The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Application Support
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 143 117
Rank change year-on-year -10 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 85 103 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.63% 1.99% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.04% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 57 90 119
Median salary £37,500 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -1.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5072 5041 5830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.00% 97.62% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4219 4271 4917
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in the South West

Applications Support
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in the South West

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in the South West

Applications Support
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Wiltshire +16 31 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Somerset +8 23 £27,750 -5.93%
Bristol -40 16 £41,750 +43.96% 2
Dorset -8 9 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Gloucestershire -7 5 £30,000 +22.44%
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 -
Applications Support
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 97 (62.99%) SQL
2 53 (34.42%) Linux
3 52 (33.77%) ITIL
4 41 (26.62%) Windows
5 39 (25.32%) SQL Server
6 34 (22.08%) .NET
6 34 (22.08%) Unix
7 33 (21.43%) Oracle
8 32 (20.78%) Java
9 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
10 29 (18.83%) PowerShell
11 28 (18.18%) C#
12 24 (15.58%) PHP
13 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
13 23 (14.94%) XML
13 23 (14.94%) SharePoint
14 22 (14.29%) Subversion
15 21 (13.64%) Finance
16 20 (12.99%) Web Services
17 19 (12.34%) Service Delivery
17 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
18 18 (11.69%) SC Cleared
18 18 (11.69%) Incident Management
18 18 (11.69%) IIS
18 18 (11.69%) HTML
19 17 (11.04%) VBA
19 17 (11.04%) MS Access
19 17 (11.04%) Maven
19 17 (11.04%) Jenkins
20 16 (10.39%) Ajax

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.69%) IIS
3 16 (10.39%) Apache
3 16 (10.39%) WebLogic
4 15 (9.74%) Alfresco
4 15 (9.74%) JBoss
4 15 (9.74%) Joomla!
4 15 (9.74%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.55%) Jetty
6 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.30%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.65%) Resin
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Visualfiles
2 4 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.95%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.39%) GitHub
2 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.19%) Office 365
5 4 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) Internet
1 3 (1.95%) PSTN
2 2 (1.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) DHCP
3 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.04%) MS Access
3 15 (9.74%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.55%) JasperReports
5 7 (4.55%) MariaDB
5 7 (4.55%) MySQL
5 7 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.30%) Ingres
8 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (14.29%) Subversion
2 17 (11.04%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.04%) Maven
3 15 (9.74%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.55%) Ant
5 7 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 7 (4.55%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.60%) Selenium
7 3 (1.95%) PROIV
8 2 (1.30%) JIRA
9 1 (0.65%) JUnit
General
1 21 (13.64%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Banking
3 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.19%) Marketing
4 8 (5.19%) Publishing
5 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.60%) Electronics
7 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.30%) Law
7 2 (1.30%) Legal
7 2 (1.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.08%) .NET
2 23 (14.94%) XML
3 20 (12.99%) Web Services
4 18 (11.69%) HTML
5 16 (10.39%) Ajax
5 16 (10.39%) SOAP
6 15 (9.74%) AngularJS
6 15 (9.74%) Backbone.js
6 15 (9.74%) Dojo
6 15 (9.74%) Ember.js
6 15 (9.74%) JSP
6 15 (9.74%) React
6 15 (9.74%) WSDL
7 12 (7.79%) Spring
8 11 (7.14%) J2EE
9 8 (5.19%) EDI
10 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET
10 7 (4.55%) FreeMarker
11 5 (3.25%) JPA
11 5 (3.25%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.44%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.55%) User Experience
3 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.60%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.95%) SCADA
6 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 53 (34.42%) Linux
2 41 (26.62%) Windows
3 34 (22.08%) Unix
4 15 (9.74%) Android
4 15 (9.74%) Apple iOS
5 12 (7.79%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.60%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.95%) AIX
8 3 (1.95%) Solaris
9 2 (1.30%) CentOS
9 2 (1.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.77%) ITIL
2 19 (12.34%) Service Delivery
3 18 (11.69%) Incident Management
4 16 (10.39%) Service Management
5 15 (9.74%) Android Development
5 15 (9.74%) iOS Development
5 15 (9.74%) Mobile Development
5 15 (9.74%) Open Source
5 15 (9.74%) Problem Management
6 14 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (9.09%) ERP
7 13 (8.44%) MVC
8 11 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 11 (7.14%) SDLC
9 10 (6.49%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.84%) Document Management
10 9 (5.84%) Line Management
11 8 (5.19%) DevOps
11 8 (5.19%) Information Architecture
11 8 (5.19%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (62.99%) SQL
2 32 (20.78%) Java
3 29 (18.83%) PowerShell
4 28 (18.18%) C#
5 24 (15.58%) PHP
6 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
7 17 (11.04%) VBA
8 15 (9.74%) Delphi
8 15 (9.74%) Pascal
9 10 (6.49%) T-SQL
10 9 (5.84%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.55%) Groovy
12 4 (2.60%) C
13 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.14%) Degree
4 8 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.30%) MCSA
6 2 (1.30%) MCSE
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) Nagios
2 4 (2.60%) Graylog
Vendors
1 33 (21.43%) Oracle
2 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.74%) IBM
4 8 (5.19%) Nintex
5 4 (2.60%) SAP
6 3 (1.95%) Alterian
7 2 (1.30%) iManage
7 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.30%) Remedy
7 2 (1.30%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) ATG
8 1 (0.65%) BMC
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco
8 1 (0.65%) F5
8 1 (0.65%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.65%) Lotus
8 1 (0.65%) Telerik
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 30 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Share Plan + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Poole
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
SThree
Salary: £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago