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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 54 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.55% 2.00% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.05% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 14
Average salary £41,250 £29,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.24% -25.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £30,500 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
492 440 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.47% 97.56% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 362 336 339
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 3 March 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Watford

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 28 (52.83%) SQL
1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 27 (50.94%) SharePoint
3 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
4 24 (45.28%) Agresso
5 20 (37.74%) Linux
5 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
6 17 (32.08%) MS Office
7 16 (30.19%) CRM
8 15 (28.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (24.53%) Windows
9 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
10 11 (20.75%) Java
11 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
11 10 (18.87%) Lync
12 9 (16.98%) Apache
12 9 (16.98%) UNIX
13 8 (15.09%) Internet
13 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (15.09%) Release Management
13 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (11.32%) Samba
14 6 (11.32%) Software Deployment
14 6 (11.32%) Terminal Server
14 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
14 6 (11.32%) Citrix
14 6 (11.32%) VPN
14 6 (11.32%) Cisco
14 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
14 6 (11.32%) LAN

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (50.94%) SharePoint
2 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.87%) Lync
3 9 (16.98%) Apache
4 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (15.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (7.55%) JBoss
6 3 (5.66%) IIS
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.89%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (32.08%) MS Office
2 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (45.28%) Agresso
2 15 (28.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (5.66%) RiskWrite
4 1 (1.89%) CA PPM
4 1 (1.89%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 6 (11.32%) VPN
2 6 (11.32%) LAN
2 6 (11.32%) WAN
2 6 (11.32%) FTP
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
General
1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) J2EE
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Clustering
1 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Windows
3 9 (16.98%) UNIX
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) CRM
2 8 (15.09%) Release Management
3 6 (11.32%) Software Deployment
3 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.43%) Change Management
4 5 (9.43%) Document Management
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.55%) Matrix Management
6 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) ERP
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL
7 2 (3.77%) UML
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) People Management
8 1 (1.89%) Time Management
8 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Terminal Server
1 6 (11.32%) Samba
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco
2 6 (11.32%) Citrix
2 6 (11.32%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 3 (5.66%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Sun