Period
to 18 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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

Application Support
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 145 179
Rank change year-on-year -82 +34 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 129 322 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.07% 2.14% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.21% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 116 283 250
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,688
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.90% +6.10%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £49,750 £51,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -9.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 11,591 14,593 16,189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 96.96% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,763 11,848 12,865
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,935 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in the Midlands

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the Midlands

Applications Support
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
West Midlands -38 99 £32,750 -12.67% 16
East Midlands -69 30 £26,500 -13.11% 16
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 67 (51.94%) SQL
2 39 (30.23%) ITIL
3 29 (22.48%) Java
3 29 (22.48%) Oracle
4 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
4 28 (21.71%) HTML
5 26 (20.16%) CSS
6 25 (19.38%) JavaScript
6 25 (19.38%) Linux
7 23 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (17.05%) Java EE
9 20 (15.50%) .NET
10 19 (14.73%) Windows
10 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
10 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (13.95%) Scrum
11 18 (13.95%) Kanban
12 17 (13.18%) Degree
13 16 (12.40%) PowerShell
13 16 (12.40%) BizTalk Server
13 16 (12.40%) XML
14 15 (11.63%) Python
15 14 (10.85%) XSLT
15 14 (10.85%) Unix
15 14 (10.85%) PHP
15 14 (10.85%) Hitachi
15 14 (10.85%) CRM
15 14 (10.85%) Computer Science
15 14 (10.85%) jQuery
16 13 (10.08%) Master's Degree

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 16 (12.40%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (8.53%) Apache
2 11 (8.53%) nginx
2 11 (8.53%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.65%) CMS
3 6 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.55%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (1.55%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) Exstream
2 2 (1.55%) Infor LN
2 2 (1.55%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.78%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (9.30%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (9.30%) Amazon S3
1 12 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
1 12 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.43%) Office 365
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) 3GPP
1 2 (1.55%) DNS
1 2 (1.55%) Firewall
1 2 (1.55%) LTE
1 2 (1.55%) SSL
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.08%) MySQL
3 12 (9.30%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (5.43%) DB2
6 6 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (9.30%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Retail
3 4 (3.10%) Games
3 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.55%) Legal
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) HTML
2 26 (20.16%) CSS
3 22 (17.05%) Java EE
4 20 (15.50%) .NET
5 16 (12.40%) XML
6 14 (10.85%) jQuery
6 14 (10.85%) XSLT
7 12 (9.30%) AngularJS
7 12 (9.30%) React
8 10 (7.75%) Web Services
9 9 (6.98%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (6.20%) SOAP
11 7 (5.43%) Ajax
12 5 (3.88%) LAMP
12 5 (3.88%) LAPP Stack
12 5 (3.88%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (3.10%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.10%) JSF
13 4 (3.10%) Spring
14 2 (1.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
1 6 (4.65%) Private Cloud
2 4 (3.10%) CMDB
3 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.55%) EPoS
4 2 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.55%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) AS400
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) iSeries
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.38%) Linux
2 19 (14.73%) Windows
3 14 (10.85%) Unix
4 9 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.23%) ITIL
2 23 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.95%) Kanban
4 18 (13.95%) Scrum
5 14 (10.85%) Computer Science
5 14 (10.85%) CRM
6 10 (7.75%) Mathematics
7 8 (6.20%) Time Management
7 8 (6.20%) Virtual Environments
8 7 (5.43%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (3.88%) ERP
9 5 (3.88%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.10%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.10%) Hardware Maintenance
10 4 (3.10%) Runbook
10 4 (3.10%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.10%) Software Engineering
11 3 (2.33%) Logistics
11 3 (2.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.94%) SQL
2 29 (22.48%) Java
3 25 (19.38%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.40%) PowerShell
5 15 (11.63%) Python
6 14 (10.85%) PHP
7 12 (9.30%) C#
8 8 (6.20%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.43%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.55%) VB
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) COBOL
11 1 (0.78%) VB6
11 1 (0.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Degree
2 13 (10.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (10.08%) Master's Degree
3 7 (5.43%) MCSE
3 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.65%) RHCA
4 6 (4.65%) RHCE
4 6 (4.65%) RHCSA
5 3 (2.33%) MCP
6 1 (0.78%) HNC
6 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.78%) PMO
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) Ansible
1 12 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (9.30%) Puppet
2 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.78%) Netcool
3 1 (0.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (22.48%) Oracle
2 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (10.85%) Hitachi
4 8 (6.20%) Remedy
4 8 (6.20%) VMware
5 3 (2.33%) HP
5 3 (2.33%) Sage
6 2 (1.55%) Citrix
6 2 (1.55%) Infor
6 2 (1.55%) Northgate
6 2 (1.55%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.78%) Cerillion
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos
7 1 (0.78%) Comptel
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.78%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow