Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Application Support
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 92 86
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 -27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.51% 1.61% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.66% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 26
Somerset median annual salary £25,000 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +34.62% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,400 £21,750
90th Percentile £32,000 £41,800 £31,750
South West median annual salary £32,250 £37,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -14.00% +36.36% -15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 833 1,266 1,283
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 97.16% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 701 1,054 1,127
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.51% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,856 £25,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Somerset

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Somerset

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Somerset over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Somerset

Applications Support
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
Bath +40 5 £28,750 -10.16% 4
Street - 4 - -
Taunton -5 1 - -
Yeovil -6 1 £23,500 -32.86%
Applications Support
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Somerset region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Java
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITSM
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
6 3 (23.08%) ATG
7 2 (15.38%) Break/Fix

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Break/Fix
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Runbook
6 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) ATG