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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 56 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 16 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.24% 1.24% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.28% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 6
Average salary £25,000 £31,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.63% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Applications Support
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
685 547 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.94% 96.99% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 551 445 491
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,080 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Swindon

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (53.33%) SLA
4 16 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (46.67%) .NET
7 13 (43.33%) SQL
8 12 (40.00%) Finance
9 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (23.33%) Degree
10 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 6 (20.00%) HTML
11 6 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (20.00%) ITIL
12 5 (16.67%) UNIX
12 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 5 (16.67%) Citrix
13 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
13 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
13 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (13.33%) MCSE
13 4 (13.33%) IIS
13 4 (13.33%) XenApp
14 3 (10.00%) Oracle
14 3 (10.00%) VB.NET

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) ADSL
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (16.67%) UNIX
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Document Management
3 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (3.33%) Information Management
4 1 (3.33%) MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (53.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Lotus
3 2 (6.67%) VMware