The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 106 83 122
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.92% 2.20% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 2.25% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 10
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +6.27%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1364 1512 1877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.60% 97.74% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1284 1722
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
Abingdon -10 6 £37,500 +36.36%
Oxford -6 5 £36,000 +6.66%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £25,500 -
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 27 (69.23%) ITIL
2 20 (51.28%) Windows
3 19 (48.72%) Retail
4 18 (46.15%) Tomcat
4 18 (46.15%) Java
5 16 (41.03%) E-Commerce
5 16 (41.03%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
7 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 13 (33.33%) Linux
7 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 11 (28.21%) Oracle
8 11 (28.21%) JDA
8 11 (28.21%) Retail-J
9 9 (23.08%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) Dynamics AX
10 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
10 8 (20.51%) Cash Management
11 7 (17.95%) Atlassian
11 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 5 (12.82%) CRM
13 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
13 5 (12.82%) ERP
13 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (10.26%) Oracle Cash Management
14 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
14 4 (10.26%) Degree

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 18 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Retail-J
2 8 (20.51%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.13%) MS Access
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (48.72%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) CSS
1 3 (7.69%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) EPoS
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) ITIL
2 16 (41.03%) E-Commerce
2 16 (41.03%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
4 8 (20.51%) Cash Management
4 8 (20.51%) Incident Management
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.82%) CRM
6 5 (12.82%) ERP
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Content Management
8 2 (5.13%) Document Management
8 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Test Management
8 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) JDA
3 7 (17.95%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.13%) Sage
4 2 (5.13%) Primavera
4 2 (5.13%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.13%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Open Text
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix