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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 43 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 15 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.29% 2.62% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.66% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 12
Median salary £37,500 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £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
443 563 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.15% 98.25% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 384 459 377
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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
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 August 2016.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Watford

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) ITIL
4 10 (43.48%) Unix
5 9 (39.13%) CRM
5 9 (39.13%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (30.43%) Mainframe
6 7 (30.43%) Statistics
6 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) SLA
8 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) Spanish Language
8 5 (21.74%) SaaS
8 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (17.39%) Sage CRM
9 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (17.39%) SugarCRM
9 4 (17.39%) Sage
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.04%) JBoss
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle
10 3 (13.04%) Internet
10 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (13.04%) Retail
11 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (8.70%) Service Management

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 4 (17.39%) SugarCRM
2 3 (13.04%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (17.39%) Sage CRM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Spanish Language
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mainframe
1 7 (30.43%) Statistics
2 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Sage
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Cognos