The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 107 96 123
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 30 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.25% 1.75% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.85% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 46
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
Applications Support
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2315 1951 2743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.66% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1910 1572 2177
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -5 10 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Stevenage +4 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Letchworth +1 2 £26,000 -1.88% 1
St Albans - 2 £32,500 -
Applications Support
East of England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 38 (69.09%) SQL
2 25 (45.45%) Oracle
3 18 (32.73%) Finance
4 11 (20.00%) UNIX
5 9 (16.36%) Linux
5 9 (16.36%) Business Objects
6 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
6 8 (14.55%) Windows
6 8 (14.55%) SAP
7 7 (12.73%) General Ledger
7 7 (12.73%) WebSphere
7 7 (12.73%) Retail
7 7 (12.73%) ITIL
7 7 (12.73%) CODA
7 7 (12.73%) Agresso
7 7 (12.73%) Sage
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (12.73%) ISO 9001
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (12.73%) Cash Management
7 7 (12.73%) Kindle
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (10.91%) Web Services
8 6 (10.91%) Degree
9 5 (9.09%) Change Management
9 5 (9.09%) JBoss
9 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 5 (9.09%) VB
9 5 (9.09%) Tomcat

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (12.73%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) OpenEdge
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.45%) CMS
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
5 2 (3.64%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.82%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) PowerPivot
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Agresso
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (12.73%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.82%) Academy Housing
3 1 (1.82%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) Informix
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.82%) DB2
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) General Ledger
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.64%) J2EE
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) JSP
4 1 (1.82%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Kindle
2 2 (3.64%) EPoS
2 2 (3.64%) EFT
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.82%) Online Games
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) UNIX
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Solaris
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) ITIL
1 7 (12.73%) Cash Management
2 5 (9.09%) Change Management
3 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.45%) Practice Management
4 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.64%) Change Control
5 2 (3.64%) CRM
5 2 (3.64%) OOP
5 2 (3.64%) Migration
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.64%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.64%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (1.82%) Business Development
6 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.82%) Service Management
6 1 (1.82%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 38 (69.09%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 5 (9.09%) VB
3 4 (7.27%) C
4 3 (5.45%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Korn
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) AWK
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.82%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.82%) ACCA
2 1 (1.82%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Business Objects
3 8 (14.55%) SAP
4 7 (12.73%) CODA
4 7 (12.73%) Sage
5 5 (9.09%) JBoss
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.82%) Northgate
7 1 (1.82%) Civica
7 1 (1.82%) Comino
7 1 (1.82%) Capita
7 1 (1.82%) Orchard
7 1 (1.82%) Anite
7 1 (1.82%) Sybase
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) Talend
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