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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 88 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.46% 2.05% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.17% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20 41 38
Median salary £48,750 £44,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.93% +49.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%

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
1331 2025 2228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.30% 94.36% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1568 1505
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 January 2017.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Reading

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 38 (73.08%) Linux
2 28 (53.85%) Tomcat
3 24 (46.15%) Windows
4 23 (44.23%) SQL
5 22 (42.31%) Apache
5 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 21 (40.38%) Java
6 21 (40.38%) MySQL
6 21 (40.38%) Red Hat
7 20 (38.46%) Oracle
8 19 (36.54%) JBoss
9 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
9 18 (34.62%) Firewall
9 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (32.69%) Bash Shell
10 17 (32.69%) DNS
10 17 (32.69%) Web Services
11 16 (30.77%) Perl
11 16 (30.77%) Middleware
11 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
11 16 (30.77%) LAMP
12 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
12 15 (28.85%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (26.92%) HTTP
13 14 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (25.00%) OpenAM
14 13 (25.00%) Web Operations
14 13 (25.00%) LDAP
14 13 (25.00%) WebLogic
14 13 (25.00%) 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 28 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 22 (42.31%) Apache
3 19 (36.54%) JBoss
4 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
5 15 (28.85%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 13 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 18 (34.62%) Firewall
3 17 (32.69%) DNS
4 14 (26.92%) HTTP
5 13 (25.00%) LDAP
5 13 (25.00%) NAS
5 13 (25.00%) SAN
6 7 (13.46%) CTI
6 7 (13.46%) SSL
7 3 (5.77%) WebEx
8 1 (1.92%) DHCP
8 1 (1.92%) Internet
8 1 (1.92%) SMTP
8 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) MySQL
2 18 (34.62%) SQL Server
3 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
4 13 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Billing
2 1 (1.92%) French Language
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) Web Services
2 16 (30.77%) LAMP
2 16 (30.77%) Middleware
3 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
3 5 (9.62%) J2EE
3 5 (9.62%) jQuery
4 3 (5.77%) CSS
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.85%) iXBRL
6 1 (1.92%) .NET
6 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Derivative
2 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) Fintech
3 3 (5.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Linux
2 24 (46.15%) Windows
3 18 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.62%) CentOS
6 5 (9.62%) Unix
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Web Operations
2 5 (9.62%) Change Management
2 5 (9.62%) Investment Management
2 5 (9.62%) Presales
2 5 (9.62%) Release Management
3 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (7.69%) System Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.77%) Validation
4 3 (5.77%) Workflow
5 1 (1.92%) Process Management
5 1 (1.92%) Service Management
5 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
5 1 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) SQL
2 21 (40.38%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) Bash Shell
4 16 (30.77%) Perl
5 13 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 12 (23.08%) C
6 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.77%) Python
10 2 (3.85%) C#
11 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) AAT
2 2 (3.85%) ACCA
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) OpenAM
1 13 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (40.38%) Red Hat
2 20 (38.46%) Oracle
3 13 (25.00%) Sun
4 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com