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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 146 125 142
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 93 97 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 1.80% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.85% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 77 90 75
Median salary £30,000 £28,550 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.07% -4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £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
5884 5240 5202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.35% 97.04% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4636 4376 4387
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
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 30 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 30 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 -2 28 £29,500 -18.62% 3
Coventry -3 20 £27,500 -28.57% 2
Shropshire - 19 £37,500 -
Staffordshire -11 8 £23,500 -17.68%
Solihull - 6 £23,000 -
Worcestershire -2 3 £19,000 -25.49%
Warwickshire -33 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Herefordshire +4 1 £30,000 +39.53%
Dudley - 1 £40,000 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 93 (53.45%) SQL
2 85 (48.85%) SQL Server
3 53 (30.46%) Microsoft
4 49 (28.16%) ITIL
5 45 (25.86%) .NET
5 45 (25.86%) C#
6 44 (25.29%) Windows
7 38 (21.84%) CRM
8 34 (19.54%) MS Excel
9 33 (18.97%) Oracle
9 33 (18.97%) Java
10 31 (17.82%) Finance
11 29 (16.67%) IIS
11 29 (16.67%) SharePoint
12 21 (12.07%) SLA
13 20 (11.49%) HTML
14 19 (10.92%) JavaScript
14 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (10.34%) CMS
16 17 (9.77%) Unix
17 16 (9.20%) Active Directory
18 14 (8.05%) ASP.NET
18 14 (8.05%) MS Office
19 13 (7.47%) VB.NET
19 13 (7.47%) VMware
19 13 (7.47%) Network Architecture
19 13 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
20 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003

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 (16.67%) IIS
1 29 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 18 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (10.34%) CMS
3 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.87%) WordPress
5 4 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.72%) Documentum
6 3 (1.72%) Exstream Dialogue
6 3 (1.72%) JBoss
6 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.57%) Confluence
8 1 (0.57%) Moodle
8 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.57%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.05%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Exstream
2 9 (5.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.57%) Line 500
5 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.57%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) Internet
2 5 (2.87%) Firewall
2 5 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (48.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.45%) MySQL
4 5 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.30%) GIS
5 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.57%) MS Access
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.02%) JIRA
1 7 (4.02%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.30%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 31 (17.82%) Finance
2 9 (5.17%) Back Office
3 8 (4.60%) Retail
4 7 (4.02%) Legal
5 4 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.30%) Front Office
6 3 (1.72%) Automotive
7 2 (1.15%) Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.86%) .NET
2 20 (11.49%) HTML
3 14 (8.05%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.02%) XML
5 5 (2.87%) Classic ASP
5 5 (2.87%) CSS
5 5 (2.87%) jQuery
6 4 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.15%) Ajax
7 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.57%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.57%) EDI
8 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.57%) ODBC
8 1 (0.57%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.02%) EFTPOS
2 7 (4.02%) EPoS
3 3 (1.72%) Clustering
3 3 (1.72%) Replication
4 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.15%) Derivative
4 2 (1.15%) Equities
4 2 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.15%) Fintech
4 2 (1.15%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.15%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.57%) iPad
5 1 (0.57%) SCADA
5 1 (0.57%) Statistics
5 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (25.29%) Windows
2 17 (9.77%) Unix
3 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (5.17%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.45%) Linux
5 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.87%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.16%) ITIL
2 38 (21.84%) CRM
3 13 (7.47%) Network Architecture
4 10 (5.75%) Release Management
5 9 (5.17%) Data Protection
6 8 (4.60%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.60%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (4.02%) Application Packaging
7 7 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.02%) Information Security
7 7 (4.02%) Supplier Management
8 6 (3.45%) Data Management
8 6 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.87%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.87%) ERP
9 5 (2.87%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (2.87%) Test Scripting
9 5 (2.87%) Use Case
10 4 (2.30%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (53.45%) SQL
2 45 (25.86%) C#
3 33 (18.97%) Java
4 19 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.47%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.75%) VB
7 9 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.17%) VBA
8 4 (2.30%) PHP
8 4 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.15%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (4.60%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.72%) MCSA
4 3 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.57%) MCITP
5 1 (0.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) SLA
2 2 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 53 (30.46%) Microsoft
2 33 (18.97%) Oracle
3 13 (7.47%) VMware
4 10 (5.75%) HP
5 6 (3.45%) SAP
5 6 (3.45%) Veeam
6 5 (2.87%) Sun
7 4 (2.30%) Siebel
8 3 (1.72%) IFS
8 3 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.15%) Remedy
10 1 (0.57%) Google
10 1 (0.57%) Informatica
10 1 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.57%) Sage
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30500.00 per annum + Healthcare, Pension, Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston University
Salary: From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago