Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 151 149
Rank change year-on-year -24 -2 -59
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 50 65 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.89% 1.25% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.31% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 33 44 50
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 £31,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.51% -3.79% -5.71%
10th Percentile £21,050 £23,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £48,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% -9.41% +13.33%

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 5432 4977 6111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.95% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3483 3096 3930
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Scotland

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Scotland

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Scotland

Applications Support
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -31 20 £27,500 -21.43%
Glasgow -22 13 £40,000 +56.86% 3
West Lothian -7 10 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Aberdeen - 7 £40,000 -
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (36.00%) Oracle
4 15 (30.00%) ITIL
5 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.00%) Service Management
6 10 (20.00%) Finance
6 10 (20.00%) .NET
6 10 (20.00%) Unix
6 10 (20.00%) Windows
7 9 (18.00%) C#
7 9 (18.00%) Java
7 9 (18.00%) ERP
7 9 (18.00%) CRM
8 8 (16.00%) Apache
8 8 (16.00%) Linux
8 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
9 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (14.00%) SLA
10 6 (12.00%) JBoss
10 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.00%) HTML
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
11 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (10.00%) Release Management
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET

Applications Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) Apache
2 6 (12.00%) JBoss
3 4 (8.00%) CMS
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Moodle
5 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) SQLBase
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) UniData
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.00%) Web Services
4 2 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Fintech
2 2 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.00%) LIMS
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Unix
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Service Management
3 9 (18.00%) CRM
3 9 (18.00%) ERP
4 5 (10.00%) ITSM
4 5 (10.00%) Release Management
4 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.00%) Practice Management
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.00%) Document Management
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Cash Management
8 1 (2.00%) Information Management
8 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) C#
2 9 (18.00%) Java
3 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.00%) MCP
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 5 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe
3 2 (4.00%) Blackboard
3 2 (4.00%) IFS
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) iManage
4 1 (2.00%) Marketo
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com