Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 110 137
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 43 88 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.80% 2.52% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.62% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 39 87 89
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.73% +37.69%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £61,250 £58,750
Berkshire median annual salary £30,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -36.84% +11.76% +28.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2288 3354 4416
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.16% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 2512 3513
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,925 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Applications Support in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) Windows
3 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
5 14 (32.56%) ITIL
6 13 (30.23%) Linux
7 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.93%) Oracle
8 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
8 9 (20.93%) IIS
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
9 8 (18.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (18.60%) Java
10 7 (16.28%) Web Services
10 7 (16.28%) Apache
10 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
10 7 (16.28%) Banking
10 7 (16.28%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (13.95%) IBM
11 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (11.63%) Python
13 4 (9.30%) CRM
13 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
13 4 (9.30%) Retail
13 4 (9.30%) SaaS
14 3 (6.98%) IaaS
14 3 (6.98%) iPad
14 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
14 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
14 3 (6.98%) PaaS

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 9 (20.93%) IIS
1 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
2 3 (6.98%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) iPad
1 3 (6.98%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 13 (30.23%) Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) CRM
4 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) B2B
5 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.98%) OOP
5 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.98%) Product Management
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps
7 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.63%) Python
5 3 (6.98%) C
5 3 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.98%) PMP
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) AAT
4 1 (2.33%) ACCA
4 1 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) Tableau