The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 54 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.59% 2.27% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 2.34% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 10
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
480 556 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 93.93% 97.03% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 392 494 372
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Cognos
2 5 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Cognos Report Studio
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Apache
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (13.33%) MySQL
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.67%) Sage
6 1 (6.67%) EPoS
6 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (6.67%) SLA
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) IIS

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (6.67%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cognos
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Sage
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com