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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 79 51 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 17 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.71% 3.07% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 3.15% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 10
Average salary £29,500 £27,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,625 £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
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
958 698 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.38% 97.35% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 832 533 823
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram 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 28 November 2014. 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 -22 16 £30,000 +9.09%
Barnsley 0 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) UNIX
4 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
4 12 (34.29%) ITIL
5 10 (28.57%) ERP
6 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
6 8 (22.86%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (22.86%) Pega
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (17.14%) Citrix
8 6 (17.14%) Kofax
9 5 (14.29%) AIX
9 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (8.57%) Cerner
10 3 (8.57%) Anite
10 3 (8.57%) AppSense
10 3 (8.57%) Workflow
10 3 (8.57%) Northgate
10 3 (8.57%) Civica
10 3 (8.57%) Comino
10 3 (8.57%) Capita
10 3 (8.57%) Academy Housing
10 3 (8.57%) Orchard
10 3 (8.57%) arcHouse
10 3 (8.57%) Cerner Millennium

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (8.57%) Cerner Millennium
2 3 (8.57%) Academy Housing
2 3 (8.57%) arcHouse
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) ERP
3 3 (8.57%) Workflow
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) VB
2 2 (5.71%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Pega
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
3 6 (17.14%) Kofax
4 3 (8.57%) Anite
4 3 (8.57%) AppSense
4 3 (8.57%) Northgate
4 3 (8.57%) Civica
4 3 (8.57%) Comino
4 3 (8.57%) Capita
4 3 (8.57%) Orchard
4 3 (8.57%) Cerner
5 1 (2.86%) Sage
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Infor