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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
UK / Scotland
Rank 108 94 128
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 62 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 2.12% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 2.22% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 43 22
Median salary £31,000 £29,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.08% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £10,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

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
2146 2793 2912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.97% 95.68% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1841 1913
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -10 11 £33,750 +56.97% 2
Glasgow +4 9 £31,000 -6.06% 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £25,000 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 23 (43.40%) Oracle
3 22 (41.51%) .NET
4 21 (39.62%) C#
5 19 (35.85%) PL/SQL
6 18 (33.96%) ITIL
7 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.75%) TDD
9 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 10 (18.87%) Windows
10 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
13 6 (11.32%) Java
13 6 (11.32%) SLA
14 5 (9.43%) MVC
14 5 (9.43%) Linux
14 5 (9.43%) Unix
14 5 (9.43%) Oracle Forms
15 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
15 4 (7.55%) CRM
15 4 (7.55%) Solaris
15 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
15 4 (7.55%) Perl
15 4 (7.55%) HTML
15 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
15 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
16 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008

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 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.77%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.89%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.89%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 2 (3.77%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) DataStage
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.77%) Maven
2 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.77%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Fintech
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.43%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Unix
4 4 (7.55%) Solaris
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 5 (9.43%) MVC
5 4 (7.55%) CRM
5 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.66%) Document Management
6 3 (5.66%) ERP
6 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.77%) Content Management
7 2 (3.77%) High Availability
7 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.77%) ITSM
7 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Product Management
7 2 (3.77%) Software Audit
7 2 (3.77%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) C#
3 19 (35.85%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.32%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) Perl
5 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) COBOL
6 2 (3.77%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.77%) VBScript
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) F5
4 2 (3.77%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.77%) Informatica
5 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.89%) Charles River
5 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.89%) IFS
5 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.89%) Laserfiche
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
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