The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 66 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.97% 0.66% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 0.70% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 17
Average salary £26,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £36,800 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.55%
Applications Support
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
727 859 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 95.66% 95.13% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 605 761 834
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Oxford

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Oxford

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (47.62%) SQL
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 5 (23.81%) .NET
4 5 (23.81%) Atlassian
5 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (19.05%) Selenium
5 4 (19.05%) WCF
5 4 (19.05%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
5 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) ERP
6 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) HTML
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (9.52%) Retail-J
2 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
1 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (19.05%) WCF
2 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML5
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Web Development
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Atlassian
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) JDA
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects