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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 59 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 9 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.49% 2.38% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.46% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 7
Average salary £23,500 £25,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.84% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.26%
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
577 487 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.69% 96.44% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 466 429 530
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 28 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Slough

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 16 (80.00%) UNIX
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (50.00%) CRM
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (40.00%) SOAP
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (30.00%) ERP
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) AAT
9 4 (20.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) SLA
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (15.00%) Time Management
11 2 (10.00%) CIMA
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.00%) Remedy
11 2 (10.00%) ACCA
11 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (5.00%) Project Management
12 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) SOAP
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) UNIX
2 11 (55.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) CRM
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (30.00%) ERP
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) AAT
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (10.00%) CIMA
3 2 (10.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy