The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 51 106
Rank change year-on-year -28 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 28 83 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.14% 4.68% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 4.85% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25 74 37
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,150 £21,453
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

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 1272 1711 2221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.10% 96.39% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1353 1658
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Reading

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Applications Support in Reading

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Applications Support 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 in the job title.

1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 19 (42.22%) Finance
3 16 (35.56%) Java
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle
5 12 (26.67%) Linux
6 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.22%) Windows
7 10 (22.22%) ITIL
8 8 (17.78%) Unix
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.78%) C++
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
8 8 (17.78%) HTTP
8 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
9 7 (15.56%) Degree
9 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
9 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
10 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
10 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
10 6 (13.33%) Perl
10 6 (13.33%) Web Services
10 6 (13.33%) JBoss
10 6 (13.33%) Apache
10 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
10 6 (13.33%) Python
11 5 (11.11%) CSS
11 5 (11.11%) MySQL
11 5 (11.11%) CRM

Applications Support 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 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
2 7 (15.56%) WebLogic
3 6 (13.33%) Apache
3 6 (13.33%) JBoss
3 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (8.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (8.89%) IIS
6 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) SaaS
2 4 (8.89%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 2 (4.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (2.22%) LDAP
5 1 (2.22%) NAS
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
5 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
3 4 (8.89%) DB2
3 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Ant
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Gradle
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) iXBRL
3 4 (8.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (6.67%) Java EE
5 2 (4.44%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (4.44%) J2EE
6 1 (2.22%) LAMP
6 1 (2.22%) Middleware
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) Unix
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Solaris
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) CRM
5 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.89%) RUP
5 4 (8.89%) SDLC
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) C++
3 8 (17.78%) Shell Script
4 7 (15.56%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.33%) Perl
5 6 (13.33%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) AWK
6 4 (8.89%) Korn
6 4 (8.89%) sed
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) C
8 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) AAT
2 4 (8.89%) ACCA
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Ab Initio
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.22%) Ariba
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Sun
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) VMware
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