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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 88 96 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.62% 0.084% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.086% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +24.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £37,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £37,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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
1113 1169 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.06% 98.57% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1027 730
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 5 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
Neath Port Talbot - 3 £30,000 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £21,500 - 2
Torfaen - 2 £30,500 -
Applications Support
Wales

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) MySQL
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) Scrum
10 3 (15.79%) MVC
11 2 (10.53%) Web Development
11 2 (10.53%) AS400
11 2 (10.53%) ITIL
11 2 (10.53%) SLA
11 2 (10.53%) IBM
11 2 (10.53%) MS Office
11 2 (10.53%) Oracle
12 1 (5.26%) DB2
12 1 (5.26%) Ant
12 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
12 1 (5.26%) IIS
12 1 (5.26%) HTML
12 1 (5.26%) Java

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Spring Batch
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XForms
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) AS400
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
2 1 (5.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) OS/400
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.79%) MVC
1 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Data Entry
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Server Building
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) RPG
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Sage
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