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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 83 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 19 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.42% 1.38% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.42% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 4
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £23,350 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £35,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
1322 1334 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.51% 96.67% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1130 1013
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -4 12 £30,000 -
North Wales +18 4 £27,500 -8.33%
West Wales - 3 £18,500 -
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle
4 8 (26.67%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) SLA
5 6 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) Change Management
5 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (16.67%) Unix
6 5 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.33%) Degree
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) MVC
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (10.00%) SAP
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 2 (6.67%) Sun

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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) COM
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) Spring Batch
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Change Management
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
1 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Data Entry
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Uniface
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Sun
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy