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 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 88 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 28 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.84% 1.75% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.82% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 23
Average salary £26,500 £28,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.01% -8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.55%
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
1454 1761 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.47% 96.55% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1181 1536 1558
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Oxford +13 15 £26,250 -19.23%
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £26,500 -
Banbury -10 2 £25,000 -12.28%
Abingdon +4 1 £26,000 -5.45%
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.88%) Java
4 14 (32.56%) ITIL
5 13 (30.23%) Linux
6 12 (27.91%) Oracle
7 11 (25.58%) Retail
8 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.60%) Degree
9 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
10 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
10 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
10 7 (16.28%) .NET
10 7 (16.28%) Retail-J
10 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
11 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
11 6 (13.95%) JDA
12 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
12 5 (11.63%) C#
12 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
12 5 (11.63%) EPoS
12 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
13 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
13 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
13 4 (9.30%) Selenium

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Retail-J
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Selenium
1 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
2 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) Toad
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.58%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.30%) WCF
3 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) CSS3
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) EPoS
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
2 7 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.30%) Cash Management
5 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) ERP
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.63%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) Groovy
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) JDA
3 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.98%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix