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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 33 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.69% 1.77% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 1.80% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Average salary £29,500 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.33% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
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
241 222 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 98.77% 98.23% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 205 185 173
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £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 19 September 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 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) IIS
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (14.29%) VBScript
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
1 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) UML
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle