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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 40 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 28 42 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.79% 5.26% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 5.52% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 23
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,350 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -
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
568 761 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.26% 95.36% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 509 688 467
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -6 20 £26,000 -5.45% 2
Street - 5 £35,000 -
Yeovil -3 3 £21,500 +7.50%
Applications Support
South West

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 28 (68.29%) SQL
1 28 (68.29%) ITIL
2 20 (48.78%) SLA
3 14 (34.15%) Finance
3 14 (34.15%) Line Management
4 13 (31.71%) Windows
5 12 (29.27%) Service Delivery
6 11 (26.83%) ISO 9001
6 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
7 10 (24.39%) Release Management
7 10 (24.39%) Change Management
7 10 (24.39%) Process Management
7 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
8 9 (21.95%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (21.95%) Wealth Management
9 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
10 7 (17.07%) Oracle
10 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
10 7 (17.07%) UNIX
11 6 (14.63%) Linux
11 6 (14.63%) Military
11 6 (14.63%) Legal
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (14.63%) QA
11 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (14.63%) Logistics
11 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
11 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
11 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Legal
2 6 (14.63%) Military
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.32%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) UNIX
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) ITIL
2 14 (34.15%) Line Management
3 12 (29.27%) Service Delivery
4 11 (26.83%) Incident Management
5 10 (24.39%) Release Management
5 10 (24.39%) Change Management
5 10 (24.39%) Process Management
6 9 (21.95%) Wealth Management
7 6 (14.63%) Logistics
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Migration
10 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (48.78%) SLA
2 11 (26.83%) ISO 9001
3 6 (14.63%) QA
4 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Oracle
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