The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 32 34 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.38% 1.21% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 1.33% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £27,500 £22,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -41.55%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,581 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.26% -5.90%
Job Titles Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
198 226 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 95.65% 91.13% 95.74%
Number of salaries quoted 168 187 261
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
London

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Croydon

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) PL/SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) EDI
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
5 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
5 7 (41.18%) SLA
6 6 (35.29%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (23.53%) HTML
9 2 (11.76%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) XML
9 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 2 (11.76%) Migration

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle9i Database
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) EDI
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Problem Management
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) PL/SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
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