Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 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 Specialist
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 214 236
Rank change year-on-year -7 +22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.036% 0.038% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £38,500 £36,500 £37,100
90th Percentile £51,500 £45,500 £47,750
UK median annual salary £46,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5398 4990 6140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.00% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3098 3950
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,825 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Applications Support Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Specialist in Scotland

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Specialist in Scotland

Applications Support Specialist
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support Specialist within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 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
Glasgow - 2 £45,000 -
Applications Support Specialist
UK

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Applications Support Specialist 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 Scotland region featuring Applications Support Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) IFS

Applications Support Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IFS