The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
UK / Wales
Rank 87 86 94
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.11% 1.29% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.32% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 10
Median salary £30,000 £23,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -28.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £18,050 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £36,100
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 Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1045 1365 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.49% 98.20% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1151 1111
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Wales

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

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
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 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +12 10 £30,000 +13.20% 1
North Wales -6 2 £27,500 +14.58%
Applications Support
UK

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 37 (74.00%) SQL
2 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (50.00%) ITIL
4 19 (38.00%) Windows
5 18 (36.00%) C#
6 17 (34.00%) Degree
7 15 (30.00%) .NET
8 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
9 13 (26.00%) Finance
9 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
9 13 (26.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 12 (24.00%) iSeries
10 12 (24.00%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
11 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
11 11 (22.00%) Advertising
11 11 (22.00%) Validation
12 10 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (18.00%) ISEB
13 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (18.00%) MS Office
13 9 (18.00%) IBM
13 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
14 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
14 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
15 7 (14.00%) Web Services
15 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
15 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
15 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
15 7 (14.00%) Software Testing

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (2.00%) CMS
1 1 (2.00%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
2 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.00%) Toad
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 11 (22.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) .NET
2 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) XHTML
3 1 (2.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) iSeries
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (22.00%) Incident Management
3 11 (22.00%) Validation
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.00%) Business Analysis
5 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (14.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.00%) ERP
9 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.00%) CRM
10 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.00%) Change Management
11 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.00%) Service Management
11 1 (2.00%) UML
11 1 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (74.00%) SQL
2 18 (36.00%) C#
3 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.00%) Java
6 4 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (18.00%) ISEB
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago