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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 171 125 131
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 65 107 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.85% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.92% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 54 101 77
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,349
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.67%
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
5888 5586 5240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.29% 96.71% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4617 4640 4434
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Coventry -3 16 £27,500 -28.57% 1
Shropshire -4 15 £37,500 +36.36%
Birmingham -26 14 £31,500 -17.64% 5
Staffordshire -13 9 £20,000 -30.13% 2
Solihull +14 3 £23,000 -29.23% 1
Warwickshire -23 1 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Worcestershire - 1 £26,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 83 (51.55%) SQL
1 83 (51.55%) SQL Server
2 49 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 48 (29.81%) C#
4 45 (27.95%) ITIL
5 43 (26.71%) .NET
6 38 (23.60%) CRM
7 36 (22.36%) Oracle
8 34 (21.12%) Windows
9 31 (19.25%) MS Excel
9 31 (19.25%) Java
10 29 (18.01%) SharePoint
11 25 (15.53%) IIS
12 24 (14.91%) Finance
13 22 (13.66%) SLA
14 19 (11.80%) CMS
15 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (10.56%) Active Directory
16 17 (10.56%) Unix
17 16 (9.94%) HTML
17 16 (9.94%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (9.32%) JavaScript
19 14 (8.70%) VMware
20 13 (8.07%) Network Architecture
21 12 (7.45%) MS Office
21 12 (7.45%) VB.NET
22 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET
22 11 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
23 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
23 10 (6.21%) Release Management

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 29 (18.01%) SharePoint
2 25 (15.53%) IIS
3 19 (11.80%) CMS
4 16 (9.94%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.11%) WordPress
7 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.86%) Documentum
8 3 (1.86%) Exstream Dialogue
8 3 (1.86%) JBoss
9 1 (0.62%) Confluence
9 1 (0.62%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.62%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.62%) SAS
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (19.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.45%) MS Office
3 3 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Exstream
2 9 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.24%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.62%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.62%) Line 500
4 1 (0.62%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
1 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) Internet
2 2 (1.24%) Firewall
3 1 (0.62%) HTTP
3 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (51.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.48%) GIS
4 3 (1.86%) MySQL
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) MS Access
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.62%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) JIRA
2 4 (2.48%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.24%) Hudson
General
1 24 (14.91%) Finance
2 6 (3.73%) Back Office
2 6 (3.73%) Legal
3 5 (3.11%) Retail
4 3 (1.86%) Automotive
4 3 (1.86%) Front Office
5 2 (1.24%) Advertising
5 2 (1.24%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.71%) .NET
2 16 (9.94%) HTML
3 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.97%) jQuery
5 7 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.73%) XML
7 4 (2.48%) CSS
8 3 (1.86%) Classic ASP
9 2 (1.24%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.62%) ADO.NET
10 1 (0.62%) Ajax
10 1 (0.62%) EDI
10 1 (0.62%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.62%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (0.62%) Web Services
10 1 (0.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.11%) EFTPOS
2 5 (3.11%) EPoS
3 2 (1.24%) Clustering
3 2 (1.24%) Derivative
3 2 (1.24%) Equities
3 2 (1.24%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.24%) Fintech
3 2 (1.24%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.24%) Replication
3 2 (1.24%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.62%) SCADA
4 1 (0.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.12%) Windows
2 17 (10.56%) Unix
3 8 (4.97%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.24%) Linux
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.95%) ITIL
2 38 (23.60%) CRM
3 13 (8.07%) Network Architecture
4 10 (6.21%) Release Management
5 8 (4.97%) Data Management
5 8 (4.97%) Information Security
6 7 (4.35%) Application Packaging
6 7 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (4.35%) ERP
6 7 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (3.11%) Asset Management
7 5 (3.11%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.11%) Fraud Detection
7 5 (3.11%) Supplier Management
8 4 (2.48%) Business Analysis
8 4 (2.48%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.48%) Service Management
8 4 (2.48%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 83 (51.55%) SQL
2 48 (29.81%) C#
3 31 (19.25%) Java
4 15 (9.32%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.45%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.97%) VB
7 7 (4.35%) VBA
8 6 (3.73%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.11%) PHP
10 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.24%) Perl
11 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.11%) Degree
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.86%) MCSA
3 3 (1.86%) MCSE
4 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.62%) MCITP
4 1 (0.62%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 49 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 36 (22.36%) Oracle
3 14 (8.70%) VMware
4 10 (6.21%) HP
5 8 (4.97%) SAP
6 6 (3.73%) Veeam
7 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.86%) Siebel
7 3 (1.86%) Sun
8 2 (1.24%) Infor
8 2 (1.24%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.24%) Remedy
9 1 (0.62%) Epicor
9 1 (0.62%) Google
9 1 (0.62%) IFS
9 1 (0.62%) Informatica
9 1 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.62%) Sage
9 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £32000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Full Package on offer
Posted: 4 days ago
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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