The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 74 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 17 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.54% 2.13% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.22% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 6
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.23%
Applications Support
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1060 1079 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.28% 95.91% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 956 958 779
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £53,250
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 South Wales

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Applications Support
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in South Wales

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in South Wales

Applications Support
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
Newport +17 8 £28,000 +1.81%
Cardiff -9 5 £27,500 -5.98%
Torfaen - 2 £23,500 - 1
Applications Support
Wales

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) SLA
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) QA
4 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Oracle
6 8 (28.57%) MVC
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.86%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) IBM
10 4 (14.29%) UNIX
11 3 (10.71%) Windows
11 3 (10.71%) UML
11 3 (10.71%) SOAP
11 3 (10.71%) Struts
11 3 (10.71%) Web Services
11 3 (10.71%) JUnit
11 3 (10.71%) JMS
11 3 (10.71%) JPA
11 3 (10.71%) Spring Web Flow
11 3 (10.71%) Java EE
11 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
11 3 (10.71%) Scrum
11 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
11 3 (10.71%) Spring
11 3 (10.71%) Maven

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JUnit
1 3 (10.71%) Maven
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) SOAP
1 3 (10.71%) Struts
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) JMS
1 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
1 3 (10.71%) Spring
1 3 (10.71%) Java EE
1 3 (10.71%) JPA
1 3 (10.71%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) OAuth
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Mojolicious
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (28.57%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) SLA
2 11 (39.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
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