Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £33,934 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 90 117
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 48 69 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.31% 2.63% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.72% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 66 24
Wales median annual salary £33,934 £30,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.26% +10.91% -1.79%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £18,350
90th Percentile £38,462 £46,250 £37,925
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% -9.41% +13.33%

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 2021 2535 2678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.57% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1755 2197 2258
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,451 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -5 30 £32,000 +4.92%
West Wales 0 16 £33,934 +83.42%
North Wales -6 1 £19,500 -30.36%
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Wales region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) SEO
2 16 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (29.17%) Business Transformation
4 14 (29.17%) Problem Management
4 14 (29.17%) QA
5 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.92%) Oracle
6 11 (22.92%) .NET
7 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 9 (18.75%) ITIL
7 9 (18.75%) Windows
7 9 (18.75%) CRM
8 8 (16.67%) C#
9 7 (14.58%) Unix
9 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
9 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (12.50%) HTML
10 6 (12.50%) Java
10 6 (12.50%) IBM
10 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
11 5 (10.42%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
11 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel

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 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) FTP
3 2 (4.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) GIS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Toad
4 1 (2.08%) Ant
4 1 (2.08%) Grunt
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (8.33%) Automotive
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Advertising
2 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 6 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (8.33%) CSS
5 3 (6.25%) J2EE
5 3 (6.25%) Spring
5 3 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.08%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.08%) Ext JS
7 1 (2.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.08%) jQuery
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) SOAP
7 1 (2.08%) WCF
7 1 (2.08%) XML
7 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.33%) iSeries
4 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) Unix
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.08%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 16 (33.33%) SEO
2 14 (29.17%) Business Transformation
2 14 (29.17%) Problem Management
3 9 (18.75%) CRM
3 9 (18.75%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Data Privacy
7 3 (6.25%) Data Security
7 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.25%) Validation
8 2 (4.17%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) Migration
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.25%) Korn
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) GNVQ
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.08%) Remedy
6 1 (2.08%) Sencha