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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Specialist
Rank 178 185 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.085% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.087% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £34,250 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
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
3220 3454 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.44% 98.13% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2700 2808 2521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Service Management
4 6 (37.50%) ITSM
5 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Confluence
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Practice Management
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (18.75%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITSM
1 6 (37.50%) Service Management
1 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Change Control
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Practice Management
2 3 (18.75%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) PeopleSoft