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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 111 124 100
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 60 56 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.73% 1.51% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.56% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 46
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,900 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.83%
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
3376 3586 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.21% 96.89% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2661 2895 2174
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 1 May 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 95 (61.69%) SQL
2 75 (48.70%) ITIL
3 67 (43.51%) Microsoft
4 63 (40.91%) Windows
5 57 (37.01%) .NET
6 53 (34.42%) SQL Server
6 53 (34.42%) MS Excel
7 47 (30.52%) CRM
8 45 (29.22%) XML
9 44 (28.57%) C#
10 35 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 32 (20.78%) Web Services
12 31 (20.13%) Dynamics CRM
13 29 (18.83%) Finance
14 28 (18.18%) SLA
15 26 (16.88%) Oracle
16 25 (16.23%) HTML
16 25 (16.23%) SAN
17 21 (13.64%) T-SQL
17 21 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (12.99%) SharePoint
19 19 (12.34%) Service Management
20 18 (11.69%) IIS
20 18 (11.69%) CSS
21 17 (11.04%) UNIX
22 16 (10.39%) JavaScript
22 16 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
22 16 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
23 15 (9.74%) Time Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.69%) IIS
3 11 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (6.49%) Apache
5 8 (5.19%) SAS
6 4 (2.60%) CMS
6 4 (2.60%) Mule
7 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.30%) Lync
7 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 53 (34.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (20.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.30%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.65%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.23%) SAN
2 7 (4.55%) LAN
2 7 (4.55%) WAN
2 7 (4.55%) DNS
3 5 (3.25%) DHCP
3 5 (3.25%) SSL
3 5 (3.25%) Firewall
4 4 (2.60%) Internet
5 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (34.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (10.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.84%) MS Access
4 9 (5.84%) MySQL
5 8 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.65%) DB2
9 1 (0.65%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) French Language
3 5 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.95%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (37.01%) .NET
2 45 (29.22%) XML
3 32 (20.78%) Web Services
4 25 (16.23%) HTML
5 18 (11.69%) CSS
6 14 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 10 (6.49%) jQuery
8 7 (4.55%) COM+
9 6 (3.90%) Classic ASP
10 5 (3.25%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.25%) LAMP
11 4 (2.60%) SOAP
11 4 (2.60%) WSDL
11 4 (2.60%) MSMQ
11 4 (2.60%) Application Packaging
11 4 (2.60%) REST
12 2 (1.30%) J2EE
12 2 (1.30%) COM
12 2 (1.30%) ODBC
12 2 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.55%) Statistics
4 4 (2.60%) NHS
4 4 (2.60%) GIS
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (40.91%) Windows
2 17 (11.04%) UNIX
3 8 (5.19%) Linux
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.30%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Android
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (48.70%) ITIL
2 47 (30.52%) CRM
3 35 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (12.34%) Service Management
5 15 (9.74%) Time Management
5 15 (9.74%) Change Management
5 15 (9.74%) OO
6 14 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 13 (8.44%) E-Commerce
8 12 (7.79%) Software Engineering
9 11 (7.14%) Performance Management
10 10 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (6.49%) Supplier Management
10 10 (6.49%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.55%) Document Management
12 7 (4.55%) Project Management
13 6 (3.90%) MVC
13 6 (3.90%) Line Management
14 5 (3.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (61.69%) SQL
2 44 (28.57%) C#
3 21 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 16 (10.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.74%) VB
6 12 (7.79%) Java
7 10 (6.49%) VBA
8 7 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.90%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.90%) VB6
10 5 (3.25%) C++
11 3 (1.95%) Perl
11 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.30%) C
13 1 (0.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.60%) MCSE
2 4 (2.60%) MCSA
3 2 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.55%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.30%) OpenView
1 2 (1.30%) SCOM
1 2 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 67 (43.51%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.88%) Oracle
3 8 (5.19%) Sybase
3 8 (5.19%) Alterian
4 7 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.90%) Siebel
6 5 (3.25%) Citrix
7 4 (2.60%) HP
7 4 (2.60%) IBM
7 4 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.95%) Laserfiche
8 3 (1.95%) Cognos
9 2 (1.30%) Symantec
9 2 (1.30%) Sophos
9 2 (1.30%) VMware
9 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.30%) Splunk
10 1 (0.65%) Syclo
10 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.65%) Remedy
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