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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 180 153 158
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.081% 0.075% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.078% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +96.62%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £32,375
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.72%
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
3564 2548 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.56% 95.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 1971 2190
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 2 (50.00%) WorkSite
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IDOL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (50.00%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) IDOL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP