The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £23,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 85 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.72% 1.08% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.10% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 20
Median salary £23,000 £30,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% +8.10%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

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 950 1269 1400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.44% 97.77% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1081 1154
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 +13 5 £23,000 -40.64% 1
West Wales -15 2 £33,934 +80.97%
Applications Support
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Automotive
6 4 (21.05%) GNVQ
6 4 (21.05%) iSeries
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) IBM
7 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 3 (15.79%) Advertising
7 3 (15.79%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Automotive
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) iSeries
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Validation
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) SEO
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) PDM
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (21.05%) GNVQ
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
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