The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 68 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.61% 1.11% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.19% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 6
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.58%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,349 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -0.48%
Applications Support
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
915 840 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 98.28% 93.33% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 799 742 660
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Sheffield +2 15 £33,000 +15.78%
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 23 (63.89%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) Java
3 14 (38.89%) Oracle
4 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (25.00%) Windows
5 9 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 9 (25.00%) J2EE
6 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 8 (22.22%) ERP
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) Finance
7 7 (19.44%) Linux
7 7 (19.44%) Web Development
8 6 (16.67%) Spring
8 6 (16.67%) Maven
8 6 (16.67%) Velocity
8 6 (16.67%) RESTful
8 6 (16.67%) Apache Solr
8 6 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 6 (16.67%) FreeMarker
8 6 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
8 6 (16.67%) J2SE
8 6 (16.67%) JSP
8 6 (16.67%) Web Services
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
8 6 (16.67%) Ant
8 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 6 (16.67%) TDD
8 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 6 (16.67%) MVC

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP R/3
1 2 (5.56%) Maximo
2 1 (2.78%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.78%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Ant
1 6 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) J2EE
2 6 (16.67%) JSP
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 6 (16.67%) J2SE
2 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (16.67%) Spring
2 6 (16.67%) Velocity
2 6 (16.67%) Spring MVC
2 6 (16.67%) FreeMarker
2 6 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
2 6 (16.67%) RESTful
3 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) SUSE
3 1 (2.78%) Debian
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ERP
2 7 (19.44%) Web Development
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) TDD
3 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.33%) Data Management
5 3 (8.33%) Release Management
5 3 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.56%) Change Control
6 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.56%) Transition Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) SQL
2 15 (41.67%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) Uniface
6 3 (8.33%) VB
6 3 (8.33%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) COBOL
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Tcl
7 1 (2.78%) AWK
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Pega
5 1 (2.78%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) Northgate
5 1 (2.78%) Civica