The median annual salary for an Applications Support Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 102 127
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support Engineer 15 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.16% 1.53% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.58% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 27 9
Median salary £46,250 £54,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.35% +20.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £47,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.68% +11.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1260 1704 2217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1349 1666
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £69,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support Engineer in Reading

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Applications Support Engineer in Reading

Applications Support Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support Engineer in Reading

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Applications Support Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Applications Support Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Java
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) HTTP
4 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
5 6 (26.09%) Apache
5 6 (26.09%) Python
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) Perl
5 6 (26.09%) C++
6 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
6 5 (21.74%) Unix
6 5 (21.74%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (17.39%) IBM
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) JBoss
7 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
7 4 (17.39%) RUP
7 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
7 4 (17.39%) DB2

Applications Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Apache
1 6 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 4 (17.39%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (17.39%) JBoss
3 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) DB2
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Gradle
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 4 (17.39%) RUP
3 4 (17.39%) SDLC
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Presales
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Product Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Shell Script
4 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 6 (26.09%) C++
5 6 (26.09%) Perl
5 6 (26.09%) Python
6 4 (17.39%) AWK
6 4 (17.39%) Korn
6 4 (17.39%) sed
7 2 (8.70%) C
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.70%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) OpenAM
3 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Ab Initio
2 4 (17.39%) IBM
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) VMware