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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 98 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 40 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.68% 1.41% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.54% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 21
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.27%
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
2239 2143 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.04% 91.78% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1641 1599
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 26 January 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 67 (80.72%) SQL
2 27 (32.53%) Windows
3 25 (30.12%) ITIL
4 21 (25.30%) UNIX
5 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
6 18 (21.69%) Oracle
7 17 (20.48%) J2EE
8 16 (19.28%) Java
9 15 (18.07%) Linux
9 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
9 15 (18.07%) Subversion
10 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
10 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
11 13 (15.66%) Service Management
11 13 (15.66%) Finance
11 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
12 12 (14.46%) HTML
13 11 (13.25%) MS Office
14 10 (12.05%) JSP
14 10 (12.05%) Business Objects
14 10 (12.05%) WebLogic
14 10 (12.05%) PHP
14 10 (12.05%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (12.05%) Maven
14 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
15 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
15 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
16 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
16 8 (9.64%) XML
16 8 (9.64%) Change Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (12.05%) WebLogic
2 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.23%) IIS
5 5 (6.02%) JBoss
6 4 (4.82%) Joomla!
7 3 (3.61%) Apache
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (3.61%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Office
2 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) DB2
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Subversion
2 10 (12.05%) Maven
2 10 (12.05%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) French Language
4 1 (1.20%) German Language
4 1 (1.20%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) J2EE
2 12 (14.46%) HTML
3 10 (12.05%) JSP
4 8 (9.64%) XML
5 4 (4.82%) Ajax
5 4 (4.82%) CSS
6 3 (3.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.41%) XSD
7 2 (2.41%) XSL
7 2 (2.41%) XSLT
7 2 (2.41%) .NET
7 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.41%) Spring
8 1 (1.20%) COM
8 1 (1.20%) Middleware
8 1 (1.20%) Web Services
8 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
8 1 (1.20%) jQuery
8 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Open Source
3 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.53%) Windows
2 21 (25.30%) UNIX
3 15 (18.07%) Linux
4 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Vista
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Service Management
3 8 (9.64%) Change Management
4 6 (7.23%) Workflow
5 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.82%) Time Management
7 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.61%) ITIL V2
7 3 (3.61%) ITSM
7 3 (3.61%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.61%) RUP
8 2 (2.41%) SOA
9 1 (1.20%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.20%) CRM
9 1 (1.20%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.20%) MVC
9 1 (1.20%) Migration
9 1 (1.20%) Release Management
9 1 (1.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (80.72%) SQL
2 19 (22.89%) PowerShell
3 16 (19.28%) Java
4 10 (12.05%) PHP
5 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.23%) VBScript
6 5 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.82%) VBA
7 4 (4.82%) Pascal
7 4 (4.82%) Delphi
8 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.61%) AWK
8 3 (3.61%) Korn
8 3 (3.61%) sed
9 2 (2.41%) XPath
9 2 (2.41%) VB
10 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.20%) C#
10 1 (1.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) SC Cleared
1 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) Degree
3 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Oracle
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.05%) Business Objects
4 7 (8.43%) IBM
5 6 (7.23%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.61%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.20%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.20%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec
7 1 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (1.20%) BMC
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