The median annual salary for a Applications Support Specialist was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support Specialist
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 67 86 77
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 1 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.15% 0.12% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 13
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.57% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £43,750 £37,394
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.99%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 623 763 1095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.29% 93.85% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 473 628 822
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Supplier Management
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) C
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) Gentran
6 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 1 (14.29%) Kofax

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) Gentran
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Supplier Management
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Kofax