The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support 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 Support in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 111 117 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 68 66 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.03% 1.82% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.88% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 63 59 36
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £38,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Applications Support
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
3222 3519 2437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.15% 97.21% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2526 2796 1903
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Leeds

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications Support 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 Support in their job title.

1 64 (47.41%) SQL
2 58 (42.96%) ITIL
2 58 (42.96%) Windows
3 50 (37.04%) .NET
4 41 (30.37%) Web Services
5 37 (27.41%) Microsoft
6 36 (26.67%) C#
7 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 34 (25.19%) XML
9 32 (23.70%) CRM
10 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (16.30%) MS Excel
12 21 (15.56%) Oracle
12 21 (15.56%) SLA
13 20 (14.81%) T-SQL
14 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
15 18 (13.33%) Finance
16 17 (12.59%) Java
16 17 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (11.85%) Time Management
18 15 (11.11%) HTML
18 15 (11.11%) SOAP
18 15 (11.11%) IIS
18 15 (11.11%) OO
18 15 (11.11%) WSDL
19 14 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 13 (9.63%) Dynamics CRM
20 13 (9.63%) VB
21 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
22 11 (8.15%) JavaScript

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Applications Support 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 Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (11.11%) IIS
2 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.15%) CMS
4 6 (4.44%) SAS
5 5 (3.70%) Apache
6 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.22%) Mule
8 2 (1.48%) Lync
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 22 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) DNS
1 8 (5.93%) SAN
2 6 (4.44%) LDAP
2 6 (4.44%) DHCP
2 6 (4.44%) Firewall
3 5 (3.70%) WAN
3 5 (3.70%) LAN
3 5 (3.70%) Internet
4 3 (2.22%) SSL
5 2 (1.48%) VoIP
5 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.44%) MS Access
6 4 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.96%) MySQL
7 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.44%) Maven
2 6 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.44%) Ant
General
1 18 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (1.48%) Legal
2 2 (1.48%) Marketing
3 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (37.04%) .NET
2 41 (30.37%) Web Services
3 34 (25.19%) XML
4 15 (11.11%) WSDL
4 15 (11.11%) HTML
4 15 (11.11%) SOAP
5 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.67%) J2EE
6 9 (6.67%) CSS
7 7 (5.19%) Spring
8 6 (4.44%) COM+
9 5 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.70%) LAMP
9 5 (3.70%) REST
9 5 (3.70%) MSMQ
10 4 (2.96%) Application Packaging
11 2 (1.48%) WCF
11 2 (1.48%) jQuery
11 2 (1.48%) ODBC
11 2 (1.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.15%) GIS
3 6 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.44%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.96%) NHS
5 2 (1.48%) Photography
5 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.48%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.96%) Windows
2 7 (5.19%) Linux
2 7 (5.19%) UNIX
3 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.48%) CentOS
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.48%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.96%) ITIL
2 32 (23.70%) CRM
3 17 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (11.85%) Time Management
5 15 (11.11%) OO
6 11 (8.15%) Asset Management
6 11 (8.15%) Software Engineering
7 10 (7.41%) Change Management
8 9 (6.67%) MVC
8 9 (6.67%) Project Management
8 9 (6.67%) Service Management
8 9 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 8 (5.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.19%) Document Management
11 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.70%) Supplier Management
12 5 (3.70%) Problem Management
13 4 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (2.96%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (47.41%) SQL
2 36 (26.67%) C#
3 20 (14.81%) T-SQL
4 17 (12.59%) Java
5 13 (9.63%) VB
6 11 (8.15%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.41%) VB6
8 9 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 9 (6.67%) VB.NET
9 8 (5.93%) VBA
9 8 (5.93%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.96%) C++
12 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.22%) Python
13 1 (0.74%) Perl
13 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) MCSE
3 4 (2.96%) MCSA
4 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.56%) SLA
2 9 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.44%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) SCOM
1 2 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.48%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.48%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.74%) OpenView
2 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.56%) Oracle
3 11 (8.15%) Citrix
4 6 (4.44%) Alterian
4 6 (4.44%) Sun
4 6 (4.44%) Siebel
4 6 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.96%) VMware
5 4 (2.96%) HP
6 3 (2.22%) Laserfiche
7 2 (1.48%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.48%) CA
7 2 (1.48%) Apple
7 2 (1.48%) IBM
7 2 (1.48%) Sybase
7 2 (1.48%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.48%) Symantec
7 2 (1.48%) Sophos
7 2 (1.48%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
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