The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 167 181 149
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 10 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 2
Average salary £56,500 £38,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.80% -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -6.25%
Applications Specialist
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3350 3568 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.85% 97.09% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2655 2828 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Leeds region.

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Leeds

Applications Specialist
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Specialist across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Leeds

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Specialist in their job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) VB
3 8 (47.06%) .NET
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) COM+
3 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
3 8 (47.06%) VB6
3 8 (47.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (41.18%) LAMP
4 7 (41.18%) Apache
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
5 6 (35.29%) HP
6 5 (29.41%) Database Tuning
6 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) Change Control
7 4 (23.53%) WorkSite
7 4 (23.53%) IDOL
7 4 (23.53%) Legal
7 4 (23.53%) Document Management
7 4 (23.53%) Interwoven
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Applications Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) WorkSite
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Lync
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) IDOL
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
1 8 (47.06%) COM+
2 7 (41.18%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (29.41%) Database Tuning
3 4 (23.53%) Change Control
3 4 (23.53%) Document Management
3 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) BCP
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) VB
2 8 (47.06%) VB6
2 8 (47.06%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (11.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Interwoven
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) Sophos
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
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