The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 72 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.31% 2.34% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.36% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 18
Average salary £42,250 £23,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.69% -23.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,625 £19,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,615 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.71% -7.69%
Applications Support
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
770 931 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.84% 98.94% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 716 758 765
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Southampton

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 12 (46.15%) .NET
3 12 (46.15%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) ITIL
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) SLA
6 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
7 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (26.92%) C#
7 7 (26.92%) DB2
7 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
7 7 (26.92%) IIS
7 7 (26.92%) Unix
7 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) Retail
9 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
9 3 (11.54%) Oracle
9 3 (11.54%) PBX
10 1 (3.85%) FTP
10 1 (3.85%) Toad
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (3.85%) XML

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 7 (26.92%) IIS
1 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
1 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (61.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) PBX
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) DB2
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JDeveloper
1 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) ODBC
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle