Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 151 126
Rank change year-on-year -29 -25 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 56 49 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.99% 1.07% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.11% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 75
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.85% -20.00% +1.56%
10th Percentile £23,525 £21,325 £10,000
90th Percentile £41,100 £44,000 £46,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -7.41% +8.00%

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 5,464 4,416 5,861
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.23% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,661 2,823 3,792
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 -20 23 £34,500 +40.82% 6
Edinburgh -22 22 £33,500 +3.08% 2
West Lothian +1 10 £35,000 +34.62%
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 37 (66.07%) SQL
2 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 28 (50.00%) Oracle
4 23 (41.07%) ITIL
4 23 (41.07%) Finance
5 21 (37.50%) Unix
6 17 (30.36%) Windows
7 14 (25.00%) SLA
7 14 (25.00%) .NET
8 13 (23.21%) Java
8 13 (23.21%) Service Management
8 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
9 11 (19.64%) Apache
9 11 (19.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
10 10 (17.86%) Linux
11 9 (16.07%) JBoss
11 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
11 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
11 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
12 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
12 8 (14.29%) ITSM
12 8 (14.29%) Web Services
13 7 (12.50%) C#
13 7 (12.50%) CRM
13 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
13 7 (12.50%) Change Management
13 7 (12.50%) ITIL V3

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 11 (19.64%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) JBoss
3 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.71%) IIS
5 4 (7.14%) CMS
6 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQLBase
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.79%) German Language
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (14.29%) Web Services
3 6 (10.71%) XML
4 5 (8.93%) Middleware
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.57%) Fintech
1 2 (3.57%) Learning Management System
1 2 (3.57%) PDA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Unix
2 17 (30.36%) Windows
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
4 10 (17.86%) Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Service Management
3 11 (19.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
5 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) ITSM
6 8 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 7 (12.50%) Change Management
7 7 (12.50%) CRM
7 7 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 7 (12.50%) Release Management
8 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
9 5 (8.93%) Investment Management
10 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.14%) Logistics
11 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (3.57%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) C
7 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) MCSA
1 4 (7.14%) MCSE
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) ISO 9001
2 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) AppDynamics
3 5 (8.93%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe
4 2 (3.57%) Blackboard
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) IFS
5 1 (1.79%) iManage
5 1 (1.79%) SAP