The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support Engineer
Rank 179 212 208
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 57 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.98% 0.24% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.25% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 48 13 5
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,700 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £33,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -7.24%
Applications Support Engineer
England

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the South West region.

Applications Support Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Applications Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the South West

Applications Support Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
(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
Bristol +17 25 £22,500 -4.25% 1
Wiltshire +12 22 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Gloucestershire -6 6 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Dorset - 3 - -
Somerset +13 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Applications Support Engineer
England

Applications Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 50 (71.43%) Java
2 45 (64.29%) Oracle
3 44 (62.86%) .NET
4 42 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 38 (54.29%) Windows
6 36 (51.43%) Tomcat
7 30 (42.86%) Degree
8 26 (37.14%) Linux
9 25 (35.71%) XML
10 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (25.71%) UNIX
12 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
12 17 (24.29%) CSS
12 17 (24.29%) JSP
12 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
12 17 (24.29%) HTML
12 17 (24.29%) Replication
12 17 (24.29%) Content Management
12 17 (24.29%) WebSphere
13 15 (21.43%) IIS
14 14 (20.00%) CRM
14 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
14 14 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
14 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 14 (20.00%) SaaS
15 13 (18.57%) Finance
15 13 (18.57%) J2EE
16 12 (17.14%) SQL
17 9 (12.86%) C#
17 9 (12.86%) Retail

Applications Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Applications Support Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (51.43%) Tomcat
2 17 (24.29%) WebSphere
3 15 (21.43%) IIS
4 14 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.71%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.57%) DSL
3 4 (5.71%) HTTP
3 4 (5.71%) WebEx
4 2 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (1.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) MySQL
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) DB2
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) JIRA
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.71%) Military
5 2 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (62.86%) .NET
2 25 (35.71%) XML
3 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET
3 17 (24.29%) CSS
3 17 (24.29%) JSP
3 17 (24.29%) HTML
4 13 (18.57%) J2EE
5 8 (11.43%) JMS
5 8 (11.43%) Web Services
6 4 (5.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (24.29%) Replication
3 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.86%) iSeries
4 2 (2.86%) AS400
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Windows
2 26 (37.14%) Linux
3 18 (25.71%) UNIX
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Content Management
2 14 (20.00%) CRM
3 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.57%) Network Management
3 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.14%) BPEL
4 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.71%) Logistics
5 4 (5.71%) Web Development
5 4 (5.71%) Pattern Recognition
6 3 (4.29%) Release Management
7 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.43%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.43%) ETL
8 1 (1.43%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.43%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.43%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.43%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) Java
2 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.14%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) C#
5 8 (11.43%) C++
5 8 (11.43%) C
5 8 (11.43%) XPath
6 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.86%) RPG IV
7 2 (2.86%) RPG
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 45 (64.29%) Oracle
2 2 (2.86%) Twitter
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
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