The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Support
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 48 59
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 5 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.88% 1.88% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.94% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Median salary £60,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +3.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 540 567 501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 95.24% 97.09% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 458 486 386
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support 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 in Watford.

Salary trend for Applications Support in Watford

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (42.11%) Cognos
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 5 (26.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (21.05%) .NET
4 4 (21.05%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (10.53%) CMS
6 2 (10.53%) Content Management
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (10.53%) Apache
6 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) C#

Applications Support Skill Set
Co-occurring 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%) CMS
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 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (10.53%) MySQL
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Content Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
3 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Service Design
4 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C
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 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cognos
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
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