The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 63 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 10 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.89% 0.82% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.86% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -6.15%
Applications Support
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
519 348 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.92% 94.57% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 372 266 238
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 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 Watford

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Watford

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Watford

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

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Watford

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) JBoss
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (36.36%) C
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) VB
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) CMS
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Practice Management
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Tuxedo
6 2 (18.18%) Informix
6 2 (18.18%) OOP
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
7 1 (9.09%) WebLogic

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Tuxedo
4 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Informix
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Practice Management
1 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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