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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 57 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 12 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.03% 1.67% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.69% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 2
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -23.91%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
549 590 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 92.89% 98.33% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 486 512 558
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
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 1 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Slough

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 25 (92.59%) UNIX
2 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 24 (88.89%) Linux
3 21 (77.78%) SQL
4 19 (70.37%) PL/SQL
4 19 (70.37%) CRM
4 19 (70.37%) Finance
4 19 (70.37%) Oracle Database
5 18 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (37.04%) Project Management
7 10 (37.04%) Line Management
8 7 (25.93%) Windows
8 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) SOAP
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
10 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
10 5 (18.52%) Banking
11 4 (14.81%) Solaris
11 4 (14.81%) Citrix
11 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
11 4 (14.81%) Redknee
11 4 (14.81%) CentOS
11 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (14.81%) OpenUP
11 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
12 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (7.41%) ITIL
13 2 (7.41%) ERP

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) JBoss
1 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) Oracle Database
2 18 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SOAP
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) JSP
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) UNIX
2 24 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Solaris
4 4 (14.81%) CentOS
4 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) CRM
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Line Management
3 4 (14.81%) OpenUP
4 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 19 (70.37%) PL/SQL
3 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) Pascal
4 1 (3.70%) Delphi
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ACCA
1 1 (3.70%) CIMA
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) AAT
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Redknee
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.70%) IBM