The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Application Support
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 75 89
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.91% 1.62% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.73% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 3
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year +4.61% +4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1037 1213 1316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.02% 93.52% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 675 785 796
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Edinburgh

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Edinburgh region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) SSL
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) VBScript
8 3 (14.29%) VB
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) F5
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 3 (14.29%) Fintech
9 2 (9.52%) Ticket Management
9 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (9.52%) JIRA
9 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
9 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (9.52%) Automotive
9 2 (9.52%) Logistics
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Incident Management

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) Redmine
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
2 1 (4.76%) J2EE
2 1 (4.76%) NancyFx
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Fintech
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
1 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL
1 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
1 2 (9.52%) Logistics
1 2 (9.52%) MVC
1 2 (9.52%) Ticket Management
2 1 (4.76%) Change Control
2 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (4.76%) Defect Management
2 1 (4.76%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
2 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) VBScript
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) VB
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Laserfiche
4 1 (4.76%) Thunderhead