The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Wales / South Wales
Rank 66 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.85% 0.91% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.93% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 4
Median salary £27,000 £30,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £17,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,000 £36,900
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +11.66%

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
798 1185 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.28% 97.77% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 701 1019 1048
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen +19 6 £28,500 -5.00%
Newport - 6 £30,250 - 1
Cardiff +13 3 £26,500 +21.83% 1
Applications Support
Wales

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 40 (76.92%) SQL
2 32 (61.54%) ITIL
3 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
4 21 (40.38%) Finance
5 19 (36.54%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (36.54%) Degree
6 17 (32.69%) Incident Management
6 17 (32.69%) .NET
7 16 (30.77%) Data Modelling
7 16 (30.77%) Windows
7 16 (30.77%) ISEB
7 16 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
8 15 (28.85%) Validation
8 15 (28.85%) C#
9 14 (26.92%) iSeries
10 13 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 13 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 12 (23.08%) Advertising
12 11 (21.15%) MS Office
13 10 (19.23%) IBM
13 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (19.23%) Waterfall
13 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
14 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
14 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
14 8 (15.38%) Web Services
14 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) ColdFusion
1 2 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Office
2 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Subversion
2 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.85%) Toad
3 1 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) Web Services
3 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.85%) Ajax
5 2 (3.85%) HTML5
5 2 (3.85%) jQuery
5 2 (3.85%) SOAP
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) XHTML
6 1 (1.92%) XML
6 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) iSeries
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.77%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Android
4 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) ITIL
2 19 (36.54%) Systems Analysis
3 17 (32.69%) Incident Management
4 16 (30.77%) Data Modelling
5 15 (28.85%) Validation
6 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 10 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) Data Privacy
9 3 (5.77%) Data Security
9 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.85%) High Availability
10 2 (3.85%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.85%) UML
11 1 (1.92%) Service Management
11 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) C#
3 13 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.69%) Java
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Degree
2 16 (30.77%) ISEB
2 16 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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