Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 176 145
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 58 55 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.14% 1.00% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.04% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 30
Scotland median annual salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.62% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,125 £21,475
90th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £47,300
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -10.71%

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 4,865 5,307 4,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.61% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,190 3,506 2,896
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +1.75% +0.59%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,263 £65,000 £62,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +14 27 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Glasgow 0 17 £35,000 -6.67%
West Lothian -23 6 £31,000 -11.43% 1
Scottish Borders - 5 £28,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £38,000 -
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) Oracle
2 21 (36.21%) Linux
3 18 (31.03%) Unix
4 16 (27.59%) ITIL
5 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
5 15 (25.86%) MySQL
5 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (20.69%) Windows
7 11 (18.97%) Finance
8 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.52%) Perl
10 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
10 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
11 7 (12.07%) .NET
12 6 (10.34%) Java
12 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
13 5 (8.62%) Hudson
13 5 (8.62%) Degree
13 5 (8.62%) C#
13 5 (8.62%) PHP
13 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
13 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
13 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (8.62%) SDLC
14 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
14 4 (6.90%) SAN
14 4 (6.90%) Shell Script

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 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.72%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) MySQL
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Hudson
2 2 (3.45%) CA Release Automation
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
2 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
2 3 (5.17%) Law
3 2 (3.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) CSS
2 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) CGI
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.72%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Fintech
5 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Linux
2 18 (31.03%) Unix
3 12 (20.69%) Windows
4 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) ITIL
2 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.62%) SDLC
5 4 (6.90%) CRM
5 4 (6.90%) ERP
5 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.90%) Release Management
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) Customer Acquisition
6 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.17%) Statistics
6 3 (5.17%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (3.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (3.45%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) Perl
3 6 (10.34%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
4 5 (8.62%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) PHP
5 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.90%) Python
5 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) HND
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) BladeLogic
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Oracle
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) Fiserv
4 2 (3.45%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.72%) Calypso
5 1 (1.72%) F5
5 1 (1.72%) Sage