The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 130 117
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.66% 1.39% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.44% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 17
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £26,250 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,250 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

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 2547 2773 2964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.99% 96.55% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6339 5534 7080
Median salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 June 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
Glasgow +6 7 £40,000 +22.13% 3
Aberdeen - 5 £40,000 - 1
West Lothian 0 4 £28,000 -25.33%
Edinburgh -30 2 £35,000 -3.44%
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) ITIL
3 19 (42.22%) .NET
3 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
4 16 (35.56%) Oracle
5 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (33.33%) Finance
6 13 (28.89%) C#
7 12 (26.67%) Windows
7 12 (26.67%) SLA
8 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (17.78%) VB
9 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
10 7 (15.56%) Linux
10 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.33%) Banking
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (13.33%) IIS
11 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (13.33%) Service Management
11 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.11%) Task Automation
12 5 (11.11%) XML
12 5 (11.11%) DNS
12 5 (11.11%) ERP
12 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 5 (11.11%) VBA
12 5 (11.11%) Release Management

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 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) GIS
2 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQLBase
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) MSI
3 1 (2.22%) Redmine
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (8.89%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
4 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) NancyFx
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Fintech
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.89%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) CentOS
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Service Management
3 5 (11.11%) ERP
3 5 (11.11%) Release Management
3 5 (11.11%) Task Automation
4 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.89%) CRM
4 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.89%) Use Case
5 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.67%) SDLC
5 3 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps
6 2 (4.44%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Logistics
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 13 (28.89%) C#
3 10 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 8 (17.78%) VB
5 5 (11.11%) VBA
6 4 (8.89%) Java
6 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.89%) VBScript
7 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
9 1 (2.22%) Python
9 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) SLA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) IFS
4 1 (2.22%) Laserfiche
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Thunderhead
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