The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 113 126
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 27 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.16% 1.64% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.73% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 36 16
Median salary £26,000 £31,500 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.46% +13.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,250 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2229 2780 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.95% 94.78% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1809 1842
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 15 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Glasgow +2 7 £24,500 -31.94%
West Lothian -7 3 £26,000 -50.47%
Scottish Borders -1 1 £21,500 -10.41% 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 36 (72.00%) SQL
2 24 (48.00%) .NET
2 24 (48.00%) ITIL
3 20 (40.00%) Oracle
3 20 (40.00%) C#
4 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (26.00%) PL/SQL
5 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (24.00%) SLA
6 12 (24.00%) Finance
6 12 (24.00%) Windows
6 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.00%) TDD
8 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.00%) VB
10 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
11 5 (10.00%) DNS
11 5 (10.00%) IIS
11 5 (10.00%) VBScript
11 5 (10.00%) XML
11 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (10.00%) Release Management
11 5 (10.00%) Banking
11 5 (10.00%) CMS
12 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
12 4 (8.00%) Degree

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 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) CMS
2 5 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (8.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) GIS
3 3 (6.00%) SQLBase
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.00%) Redmine
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 2 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (2.00%) J2EE
5 1 (2.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.00%) NancyFx
5 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Fintech
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) TDD
4 5 (10.00%) Release Management
5 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.00%) CRM
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Use Case
6 3 (6.00%) MVC
6 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.00%) Ticket Management
8 1 (2.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.00%) Defect Management
8 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.00%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (72.00%) SQL
2 20 (40.00%) C#
3 13 (26.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.00%) VB
6 5 (10.00%) VBScript
7 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.00%) VBA
8 3 (6.00%) Java
9 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) Python
10 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.00%) SLA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) F5
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) IFS
4 1 (2.00%) Laserfiche
4 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.00%) Sage
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Thunderhead
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
Scottish Borders
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago