Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Colchester during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Application Support
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 39 46
Rank change year-on-year +19 +7 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 22 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 9.24% 4.87% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.40% 5.06% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 12
Colchester median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% +40.00% -29.08%
10th Percentile £23,425 £28,100 £24,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £57,000
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year - -14.44% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester. 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
Colchester
Permanent vacancies in Colchester with a recognized job title 234 336 356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.32% 96.28% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 194 292 343
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00% -8.54%
10th Percentile £26,625 £28,382 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £65,000
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Colchester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Colchester

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Colchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Colchester

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Colchester region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) IIS
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Validation
3 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
4 8 (36.36%) SLA
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Splunk
4 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (36.36%) Dynatrace
5 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 6 (27.27%) vSphere
5 6 (27.27%) SOAP
5 6 (27.27%) XML
5 6 (27.27%) Apache
6 5 (22.73%) SAP
6 5 (22.73%) SAP FI
6 5 (22.73%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (22.73%) SAP CO
6 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) JBoss
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (13.64%) Java
8 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.64%) VBA

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 10 (45.45%) IIS
2 6 (27.27%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SAP CO
1 5 (22.73%) SAP FI
1 5 (22.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (13.64%) SessionCam
3 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Google Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.64%) MSI
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) SOAP
1 6 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) XMPP
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
1 9 (40.91%) Validation
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Security Patching
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Web Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) vSphere
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Dynatrace
1 8 (36.36%) Splunk
2 5 (22.73%) SAP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) Google
3 3 (13.64%) Software AG
3 3 (13.64%) webMethods