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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 51 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 3 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.72% 1.51% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.54% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.97%
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
399 520 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 96.38% 97.93% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 321 458 319
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £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 4 August 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leicester

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) VB.NET
2 14 (60.87%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) WinForms
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (30.43%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 6 (26.09%) SLA
7 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 5 (21.74%) Retail
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Service Management
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
10 3 (13.04%) Oracle
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) Chip and PIN
11 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
11 2 (8.70%) MVC
11 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) WinForms
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) WPF
6 2 (8.70%) LINQ
6 2 (8.70%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (8.70%) Ajax
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
1 14 (60.87%) VB.NET
2 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) i2
4 1 (4.35%) Retek
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore