Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 24 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 69 112
Rank change year-on-year -3 +43 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 21 52 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.93% 3.24% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 3.38% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 45 22
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% +25.00% -35.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £22,750 £22,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,500 £54,750
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +14.29%

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 1053 1538 1925
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 95.77% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1350 1711
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £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
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Luton -4 7 £51,250 +65.32%
Dunstable -16 7 £52,500 +87.50%
Bedford +16 2 £27,500 -21.43%
Applications Support
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Oracle
3 13 (61.90%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) SLA
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
5 10 (47.62%) Java EE
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (47.62%) Hibernate
5 10 (47.62%) Spring
6 9 (42.86%) Struts
6 9 (42.86%) XML
6 9 (42.86%) XSL
7 8 (38.10%) XSLT
7 8 (38.10%) JSF
7 8 (38.10%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (33.33%) JSP
8 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Unix
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) Fintech
10 4 (19.05%) J2EE
11 2 (9.52%) High Availability
11 2 (9.52%) SAP
12 1 (4.76%) Web Services
12 1 (4.76%) MySQL
12 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
12 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (4.76%) .NET
12 1 (4.76%) Windows

Applications Support 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 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Hibernate
1 10 (47.62%) Java EE
1 10 (47.62%) Spring
2 9 (42.86%) Struts
2 9 (42.86%) XML
2 9 (42.86%) XSL
3 8 (38.10%) JSF
3 8 (38.10%) XSLT
4 7 (33.33%) JSP
5 4 (19.05%) J2EE
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Fintech
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Information Management
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 20022
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) BEA
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft