Period
to 21 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 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 > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 178 194
Rank change year-on-year -40 +16 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 161 275 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.22% 1.77% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.83% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 141 241 254
Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £21,800
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.63% - -5.88%

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 12,736 15,004 17,435
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.76% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9,927 12,382 13,795
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%

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 21 November 2018.

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 21 November 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
West Midlands +17 105 £32,750 -12.67% 10
East Midlands -70 56 £30,000 -7.69% 8
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Midlands region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 85 (52.80%) SQL
2 44 (27.33%) Microsoft
3 43 (26.71%) SQL Server
4 37 (22.98%) Java
5 33 (20.50%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (18.63%) ITIL
7 29 (18.01%) HTML
8 28 (17.39%) CSS
9 27 (16.77%) Java EE
10 25 (15.53%) Windows
10 25 (15.53%) JavaScript
11 24 (14.91%) Oracle
12 23 (14.29%) Linux
13 21 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (12.42%) .NET
15 19 (11.80%) Degree
16 18 (11.18%) Kanban
16 18 (11.18%) Scrum
17 17 (10.56%) Unix
17 17 (10.56%) XML
17 17 (10.56%) XSLT
18 16 (9.94%) SLA
18 16 (9.94%) Computer Science Degree
19 15 (9.32%) Python
19 15 (9.32%) Finance
19 15 (9.32%) Computer Science
20 14 (8.70%) jQuery
20 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
20 14 (8.70%) Web Services
20 14 (8.70%) MySQL

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 12 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (6.83%) Apache
2 11 (6.83%) nginx
2 11 (6.83%) Tomcat
3 10 (6.21%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.24%) Exstream Dialogue
6 2 (1.24%) IIS
6 2 (1.24%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.62%) Totara
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.73%) Pegasus Opera
3 5 (3.11%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (2.48%) NetSuite
5 2 (1.24%) Exstream
6 1 (0.62%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.62%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.45%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (7.45%) Amazon S3
3 12 (7.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.11%) Office 365
5 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) Internet
1 3 (1.86%) Skype
2 2 (1.24%) DNS
2 2 (1.24%) LAN
2 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.24%) WAN
2 2 (1.24%) WebEx
2 2 (1.24%) Wireless
3 1 (0.62%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.62%) DHCP
3 1 (0.62%) PSTN
3 1 (0.62%) SSL
3 1 (0.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.70%) MySQL
3 12 (7.45%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (6.21%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.73%) DB2
7 4 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.24%) SAP HANA
8 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.62%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.62%) Hudson
General
1 15 (9.32%) Finance
2 12 (7.45%) Retail
3 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.11%) Games
5 2 (1.24%) Automotive
5 2 (1.24%) Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
5 2 (1.24%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.62%) French Language
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.01%) HTML
2 28 (17.39%) CSS
3 27 (16.77%) Java EE
4 20 (12.42%) .NET
5 17 (10.56%) XML
5 17 (10.56%) XSLT
6 14 (8.70%) jQuery
6 14 (8.70%) Web Services
7 12 (7.45%) AngularJS
7 12 (7.45%) React
8 11 (6.83%) Ajax
9 9 (5.59%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (4.97%) Hibernate
10 8 (4.97%) JSF
10 8 (4.97%) Spring
11 7 (4.35%) SOAP
12 6 (3.73%) EDI
13 5 (3.11%) LAMP
13 5 (3.11%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (3.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.32%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.73%) EPoS
3 6 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.48%) CMDB
5 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.48%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.24%) iSeries
7 2 (1.24%) NHS
7 2 (1.24%) Social Media
8 1 (0.62%) AS400
8 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.62%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.53%) Windows
2 23 (14.29%) Linux
3 17 (10.56%) Unix
4 6 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) Debian
7 1 (0.62%) Fedora
7 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.50%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (18.63%) ITIL
3 21 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.18%) Kanban
4 18 (11.18%) Scrum
5 11 (6.83%) CRM
5 11 (6.83%) ITSM
6 10 (6.21%) Mathematics
7 9 (5.59%) Service Management
8 8 (4.97%) ERP
8 8 (4.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.35%) Change Management
9 7 (4.35%) Proactive Monitoring
9 7 (4.35%) Process Improvement
10 6 (3.73%) ITIL V3
10 6 (3.73%) Logistics
10 6 (3.73%) Time Management
11 5 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (2.48%) Hardware Maintenance
12 4 (2.48%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 85 (52.80%) SQL
2 37 (22.98%) Java
3 25 (15.53%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.32%) Python
5 14 (8.70%) C#
5 14 (8.70%) PHP
6 13 (8.07%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.21%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.11%) VB
10 2 (1.24%) VBScript
11 1 (0.62%) ABAP
11 1 (0.62%) C++
11 1 (0.62%) COBOL
11 1 (0.62%) VB6
11 1 (0.62%) VBA
11 1 (0.62%) VC++
11 1 (0.62%) X++
Qualifications
1 19 (11.80%) Degree
2 16 (9.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (8.07%) Master's Degree
4 8 (4.97%) MCSE
4 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.48%) RHCA
5 4 (2.48%) RHCE
5 4 (2.48%) RHCSA
6 3 (1.86%) MCP
6 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.24%) MCITP
7 2 (1.24%) MCTS
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.62%) PMO
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (6.21%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.45%) Ansible
1 12 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (7.45%) Puppet
2 3 (1.86%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 44 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.91%) Oracle
3 11 (6.83%) Remedy
4 9 (5.59%) Hitachi
4 9 (5.59%) Sage
5 8 (4.97%) VMware
6 7 (4.35%) BMC
6 7 (4.35%) SAP
7 6 (3.73%) Pegasus
8 4 (2.48%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.86%) Cisco
9 3 (1.86%) HP
9 3 (1.86%) Nimsoft
9 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.24%) Northgate
11 1 (0.62%) Cognos
11 1 (0.62%) Dell
11 1 (0.62%) Google
11 1 (0.62%) IBM
11 1 (0.62%) Twitter