Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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

Application Support
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 159 150
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 60 29 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.61% 0.78% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.80% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 50 25 43
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% +11.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £24,475 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £37,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +4.48% +9.84% +10.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,619 3,606 4,316
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 97.17% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,613 2,907 3,375
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,613
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Birmingham

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Birmingham

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 36 (60.00%) SQL
2 22 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (33.33%) Finance
4 18 (30.00%) Manufacturing
5 17 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (26.67%) ITIL
7 15 (25.00%) Logistics
8 14 (23.33%) Windows
9 12 (20.00%) Retail
9 12 (20.00%) Service Management
10 11 (18.33%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (15.00%) SLA
11 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.00%) .NET
11 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.33%) Publishing
12 8 (13.33%) SAP
13 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (11.67%) C#
13 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
13 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
14 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
14 6 (10.00%) Supplier Management
14 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
14 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (10.00%) Java
15 5 (8.33%) IIS
15 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
15 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
15 5 (8.33%) Linux

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.67%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Misys Equation
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.67%) Movex
2 1 (1.67%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.67%) GIS
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.67%) Spatial Data
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 12 (20.00%) Retail
4 8 (13.33%) Publishing
5 5 (8.33%) Automotive
6 4 (6.67%) Banking
7 2 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (3.33%) Front Office
8 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.67%) Legal
8 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.33%) BAPI
3 2 (3.33%) jQuery
3 2 (3.33%) SAP ALE
3 2 (3.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (3.33%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.67%) COM
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.33%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) iSeries
5 2 (3.33%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.67%) AS400
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) AIX
4 2 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (26.67%) ITIL
3 15 (25.00%) Logistics
4 12 (20.00%) Service Management
5 6 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 5 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 5 (8.33%) ERP
6 5 (8.33%) Innovative Thinking
6 5 (8.33%) MVC
7 4 (6.67%) CRM
7 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 3 (5.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (5.00%) Change Management
8 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) C#
3 6 (10.00%) Java
4 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) ABAP
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.33%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.67%) Python
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) HNC
3 1 (1.67%) HND
3 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
2 6 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) BS7666
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) SAP
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Misys
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.33%) Sybase
4 2 (3.33%) Twitter
5 1 (1.67%) Capita
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
5 1 (1.67%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com