Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 160 144
Rank change year-on-year +44 -16 -60
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 68 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.85% 0.94% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 0.97% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60 41 43
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -4.55%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £44,000 £53,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -1.64% +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 3,556 4,026 3,937
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.01% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,651 3,080 3,257
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 41 (60.29%) SQL
2 26 (38.24%) Finance
3 17 (25.00%) ITIL
3 17 (25.00%) Windows
4 16 (23.53%) Manufacturing
5 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (20.59%) Logistics
7 13 (19.12%) Unix
8 12 (17.65%) Service Management
9 11 (16.18%) Retail
9 11 (16.18%) SLA
9 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
10 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
10 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (11.76%) Java
11 8 (11.76%) .NET
11 8 (11.76%) Linux
12 7 (10.29%) Oracle
12 7 (10.29%) SAP
12 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
12 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
12 7 (10.29%) Publishing
12 7 (10.29%) Automotive
12 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
13 6 (8.82%) Banking
13 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
13 6 (8.82%) ISO 9001
13 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (8.82%) Front Office

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 (7.35%) IIS
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.47%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.47%) Movex
1 1 (1.47%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) KDB
5 1 (1.47%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.47%) Spatial Data
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 16 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 11 (16.18%) Retail
4 7 (10.29%) Automotive
4 7 (10.29%) Publishing
5 6 (8.82%) Banking
5 6 (8.82%) Front Office
6 3 (4.41%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.94%) BAPI
3 2 (2.94%) jQuery
3 2 (2.94%) SAP ALE
3 2 (2.94%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (2.94%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.47%) COM
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
4 1 (1.47%) JMS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Derivative
4 1 (1.47%) Equities
4 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.47%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Unix
3 8 (11.76%) Linux
4 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.35%) AIX
5 5 (7.35%) Solaris
5 5 (7.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (20.59%) Logistics
3 12 (17.65%) Service Management
4 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.35%) CRM
5 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
6 4 (5.88%) ERP
6 4 (5.88%) Innovative Thinking
6 4 (5.88%) MVC
6 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
6 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.41%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.41%) Change Management
7 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.94%) ABAP
5 2 (2.94%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) HNC
3 1 (1.47%) HND
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) SLA
2 6 (8.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.47%) BS7666
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.47%) Nagios
1 1 (1.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) SAP
3 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.41%) Sybase
5 2 (2.94%) Citrix
5 2 (2.94%) Twitter
6 1 (1.47%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow