The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 42 75 30
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -45
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.34% 0.91% 7.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 0.95% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 29
Average salary £30,000 £65,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.19% +142.59%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Applications Support
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
383 524 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.46% 95.62% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 319 425 343
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £34,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,619
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leicester

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
3 13 (39.39%) .NET
4 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (30.30%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) SLA
7 8 (24.24%) Windows
7 8 (24.24%) Oracle
7 8 (24.24%) Retail
7 8 (24.24%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
8 7 (21.21%) C#
9 6 (18.18%) Java
9 6 (18.18%) Citrix
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (15.15%) Google
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (15.15%) Hyperion
10 5 (15.15%) HTML
11 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
11 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
11 4 (12.12%) CSS
11 4 (12.12%) Retek
11 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.12%) EDI
11 4 (12.12%) Scrum
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) Retail-J

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.03%) Drupal
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (12.12%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (9.09%) Essbase
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (3.03%) DTS
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) EDI
4 3 (9.09%) WinForms
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.09%) EFT
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Scrum
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Logistics
4 1 (3.03%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) System Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.03%) Line Management
4 1 (3.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VBScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Citrix
3 5 (15.15%) Hyperion
3 5 (15.15%) Google
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) Retek
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos
6 1 (3.03%) Northgate
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