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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 50 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.49% 2.41% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.47% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 7
Average salary £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,798 £27,000 £33,479
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,800 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -5.23%
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
458 364 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.65% 97.59% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 397 333 346
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 £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Middleware
3 4 (30.77%) VBScript
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) VBScript
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle