Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support Specialist
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 104 -
Rank change year-on-year +19 - +132
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 10 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.91% 0.99% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 0
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% - -
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -20.73% -8.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1067 1554 1935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 95.69% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 888 1362 1716
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,425 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in Bedfordshire

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in Bedfordshire

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Specialist in Bedfordshire

Applications Support Specialist
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 5 £50,000 -
Luton +11 3 £55,000 +69.23%
Applications Support Specialist
East of England

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Applications Support Specialist 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 8 (80.00%) Java EE
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (80.00%) Struts
2 8 (80.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) XSL
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (70.00%) JSF
4 6 (60.00%) XSLT
5 5 (50.00%) Fintech
5 5 (50.00%) JSP
5 5 (50.00%) SLA
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Unix
7 3 (30.00%) J2EE
8 2 (20.00%) BEA
8 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (20.00%) High Availability

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (80.00%) Java EE
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
1 8 (80.00%) Struts
1 8 (80.00%) XML
1 8 (80.00%) XSL
2 7 (70.00%) JSF
3 6 (60.00%) XSLT
4 5 (50.00%) JSP
5 3 (30.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) BEA