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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 112 118 79
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -39
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 48 59 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 1.49% 2.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.57% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 55
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £46,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
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
2925 3748 2954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.90% 94.77% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 2463 1742
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 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 6 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 +3 21 £28,750 -23.33% 1
Edinburgh 0 11 £36,000 +20.00% 1
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Stirling - 4 £71,250 -
Fife +3 2 £27,750 -10.48% 1
West Lothian -4 2 £27,750 -22.91%
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 6 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 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 25 (32.05%) Linux
3 23 (29.49%) Oracle
3 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
4 22 (28.21%) ITIL
4 22 (28.21%) UNIX
5 19 (24.36%) Java
6 17 (21.79%) .NET
7 16 (20.51%) Sybase
7 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 15 (19.23%) Windows
9 14 (17.95%) Degree
10 13 (16.67%) JBoss
10 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
11 12 (15.38%) C++
12 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.10%) VB
12 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
12 11 (14.10%) Cognos
12 11 (14.10%) Banking
12 11 (14.10%) Incident Management
13 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (12.82%) Hibernate
14 9 (11.54%) Informatica
14 9 (11.54%) Apache
14 9 (11.54%) Perl
14 9 (11.54%) C#
15 8 (10.26%) PL/SQL
15 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 13 (16.67%) JBoss
2 9 (11.54%) Apache
3 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) WorkSite
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.56%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.28%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.28%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) DMZ
1 6 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) DHCP
2 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) SSL
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) IPsec
3 1 (1.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.56%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) DB2
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.56%) KDB
5 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.28%) DataStage
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Ant
1 4 (5.13%) Maven
2 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (43.59%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Legal
4 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing
6 2 (2.56%) German Language
6 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.56%) Automotive
7 1 (1.28%) Law
7 1 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (1.28%) Billing
7 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 10 (12.82%) Hibernate
3 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.69%) JSP
4 6 (7.69%) SOAP
4 6 (7.69%) Struts
4 6 (7.69%) JSF
4 6 (7.69%) jQuery
4 6 (7.69%) JBoss Seam
4 6 (7.69%) Java EE 5
4 6 (7.69%) RichFaces
4 6 (7.69%) REST
4 6 (7.69%) JAX-RS
5 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.13%) Java EE
6 4 (5.13%) HTML
6 4 (5.13%) HTML5
6 4 (5.13%) Ext JS
6 4 (5.13%) Spring
7 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
1 3 (3.85%) DataPower
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Equities
2 2 (2.56%) Derivative
2 2 (2.56%) Statistics
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Life Science
3 1 (1.28%) PKI
3 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.05%) Linux
2 22 (28.21%) UNIX
3 15 (19.23%) Windows
4 10 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.85%) Windows CE
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.85%) Android
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) ITIL
2 11 (14.10%) Incident Management
3 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
3 7 (8.97%) ERP
3 7 (8.97%) Change Management
4 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 6 (7.69%) Release Management
5 5 (6.41%) Content Management
5 5 (6.41%) Scrum
5 5 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.41%) CRM
6 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.13%) Project Management
6 4 (5.13%) Service Management
6 4 (5.13%) OO
6 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) Java
3 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 12 (15.38%) C++
5 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.10%) VB
6 9 (11.54%) Perl
6 9 (11.54%) C#
7 8 (10.26%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.97%) Python
9 6 (7.69%) VBA
10 5 (6.41%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.85%) C
11 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.56%) Korn
13 1 (1.28%) Delphi
13 1 (1.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) HND
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.56%) Control-M
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.28%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.28%) Ansible
3 1 (1.28%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Oracle
2 16 (20.51%) Sybase
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.10%) Cognos
4 9 (11.54%) Informatica
5 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.13%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Epicor
7 1 (1.28%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.28%) Sage
7 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.28%) Perforce
7 1 (1.28%) VMware
7 1 (1.28%) Infor
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glenrothes
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago