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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 106 106 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 41 31 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.80% 1.34% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.45% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 22 41
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.77% -0.76%
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
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 £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (63.38%) SQL
2 28 (39.44%) Windows
3 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
4 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
5 14 (19.72%) Linux
5 14 (19.72%) Finance
6 13 (18.31%) Java
7 11 (15.49%) XML
8 10 (14.08%) Python
8 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
9 8 (11.27%) .NET
9 8 (11.27%) IIS
9 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
10 7 (9.86%) ITIL
10 7 (9.86%) UNIX
10 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
11 6 (8.45%) NHS
11 6 (8.45%) JBoss
11 6 (8.45%) C#
11 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
11 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
12 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (7.04%) Banking
12 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
12 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.27%) IIS
2 6 (8.45%) JBoss
3 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.41%) Kentico
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.23%) DHCP
2 3 (4.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) SMS
3 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) DB2
4 2 (2.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Selenium
1 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) Maven
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) XML
2 8 (11.27%) .NET
3 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.63%) J2EE
4 4 (5.63%) WCF
4 4 (5.63%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.82%) XSD
5 2 (2.82%) XSL
5 2 (2.82%) XSLT
5 2 (2.82%) HTML
5 2 (2.82%) Spring
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) JSP
6 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) NHS
3 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) GIS
5 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Linux
3 7 (9.86%) UNIX
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.86%) ITIL
2 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
2 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (5.63%) Scrum
3 4 (5.63%) Automation Testing
4 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (4.23%) People Management
4 3 (4.23%) Coaching
4 3 (4.23%) Cyber Security
5 2 (2.82%) SOA
5 2 (2.82%) Change Management
5 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.41%) Network Management
6 1 (1.41%) Functional Testing
6 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (63.38%) SQL
2 13 (18.31%) Java
3 10 (14.08%) Python
4 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.45%) C#
5 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.82%) VBScript
7 2 (2.82%) VB
7 2 (2.82%) XPath
7 2 (2.82%) VB6
8 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) Delphi
8 1 (1.41%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) HP SIM
2 3 (4.23%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.23%) SCOM
2 3 (4.23%) WSUS
3 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.63%) HP
3 4 (5.63%) Citrix
3 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds
4 3 (4.23%) Lumension
4 3 (4.23%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.82%) ESRI
6 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter
6 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.41%) Avaya
6 1 (1.41%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.41%) Sage
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
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