The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Technical Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank 168 160 168
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 6 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.52% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.54% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 11
Median salary £22,500 £43,000 £43,164
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.67% -0.37%
UK excluding London median salary £46,759 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+3.90% +11.11%
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
3064 3360 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.18% 97.76% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2476 2656 2938
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region that featured Technical Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Technical Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Technical Specialist in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) TIBCO
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 8 (53.33%) Software Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) Apache
4 5 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 5 (33.33%) MySQL
4 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (33.33%) SSL
4 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (33.33%) SELinux
4 5 (33.33%) Puppet
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Jenkins

Technical Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
1 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) French Language
2 1 (6.67%) German Language
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) LAMP
2 5 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) CentOS
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (53.33%) Software Delivery
1 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
1 5 (33.33%) SELinux
2 1 (6.67%) nmon
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) TIBCO
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) VMware