The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 122 105 93
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 61 44 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.66% 1.70% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.79% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 56
Average salary £28,750 £31,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.44% +15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,350 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £40,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.97% -5.23%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3568 2460 2441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.17% 95.31% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 1877 1986
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 59 (50.00%) XML
1 59 (50.00%) Windows
2 57 (48.31%) SQL
3 56 (47.46%) ITIL
4 48 (40.68%) SQL Server
5 46 (38.98%) .NET
6 37 (31.36%) Web Services
7 36 (30.51%) SOAP
7 36 (30.51%) WSDL
8 33 (27.97%) C#
9 29 (24.58%) IIS
10 27 (22.88%) VB
11 24 (20.34%) Windows XP
12 23 (19.49%) Internet
13 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
14 15 (12.71%) HTML
14 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
14 15 (12.71%) Classic ASP
14 15 (12.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (12.71%) VMware
15 14 (11.86%) CSS
16 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET
17 12 (10.17%) SLA
17 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
18 10 (8.47%) Service Management
18 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (8.47%) Oracle
18 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (7.63%) VBA
20 8 (6.78%) T-SQL

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 29 (24.58%) IIS
2 6 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.39%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) SAS
5 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) CICS
6 1 (0.85%) WinCC
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.49%) Internet
2 3 (2.54%) Firewall
3 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (40.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (4.24%) MySQL
6 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.39%) MS Access
7 2 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.85%) DB2
8 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.69%) Maven
4 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (4.24%) French Language
2 4 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.00%) XML
2 46 (38.98%) .NET
3 37 (31.36%) Web Services
4 36 (30.51%) SOAP
4 36 (30.51%) WSDL
5 15 (12.71%) HTML
5 15 (12.71%) Classic ASP
6 14 (11.86%) CSS
7 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET
8 6 (5.08%) jQuery
9 3 (2.54%) MSMQ
9 3 (2.54%) REST
10 2 (1.69%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.69%) Spring
11 1 (0.85%) Java EE
11 1 (0.85%) Middleware
11 1 (0.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) Statistics
2 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.85%) Animation
3 1 (0.85%) SCADA
3 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.00%) Windows
2 24 (20.34%) Windows XP
3 8 (6.78%) UNIX
4 5 (4.24%) Linux
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.69%) Debian
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.46%) ITIL
2 10 (8.47%) Service Management
3 8 (6.78%) Data Analysis
4 5 (4.24%) ERP
4 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (4.24%) Test Scripting
5 4 (3.39%) Release Management
5 4 (3.39%) Configuration Management
5 4 (3.39%) MVC
6 3 (2.54%) OO
6 3 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.69%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.69%) Campaign Management
7 2 (1.69%) Change Control
7 2 (1.69%) Analytics
7 2 (1.69%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (1.69%) Manual Testing
7 2 (1.69%) Time Management
7 2 (1.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.31%) SQL
2 33 (27.97%) C#
3 27 (22.88%) VB
4 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.63%) VBA
6 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.78%) Java
7 7 (5.93%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.08%) VB6
9 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.85%) JCL
10 1 (0.85%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) COBOL
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) SLA
2 7 (5.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
1 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) VMware
3 10 (8.47%) Oracle
4 2 (1.69%) JBoss
4 2 (1.69%) Citrix
4 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.69%) Alterian
5 1 (0.85%) FatWire
5 1 (0.85%) HP
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco
5 1 (0.85%) IBM
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