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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Wales / South Wales
Rank 56 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 25 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.81% 1.01% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 1.04% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 4
Median salary £27,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £21,200 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £34,700 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

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
873 1062 1121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.98% 97.79% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 777 925 1008
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
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 18 January 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 +21 13 £27,000 -12.90%
Cardiff +10 6 £26,500 -4.50%
Newport - 6 £29,250 -
Applications Support
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 50 (79.37%) SQL
2 41 (65.08%) ITIL
3 30 (47.62%) Systems Analysis
4 29 (46.03%) Finance
5 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 27 (42.86%) Incident Management
7 25 (39.68%) Data Modelling
8 24 (38.10%) Validation
9 23 (36.51%) ISEB
10 21 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (33.33%) Degree
11 18 (28.57%) .NET
12 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (25.40%) iSeries
13 16 (25.40%) C#
14 15 (23.81%) Windows
14 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
15 13 (20.63%) Advertising
15 13 (20.63%) VB.NET
15 13 (20.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (17.46%) MS Office
17 11 (17.46%) Waterfall
17 11 (17.46%) Business Analysis
18 9 (14.29%) Web Services
18 9 (14.29%) IBM
19 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
19 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
19 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
20 7 (11.11%) Problem Management

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 3 (4.76%) JBoss
2 2 (3.17%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Office
2 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.17%) Toad
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (46.03%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Advertising
3 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) .NET
2 9 (14.29%) Web Services
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.35%) HTML
5 3 (4.76%) HTML5
6 2 (3.17%) Ajax
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) SOAP
7 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.59%) CSS
7 1 (1.59%) XHTML
7 1 (1.59%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) iSeries
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.76%) Android
3 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) ITIL
2 30 (47.62%) Systems Analysis
3 27 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 25 (39.68%) Data Modelling
5 24 (38.10%) Validation
6 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (17.46%) Business Analysis
8 11 (17.46%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.11%) Data Privacy
10 7 (11.11%) Data Security
10 7 (11.11%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.76%) High Availability
11 3 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
12 2 (3.17%) UML
13 1 (1.59%) Scrum
13 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) SQL
2 16 (25.40%) C#
3 13 (20.63%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.52%) Java
4 6 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.76%) C
6 3 (4.76%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (36.51%) ISEB
2 21 (33.33%) Degree
2 21 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (3.17%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
4 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore