The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / South West
Rank 159 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 70 157 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 2.74% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 2.82% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 58 115 123
Median salary £32,500 £30,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
4881 5577 5801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.48% 97.21% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4650 4905
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the South West

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the South West

Applications Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Wiltshire +5 34 £32,500 +7.43% 2
Bristol -19 17 £30,000 - 4
Dorset +17 11 £35,000 +118.75% 2
Gloucestershire -13 4 £35,000 -
Somerset -25 4 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 85 (60.71%) SQL
2 66 (47.14%) ITIL
3 47 (33.57%) SQL Server
4 40 (28.57%) Java
5 37 (26.43%) Linux
6 33 (23.57%) Windows
6 33 (23.57%) Finance
7 32 (22.86%) PHP
8 30 (21.43%) C#
8 30 (21.43%) .NET
8 30 (21.43%) Oracle
8 30 (21.43%) Apache
8 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 25 (17.86%) XML
10 24 (17.14%) Unix
10 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 24 (17.14%) Service Delivery
11 22 (15.71%) Security Cleared
12 21 (15.00%) PowerShell
12 21 (15.00%) HTML
13 20 (14.29%) IBM
14 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
14 19 (13.57%) IIS
14 19 (13.57%) Banking
15 18 (12.86%) SC Cleared
15 18 (12.86%) Telecoms
16 17 (12.14%) WebLogic
16 17 (12.14%) VBA
16 17 (12.14%) Oracle Forms
16 17 (12.14%) JBoss

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 30 (21.43%) Apache
2 19 (13.57%) IIS
3 17 (12.14%) JBoss
3 17 (12.14%) WebLogic
3 17 (12.14%) WebSphere
4 16 (11.43%) Alfresco
4 16 (11.43%) Joomla!
5 14 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 13 (9.29%) Jetty
7 4 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.43%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.71%) Confluence
9 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.71%) SAS
9 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.43%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (1.43%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.43%) GitHub
2 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) LAN
2 4 (2.86%) WAN
3 3 (2.14%) Intranet
4 2 (1.43%) Internet
4 2 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.43%) Skype
4 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.71%) DNS
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) IPsec
5 1 (0.71%) Network Security
5 1 (0.71%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) SSH
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (33.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 16 (11.43%) MS Access
3 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.14%) Ingres
6 3 (2.14%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.43%) MySQL
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.71%) CorVu
8 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Jenkins
1 17 (12.14%) Maven
1 17 (12.14%) Oracle Forms
1 17 (12.14%) Subversion
2 12 (8.57%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.43%) JIRA
4 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) JUnit
5 1 (0.71%) PROIV
General
1 33 (23.57%) Finance
2 19 (13.57%) Banking
3 18 (12.86%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.86%) Billing
5 3 (2.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.43%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.43%) .NET
2 25 (17.86%) XML
3 21 (15.00%) HTML
4 16 (11.43%) Ajax
4 16 (11.43%) AngularJS
4 16 (11.43%) Backbone.js
4 16 (11.43%) Dojo
4 16 (11.43%) Ember.js
4 16 (11.43%) J2EE
4 16 (11.43%) JSP
4 16 (11.43%) React
4 16 (11.43%) SOAP
4 16 (11.43%) Web Services
4 16 (11.43%) WSDL
5 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.86%) SAML
7 3 (2.14%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.14%) Spring
7 3 (2.14%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.14%) User Experience
3 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.71%) Internet of Things
3 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.71%) PACS
3 1 (0.71%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.43%) Linux
2 33 (23.57%) Windows
3 24 (17.14%) Unix
4 16 (11.43%) Android
4 16 (11.43%) Apple iOS
5 13 (9.29%) CentOS
6 11 (7.86%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.71%) AIX
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (47.14%) ITIL
2 24 (17.14%) Service Delivery
3 16 (11.43%) Android Development
3 16 (11.43%) iOS Development
3 16 (11.43%) Mobile Development
3 16 (11.43%) Open Source
4 15 (10.71%) Data Protection
4 15 (10.71%) ERP
5 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.71%) Service Management
6 6 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.29%) Change Management
6 6 (4.29%) CRM
6 6 (4.29%) Data Analysis
7 5 (3.57%) DevOps
7 5 (3.57%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 5 (3.57%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (60.71%) SQL
2 40 (28.57%) Java
3 32 (22.86%) PHP
4 30 (21.43%) C#
5 21 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 19 (13.57%) JavaScript
7 17 (12.14%) VBA
8 16 (11.43%) Delphi
8 16 (11.43%) Pascal
9 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.14%) VB
11 2 (1.43%) C++
11 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.43%) VBScript
12 1 (0.71%) C
12 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.43%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.14%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.71%) DICOM
3 1 (0.71%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.43%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.43%) Nagios
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 30 (21.43%) Oracle
2 20 (14.29%) IBM
3 14 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 10 (7.14%) Citrix
5 7 (5.00%) VMware
6 4 (2.86%) SAP
7 3 (2.14%) iManage
8 2 (1.43%) Lotus
9 1 (0.71%) ATG
9 1 (0.71%) Capita
9 1 (0.71%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.71%) Kronos
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth University
Salary: From £24,565 to £28,452 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Bournemouth
Fixed Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Full package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago