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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 38 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.61% 3.43% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 3.57% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
164 196 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 99.39% 96.08% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 143 163 196
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 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 10 (90.91%) C#
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) MCPD
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (63.64%) MCSD
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
7 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (27.27%) CSS3
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Legal

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Financial Institution
3 2 (18.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCSD
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (63.64%) MCPD
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft