Period
to 27 July 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Scottish Borders during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support
Scotland > Scottish Borders
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders 10.00% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Scottish Borders median annual salary £21,500 - -
Scotland median annual salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% -14.29%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders. 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
Scottish Borders
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Scottish Borders 80.00% 85.71% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 5
Scottish Borders median annual salary £35,000 £31,486 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.16% -16.04% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,400 £27,875 £23,050
90th Percentile £46,750 £39,750 £43,650
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in the Scottish Borders

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Scottish Borders.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the Scottish Borders

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the Scottish Borders

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the Scottish Borders.

Salary trend for Applications Support in the Scottish Borders

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Scottish Borders

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Scottish Borders region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Scottish Borders 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA