 9 (11.84%) Apache
15 9 (11.84%) ERP
15 9 (11.84%) Cognos
15 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (10.53%) Informatica
16 8 (10.53%) Hibernate

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (14.47%) JBoss
2 9 (11.84%) Apache
3 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) CMS
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.32%) WorkSite
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (2.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.32%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.32%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) DMZ
1 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) DHCP
2 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (1.32%) IPsec
3 1 (1.32%) SSH
3 1 (1.32%) SSL
3 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) KDB
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.63%) DB2
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.32%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Maven
1 4 (5.26%) Ant
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Legal
4 5 (6.58%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) German Language
6 2 (2.63%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Automotive
7 1 (1.32%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) .NET
2 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.26%) Spring
5 4 (5.26%) JSF
5 4 (5.26%) Java EE
5 4 (5.26%) JBoss Seam
5 4 (5.26%) REST
5 4 (5.26%) RichFaces
5 4 (5.26%) HTML5
5 4 (5.26%) jQuery
5 4 (5.26%) Ext JS
5 4 (5.26%) Java EE 5
5 4 (5.26%) JAX-RS
5 4 (5.26%) HTML
5 4 (5.26%) JSP
5 4 (5.26%) SOAP
5 4 (5.26%) Struts
6 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
1 3 (3.95%) DataPower
2 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.63%) Statistics
2 2 (2.63%) Derivative
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.63%) Equities
3 1 (1.32%) NHS
3 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.32%) PKI
3 1 (1.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Linux
2 21 (27.63%) UNIX
3 14 (18.42%) Windows
4 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) AIX
7 1 (1.32%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (1.32%) Android
7 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 11 (14.47%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.84%) ERP
4 7 (9.21%) Change Management
4 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
5 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.58%) Content Management
6 5 (6.58%) Scrum
6 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.58%) CRM
6 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.58%) Release Management
7 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.26%) Kanban
7 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.26%) OO
7 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.95%) Project Management
8 3 (3.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) Java
3 13 (17.11%) Shell Script
4 11 (14.47%) C++
5 10 (13.16%) C#
5 10 (13.16%) VB
6 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.84%) Perl
7 7 (9.21%) Python
7 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL
8 6 (7.89%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.26%) VBA
9 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.63%) Korn
12 1 (1.32%) C
12 1 (1.32%) Delphi
12 1 (1.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) MCP
2 1 (1.32%) HND
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.63%) Control-M
3 1 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.11%) Sybase
4 9 (11.84%) Cognos
5 8 (10.53%) Informatica
6 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.26%) Business Objects
7 4 (5.26%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.32%) Perforce
8 1 (1.32%) VMware
8 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.32%) Epicor
8 1 (1.32%) Sage
8 1 (1.32%) Infor
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