The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 59 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 8 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.46% 2.16% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.23% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
Average salary £24,000 £27,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -19.35%
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -4.61%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
535 359 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.81% 97.03% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 472 315 369
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Applications Support
Leicestershire

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leicester region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Leicester

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) Middleware
3 4 (25.00%) VBScript
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 2 (12.50%) EAM
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) XML

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) EAM
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP