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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 117 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 45 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.56% 1.54% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.61% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 42
Median salary £30,250 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £49,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
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
2733 3037 3820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.03% 95.53% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1911 2491
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 £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,000
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 1 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 1 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 +15 21 £32,000 +9.40% 3
Glasgow -9 19 £30,000 +4.34% 4
Fife +4 1 £23,000 -17.11%
West Lothian +1 1 £52,500 +89.18%
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 57 (53.27%) SQL
2 37 (34.58%) Oracle
3 36 (33.64%) Java
4 34 (31.78%) .NET
5 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
6 27 (25.23%) ITIL
6 27 (25.23%) C#
7 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
8 25 (23.36%) Windows
8 25 (23.36%) Finance
9 21 (19.63%) MS Excel
10 20 (18.69%) Linux
10 20 (18.69%) Problem Management
11 19 (17.76%) Degree
11 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (15.89%) Change Management
12 17 (15.89%) Service Management
13 16 (14.95%) Incident Management
13 16 (14.95%) Banking
13 16 (14.95%) Investment Banking
14 15 (14.02%) CRM
14 15 (14.02%) SharePoint
14 15 (14.02%) XML
15 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET
15 13 (12.15%) Mainframe
16 12 (11.21%) IIS
16 12 (11.21%) VB.NET
17 11 (10.28%) DB2
17 11 (10.28%) Web Services
17 11 (10.28%) WebSphere

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 15 (14.02%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.21%) IIS
3 11 (10.28%) WebSphere
4 10 (9.35%) JBoss
5 6 (5.61%) Apache
6 5 (4.67%) CMS
7 4 (3.74%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Sage CRM
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.87%) RMDS
2 2 (1.87%) Servitor
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.93%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.93%) LongView
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) SSL
2 2 (1.87%) Firewall
2 2 (1.87%) Multicast
2 2 (1.87%) VoIP
2 2 (1.87%) VPN
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.28%) DB2
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.74%) GIS
7 2 (1.87%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) MSI
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 16 (14.95%) Banking
2 16 (14.95%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.87%) Front Office
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) German Language
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.78%) .NET
2 15 (14.02%) XML
3 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET
4 11 (10.28%) Web Services
5 7 (6.54%) REST
5 7 (6.54%) SOAP
5 7 (6.54%) WCF
6 6 (5.61%) Hibernate
6 6 (5.61%) HTML
6 6 (5.61%) Spring
7 5 (4.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.74%) Middleware
8 4 (3.74%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (2.80%) CSS
10 2 (1.87%) LAMP
10 2 (1.87%) WPF
11 1 (0.93%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Mainframe
3 11 (10.28%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.28%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.28%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) EPoS
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.36%) Windows
2 20 (18.69%) Linux
3 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
4 10 (9.35%) Unix
5 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) ITIL
2 20 (18.69%) Problem Management
3 17 (15.89%) Change Management
3 17 (15.89%) Service Management
4 16 (14.95%) Incident Management
5 15 (14.02%) CRM
6 8 (7.48%) Migration
7 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.54%) Project Management
7 7 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.61%) ITSM
8 6 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.67%) Application Discovery
9 5 (4.67%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.67%) SDLC
10 4 (3.74%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.74%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.74%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (3.74%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 57 (53.27%) SQL
2 36 (33.64%) Java
3 27 (25.23%) C#
4 12 (11.21%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.48%) Perl
6 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.61%) C++
7 6 (5.61%) Python
7 6 (5.61%) VB
7 6 (5.61%) VBA
8 5 (4.67%) C
8 5 (4.67%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.87%) C-shell
10 2 (1.87%) Dart
10 2 (1.87%) Fortran
10 2 (1.87%) Go
10 2 (1.87%) Pascal
10 2 (1.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.93%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
2 5 (4.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) Squid
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) XenApp
3 2 (1.87%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (34.58%) Oracle
2 26 (24.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.48%) Informatica
3 8 (7.48%) Sage
3 8 (7.48%) Sybase
4 4 (3.74%) IBM
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.74%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.74%) VMware
5 3 (2.80%) Citrix
6 2 (1.87%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.87%) IFS
6 2 (1.87%) OpenText
6 2 (1.87%) Solace
7 1 (0.93%) Charles River
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.93%) Remedy
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