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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 135 93 69
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 55 64 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 2.27% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.37% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 54 90
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £39,700 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
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
3663 2700 2694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.83% 95.81% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2810 2194 2249
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,950 £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 21 October 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 72 (61.54%) SQL
2 67 (57.26%) ITIL
3 56 (47.86%) .NET
4 50 (42.74%) XML
5 48 (41.03%) Windows
5 48 (41.03%) SQL Server
6 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
7 41 (35.04%) C#
8 40 (34.19%) VB
9 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (19.66%) Classic ASP
11 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
12 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
13 14 (11.97%) SOAP
13 14 (11.97%) Web Services
13 14 (11.97%) VBA
14 13 (11.11%) VMware
14 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (11.11%) IIS
14 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (10.26%) Oracle
15 12 (10.26%) WSDL
15 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (8.55%) Statistics
17 10 (8.55%) CRM
18 9 (7.69%) HTML
18 9 (7.69%) Service Management
19 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
19 8 (6.84%) Visual Studio

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (13.68%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.11%) IIS
3 4 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.42%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) LiveLink
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) SAN
2 6 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.27%) MS Access
6 3 (2.56%) MySQL
7 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.85%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.71%) Maven
2 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (3.42%) Legal
1 4 (3.42%) French Language
2 3 (2.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (47.86%) .NET
2 50 (42.74%) XML
3 23 (19.66%) Classic ASP
4 14 (11.97%) SOAP
4 14 (11.97%) Web Services
5 12 (10.26%) WSDL
6 9 (7.69%) HTML
7 8 (6.84%) CSS
8 6 (5.13%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.42%) jQuery
10 2 (1.71%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.71%) Spring
11 1 (0.85%) WCF
11 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.55%) Statistics
3 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 48 (41.03%) Windows
2 7 (5.98%) Linux
2 7 (5.98%) UNIX
3 5 (4.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.26%) ITIL
2 10 (8.55%) CRM
3 9 (7.69%) Service Management
4 8 (6.84%) Release Management
5 6 (5.13%) Data Analysis
5 6 (5.13%) ERP
6 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (4.27%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.42%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.56%) Manual Testing
8 3 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.56%) Software Testing
8 3 (2.56%) Migration
8 3 (2.56%) Change Management
9 2 (1.71%) Project Management
9 2 (1.71%) Workflow
9 2 (1.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (1.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.54%) SQL
2 41 (35.04%) C#
3 40 (34.19%) VB
4 14 (11.97%) VBA
5 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.98%) VB6
7 6 (5.13%) C
8 5 (4.27%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.56%) Java
10 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (37.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) VMware
3 12 (10.26%) Oracle
4 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.71%) Cognos
5 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco
5 1 (0.85%) Citrix
5 1 (0.85%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.85%) CA
5 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
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