The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 85 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.45% 1.64% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.75% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 33 30
Median salary £37,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £61,500 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
1218 1947 2259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.83% 94.10% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1535 1574
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 30 (58.82%) Linux
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 21 (41.18%) Tomcat
4 20 (39.22%) Windows
4 20 (39.22%) Java
5 18 (35.29%) Apache
5 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 17 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 16 (31.37%) MySQL
8 15 (29.41%) Oracle
9 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
9 14 (27.45%) JBoss
9 14 (27.45%) DNS
9 14 (27.45%) Firewall
10 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
11 12 (23.53%) LAMP
11 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
11 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (23.53%) Middleware
11 12 (23.53%) Perl
12 11 (21.57%) Web Services
12 11 (21.57%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (21.57%) Finance
12 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
13 10 (19.61%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (19.61%) HTTP
13 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
14 9 (17.65%) SAN
14 9 (17.65%) LDAP
14 9 (17.65%) RDBMS

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (41.18%) Tomcat
2 18 (35.29%) Apache
3 14 (27.45%) JBoss
4 12 (23.53%) WebSphere
5 11 (21.57%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (17.65%) WebLogic
7 6 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (17.65%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 14 (27.45%) DNS
2 14 (27.45%) Firewall
3 10 (19.61%) HTTP
4 9 (17.65%) LDAP
4 9 (17.65%) NAS
4 9 (17.65%) SAN
5 7 (13.73%) SSL
6 4 (7.84%) CTI
7 3 (5.88%) WebEx
8 1 (1.96%) DHCP
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) MySQL
2 14 (27.45%) SQL Server
3 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
4 9 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Billing
2 1 (1.96%) French Language
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) LAMP
1 12 (23.53%) Middleware
2 11 (21.57%) Web Services
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 5 (9.80%) J2EE
4 3 (5.88%) .NET
4 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.88%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) iXBRL
6 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Derivative
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 3 (5.88%) Fintech
4 3 (5.88%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) Windows
3 12 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.76%) Unix
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.88%) CentOS
8 2 (3.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Web Operations
2 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (9.80%) Investment Management
2 5 (9.80%) Presales
3 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (7.84%) System Testing
4 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.88%) Change Management
4 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.88%) Release Management
4 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.88%) Validation
4 3 (5.88%) Workflow
5 2 (3.92%) CRM
5 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.96%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) Java
3 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
4 12 (23.53%) Perl
5 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
6 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 8 (15.69%) C
8 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.84%) Python
10 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.92%) C#
11 2 (3.92%) C++
12 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) AAT
2 2 (3.92%) ACCA
3 1 (1.96%) CCNA
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) OpenAM
1 9 (17.65%) Puppet
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle
3 9 (17.65%) Sun
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.84%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Ariba
7 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com