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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 184 153 154
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.053% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £32,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £37,700 £22,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
3655 2699 2654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.87% 95.95% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2797 2183 2220
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) IDOL
3 2 (33.33%) WorkSite
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Essbase
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) WorkSite
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) IDOL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Essbase
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Document Management
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Hyperion
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos