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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 34 75 45
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.08% 0.37% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 0.39% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 16
Average salary £37,500 £52,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.22% +93.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,942 £41,650 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,850 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.38% +6.55%
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
391 517 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.24% 96.82% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 332 436 337
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,500
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 30 January 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leicester

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (37.50%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) .NET
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) SLA
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (25.00%) Retail
7 5 (20.83%) Google
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 5 (20.83%) Hyperion
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) Retek
9 3 (12.50%) EFT
9 3 (12.50%) EDI
9 3 (12.50%) Retail-J
9 3 (12.50%) Essbase
10 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 2 (8.33%) Java
10 2 (8.33%) Cognos
11 1 (4.17%) Cognos Impromptu
11 1 (4.17%) DTS
11 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
11 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
11 1 (4.17%) UNIX

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.17%) Drupal
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (12.50%) Retail-J
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Essbase
4 1 (4.17%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (4.17%) DTS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) EDI
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) EFT
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (4.17%) ERP
2 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.17%) Change Management
2 1 (4.17%) Scrum
2 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.17%) Logistics
2 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
2 1 (4.17%) System Testing
2 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Google
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) Hyperion
3 3 (12.50%) Retek
4 2 (8.33%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Northgate