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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Specialist
Rank 163 - 157
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% - 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £37,394 - £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +18.75%
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
3304 3183 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.41% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2690 2476 2412
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
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 28 January 2015.

Applications Specialist Salary Histogram in Leeds

Applications Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
4 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) IIS
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) MS Access
3 2 (25.00%) Essbase
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) PeopleSoft
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle