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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
UK / Wales
Rank 73 91 103
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.92% 1.31% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.34% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 4
Median salary £27,000 £25,250 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.93% -28.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,050 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £30,300 £36,900
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%

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
998 1346 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.78% 97.89% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 837 1150 1155
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +15 15 £27,000 -10.00% 3
North Wales 0 4 £25,000 +7.52%
West Wales -10 1 £18,500 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 46 (74.19%) SQL
2 34 (54.84%) ITIL
3 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
4 21 (33.87%) Finance
5 19 (30.65%) Windows
5 19 (30.65%) C#
5 19 (30.65%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (30.65%) Degree
6 17 (27.42%) Incident Management
6 17 (27.42%) .NET
7 16 (25.81%) Data Modelling
7 16 (25.81%) ISEB
7 16 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
8 15 (24.19%) Validation
9 14 (22.58%) iSeries
10 13 (20.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 13 (20.97%) Advertising
10 13 (20.97%) VB.NET
11 11 (17.74%) MS Office
12 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
12 10 (16.13%) IBM
12 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
12 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (16.13%) Business Analysis
12 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
13 8 (12.90%) Test Scripting
13 8 (12.90%) Web Services
13 8 (12.90%) Java

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 2 (3.23%) ColdFusion
1 2 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Office
2 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Subversion
2 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.23%) Toad
3 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Advertising
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.42%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) Web Services
3 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.84%) HTML
5 2 (3.23%) Ajax
5 2 (3.23%) HTML5
5 2 (3.23%) jQuery
5 2 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (1.61%) XHTML
6 1 (1.61%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) iSeries
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) ITIL
2 19 (30.65%) Systems Analysis
3 17 (27.42%) Incident Management
4 16 (25.81%) Data Modelling
5 15 (24.19%) Validation
6 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (16.13%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
7 8 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.45%) ERP
8 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.84%) CRM
9 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Data Privacy
9 3 (4.84%) Data Security
9 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
10 2 (3.23%) High Availability
10 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) SQL
2 19 (30.65%) C#
3 13 (20.97%) VB.NET
4 8 (12.90%) Java
5 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.45%) C++
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.84%) C
8 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.23%) PHP
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Degree
2 16 (25.81%) ISEB
2 16 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) IBM
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago