The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Support Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support Specialist
Rank 138 136 139
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Specialist 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.37% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.39% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
Average salary £34,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.25% +19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2358 2041 2264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.91% 94.40% 95.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1643 1962
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Applications Support Specialist
Berkshire

Applications Support Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Applications Support Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Applications Support Specialist
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Applications Support Specialist Salary Trend in Reading

Applications Support Specialist
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Automotive
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

Applications Support Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Applications Support Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft