The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 49 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.35% 0.35% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.37% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £22,000 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% +7.31%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.15%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
275 270 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 95.16% 95.74% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 209 215 182
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £24,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
West Midlands

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Solihull

Applications Support
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) XML

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft