Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £33,934 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

Application Support
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 96 97
Rank change year-on-year -14 +1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 31 47 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.51% 2.30% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.36% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 46 63
Wales median annual salary £33,934 £33,934 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.26% +10.91%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £38,462 £38,462 £46,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -9.41%

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,991 1,993 2,580
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,639 1,730 2,232
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,200 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,170 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.80% +1.41% +5.56%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Wales

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Wales

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram 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 17 November 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
South Wales -26 14 £30,500 -4.69% 1
West Wales +16 13 £33,934 - 1
North Wales +7 4 £25,250 +29.49% 1
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Wales region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 20 (64.52%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (58.06%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (54.84%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) Unix
4 14 (45.16%) Mentoring
5 13 (41.94%) SQL
6 12 (38.71%) OOP
6 12 (38.71%) OO
6 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
6 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
6 12 (38.71%) Driving Licence
6 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
6 12 (38.71%) QA
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 6 (19.35%) ITIL
8 6 (19.35%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (16.13%) Linux
9 5 (16.13%) CGI
9 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.90%) HTML
10 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle
10 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
10 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
10 4 (12.90%) Spring
11 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) CICS
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) EngageOne
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (6.45%) Staffware
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) CGI
2 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) Java EE
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) COM
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (38.71%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (3.23%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Unix
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Problem-Solving
2 14 (45.16%) Mentoring
3 12 (38.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (38.71%) E-Commerce
3 12 (38.71%) OO
3 12 (38.71%) OOP
3 12 (38.71%) Service Delivery
3 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Data Management
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Jython
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Remedy
4 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow