The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 41 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 35 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.48% 3.47% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 3.61% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 30
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £24,200 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £35,000 £32,150
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
Applications Support
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
730 527 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.35% 96.34% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 615 457 583
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Somerset

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Somerset

Applications Support
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Bath +8 32 £27,500 +4.76% 4
Yeovil +3 2 £27,500 +19.56%
Taunton - 1 £31,000 -
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 46 (63.01%) XML
2 42 (57.53%) Relational Database
3 36 (49.32%) SQL
4 33 (45.21%) SLA
4 33 (45.21%) Finance
5 30 (41.10%) Service Delivery
6 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
7 26 (35.62%) .NET
8 25 (34.25%) C#
9 24 (32.88%) HTML
10 23 (31.51%) ASP.NET
10 23 (31.51%) CSS
10 23 (31.51%) XSLT
10 23 (31.51%) Windows
10 23 (31.51%) XHTML
10 23 (31.51%) Content Management
10 23 (31.51%) Web Development
11 19 (26.03%) Line Management
12 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
12 18 (24.66%) RDBMS
12 18 (24.66%) MySQL
13 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
14 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
15 7 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (9.59%) Performance Management
15 7 (9.59%) Oracle
15 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (9.59%) ITSM
15 7 (9.59%) Risk Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (6.85%) CMS
1 5 (6.85%) Umbraco
1 5 (6.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) DHCP
1 1 (1.37%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (57.53%) Relational Database
2 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
3 18 (24.66%) RDBMS
3 18 (24.66%) MySQL
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
General
1 33 (45.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.01%) XML
2 26 (35.62%) .NET
3 24 (32.88%) HTML
4 23 (31.51%) XHTML
4 23 (31.51%) ASP.NET
4 23 (31.51%) CSS
4 23 (31.51%) XSLT
5 1 (1.37%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Solaris
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Service Delivery
2 23 (31.51%) Content Management
2 23 (31.51%) Web Development
3 19 (26.03%) Line Management
4 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
5 7 (9.59%) Performance Management
5 7 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.59%) ITSM
5 7 (9.59%) Risk Management
6 6 (8.22%) Workflow
6 6 (8.22%) Service Management
7 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL
7 2 (2.74%) Project Management
8 1 (1.37%) ERP
8 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.37%) CAD
8 1 (1.37%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.37%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) C#
3 15 (20.55%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (45.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.37%) Yardi
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
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