Period
to 26 September 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 150 151
Rank change year-on-year -35 +1 -51
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 47 74 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.85% 1.37% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.43% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 32
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,450 £25,125
90th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £47,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.06% -1.25% +6.67%

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 5314 5172 6137
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 96.04% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3375 3128 3909
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +4 17 £40,000 +53.85% 2
West Lothian -1 12 £26,750 -23.57%
Edinburgh -45 11 £22,250 -36.43% 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 26 September 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 27 (57.45%) SQL
2 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
3 20 (42.55%) ITIL
4 17 (36.17%) Oracle
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.53%) Finance
6 12 (25.53%) .NET
7 11 (23.40%) C#
7 11 (23.40%) Service Management
8 10 (21.28%) Windows
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (19.15%) ERP
9 9 (19.15%) SLA
10 8 (17.02%) CRM
10 8 (17.02%) Linux
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
12 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.77%) Release Management
13 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
13 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (10.64%) Banking
13 5 (10.64%) Unix
13 5 (10.64%) HTML
13 5 (10.64%) Java
13 5 (10.64%) CSS
13 5 (10.64%) ISO 9001
13 5 (10.64%) CMS
14 4 (8.51%) ITSM

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 5 (10.64%) CMS
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
4 2 (4.26%) Moodle
4 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.51%) SQLBase
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 2 (4.26%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) GIS
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) UniData
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) PowerBuilder
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
2 5 (10.64%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) Fintech
2 2 (4.26%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.13%) LIMS
3 1 (2.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.64%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Service Management
3 9 (19.15%) ERP
4 8 (17.02%) CRM
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Release Management
6 5 (10.64%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.51%) ITSM
7 4 (8.51%) Practice Management
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
8 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.26%) DevOps
9 2 (4.26%) Logistics
9 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) SDLC
9 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) Task Automation
9 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) VB
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) SLA
2 5 (10.64%) ISO 9001
2 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Oracle
2 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) Adobe
3 2 (4.26%) Blackboard
3 2 (4.26%) IFS
4 1 (2.13%) Marketo
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com