The median annual salary for an Applications Support was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 50 71
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.73% 1.26% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.29% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 5
Median salary £52,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £32,400 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £37,600 £42,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

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 531 466 542
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.25% 97.90% 99.45%
Number of salaries quoted 440 402 400
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Watford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Support in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) CRM
2 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) FMCG

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 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Infor CRM
2 1 (12.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HubSpot
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Zoho