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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 79 84 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 11 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.68% 1.03% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.06% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 48
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
1140 1038 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.88% 97.37% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 994 891 935
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
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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 +15 14 £28,500 -52.50%
Newport -9 3 £19,500 -33.89%
Bridgend - 2 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £24,000 -
Applications Support
Wales

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (24.00%) IIS
5 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (20.00%) AIX
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (20.00%) COBOL
6 5 (20.00%) SLA
6 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (20.00%) SQLPlus
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) iSeries
6 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Remedy
7 4 (16.00%) CRM
7 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (24.00%) IIS
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 3 (12.00%) Apache
4 2 (8.00%) Documentum
5 1 (4.00%) LiveLink
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) DSL
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQLPlus
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Ant
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) CGI
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) WCF
3 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) iSeries
3 3 (12.00%) AS400
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) AIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) OS/400
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) CRM
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) SDLC
3 3 (12.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (20.00%) COBOL
2 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (16.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) Borland
5 1 (4.00%) OpenText
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