The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 114 109 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 27 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.15% 1.30% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.41% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 22
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £34,000 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Applications Support
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2189 2063 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.99% 92.51% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1582 1600
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Reading

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 58 (82.86%) SQL
2 23 (32.86%) Windows
3 18 (25.71%) ITIL
3 18 (25.71%) UNIX
4 16 (22.86%) Linux
4 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
5 15 (21.43%) Finance
5 15 (21.43%) Java
5 15 (21.43%) Oracle
5 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 13 (18.57%) J2EE
8 12 (17.14%) Subversion
9 11 (15.71%) MS Office
9 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
10 10 (14.29%) HTML
10 10 (14.29%) PHP
10 10 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (14.29%) Business Objects
10 10 (14.29%) WebLogic
10 10 (14.29%) JSP
10 10 (14.29%) Maven
10 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.43%) Banking
12 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
13 7 (10.00%) XML
14 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
14 6 (8.57%) JBoss

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.57%) JBoss
3 4 (5.71%) Joomla!
3 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.29%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Office
2 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) VoIP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Subversion
2 10 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (14.29%) Maven
2 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
2 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) J2EE
2 10 (14.29%) HTML
2 10 (14.29%) JSP
3 7 (10.00%) XML
4 4 (5.71%) Ajax
5 2 (2.86%) XSD
5 2 (2.86%) XSL
5 2 (2.86%) XSLT
5 2 (2.86%) .NET
5 2 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.43%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.43%) COM
6 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.43%) Social Media
2 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Windows
2 18 (25.71%) UNIX
3 16 (22.86%) Linux
4 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 6 (8.57%) Windows Vista
4 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) ITIL
2 5 (7.14%) Service Management
3 4 (5.71%) Change Management
3 4 (5.71%) Time Management
4 3 (4.29%) Workflow
5 2 (2.86%) SOA
5 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.43%) Network Management
6 1 (1.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.43%) Functional Testing
6 1 (1.43%) Business Analytics
6 1 (1.43%) Analytics
6 1 (1.43%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.43%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.43%) Migration
6 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.43%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.43%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.43%) ERP
6 1 (1.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (82.86%) SQL
2 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 15 (21.43%) Java
4 10 (14.29%) PHP
5 4 (5.71%) Pascal
5 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.71%) Delphi
5 4 (5.71%) VBA
6 2 (2.86%) VBScript
6 2 (2.86%) XPath
6 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) VB
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.71%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.43%) Avaya
5 1 (1.43%) BMC
5 1 (1.43%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) Sage
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Symantec
5 1 (1.43%) Kaseya
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