Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 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
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 146 138
Rank change year-on-year -68 -8 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 149 246 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 1.96% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 2.03% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 107 229 285
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,500 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11,956 12,095 14,496
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.57% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9,793 9,870 11,892
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the East of England

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in the East of England

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the East of England over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the East of England

Applications Support
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Hertfordshire -28 46 £41,000 +5.13% 8
Cambridgeshire -45 39 £33,750 -10.00% 3
Essex +1 34 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bedfordshire +22 20 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Suffolk -7 8 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Norfolk +8 2 £19,500 -41.35%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East of England region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 71 (47.65%) SQL
2 51 (34.23%) Java
3 43 (28.86%) ITIL
4 41 (27.52%) Oracle
5 40 (26.85%) SQL Server
6 34 (22.82%) Finance
7 32 (21.48%) T-SQL
8 30 (20.13%) .NET
9 29 (19.46%) Unix
10 28 (18.79%) Tomcat
11 27 (18.12%) Service Management
12 26 (17.45%) Shell Script
13 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Excel
13 25 (16.78%) Relational Database
13 25 (16.78%) Fintech
14 24 (16.11%) Apache
15 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
15 23 (15.44%) Task Automation
16 22 (14.77%) SLA
16 22 (14.77%) WorldPay
17 19 (12.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (12.08%) Oracle Database
18 18 (12.08%) C#
19 17 (11.41%) Linux
19 17 (11.41%) Retail
20 16 (10.74%) Windows
20 16 (10.74%) XML
21 15 (10.07%) ERP
21 15 (10.07%) Database Optimisation

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 28 (18.79%) Tomcat
2 24 (16.11%) Apache
3 3 (2.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (7.38%) SAP CO
1 11 (7.38%) SAP FI
1 11 (7.38%) SAP FI/CO
2 7 (4.70%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.34%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.34%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.67%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) SSL
2 1 (0.67%) DNS
2 1 (0.67%) Extranet
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) FTP
2 1 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.67%) Skype
2 1 (0.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.78%) Relational Database
3 19 (12.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (12.08%) Oracle Database
4 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (8.72%) MySQL
6 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (6.04%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.68%) QlikView
8 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.34%) Big Data
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) Maven
2 3 (2.01%) JConsole
2 3 (2.01%) VisualVM
3 2 (1.34%) Subversion
3 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (22.82%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Retail
3 3 (2.01%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Law
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.13%) .NET
2 16 (10.74%) XML
3 14 (9.40%) Spring
4 11 (7.38%) Web Services
5 10 (6.71%) J2EE
6 8 (5.37%) CSS
6 8 (5.37%) HTML
6 8 (5.37%) Node.js
7 7 (4.70%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.70%) Java EE
8 6 (4.03%) CSS3
8 6 (4.03%) HTML5
8 6 (4.03%) XSL
8 6 (4.03%) XSLT
9 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.36%) JSF
9 5 (3.36%) JSP
9 5 (3.36%) Struts
10 3 (2.01%) REST
10 3 (2.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.78%) Fintech
2 11 (7.38%) EPoS
3 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.34%) CMDB
5 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.34%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.67%) AS400
6 1 (0.67%) iSeries
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.46%) Unix
2 17 (11.41%) Linux
3 16 (10.74%) Windows
4 8 (5.37%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.68%) Android
6 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (28.86%) ITIL
2 27 (18.12%) Service Management
3 23 (15.44%) Task Automation
4 15 (10.07%) Database Optimisation
4 15 (10.07%) ERP
5 13 (8.72%) Incident Management
6 11 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (6.04%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.04%) Change Management
7 9 (6.04%) Process Improvement
7 9 (6.04%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (5.37%) Release Management
9 7 (4.70%) Regression Testing
10 6 (4.03%) SDLC
11 5 (3.36%) CRM
12 4 (2.68%) ITSM
12 4 (2.68%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (2.01%) Business Transformation
13 3 (2.01%) High Availability
13 3 (2.01%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (47.65%) SQL
2 51 (34.23%) Java
3 32 (21.48%) T-SQL
4 26 (17.45%) Shell Script
5 18 (12.08%) C#
6 10 (6.71%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.03%) Apex Code
7 6 (4.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.34%) PHP
8 2 (1.34%) VBA
8 2 (1.34%) X++
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.67%) Python
9 1 (0.67%) Scala
9 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.01%) QA
3 2 (1.34%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.34%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (27.52%) Oracle
2 23 (15.44%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.77%) WorldPay
4 13 (8.72%) SAP
5 6 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.34%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.34%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.34%) MKS
7 1 (0.67%) HP
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.67%) Splunk