The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Specialist
Rank 155 170 153
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 16 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.36% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 4
Average salary £43,000 £43,164 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.37% +37.02%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.34% -4.70%
Technical Specialist
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
3419 3621 2681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.24% 96.77% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2707 2925 2168
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 £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%

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Specialist across the Leeds region.

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Leeds

Technical Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (35.00%) XML
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) NUnit
2 5 (25.00%) CruiseControl
2 5 (25.00%) Ajax
2 5 (25.00%) InfoPath
2 5 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) Avaya
2 5 (25.00%) RDF
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Technical Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (25.00%) NUnit
1 5 (25.00%) CruiseControl
1 5 (25.00%) NCover
1 5 (25.00%) FxCop
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) Ajax
2 5 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) LPAR
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (10.00%) DTV
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
2 5 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 5 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) SOA
2 5 (25.00%) RDF
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 4 (20.00%) Process Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCSA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Avaya
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Hitachi
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.00%) F5
City, Leeds
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Salary: Negotiable, DOE. Plus Private Healthcare.
Posted: 15 days ago