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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 52 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.82% 1.97% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 2.00% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 17
Average salary £41,250 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.24% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £30,500 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +6.55%
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
497 400 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 95.03% 98.28% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 363 305 353
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 £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 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 30 January 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Watford

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 30 (57.69%) SQL
2 27 (51.92%) SharePoint
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (46.15%) Agresso
5 22 (42.31%) Linux
6 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 17 (32.69%) MS Office
8 16 (30.77%) CRM
9 15 (28.85%) Dynamics CRM
10 13 (25.00%) Java
10 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 12 (23.08%) Windows
12 11 (21.15%) UNIX
13 10 (19.23%) Lync
14 9 (17.31%) Apache
15 8 (15.38%) Internet
15 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (15.38%) Release Management
16 7 (13.46%) JBoss
17 6 (11.54%) Cisco
17 6 (11.54%) LAN
17 6 (11.54%) WAN
17 6 (11.54%) FTP
17 6 (11.54%) VPN
17 6 (11.54%) Terminal Server
17 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
17 6 (11.54%) Citrix

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 27 (51.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (19.23%) Lync
4 9 (17.31%) Apache
5 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (13.46%) JBoss
7 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
8 4 (7.69%) Tuxedo
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (5.77%) IIS
10 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (32.69%) MS Office
2 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Agresso
2 15 (28.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (5.77%) RiskWrite
4 1 (1.92%) CA Clarity
4 1 (1.92%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Internet
2 6 (11.54%) LAN
2 6 (11.54%) WAN
2 6 (11.54%) FTP
2 6 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (5.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) J2EE
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) Windows
3 11 (21.15%) UNIX
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) CRM
2 8 (15.38%) Release Management
3 6 (11.54%) Software Deployment
4 5 (9.62%) Document Management
4 5 (9.62%) Change Management
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.77%) ERP
7 2 (3.85%) UML
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
7 2 (3.85%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.92%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.92%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) C
4 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.77%) C#
4 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Terminal Server
1 6 (11.54%) Samba
2 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco
2 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
2 6 (11.54%) Citrix
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
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