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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 65 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.18% 3.03% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 3.17% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 8
Average salary £27,500 £28,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.65% -13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,400 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,250 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
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
883 631 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 96.19% 95.75% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 797 560 574
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 21 August 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 -16 14 £24,750 -10.00% 2
Towcester - 1 £22,500 -
Kettering - 1 - -
Applications Support
East Midlands

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 30 (56.60%) SQL
3 27 (50.94%) Java
4 26 (49.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (45.28%) MySQL
6 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
7 16 (30.19%) Windows
8 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
9 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
10 10 (18.87%) hybris
11 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
12 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
12 8 (15.09%) Degree
13 7 (13.21%) Finance
14 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
14 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
14 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (9.43%) MS Office
15 5 (9.43%) Service Management
15 5 (9.43%) ITSM
15 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
16 4 (7.55%) IIS
16 4 (7.55%) CRM
16 4 (7.55%) Release Management
16 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
17 3 (5.66%) Google
18 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
18 2 (3.77%) Web Services
18 2 (3.77%) UNIX

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) SAS
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.43%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) MySQL
2 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
3 9 (16.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) .NET
2 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (9.43%) ITSM
2 5 (9.43%) Service Management
2 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.55%) CRM
3 4 (7.55%) Release Management
4 2 (3.77%) Workflow
4 2 (3.77%) Time Management
5 1 (1.89%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) SQL
2 27 (50.94%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) hybris
3 3 (5.66%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) Remedy
4 2 (3.77%) BMC
5 1 (1.89%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.89%) Sage
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Picture More Ltd
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago