The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Application Support
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 82 80
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 9 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.07% 1.01% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.02% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 16
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £17,499 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £47,450 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 818 1171 1159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.80% 98.57% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 709 1005 1018
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in South Wales

Applications Support
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in South Wales

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in South Wales

Applications Support
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Newport +8 7 £30,500 -20.77%
Cardiff -4 2 £26,500 -15.87%
Applications Support
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 South Wales region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) ITIL
4 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 13 (41.94%) C#
5 13 (41.94%) .NET
5 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
5 13 (41.94%) Degree
6 12 (38.71%) VB.NET
6 12 (38.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
7 7 (22.58%) IBM
7 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
7 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 7 (22.58%) iSeries
8 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
8 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (16.13%) ISEB
9 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
9 5 (16.13%) Advertising
9 5 (16.13%) Validation
9 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
9 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
10 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.90%) Software Testing

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) XHTML
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) iSeries
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
3 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Validation
4 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Content Management
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 12 (38.71%) VB.NET
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (16.13%) ISEB
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.23%) GNVQ
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Sitecore