The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 61 51 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 23 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.41% 3.04% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 3.10% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 10
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £22,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £29,000 £36,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Applications Support
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
870 580 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.19% 97.97% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 810 508 629
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
Northampton -12 22 £32,500 +38.29%
Applications Support
East Midlands

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 29 (61.70%) Java
1 29 (61.70%) SQL
2 28 (59.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (57.45%) Mentoring
4 24 (51.06%) .NET
5 17 (36.17%) MySQL
6 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
7 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
8 9 (19.15%) Windows
9 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.02%) hybris
10 7 (14.89%) UNIX
11 6 (12.77%) Degree
12 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
12 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
12 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
12 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
13 4 (8.51%) ITIL
13 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
13 4 (8.51%) Service Management
13 4 (8.51%) Finance
14 3 (6.38%) MS Office
14 3 (6.38%) Change Management
14 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
14 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
14 3 (6.38%) Puppet
14 3 (6.38%) Demand Management
14 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
14 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) MySQL
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (57.45%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL
3 4 (8.51%) Service Management
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.38%) Demand Management
4 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.26%) Time Management
5 2 (4.26%) CRM
6 1 (2.13%) ITSM
6 1 (2.13%) Release Management
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) ERP
6 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) Java
1 29 (61.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (2.13%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) hybris
3 2 (4.26%) Pegasus
3 2 (4.26%) Sage
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.13%) BMC
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle