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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 41 58 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 31 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.12% 1.61% 6.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 1.64% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 33
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £19,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £22,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
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
598 487 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.68% 98.19% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 510 436 479
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £21,738
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Street - 21 £35,000 -
Bath +3 7 £28,000 +24.44% 4
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 43 (79.63%) Degree
2 37 (68.52%) SQL
3 22 (40.74%) PRINCE2
3 22 (40.74%) Project Management
3 22 (40.74%) Migration
4 18 (33.33%) Finance
5 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
6 15 (27.78%) MS Office
6 15 (27.78%) SLA
6 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (24.07%) Wealth Management
8 13 (24.07%) ITIL
8 13 (24.07%) Windows
9 12 (22.22%) Reuters
9 12 (22.22%) Bloomberg
9 12 (22.22%) Change Management
9 12 (22.22%) Banking
9 12 (22.22%) Data Analysis
9 12 (22.22%) Credit Risk
9 12 (22.22%) Time Management
9 12 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (22.22%) SWIFT
9 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 11 (20.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
10 11 (20.37%) ISTQB
10 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
10 11 (20.37%) C

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
1 2 (3.70%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 12 (22.22%) SWIFT
3 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.85%) Android
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Migration
1 22 (40.74%) PRINCE2
1 22 (40.74%) Project Management
2 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 13 (24.07%) Wealth Management
3 12 (22.22%) Change Management
3 12 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 12 (22.22%) Time Management
3 12 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (20.37%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.26%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.70%) ITSM
7 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.85%) DevOps
8 1 (1.85%) ETL
8 1 (1.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) C
3 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (79.63%) Degree
2 11 (20.37%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.41%) MCSD
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (22.22%) Bloomberg
2 12 (22.22%) Reuters
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
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