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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 64 67 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.66% 1.07% 6.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.09% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 33
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
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
578 548 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 95.54% 98.03% 92.82%
Number of salaries quoted 448 452 449
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 December 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) SLA
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) MS Office
7 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
7 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) IIS
8 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
8 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
8 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.76%) Lotus
8 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Management
2 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
Berkshire Wilts Oxon Newbury Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to £24k + bonus + good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago