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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 83 84 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 24 18 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.72% 1.34% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.39% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 46
Average salary £27,500 £29,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.17% -1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £21,587
10% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £60,000 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,174 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -1.03%
Applications Support
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1349 1293 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.84% 96.28% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 1105 1111
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Wales

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Wales

Applications Support
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 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
South Wales +8 22 £27,500 -5.17%
West Wales +11 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - - 1
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (31.43%) UNIX
4 10 (28.57%) Finance
5 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
5 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 8 (22.86%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) IIS
8 6 (17.14%) Java
8 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (17.14%) ITIL
8 6 (17.14%) Apache
8 6 (17.14%) SLA
8 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
9 5 (14.29%) iSeries
9 5 (14.29%) IBM
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.29%) CRM
9 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 5 (14.29%) SQLPlus
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.29%) AIX
9 5 (14.29%) C#
9 5 (14.29%) COBOL
10 4 (11.43%) JavaScript

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
1 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.14%) Apache
2 6 (17.14%) IIS
3 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
5 3 (8.57%) JBoss
6 2 (5.71%) Documentum
7 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.71%) DSL
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.29%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Ant
1 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
4 1 (2.86%) WCF
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) iSeries
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) AS400
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) AIX
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) OS/400
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) CRM
4 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 4 (11.43%) SDLC
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) Network Management
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Mobile Development
7 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) System Testing
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) ERP
7 1 (2.86%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) COBOL
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Lotus
5 3 (8.57%) Remedy
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Borland
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