Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 151 193
Rank change year-on-year -41 +42 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 97 147 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.22% 1.96% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.01% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 71 140 69
Manchester median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% - +36.36%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,250 £22,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,250 £47,600
North West median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7724 7302 7232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.45% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6413 6271 6025
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Manchester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Manchester

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Manchester

Applications Support
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Altrincham -9 9 £39,000 +69.57%
Wigan - 4 £32,500 -
Bolton -9 2 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Applications Support
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 57 (58.76%) SQL
2 43 (44.33%) SQL Server
3 39 (40.21%) .NET
4 34 (35.05%) C#
4 34 (35.05%) Finance
5 26 (26.80%) MVC
6 22 (22.68%) Oracle
6 22 (22.68%) SLA
6 22 (22.68%) ITIL
7 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
7 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (17.53%) TeamCity
7 17 (17.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (15.46%) Windows
9 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
10 14 (14.43%) Web Services
11 13 (13.40%) Windows Server
11 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
12 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
13 11 (11.34%) Service Management
13 11 (11.34%) DevOps
14 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
14 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (10.31%) CSS
15 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
15 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (9.28%) Degree

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.22%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) CMS
3 2 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) WinSCP
2 6 (6.19%) DNS
3 5 (5.15%) Internet
4 2 (2.06%) DHCP
5 1 (1.03%) SMS
5 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (44.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.19%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) MySQL
7 1 (1.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 17 (17.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (17.53%) TeamCity
1 17 (17.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (35.05%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Banking
2 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 5 (5.15%) Publishing
4 4 (4.12%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (40.21%) .NET
2 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 14 (14.43%) Web Services
4 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.31%) .NET Framework
5 10 (10.31%) CSS
6 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
6 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (8.25%) Entity Framework
6 8 (8.25%) jQuery
6 8 (8.25%) Ninject
6 8 (8.25%) React
6 8 (8.25%) Spring
6 8 (8.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (5.15%) SAP XI
8 3 (3.09%) ODBC
8 3 (3.09%) XML
9 2 (2.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.09%) Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.19%) Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Unix
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) MVC
2 22 (22.68%) ITIL
3 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.34%) DevOps
4 11 (11.34%) Service Management
5 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.25%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (8.25%) ETL
6 8 (8.25%) Kanban
6 8 (8.25%) Scrum
6 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.25%) Ticket Management
7 7 (7.22%) CRM
7 7 (7.22%) Open Source
7 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.22%) Web Development
8 6 (6.19%) Logistics
9 5 (5.15%) Change Management
9 5 (5.15%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.76%) SQL
2 34 (35.05%) C#
3 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.19%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.15%) ABAP
6 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.09%) Perl
7 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.06%) C-shell
8 2 (2.06%) Java
8 2 (2.06%) Korn
8 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.06%) VB
8 2 (2.06%) VBA
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (7.22%) Master's Degree
2 7 (7.22%) MCPD
2 7 (7.22%) MCSD
3 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) MCP
4 1 (1.03%) MCSA
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.68%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) Terminal Services
2 3 (3.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Control-M
1 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.03%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Oracle
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.22%) SAP
4 4 (4.12%) iManage
5 3 (3.09%) Capita
5 3 (3.09%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.09%) VMware
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) Veritas