The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 57 70 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 17 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.42% 1.02% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.06% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 14
Average salary £33,000 £28,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,900 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.97%
Applications Support
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 658 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.15% 95.78% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 622 572 481
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,760 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Sheffield region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Sheffield

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 15 (51.72%) Oracle
4 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
5 8 (27.59%) J2EE
5 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
6 7 (24.14%) Web Development
7 6 (20.69%) Velocity
7 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
7 6 (20.69%) FreeMarker
7 6 (20.69%) Spring Web Flow
7 6 (20.69%) RESTful
7 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
7 6 (20.69%) JSP
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) J2SE
7 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) Ant
7 6 (20.69%) Uniface
7 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
7 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
7 6 (20.69%) Spring
7 6 (20.69%) Maven
8 5 (17.24%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) C++

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.90%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (3.45%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Ant
1 6 (20.69%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) J2EE
2 6 (20.69%) JSP
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) J2SE
2 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
2 6 (20.69%) Spring
2 6 (20.69%) Velocity
2 6 (20.69%) Spring MVC
2 6 (20.69%) FreeMarker
2 6 (20.69%) Spring Web Flow
2 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 4 (13.79%) .NET
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Axis
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) SUSE
3 1 (3.45%) Debian
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Web Development
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
2 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Data Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
4 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
5 6 (20.69%) Uniface
6 5 (17.24%) VB
6 5 (17.24%) C#
6 5 (17.24%) C++
7 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.45%) C
8 1 (3.45%) COBOL
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (3.45%) Tcl
8 1 (3.45%) AWK
8 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) Pega
5 1 (3.45%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.45%) Northgate
5 1 (3.45%) Civica
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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