The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 154 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 90 103 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.46% 1.91% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.97% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 73 89 71
Median salary £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5953 5221 4826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.25% 96.97% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4706 4421 4042
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Applications Support
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 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
Birmingham -14 23 £29,500 -15.71% 3
Coventry -4 22 £27,500 -
Shropshire - 19 £37,500 - 2
Staffordshire +5 7 £23,500 -17.68%
Solihull +23 6 £23,000 -
Worcestershire -7 3 £19,000 -25.49% 1
Warwickshire -32 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Herefordshire +2 1 £30,000 +39.53%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 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 West Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 102 (56.98%) SQL
2 84 (46.93%) SQL Server
3 51 (28.49%) Windows
4 49 (27.37%) Microsoft
5 48 (26.82%) ITIL
6 44 (24.58%) .NET
7 39 (21.79%) C#
8 35 (19.55%) Java
8 35 (19.55%) CRM
9 34 (18.99%) Finance
10 33 (18.44%) IIS
11 32 (17.88%) Oracle
11 32 (17.88%) MS Excel
12 26 (14.53%) SharePoint
13 23 (12.85%) HTML
14 22 (12.29%) JavaScript
15 21 (11.73%) SLA
16 18 (10.06%) BizTalk Server
17 17 (9.50%) Unix
18 16 (8.94%) CMS
18 16 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (8.38%) ASP.NET
19 15 (8.38%) VB.NET
19 15 (8.38%) Active Directory
20 14 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
21 13 (7.26%) Network Architecture
21 13 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
22 12 (6.70%) VMware
22 12 (6.70%) T-SQL
22 12 (6.70%) VB

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 33 (18.44%) IIS
2 26 (14.53%) SharePoint
3 18 (10.06%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (8.94%) CMS
5 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.79%) WordPress
6 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.68%) Documentum
7 3 (1.68%) Exstream Dialogue
7 3 (1.68%) JBoss
7 3 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) Moodle
8 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.56%) Confluence
9 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.56%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (17.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.70%) MS Office
3 4 (2.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Exstream
2 9 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.68%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.56%) Line 500
5 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) Firewall
1 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (46.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.03%) MySQL
4 8 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.23%) GIS
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.56%) MS Access
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.91%) JIRA
3 4 (2.23%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (1.12%) Hudson
5 1 (0.56%) PVCS
General
1 34 (18.99%) Finance
2 9 (5.03%) Back Office
3 8 (4.47%) Retail
4 7 (3.91%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.91%) Legal
5 4 (2.23%) Front Office
6 2 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (1.12%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.58%) .NET
2 23 (12.85%) HTML
3 15 (8.38%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.47%) XML
5 7 (3.91%) Classic ASP
6 5 (2.79%) CSS
7 3 (1.68%) jQuery
8 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.12%) Ajax
8 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.12%) ODBC
8 2 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.56%) EDI
9 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.56%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.91%) EFTPOS
2 7 (3.91%) EPoS
3 3 (1.68%) Clustering
3 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.68%) Replication
4 2 (1.12%) Derivative
4 2 (1.12%) Equities
4 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.12%) Fintech
4 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.12%) Statistics
4 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.56%) AS400
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) iPad
5 1 (0.56%) SCADA
5 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.49%) Windows
2 17 (9.50%) Unix
3 13 (7.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.59%) Linux
6 9 (5.03%) Windows XP
7 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.82%) ITIL
2 35 (19.55%) CRM
3 13 (7.26%) Network Architecture
4 10 (5.59%) Data Protection
5 9 (5.03%) Release Management
6 8 (4.47%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (4.47%) Test Scripting
7 7 (3.91%) Application Packaging
7 7 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.91%) ETRM
7 7 (3.91%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (3.91%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.91%) Supplier Management
8 6 (3.35%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.35%) Information Security
8 6 (3.35%) Use Case
9 5 (2.79%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.79%) ERP
9 5 (2.79%) ITIL V3
9 5 (2.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (56.98%) SQL
2 39 (21.79%) C#
3 35 (19.55%) Java
4 22 (12.29%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.38%) VB.NET
6 12 (6.70%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.70%) VB
7 11 (6.15%) VBA
8 4 (2.23%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.68%) PHP
10 2 (1.12%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) RPG
11 1 (0.56%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (5.59%) Degree
2 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) MCSA
4 3 (1.68%) MCSE
5 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCITP
5 1 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 49 (27.37%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.88%) Oracle
3 12 (6.70%) VMware
4 10 (5.59%) HP
5 7 (3.91%) Sun
6 6 (3.35%) SAP
7 5 (2.79%) Siebel
7 5 (2.79%) Veeam
8 3 (1.68%) IFS
8 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.12%) Remedy
10 1 (0.56%) Google
10 1 (0.56%) Informatica
10 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.56%) Sage
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