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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 102 119 94
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 59 63 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.84% 1.73% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.78% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 56 61 42
Average salary £30,157 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.83% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
3100 3548 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.54% 97.15% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2884 2046
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £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 May 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leeds

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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 71 (52.21%) SQL
2 62 (45.59%) ITIL
3 57 (41.91%) Windows
4 54 (39.71%) .NET
5 51 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 43 (31.62%) SQL Server
7 40 (29.41%) C#
8 39 (28.68%) CRM
9 38 (27.94%) XML
10 37 (27.21%) MS Excel
11 36 (26.47%) Web Services
12 24 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
13 23 (16.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (16.91%) Oracle
13 23 (16.91%) SLA
14 22 (16.18%) Finance
15 21 (15.44%) T-SQL
16 20 (14.71%) HTML
17 18 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (12.50%) OO
19 16 (11.76%) SharePoint
19 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
19 16 (11.76%) SAN
20 15 (11.03%) Time Management
21 14 (10.29%) Active Directory
21 14 (10.29%) ASP.NET
21 14 (10.29%) IIS
22 13 (9.56%) CSS
22 13 (9.56%) VB

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 16 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (10.29%) IIS
3 8 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.88%) Apache
4 7 (5.15%) CMS
5 6 (4.41%) SAS
6 4 (2.94%) Mule
7 3 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.47%) Lync
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (27.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.74%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) SAN
2 7 (5.15%) DNS
3 6 (4.41%) Internet
4 5 (3.68%) LAN
4 5 (3.68%) WAN
4 5 (3.68%) DHCP
4 5 (3.68%) Firewall
5 3 (2.21%) SSL
6 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (31.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.88%) MySQL
4 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.41%) MS Access
7 4 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (16.18%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (2.94%) French Language
3 2 (1.47%) Legal
3 2 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (39.71%) .NET
2 38 (27.94%) XML
3 36 (26.47%) Web Services
4 20 (14.71%) HTML
5 14 (10.29%) ASP.NET
6 13 (9.56%) CSS
7 10 (7.35%) WSDL
7 10 (7.35%) SOAP
8 7 (5.15%) jQuery
9 5 (3.68%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.68%) REST
9 5 (3.68%) MSMQ
9 5 (3.68%) COM+
10 4 (2.94%) LAMP
10 4 (2.94%) Application Packaging
11 2 (1.47%) J2EE
11 2 (1.47%) ODBC
11 2 (1.47%) COM
11 2 (1.47%) WCF
12 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.15%) GIS
4 4 (2.94%) NHS
5 2 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.47%) Statistics
6 1 (0.74%) Photography
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.91%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) UNIX
3 4 (2.94%) Linux
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.59%) ITIL
2 39 (28.68%) CRM
3 23 (16.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (12.50%) OO
5 15 (11.03%) Time Management
6 12 (8.82%) Service Management
7 11 (8.09%) Software Engineering
7 11 (8.09%) Change Management
7 11 (8.09%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.62%) MVC
9 8 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 8 (5.88%) Performance Management
10 7 (5.15%) Document Management
10 7 (5.15%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.15%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.15%) Project Management
10 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.15%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.41%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (3.68%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.21%) SQL
2 40 (29.41%) C#
3 21 (15.44%) T-SQL
4 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.56%) VB
6 12 (8.82%) Java
7 9 (6.62%) VB6
7 9 (6.62%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.88%) VBA
9 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.21%) C++
12 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.47%) C
12 2 (1.47%) Perl
13 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.94%) MCSE
2 4 (2.94%) MCSA
3 2 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.91%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) QA
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.41%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) OpenView
1 2 (1.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (1.47%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.47%) SCOM
2 1 (0.74%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.91%) Oracle
3 7 (5.15%) Sybase
3 7 (5.15%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.15%) Citrix
4 6 (4.41%) Siebel
4 6 (4.41%) Alterian
5 5 (3.68%) HP
6 3 (2.21%) Laserfiche
6 3 (2.21%) VMware
7 2 (1.47%) Symantec
7 2 (1.47%) Sophos
7 2 (1.47%) IBM
7 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.47%) Splunk
8 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.74%) Syclo
8 1 (0.74%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.74%) CA
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