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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 49 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 11 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.08% 3.04% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 3.10% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 18
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 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

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
497 516 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 93.95% 97.91% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 412 458 368
Median salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 2017.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Watford

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) Cognos
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) Retail
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Sage CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (10.53%) SugarCRM
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Sage
6 2 (10.53%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (10.53%) Apache
6 2 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) MySQL

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 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) SugarCRM
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (10.53%) Sage CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cognos
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.53%) Sage