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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 80 139 76
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -63
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 98 40 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.89% 1.21% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 1.26% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 69 39 79
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,541
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +6.41%
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
3304 3183 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.41% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2690 2476 2412
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 114 (69.94%) SQL
2 94 (57.67%) Microsoft
3 84 (51.53%) ITIL
4 69 (42.33%) Windows
5 66 (40.49%) MS Excel
5 66 (40.49%) .NET
6 56 (34.36%) SQL Server
7 51 (31.29%) C#
8 48 (29.45%) XML
8 48 (29.45%) CRM
9 37 (22.70%) Dynamics CRM
10 36 (22.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (22.09%) SAN
11 28 (17.18%) Oracle
12 27 (16.56%) VB
13 25 (15.34%) SharePoint
14 24 (14.72%) Finance
14 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (14.11%) UNIX
16 22 (13.50%) SLA
17 20 (12.27%) Service Management
17 20 (12.27%) Service Delivery
17 20 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (11.66%) HTML
19 18 (11.04%) T-SQL
19 18 (11.04%) Web Services
19 18 (11.04%) IIS
20 17 (10.43%) Change Management
21 16 (9.82%) Classic ASP
21 16 (9.82%) SQL Server 2005

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (15.34%) SharePoint
2 18 (11.04%) IIS
3 13 (7.98%) Apache
4 10 (6.13%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.68%) SAS
6 5 (3.07%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.23%) LiveLink
7 2 (1.23%) Mule
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 66 (40.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 37 (22.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.84%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.61%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.09%) SAN
2 6 (3.68%) LAN
2 6 (3.68%) WAN
3 5 (3.07%) DHCP
3 5 (3.07%) DNS
3 5 (3.07%) SSL
3 5 (3.07%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (0.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (34.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 10 (6.13%) MySQL
5 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.91%) MS Access
6 8 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.23%) Essbase
9 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 24 (14.72%) Finance
2 8 (4.91%) French Language
3 6 (3.68%) Legal
4 5 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (40.49%) .NET
2 48 (29.45%) XML
3 19 (11.66%) HTML
4 18 (11.04%) Web Services
5 16 (9.82%) Classic ASP
6 15 (9.20%) CSS
7 9 (5.52%) jQuery
7 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.68%) COM+
9 5 (3.07%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.07%) LAMP
10 3 (1.84%) Java EE
11 2 (1.23%) COM
11 2 (1.23%) SOAP
12 1 (0.61%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.59%) Statistics
3 12 (7.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.61%) Replication
6 1 (0.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 69 (42.33%) Windows
2 23 (14.11%) UNIX
3 13 (7.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Android
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) CentOS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (51.53%) ITIL
2 48 (29.45%) CRM
3 36 (22.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (12.27%) Service Management
4 20 (12.27%) Service Delivery
5 17 (10.43%) Change Management
6 13 (7.98%) E-Commerce
7 12 (7.36%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.75%) Software Engineering
8 11 (6.75%) Supplier Management
9 10 (6.13%) Migration
9 10 (6.13%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (4.91%) Project Management
10 8 (4.91%) Time Management
10 8 (4.91%) Performance Management
10 8 (4.91%) Line Management
11 6 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.68%) Data Management
11 6 (3.68%) System Testing
11 6 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 114 (69.94%) SQL
2 51 (31.29%) C#
3 27 (16.56%) VB
4 18 (11.04%) T-SQL
5 12 (7.36%) VBA
6 11 (6.75%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.13%) C
7 10 (6.13%) Java
8 9 (5.52%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.68%) C++
9 6 (3.68%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.07%) VB6
11 3 (1.84%) Perl
11 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (3.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.45%) MCSE
2 4 (2.45%) MCSA
2 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) Degree
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.07%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 94 (57.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.18%) Oracle
3 8 (4.91%) Sybase
4 6 (3.68%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (3.68%) Alterian
5 5 (3.07%) Cognos
6 4 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.84%) Laserfiche
7 3 (1.84%) Siebel
8 2 (1.23%) VMware
8 2 (1.23%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.23%) IBM
8 2 (1.23%) Citrix
9 1 (0.61%) Syclo
9 1 (0.61%) Splunk
9 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) CA
9 1 (0.61%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.61%) Remedy
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