The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 59 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 19 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.64% 3.76% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 4.02% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 11
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,900 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,100 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Applications Support
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
682 373 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 94.59% 93.48% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 645 345 441
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Northampton

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 30 (63.83%) .NET
3 27 (57.45%) Java
3 27 (57.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (51.06%) Mentoring
5 22 (46.81%) MySQL
6 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
7 12 (25.53%) Windows
7 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
8 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.89%) Degree
10 7 (14.89%) hybris
11 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
11 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.77%) Finance
11 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
11 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.64%) UNIX
13 4 (8.51%) Service Management
13 4 (8.51%) ITSM
13 4 (8.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
14 3 (6.38%) Release Management
14 3 (6.38%) MS Office
15 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
15 2 (4.26%) CRM
15 2 (4.26%) BMC
15 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (4.26%) Remedy

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) MySQL
2 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (63.83%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (51.06%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.51%) Service Management
3 4 (8.51%) ITSM
3 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Release Management
5 2 (4.26%) CRM
5 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) SQL
2 27 (57.45%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) hybris
3 2 (4.26%) BMC
3 2 (4.26%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle