The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 113 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 23 50 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.99% 2.26% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 2.40% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 34
Average salary £43,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £24,825
10% offered a salary of more than £62,800 £40,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,174 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -1.03%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2191 2080 1963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.77% 94.03% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1773 1604 1670
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,925
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -26 17 £40,750 +25.38%
High Wycombe +3 2 £45,000 +73.91%
Aylesbury +8 1 £35,000 +18.64%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title.

1 40 (81.63%) SQL
2 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
3 24 (48.98%) .NET
4 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
4 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
5 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
5 17 (34.69%) C#
6 15 (30.61%) ITIL
7 13 (26.53%) Windows
8 12 (24.49%) CRM
9 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
9 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (20.41%) MS Office
10 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.37%) Client/Server
11 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.37%) MVC
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
12 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
12 7 (14.29%) Marketing
12 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
12 7 (14.29%) ADO.NET

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Applications Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.41%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.24%) MySQL
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (14.29%) Marketing
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 6 (12.24%) WCF
6 5 (10.20%) jQuery
6 5 (10.20%) CSS
6 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 5 (10.20%) XML
6 5 (10.20%) HTML
7 4 (8.16%) Middleware
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) AS400
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) PACS
5 1 (2.04%) Social Network
5 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) UNIX
2 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) ITIL
2 12 (24.49%) CRM
3 9 (18.37%) MVC
3 9 (18.37%) Data Analysis
4 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.24%) Time Management
5 6 (12.24%) High Availability
5 6 (12.24%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (12.24%) Change Management
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 3 (6.12%) WFM
8 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.12%) ERP
9 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Demand Management
9 2 (4.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
2 17 (34.69%) C#
3 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.08%) VB6
5 2 (4.08%) VB
5 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) MCSA
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.12%) MCITP
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) IBM