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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 144 135 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 92 79 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.68% 1.54% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.59% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 67 124
Median salary £29,750 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,400 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £52,500 £46,595
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5308 4976 5588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.84% 97.09% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4202 4196 4932
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 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
Birmingham -11 29 £35,000 - 1
Staffordshire +12 26 £24,500 -2.00% 2
Solihull +1 14 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Coventry +4 9 £25,000 -48.97% 1
Warwickshire +6 7 £29,000 -27.50%
Sutton Coldfield - 5 £25,750 -
Shropshire -11 2 £40,000 -3.61%
West Bromwich - 1 £52,500 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 West Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 83 (55.70%) SQL
2 52 (34.90%) SQL Server
3 44 (29.53%) .NET
4 43 (28.86%) C#
5 40 (26.85%) Windows
6 39 (26.17%) ITIL
7 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
8 31 (20.81%) MS Excel
9 28 (18.79%) Java
10 27 (18.12%) IIS
11 23 (15.44%) Finance
12 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (14.09%) ERP
14 20 (13.42%) SharePoint
14 20 (13.42%) SLA
15 19 (12.75%) CRM
15 19 (12.75%) Oracle
16 16 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (10.07%) Project Management
17 15 (10.07%) VB.NET
17 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (9.40%) Problem Management
19 13 (8.72%) Release Management
20 12 (8.05%) Incident Management
20 12 (8.05%) MS Office
21 11 (7.38%) Service Management
21 11 (7.38%) Change Management
21 11 (7.38%) Management Information System
21 11 (7.38%) Windows Server
22 10 (6.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 27 (18.12%) IIS
2 20 (13.42%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.04%) JBoss
3 9 (6.04%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.37%) Apache
5 7 (4.70%) CMS
6 5 (3.36%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.01%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.01%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 31 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.05%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.68%) Infor LN
3 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.01%) MFGPRO
4 2 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.34%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.67%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.67%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) GitHub
2 2 (1.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Apcera
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.36%) LAN
3 1 (0.67%) DNS
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (34.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.36%) EDRMS
5 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.01%) DB2
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.67%) MySQL
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.68%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.01%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (15.44%) Finance
2 9 (6.04%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.04%) Retail
3 8 (5.37%) Military
4 4 (2.68%) Advertising
5 3 (2.01%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.53%) .NET
2 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.03%) WinForms
4 5 (3.36%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.36%) CSS
4 5 (3.36%) HTML
4 5 (3.36%) Java EE
4 5 (3.36%) XML
5 4 (2.68%) WCF
6 3 (2.01%) HornetQ
6 3 (2.01%) Web Services
7 2 (1.34%) jQuery
7 2 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.01%) iPad
3 3 (2.01%) Statistics
4 2 (1.34%) AS400
4 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) iSeries
5 1 (0.67%) Life Science
5 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.67%) Replication
5 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.85%) Windows
2 11 (7.38%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.37%) Linux
4 7 (4.70%) Unix
5 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.34%) Android
8 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.17%) ITIL
2 21 (14.09%) ERP
3 19 (12.75%) CRM
4 16 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (10.07%) Project Management
6 14 (9.40%) Problem Management
7 13 (8.72%) Release Management
8 12 (8.05%) Incident Management
9 11 (7.38%) Change Management
9 11 (7.38%) Service Management
10 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (5.37%) Line Management
11 7 (4.70%) Data Management
11 7 (4.70%) ITSM
11 7 (4.70%) Migration
11 7 (4.70%) MVC
11 7 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 83 (55.70%) SQL
2 43 (28.86%) C#
3 28 (18.79%) Java
4 15 (10.07%) VB.NET
5 8 (5.37%) VB
6 7 (4.70%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.03%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.03%) PHP
8 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.36%) Perl
9 4 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.01%) Python
10 3 (2.01%) VBScript
11 2 (1.34%) R
12 1 (0.67%) MapBasic
12 1 (0.67%) RPG
12 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (2.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.42%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.34%) XenApp
4 1 (0.67%) Docker
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Puppet
2 2 (1.34%) Nagios
3 1 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (25.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.75%) Oracle
3 9 (6.04%) VMware
4 8 (5.37%) JD Edwards
5 7 (4.70%) Citrix
5 7 (4.70%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.36%) Dynatrace
6 5 (3.36%) SAP
6 5 (3.36%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.68%) Infor
7 4 (2.68%) Sybase
8 3 (2.01%) Cisco
8 3 (2.01%) QAD
8 3 (2.01%) Sitecore
8 3 (2.01%) Veeam
9 2 (1.34%) Epicor
9 2 (1.34%) IFS
9 2 (1.34%) Nimsoft
10 1 (0.67%) Civica
10 1 (0.67%) MEDITECH
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