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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 149 133 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 91 124 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 2.13% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.20% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 84 101 125
Median salary £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £41,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Applications Support
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
5277 5649 5971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 96.91% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4460 4809 4946
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,648
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +3 35 £31,500 +40.00% 5
Wiltshire +8 17 £32,500 -
Dorset +27 15 £27,500 - 1
Somerset -25 14 £30,250 +16.34% 2
Gloucestershire -6 7 £24,500 -25.75%
Devon - 3 £31,000 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 101 (46.33%) SQL
2 76 (34.86%) ITIL
3 74 (33.94%) Microsoft
4 72 (33.03%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (30.28%) SQL Server
6 51 (23.39%) Finance
6 51 (23.39%) SLA
7 50 (22.94%) Windows
8 49 (22.48%) Oracle
9 46 (21.10%) Degree
10 42 (19.27%) MS Excel
11 41 (18.81%) MS Office
12 39 (17.89%) Java
13 35 (16.06%) .NET
13 35 (16.06%) Linux
14 32 (14.68%) Unix
15 31 (14.22%) Security Cleared
15 31 (14.22%) Banking
16 30 (13.76%) CRM
17 29 (13.30%) IIS
18 24 (11.01%) ERP
19 23 (10.55%) HTML
20 22 (10.09%) Active Directory
20 22 (10.09%) Change Management
20 22 (10.09%) PowerShell
20 22 (10.09%) SC Cleared
20 22 (10.09%) Windows Server
21 21 (9.63%) Web Services
22 20 (9.17%) Service Delivery
22 20 (9.17%) Data Analysis

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 29 (13.30%) IIS
2 19 (8.72%) Apache
3 18 (8.26%) Tomcat
4 17 (7.80%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (5.05%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.05%) WebSphere
6 8 (3.67%) JBoss
7 5 (2.29%) Alfresco
8 3 (1.38%) Joomla!
8 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.92%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.92%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.92%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.46%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 41 (18.81%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (6.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.29%) SaaS
3 3 (1.38%) GitHub
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.42%) SNMP
1 14 (6.42%) Wireshark
2 10 (4.59%) Intranet
3 7 (3.21%) LAN
3 7 (3.21%) WAN
4 3 (1.38%) DNS
4 3 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.38%) SAN
4 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.92%) Internet
6 1 (0.46%) DHCP
6 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.80%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.05%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.13%) MySQL
8 8 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (3.67%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.21%) MS Access
10 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.46%) Ingres
13 1 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (5.05%) Jenkins
1 11 (5.05%) Maven
1 11 (5.05%) Subversion
2 9 (4.13%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (23.39%) Finance
2 31 (14.22%) Banking
3 11 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.13%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.75%) Law
6 4 (1.83%) Back Office
6 4 (1.83%) International Banking
6 4 (1.83%) Marketing
7 3 (1.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.92%) Billing
8 2 (0.92%) Electronics
8 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.06%) .NET
2 23 (10.55%) HTML
3 21 (9.63%) Web Services
4 17 (7.80%) J2EE
4 17 (7.80%) XML
5 15 (6.88%) ASP.NET
6 13 (5.96%) ODBC
7 11 (5.05%) .NET Framework
7 11 (5.05%) JSP
8 5 (2.29%) Ajax
8 5 (2.29%) CSS
8 5 (2.29%) SOAP
8 5 (2.29%) Spring
8 5 (2.29%) Spring MVC
9 4 (1.83%) Tapestry
10 3 (1.38%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.38%) Backbone.js
10 3 (1.38%) Dojo
10 3 (1.38%) Ember.js
10 3 (1.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 72 (33.03%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.26%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.26%) Mathematics
3 17 (7.80%) Credit Risk
3 17 (7.80%) SWIFT
4 15 (6.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.67%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.29%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.83%) LIMS
8 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.92%) CMDB
9 2 (0.92%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.92%) iPad
9 2 (0.92%) iPhone
10 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.46%) PMI
10 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.94%) Windows
2 35 (16.06%) Linux
3 32 (14.68%) Unix
4 22 (10.09%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.96%) AIX
6 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.38%) Android
8 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.92%) Solaris
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.86%) ITIL
2 30 (13.76%) CRM
3 24 (11.01%) ERP
4 22 (10.09%) Change Management
5 20 (9.17%) Data Analysis
5 20 (9.17%) Service Delivery
6 18 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (7.80%) Time Management
7 17 (7.80%) Wealth Management
8 16 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.42%) Network Management
10 13 (5.96%) ITSM
11 11 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (5.05%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.05%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.13%) DevOps
12 9 (4.13%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.67%) Line Management
14 7 (3.21%) Software Testing
15 6 (2.75%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (46.33%) SQL
2 39 (17.89%) Java
3 22 (10.09%) PowerShell
4 17 (7.80%) C#
5 15 (6.88%) Perl
5 15 (6.88%) PHP
6 12 (5.50%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.50%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.50%) VB
7 11 (5.05%) C
7 11 (5.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.67%) VBA
9 4 (1.83%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.38%) Delphi
10 3 (1.38%) Pascal
10 3 (1.38%) VBScript
11 2 (0.92%) C++
11 2 (0.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (21.10%) Degree
2 31 (14.22%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.09%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.21%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.21%) MCP
6 5 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.29%) MCTS
7 3 (1.38%) HNC
8 2 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (23.39%) SLA
2 9 (4.13%) QA
3 4 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.83%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.38%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) XenApp
5 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Nagios
2 2 (0.92%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 74 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 49 (22.48%) Oracle
3 19 (8.72%) Remedy
4 17 (7.80%) Bloomberg
4 17 (7.80%) Reuters
5 12 (5.50%) IBM
6 10 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.59%) SAP
7 6 (2.75%) VMware
8 5 (2.29%) Informatica
9 4 (1.83%) Citrix
9 4 (1.83%) FrontRange
10 3 (1.38%) Civica
10 3 (1.38%) Lotus
10 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.92%) CA
11 2 (0.92%) Sybase
12 1 (0.46%) Adobe
12 1 (0.46%) Cisco
12 1 (0.46%) HP
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