Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Application Support
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 120 140
Rank change year-on-year -30 +20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 33 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.05% 1.16% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.19% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 37
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +15.38% +19.27%
10th Percentile £26,900 £29,000 £21,200
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,400 £38,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -15.66% +18.57% +17.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,049 2,185 2,797
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.37% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,269 1,846 2,355
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Cambridge

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Cambridge

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Cambridge over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Cambridge region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Java
1 22 (66.67%) Apache
2 20 (60.61%) ITIL
3 19 (57.58%) Unix
3 19 (57.58%) Oracle
3 19 (57.58%) T-SQL
3 19 (57.58%) Tomcat
3 19 (57.58%) Shell Script
3 19 (57.58%) Service Management
3 19 (57.58%) Relational Database
3 19 (57.58%) WorldPay
3 19 (57.58%) Fintech
3 19 (57.58%) Task Automation
4 12 (36.36%) Database Optimisation
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
6 8 (24.24%) Degree
7 7 (21.21%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
7 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
7 7 (21.21%) .NET
7 7 (21.21%) J2EE
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (12.12%) LAMP
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.12%) MySQL
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
10 3 (9.09%) Perl

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 22 (66.67%) Apache
2 19 (57.58%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) Relational Database
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.12%) MySQL
5 3 (9.09%) Big Data
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
1 7 (21.21%) J2EE
2 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Fintech
2 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Unix
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) ITIL
2 19 (57.58%) Service Management
2 19 (57.58%) Task Automation
3 12 (36.36%) Database Optimisation
4 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 1 (3.03%) B2B
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) Shell Script
2 19 (57.58%) T-SQL
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.09%) Perl
5 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.09%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Oracle
1 19 (57.58%) WorldPay
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix