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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 41 68 38
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 20 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.57% 1.22% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 1.28% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 29
Average salary £35,000 £42,550 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.74% +57.59%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +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
426 548 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.26% 95.14% 97.72%
Number of salaries quoted 366 464 377
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leicester

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (45.00%) .NET
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
4 13 (32.50%) C#
5 12 (30.00%) Windows
5 12 (30.00%) ITIL
5 12 (30.00%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (25.00%) SLA
7 10 (25.00%) HTML
8 9 (22.50%) Java
8 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
8 9 (22.50%) Oracle
8 9 (22.50%) CSS
8 9 (22.50%) Retail
9 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (20.00%) WinForms
10 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
11 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (15.00%) Citrix
11 6 (15.00%) Client/Server
12 5 (12.50%) Hyperion
12 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.50%) Scrum
12 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.50%) Retail-J

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (5.00%) IIS
1 2 (5.00%) JBoss
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (12.50%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.50%) Essbase
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (2.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) .NET
2 10 (25.00%) HTML
3 9 (22.50%) CSS
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.00%) WinForms
5 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (10.00%) EDI
8 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 2 (5.00%) Web Services
8 2 (5.00%) XML
8 2 (5.00%) WCF
8 2 (5.00%) WPF
8 2 (5.00%) LINQ
8 2 (5.00%) RESTful
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.00%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.50%) EFT
4 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.50%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) AIX
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Scrum
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) MVC
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) ERP
5 1 (2.50%) Logistics
5 1 (2.50%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Line Management
5 1 (2.50%) Coaching
5 1 (2.50%) System Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.50%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
2 13 (32.50%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Citrix
3 5 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Retek
4 4 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) i2
5 2 (5.00%) Cognos
5 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.50%) Northgate
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