Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 155 165
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 32 44 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.88% 1.13% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.18% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 54
Birmingham median annual salary £38,250 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% +11.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £24,650 £22,500 £25,900
90th Percentile £45,000 £46,875 £52,157
West Midlands median annual salary £32,750 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -12.67% +25.00% -7.69%

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 3,519 3,738 4,632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.89% 96.29% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,554 3,006 3,468
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,175
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
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 15 November 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 15 November 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 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) Web Services
4 9 (28.13%) .NET
4 9 (28.13%) Java
5 8 (25.00%) XML
5 8 (25.00%) XSLT
5 8 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 8 (25.00%) Ajax
5 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
7 6 (18.75%) VMware
7 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (18.75%) Spring
7 6 (18.75%) JSF
7 6 (18.75%) Java EE
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle
8 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
8 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (15.63%) MCSE
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (12.50%) CRM
9 4 (12.50%) RHCE
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL

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 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Skype
1 1 (3.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) .NET
3 8 (25.00%) Ajax
3 8 (25.00%) XML
3 8 (25.00%) XSLT
4 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 6 (18.75%) Java EE
4 6 (18.75%) JSF
4 6 (18.75%) Spring
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 4 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) CRM
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Change Management
2 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (3.13%) Business Development
4 1 (3.13%) CAD
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.13%) Data Security
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) Line Management
4 1 (3.13%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCSE
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) RHCA
2 4 (12.50%) RHCE
2 4 (12.50%) RHCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.25%) Northgate
5 2 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Autodesk
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Sage
6 1 (3.13%) Sybase