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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 46 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 26 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.92% 3.21% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 3.32% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 17
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £32,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
650 632 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 97.89% 96.64% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 585 592 308
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

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

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Northampton

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 35 (76.09%) SQL
2 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
4 17 (36.96%) Windows
5 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
6 15 (32.61%) .NET
7 13 (28.26%) Finance
7 13 (28.26%) Incident Management
8 11 (23.91%) Problem Management
8 11 (23.91%) Service Management
8 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
9 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
9 10 (21.74%) Change Management
9 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
9 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (21.74%) Capacity Management
9 10 (21.74%) Windows 8
9 10 (21.74%) Demand Management
10 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (17.39%) Puppet
10 8 (17.39%) Retail
10 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (15.22%) Banking
12 6 (13.04%) Java
13 4 (8.70%) ERP
14 3 (6.52%) Degree

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) DataEase
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Retail
3 7 (15.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) .NET
2 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
2 10 (21.74%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.35%) UNIX
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 13 (28.26%) Incident Management
3 11 (23.91%) Problem Management
3 11 (23.91%) Service Management
4 10 (21.74%) Change Management
4 10 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 10 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Demand Management
4 10 (21.74%) Capacity Management
5 4 (8.70%) ERP
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) Release Management
8 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.17%) ITSM
8 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (76.09%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
1 8 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) BMC
2 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.17%) Remedy
2 1 (2.17%) Google
2 1 (2.17%) hybris
2 1 (2.17%) RedPrairie
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Cognos
2 1 (2.17%) IBM
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