The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 57 68 42
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 21 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.24% 2.60% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.77% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 49
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

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 620 759 1080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.12% 93.82% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 474 624 819
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
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Bedfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Bedfordshire

Applications Support
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Luton -7 5 £32,500 -25.28% 1
Bedford +3 2 £27,250 -22.14%
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (55.56%) Software Delivery
4 12 (44.44%) Finance
4 12 (44.44%) Supplier Management
4 12 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 12 (44.44%) Problem Management
5 6 (22.22%) Back Office
5 6 (22.22%) Unix
5 6 (22.22%) Logistics
5 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
7 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) C
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
8 3 (11.11%) IT Governance
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle
9 2 (7.41%) QA
9 2 (7.41%) Retail
9 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure

Applications Support 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 (3.70%) Gentran
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.70%) Java EE
1 1 (3.70%) JSF
1 1 (3.70%) JSP
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (3.70%) Spring
1 1 (3.70%) Struts
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XSL
1 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Software Delivery
2 12 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 12 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 12 (44.44%) Supplier Management
3 6 (22.22%) Logistics
3 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) IT Governance
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.70%) High Availability
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C
3 1 (3.70%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Kofax
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
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