The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 135 109 140
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 118 140 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.97% 2.32% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.44% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 99 115 69
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
5750 5744 4757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.22% 95.19% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4767 4098
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,072 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 4 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +16 47 £32,500 +14.03% 7
Somerset -5 28 £26,000 -5.45%
Gloucestershire -24 19 £37,500 +30.43% 3
Wiltshire -10 15 £27,000 +8.00% 3
Dorset 0 9 £30,000 -20.00% 2
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 113 (45.56%) SQL
2 101 (40.73%) Java
3 89 (35.89%) Oracle
3 89 (35.89%) SQL Server
4 87 (35.08%) Windows
5 73 (29.44%) .NET
6 61 (24.60%) Finance
7 60 (24.19%) Degree
7 60 (24.19%) UNIX
8 52 (20.97%) Linux
9 50 (20.16%) ITIL
9 50 (20.16%) Tomcat
10 49 (19.76%) XML
11 43 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
12 41 (16.53%) Service Delivery
13 40 (16.13%) SLA
14 33 (13.31%) Microsoft
15 30 (12.10%) MS Excel
16 29 (11.69%) PL/SQL
17 27 (10.89%) J2EE
18 26 (10.48%) CRM
19 25 (10.08%) HTML
19 25 (10.08%) Computer Science
20 23 (9.27%) SaaS
20 23 (9.27%) Root Cause Analysis
21 22 (8.87%) Line Management
21 22 (8.87%) Dynamics CRM
21 22 (8.87%) JavaScript
21 22 (8.87%) C#
22 21 (8.47%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 50 (20.16%) Tomcat
2 21 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 21 (8.47%) IIS
3 18 (7.26%) Apache
4 17 (6.85%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.63%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.82%) JBoss
7 3 (1.21%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.81%) SAS
8 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.40%) Joomla!
Applications
1 30 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (8.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.81%) Summit
3 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.40%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.40%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.40%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.40%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.40%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.40%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.84%) DSL
2 12 (4.84%) WebEx
3 10 (4.03%) Internet
4 5 (2.02%) HTTP
5 2 (0.81%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) DHCP
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (35.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.26%) Oracle Database
3 17 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.44%) MySQL
6 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.02%) DB2
8 3 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.21%) Big Data
9 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.40%) MS Access
10 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.82%) JIRA
2 5 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.21%) Subversion
3 3 (1.21%) Maven
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (24.60%) Finance
2 21 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.84%) Banking
4 8 (3.23%) Military
4 8 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 7 (2.82%) Law
6 6 (2.42%) Legal
7 5 (2.02%) Retail
7 5 (2.02%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.61%) Advertising
9 3 (1.21%) Marketing
10 2 (0.81%) Back Office
10 2 (0.81%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (29.44%) .NET
2 49 (19.76%) XML
3 27 (10.89%) J2EE
4 25 (10.08%) HTML
5 21 (8.47%) ASP.NET
6 20 (8.06%) CSS
7 17 (6.85%) Web Services
8 16 (6.45%) JSP
9 8 (3.23%) JMS
10 7 (2.82%) Middleware
11 6 (2.42%) Tapestry
12 5 (2.02%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (2.02%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (1.61%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.61%) SOAP
14 1 (0.40%) Struts
14 1 (0.40%) XSD
14 1 (0.40%) XSLT
14 1 (0.40%) EDI
14 1 (0.40%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.08%) Computer Science
3 21 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (6.05%) Replication
5 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.02%) SWIFT
6 4 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.21%) PMI
7 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.21%) CMDB
7 3 (1.21%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.81%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.81%) Equities
8 2 (0.81%) AS400
8 2 (0.81%) DTV
8 2 (0.81%) LIMS
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 87 (35.08%) Windows
2 60 (24.19%) UNIX
3 52 (20.97%) Linux
4 9 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (20.16%) ITIL
2 41 (16.53%) Service Delivery
3 26 (10.48%) CRM
4 23 (9.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 22 (8.87%) Line Management
6 17 (6.85%) BPEL
7 15 (6.05%) Process Management
8 14 (5.65%) Release Management
9 13 (5.24%) Content Management
9 13 (5.24%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.84%) Problem Management
10 12 (4.84%) Network Management
11 11 (4.44%) ERP
11 11 (4.44%) Change Management
11 11 (4.44%) Project Management
12 10 (4.03%) Logistics
12 10 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.03%) Pattern Recognition
12 10 (4.03%) Wealth Management
13 9 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 113 (45.56%) SQL
2 101 (40.73%) Java
3 29 (11.69%) PL/SQL
4 22 (8.87%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.87%) C#
5 16 (6.45%) C
6 15 (6.05%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.63%) XPath
8 8 (3.23%) C++
8 8 (3.23%) Perl
9 4 (1.61%) PHP
9 4 (1.61%) R
10 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.21%) Python
10 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.21%) Jython
11 2 (0.81%) Korn
11 2 (0.81%) VBA
11 2 (0.81%) COBOL
12 1 (0.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 60 (24.19%) Degree
2 12 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.21%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.81%) MCSE
6 2 (0.81%) MCSA
6 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (16.13%) SLA
2 13 (5.24%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.81%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.02%) XenApp
2 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Control-M
2 4 (1.61%) SCCM
3 3 (1.21%) Puppet
3 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.21%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 89 (35.89%) Oracle
2 33 (13.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.63%) Sage
4 6 (2.42%) Remedy
5 5 (2.02%) Citrix
6 4 (1.61%) Sybase
6 4 (1.61%) SAP
6 4 (1.61%) VMware
7 3 (1.21%) Sun
7 3 (1.21%) IBM
8 2 (0.81%) Siebel
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco
9 1 (0.40%) Compuware
9 1 (0.40%) BEA
9 1 (0.40%) Northgate
9 1 (0.40%) Civica
9 1 (0.40%) Capita
9 1 (0.40%) Orchard
9 1 (0.40%) Ektron
9 1 (0.40%) Nimsoft
Gloucester
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £49838 - £63682 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
National Tust
Posted: 17 days ago
Heelis, Swindon, Wiltshire, South West
National Trust
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago