Applications Support Jobs in Wales

Application Support
UK > Wales

The median Application Support salary in Wales is £45,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

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

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 61 106 88
Rank change year-on-year +45 -18 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 65 25 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 4.11% 1.56% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 1.72% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 18
10th Percentile - £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile - £29,250 £29,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £30,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +31.15% +5.87%
75th Percentile - £46,875 £40,000
90th Percentile £45,375 £48,750 £43,625
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,535 1,456 1,767
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.97% 91.00% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 832 1,136
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,620 £36,250 £35,749
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +3.45%
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £69,762 £73,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Wales

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Applications Support in Wales.

Salary trend for Applications Support in Wales

Applications Support
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 24 February 2024. 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
Jobs
South Wales +35 58 £45,000 -5.26% 3
West Wales +4 7 £45,000 +42.86%
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2024, Applications Support job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 55 (84.62%) Actionable Insight
2 53 (81.54%) SLA
3 46 (70.77%) Oracle
4 45 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (67.69%) SC Cleared
5 44 (67.69%) Security Cleared
5 44 (67.69%) Unix
6 43 (66.15%) WebLogic
6 43 (66.15%) Incident Management
7 35 (53.85%) SQL
7 35 (53.85%) ITIL
7 35 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (50.77%) Remedy
9 31 (47.69%) Java
10 30 (46.15%) J2EE
10 30 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
10 30 (46.15%) Java EE
10 30 (46.15%) Information Management
10 30 (46.15%) Spring
10 30 (46.15%) Single Sign-On
10 30 (46.15%) Impact Assessments
10 30 (46.15%) Containerisation
10 30 (46.15%) OpenSSO
10 30 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
11 28 (43.08%) Social Skills
12 25 (38.46%) Service Management
13 23 (35.38%) .NET
14 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
15 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
15 21 (32.31%) Degree

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 43 (66.15%) WebLogic
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (15.38%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.77%) Azure
2 11 (16.92%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (10.77%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (1.54%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.15%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (33.85%) SQL Server
3 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (20.00%) VLDB
4 7 (10.77%) Redis
5 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 21 (32.31%) JIRA
2 17 (26.15%) GitLab
3 10 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio Code
4 7 (10.77%) MSBuild
4 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.15%) Git
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 45 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (43.08%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) J2EE
1 30 (46.15%) Java EE
1 30 (46.15%) Spring
2 23 (35.38%) .NET
3 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
4 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.54%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (1.54%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 44 (67.69%) Unix
2 13 (20.00%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Solaris
3 11 (16.92%) Windows
4 10 (15.38%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (84.62%) Actionable Insight
2 43 (66.15%) Incident Management
3 35 (53.85%) ITIL
3 35 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (46.15%) Containerisation
4 30 (46.15%) Enterprise Architecture
4 30 (46.15%) Impact Assessments
4 30 (46.15%) Information Management
5 25 (38.46%) Service Management
6 20 (30.77%) Enterprise Search
7 17 (26.15%) ITSM
8 14 (21.54%) Customer Service
9 13 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 13 (20.00%) Capacity Management
9 13 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 13 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (20.00%) Release Management
10 12 (18.46%) DevOps
11 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) SQL
2 31 (47.69%) Java
3 20 (30.77%) C#
3 20 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 17 (26.15%) PL/SQL
5 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (67.69%) SC Cleared
1 44 (67.69%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.31%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (81.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (46.15%) OpenSSO
1 30 (46.15%) Single Sign-On
2 13 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (15.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 46 (70.77%) Oracle
2 33 (50.77%) Remedy
3 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow