The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 58 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 16 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.40% 3.07% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 3.21% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 3
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
631 560 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 94.60% 95.40% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 490 470 468
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Slough region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Slough

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Slough region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Slough

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (57.69%) Oracle
1 15 (57.69%) UNIX
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) CRM
3 8 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) Banking
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (19.23%) Line Management
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 4 (15.38%) CentOS
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (15.38%) OpenUP
7 4 (15.38%) Redknee
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
7 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (15.38%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) Solaris
7 4 (15.38%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) .NET

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) UNIX
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Solaris
3 4 (15.38%) CentOS
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) CRM
2 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Line Management
3 4 (15.38%) OpenUP
4 3 (11.54%) Email Management
4 3 (11.54%) Document Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
5 1 (3.85%) Pascal
5 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Delphi
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 4 (15.38%) Redknee
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
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