Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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

Application Support
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 111 134
Rank change year-on-year +28 +23 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 67 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.95% 2.08% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 2.14% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 63 60 41
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £16,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £37,625 £43,750
South East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2,171 2,716 2,803
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 97.42% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,742 2,173 2,365
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,800 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +31 38 £31,500 +26.00% 3
High Wycombe +28 22 £34,250 -2.14%
Chesham - 4 £35,000 -
Aylesbury +18 2 £29,000 -6.45%
Newport Pagnell +2 1 £40,000 +105.13%
Applications Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 46 (68.66%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) Windows
3 21 (31.34%) Change Management
3 21 (31.34%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
5 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
6 18 (26.87%) CRM
6 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
7 17 (25.37%) IIS
7 17 (25.37%) .NET
8 14 (20.90%) QA
8 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (20.90%) T-SQL
9 13 (19.40%) Delphi
9 13 (19.40%) SaaS
9 13 (19.40%) PaaS
9 13 (19.40%) IaaS
10 12 (17.91%) Apple iOS
10 12 (17.91%) Android
10 12 (17.91%) Java
10 12 (17.91%) C#
10 12 (17.91%) Finance
10 12 (17.91%) Service Management
11 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
11 11 (16.42%) Coaching
12 10 (14.93%) Customer-Centricity
12 10 (14.93%) Software Deployment
12 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
13 9 (13.43%) Remedy
13 9 (13.43%) ITSM

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 17 (25.37%) IIS
2 9 (13.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.97%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (19.40%) IaaS
2 13 (19.40%) PaaS
2 13 (19.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) LAN
1 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Electronics
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) Spring
3 3 (4.48%) Java EE
3 3 (4.48%) JSP
4 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (2.99%) XML
5 1 (1.49%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) PACS
3 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.49%) Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Android
2 12 (17.91%) Apple iOS
3 9 (13.43%) Unix
4 6 (8.96%) Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.34%) Change Management
1 21 (31.34%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
3 18 (26.87%) CRM
4 12 (17.91%) Service Management
5 11 (16.42%) Coaching
5 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
6 10 (14.93%) Customer-Centricity
6 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
6 10 (14.93%) Software Deployment
7 9 (13.43%) ITSM
7 9 (13.43%) Line Management
8 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
8 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (10.45%) Information Governance
8 7 (10.45%) ITIL
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.96%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (5.97%) ERP
10 4 (5.97%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (68.66%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) T-SQL
3 13 (19.40%) Delphi
4 12 (17.91%) C#
4 12 (17.91%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.48%) JCL
8 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) QA
2 7 (10.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) Remedy
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) F5
4 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.49%) IBM
4 1 (1.49%) Kofax
4 1 (1.49%) Micro Focus