Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £23,500 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 23 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 84 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 31 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.25% 1.29% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 1.32% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 8 9
Dorset median annual salary £23,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.79% +1.54% -4.41%
10th Percentile £17,875 £23,113 £25,350
90th Percentile £40,000 £41,900 £40,000
South West median annual salary £32,500 £29,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.17% -9.23% +18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1,342 910 1,529
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 97.85% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 815 1,191
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Dorset

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Dorset

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Dorset

Applications Support
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Bournemouth -8 10 £37,500 +20.97% 1
Poole - 9 £18,000 -
Weymouth - 3 £23,500 - 1
Wimborne - 1 - -
Applications Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Dorset region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
3 14 (45.16%) ERP
4 13 (41.94%) MS Access
4 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 13 (41.94%) C#
4 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) Linux
6 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 3 (9.68%) Validation
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (9.68%) Java
8 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
8 3 (9.68%) Sage
8 3 (9.68%) Windows
8 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (9.68%) Google
8 3 (9.68%) G Suite
8 3 (9.68%) DBS Check
8 3 (9.68%) Hardware Maintenance
8 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.45%) PABX
9 2 (6.45%) SSDT

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 14 (45.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) MS Access
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SSDT
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ERP
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (9.68%) Hardware Maintenance
3 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
3 3 (9.68%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) Business Development
5 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.23%) ETL
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.68%) Google
3 3 (9.68%) Sage
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle