The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £34,050 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
England / South West
Rank 172 133 134
Rank change year-on-year -39 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 69 132 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.36% 2.26% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 2.33% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 52 100 108
Median salary £34,050 £30,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.63% +15.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,850 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,100 £35,300
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

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 4917 5654 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.70% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4106 4670 4874
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -4 24 £35,000 +12.90% 1
Bristol -15 21 £35,262 +18.52%
Somerset -22 11 £17,500 -50.00%
Dorset +17 8 £32,250 +101.56% 1
Gloucestershire -4 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Applications Support
England

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 75 (56.82%) SQL
2 56 (42.42%) ITIL
3 46 (34.85%) SQL Server
4 32 (24.24%) Linux
5 30 (22.73%) Oracle
5 30 (22.73%) Finance
6 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
6 27 (20.45%) Java
6 27 (20.45%) Unix
7 24 (18.18%) Windows
8 23 (17.42%) PHP
8 23 (17.42%) .NET
8 23 (17.42%) XML
9 22 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
11 20 (15.15%) HTML
11 20 (15.15%) C#
11 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
12 19 (14.39%) Apache
12 19 (14.39%) IBM
12 19 (14.39%) Web Services
13 18 (13.64%) JavaScript
13 18 (13.64%) VBA
13 18 (13.64%) Telecoms
13 18 (13.64%) Banking
13 18 (13.64%) SC Cleared
14 17 (12.88%) Jenkins
14 17 (12.88%) Subversion
14 17 (12.88%) Maven
14 17 (12.88%) Service Delivery

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 19 (14.39%) Apache
2 17 (12.88%) WebLogic
3 16 (12.12%) Alfresco
3 16 (12.12%) JBoss
3 16 (12.12%) Joomla!
3 16 (12.12%) WebSphere
4 13 (9.85%) IIS
5 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.27%) Jetty
6 3 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.52%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.52%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.76%) CMS
8 1 (0.76%) Confluence
8 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Visualfiles
2 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.52%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) GitHub
2 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) LAN
1 4 (3.03%) WAN
2 3 (2.27%) Internet
2 3 (2.27%) PSTN
3 2 (1.52%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) Intranet
3 2 (1.52%) Skype
4 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.76%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 16 (12.12%) MS Access
3 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.27%) Ingres
5 3 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.76%) CorVu
7 1 (0.76%) MySQL
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.88%) Jenkins
1 17 (12.88%) Maven
1 17 (12.88%) Oracle Forms
1 17 (12.88%) Subversion
2 3 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.52%) JIRA
3 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.76%) JUnit
4 1 (0.76%) PROIV
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 30 (22.73%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Banking
2 18 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.03%) Legal
4 3 (2.27%) Advertising
4 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.52%) Electronics
5 2 (1.52%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Billing
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.42%) .NET
1 23 (17.42%) XML
2 20 (15.15%) HTML
3 19 (14.39%) Web Services
4 16 (12.12%) Ajax
4 16 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 16 (12.12%) Backbone.js
4 16 (12.12%) Dojo
4 16 (12.12%) Ember.js
4 16 (12.12%) JSP
4 16 (12.12%) React
4 16 (12.12%) SOAP
4 16 (12.12%) WSDL
5 15 (11.36%) J2EE
6 6 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.03%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.03%) Spring
7 4 (3.03%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.52%) JPA
8 2 (1.52%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.03%) User Experience
3 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.76%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.24%) Linux
2 27 (20.45%) Unix
3 24 (18.18%) Windows
4 16 (12.12%) Android
4 16 (12.12%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.79%) CentOS
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.52%) Solaris
7 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.42%) ITIL
2 17 (12.88%) Service Delivery
3 16 (12.12%) Android Development
3 16 (12.12%) iOS Development
3 16 (12.12%) Mobile Development
3 16 (12.12%) Open Source
4 15 (11.36%) Data Protection
5 13 (9.85%) ERP
6 6 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.79%) CRM
7 5 (3.79%) Data Analysis
7 5 (3.79%) DevOps
7 5 (3.79%) MVC
7 5 (3.79%) Service Management
8 4 (3.03%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (3.03%) Line Management
8 4 (3.03%) Migration
8 4 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.03%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 75 (56.82%) SQL
2 27 (20.45%) Java
3 23 (17.42%) PHP
4 22 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 20 (15.15%) C#
6 18 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 18 (13.64%) VBA
7 16 (12.12%) Delphi
7 16 (12.12%) Pascal
8 5 (3.79%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.27%) VB
9 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.52%) C
10 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.52%) VBScript
11 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.58%) Degree
4 5 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) SLA
2 5 (3.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (12.12%) Nagios
2 1 (0.76%) Graylog
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (22.73%) Oracle
2 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.39%) IBM
4 5 (3.79%) Citrix
4 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.03%) iManage
6 3 (2.27%) SAP
7 2 (1.52%) Lotus
8 1 (0.76%) ATG
8 1 (0.76%) Capita
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco
8 1 (0.76%) F5
8 1 (0.76%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.76%) Kronos
8 1 (0.76%) VMware
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