The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 50 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 29 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.32% 0.45% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 0.46% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 26 3 4
Average salary £30,250 £32,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.46% +42.22%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -6.15%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
643 646 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.68% 96.71% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 546 587 451
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Applications Support
South West

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath +13 24 £30,250 -9.70% 5
Taunton -11 2 £32,500 +38.29% 1
Street - 1 £60,000 -
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 52 (77.61%) SQL Server
2 47 (70.15%) Relational Database
3 43 (64.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 41 (61.19%) Finance
5 40 (59.70%) Service Management
5 40 (59.70%) Oracle
5 40 (59.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (58.21%) Windows
7 35 (52.24%) XML
7 35 (52.24%) ITSM
8 28 (41.79%) Workflow
9 24 (35.82%) SLA
10 22 (32.84%) Service Delivery
11 21 (31.34%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (20.90%) C#
13 13 (19.40%) HTML
13 13 (19.40%) ITIL
14 11 (16.42%) .NET
14 11 (16.42%) Web Development
15 10 (14.93%) SQL
15 10 (14.93%) XSLT
15 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
15 10 (14.93%) CSS
15 10 (14.93%) XHTML
15 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
15 10 (14.93%) Content Management
16 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
16 7 (10.45%) MySQL
17 5 (7.46%) Java
18 4 (5.97%) Microsoft

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (4.48%) CMS
1 3 (4.48%) IIS
1 3 (4.48%) Umbraco
1 3 (4.48%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (77.61%) SQL Server
2 47 (70.15%) Relational Database
3 43 (64.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (59.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.45%) RDBMS
5 7 (10.45%) MySQL
General
1 41 (61.19%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
2 2 (2.99%) Advertising
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) XML
2 13 (19.40%) HTML
3 11 (16.42%) .NET
4 10 (14.93%) XSLT
4 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
4 10 (14.93%) CSS
4 10 (14.93%) XHTML
5 1 (1.49%) Middleware
5 1 (1.49%) Web Services
5 1 (1.49%) ODBC
5 1 (1.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.49%) Statistics
1 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Service Management
2 35 (52.24%) ITSM
3 28 (41.79%) Workflow
4 22 (32.84%) Service Delivery
5 21 (31.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (19.40%) ITIL
7 11 (16.42%) Web Development
8 10 (14.93%) Content Management
9 4 (5.97%) ERP
9 4 (5.97%) Logistics
10 2 (2.99%) Wealth Management
10 2 (2.99%) Market Research
10 2 (2.99%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.99%) Project Management
10 2 (2.99%) Contact Management
11 1 (1.49%) Web Design
11 1 (1.49%) Process Management
11 1 (1.49%) CAD
11 1 (1.49%) SOA
11 1 (1.49%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) C#
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) Java
4 3 (4.48%) VB
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Oracle
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.49%) ATG
4 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.49%) Yardi
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