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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 120 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 30 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 1.49% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.60% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 45
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +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
2312 2309 2040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.52% 92.88% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1714 1642
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 17 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (75.36%) SQL
2 26 (37.68%) Windows
3 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
3 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.19%) Linux
5 15 (21.74%) Java
6 13 (18.84%) XML
6 13 (18.84%) Finance
7 11 (15.94%) ITIL
7 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
8 10 (14.49%) UNIX
8 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
9 9 (13.04%) Python
9 9 (13.04%) Oracle
9 9 (13.04%) MS Office
10 8 (11.59%) JBoss
10 8 (11.59%) .NET
10 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
10 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.14%) J2EE
11 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
12 6 (8.70%) C#
12 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
12 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
12 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
12 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (7.25%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (7.25%) IIS
13 5 (7.25%) HTML

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (11.59%) JBoss
2 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.25%) IIS
4 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.80%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.45%) CMS
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.45%) Kentico
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) SMS
1 1 (1.45%) VoIP
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) DB2
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Subversion
1 4 (5.80%) Maven
1 4 (5.80%) Selenium
1 4 (5.80%) WebDriver
1 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
2 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.84%) XML
2 8 (11.59%) .NET
3 7 (10.14%) J2EE
4 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.25%) HTML
6 4 (5.80%) JSP
6 4 (5.80%) Ajax
6 4 (5.80%) WCF
6 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.90%) XSD
7 2 (2.90%) XSL
7 2 (2.90%) XSLT
7 2 (2.90%) Spring
8 1 (1.45%) COM
8 1 (1.45%) CSS
8 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.90%) GIS
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Windows
2 16 (23.19%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
2 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (5.80%) Scrum
3 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (5.80%) Automation Testing
4 3 (4.35%) Cyber Security
4 3 (4.35%) Coaching
4 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.90%) SOA
5 2 (2.90%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.90%) Change Management
5 2 (2.90%) Time Management
6 1 (1.45%) Kanban
6 1 (1.45%) Network Management
6 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.45%) Functional Testing
6 1 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 52 (75.36%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) Java
3 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
4 9 (13.04%) Python
5 7 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.70%) C#
6 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.80%) Delphi
7 4 (5.80%) PHP
7 4 (5.80%) Pascal
7 4 (5.80%) VBA
8 2 (2.90%) VB6
8 2 (2.90%) XPath
8 2 (2.90%) VBScript
8 2 (2.90%) VB
9 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.80%) IBM
4 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) ESRI
5 2 (2.90%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.45%) Twitter
6 1 (1.45%) Avaya
6 1 (1.45%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.45%) Sage
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) HP
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