The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 73 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 39 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.03% 1.44% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 1.47% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 9
Median salary £30,000 £22,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,800 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,400 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1246 1224 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.89% 98.00% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 1054 1031
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 32 £30,000 +33.33% 3
North Wales - 6 £29,250 -
West Wales -14 1 £18,500 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 62 (80.52%) SQL
2 44 (57.14%) ITIL
3 32 (41.56%) Finance
4 30 (38.96%) Systems Analysis
5 28 (36.36%) Incident Management
6 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
6 26 (33.77%) Data Modelling
7 24 (31.17%) Validation
8 23 (29.87%) ISEB
9 22 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (24.68%) C#
12 18 (23.38%) .NET
13 17 (22.08%) Java
14 16 (20.78%) Degree
15 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (18.18%) iSeries
15 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
16 13 (16.88%) Advertising
17 12 (15.58%) Windows
18 11 (14.29%) MS Office
18 11 (14.29%) Web Services
19 10 (12.99%) VB.NET
19 10 (12.99%) Waterfall
19 10 (12.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
19 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
20 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
21 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
21 8 (10.39%) Data Security
21 8 (10.39%) Software Testing

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) JBoss
2 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.60%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Office
2 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.30%) EQXanite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.90%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.60%) Toad
5 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Advertising
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 11 (14.29%) Web Services
3 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.19%) HTML
4 4 (5.19%) HTML5
5 2 (2.60%) Ajax
5 2 (2.60%) jQuery
5 2 (2.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) iSeries
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Unix
3 4 (5.19%) Android
3 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.19%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.14%) ITIL
2 30 (38.96%) Systems Analysis
3 28 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 26 (33.77%) Data Modelling
5 24 (31.17%) Validation
6 20 (25.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.99%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.39%) Data Privacy
9 8 (10.39%) Data Security
9 8 (10.39%) Problem Management
9 8 (10.39%) Software Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.19%) High Availability
11 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
12 3 (3.90%) ERP
12 3 (3.90%) Scrum
12 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (80.52%) SQL
2 19 (24.68%) C#
3 17 (22.08%) Java
4 10 (12.99%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.19%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.19%) PHP
8 3 (3.90%) C
9 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) ISEB
2 22 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (20.78%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) RedGate
5 1 (1.30%) Remedy
5 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
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