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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 41 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 38 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.90% 3.43% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 3.55% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 29
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 £20,000 £23,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
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
734 535 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.59% 96.57% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 642 455 544
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +12 35 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Yeovil +2 3 £27,500 +19.56%
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (63.51%) XML
2 44 (59.46%) Relational Database
3 34 (45.95%) SLA
3 34 (45.95%) Finance
4 32 (43.24%) SQL
5 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
6 30 (40.54%) Service Delivery
7 26 (35.14%) .NET
8 25 (33.78%) C#
9 24 (32.43%) Windows
10 23 (31.08%) XHTML
10 23 (31.08%) HTML
10 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
10 23 (31.08%) CSS
10 23 (31.08%) XSLT
10 23 (31.08%) Content Management
10 23 (31.08%) Web Development
11 18 (24.32%) MySQL
11 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
11 18 (24.32%) RDBMS
12 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
13 11 (14.86%) Oracle
13 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (14.86%) ITSM
13 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (13.51%) Service Management
15 9 (12.16%) Workflow
16 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
16 7 (9.46%) Performance Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.76%) CMS
1 5 (6.76%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (6.76%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (24.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (59.46%) Relational Database
2 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
3 18 (24.32%) MySQL
3 18 (24.32%) RDBMS
4 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (63.51%) XML
2 26 (35.14%) .NET
3 23 (31.08%) XHTML
3 23 (31.08%) HTML
3 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
3 23 (31.08%) CSS
3 23 (31.08%) XSLT
4 1 (1.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.35%) Solaris
2 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) Service Delivery
2 23 (31.08%) Content Management
2 23 (31.08%) Web Development
3 11 (14.86%) ITSM
4 10 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (13.51%) Service Management
5 9 (12.16%) Workflow
6 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.46%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.70%) ITIL
7 2 (2.70%) Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.35%) Wealth Management
8 1 (1.35%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.35%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.35%) CAD
8 1 (1.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.35%) ERP
8 1 (1.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) SQL
2 25 (33.78%) C#
3 13 (17.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (45.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.35%) Yardi
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
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