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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 87 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.96% 1.47% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.52% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 23
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,100 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £37,100 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
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
1227 1050 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 96.33% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 950 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Cardiff -9 8 £27,500 -
Newport -16 2 £27,500 -1.78%
Bridgend - 2 £37,500 - 1
Applications Support
Wales

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (54.84%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) .NET
4 6 (19.35%) Java
4 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Apache
5 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
5 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
5 5 (16.13%) CRM
5 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (16.13%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
6 4 (12.90%) SLA
6 4 (12.90%) Lotus
6 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Degree
7 3 (9.68%) SQLPlus

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
5 2 (6.45%) JBoss
6 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.23%) LiveLink
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) DSL
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) iSeries
4 1 (3.23%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) AIX
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) SDLC
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) COBOL
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Lotus
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Borland
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago