The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 27 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.46% 3.83% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 4.02% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 12
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
Applications Support
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Croydon 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
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
181 249 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.91% 95.40% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 164 206 259
Average salary £37,250 £47,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.57% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,050 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015, 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 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) C#
2 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) SQL
5 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (55.00%) MCPD
6 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (55.00%) MCSD
7 9 (45.00%) MVC
8 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
8 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (40.00%) CSS3
8 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (40.00%) jQuery
9 7 (35.00%) HTML
10 6 (30.00%) Degree
11 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
11 4 (20.00%) XML
11 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 3 (15.00%) IIS
12 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
12 3 (15.00%) Legal

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (40.00%) CSS3
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) MCPD
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (55.00%) MCSD
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft