The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 47 81 43
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -38
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 26 8 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.59% 0.88% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.67% 0.91% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 40
Average salary £30,000 £52,250 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.58% +93.51%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
Applications Support
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
708 881 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.79% 97.13% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 587 744 605
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 £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leicestershire region.

Applications Support Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Applications Support
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +32 19 £35,000 -46.56%
Loughborough - 2 £22,500 -
Applications Support
East Midlands

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (39.29%) .NET
3 21 (37.50%) SQL
4 19 (33.93%) Finance
5 16 (28.57%) C#
6 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (25.00%) ITIL
7 14 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 13 (23.21%) Windows
8 13 (23.21%) Retail
9 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (21.43%) Oracle
10 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
10 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (17.86%) Java
11 10 (17.86%) SLA
12 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
13 8 (14.29%) HTML
13 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.50%) Citrix
14 7 (12.50%) CSS
15 6 (10.71%) WinForms
15 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (10.71%) Client/Server
15 6 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
16 5 (8.93%) Scrum
16 5 (8.93%) Hyperion
16 5 (8.93%) EDI
16 5 (8.93%) ERP
16 5 (8.93%) Cognos Impromptu

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) JBoss
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) WordPress
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (8.93%) Retail-J
3 1 (1.79%) BPCS
3 1 (1.79%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (8.93%) Cognos Impromptu
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.36%) Essbase
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.79%) DTS
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
4 7 (12.50%) CSS
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (10.71%) WinForms
6 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.93%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.36%) EFT
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.79%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) AIX
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (8.93%) ERP
2 5 (8.93%) Scrum
2 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.57%) Service Management
4 2 (3.57%) DevOps
4 2 (3.57%) Logistics
4 2 (3.57%) OO
4 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.79%) Project Management
5 1 (1.79%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (1.79%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Line Management
5 1 (1.79%) Coaching
5 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.79%) System Testing
5 1 (1.79%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.79%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) SQL
2 16 (28.57%) C#
3 14 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 10 (17.86%) Java
5 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) VB
7 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.14%) VBScript
8 3 (5.36%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) Hyperion
4 5 (8.93%) Google
5 4 (7.14%) Retek
6 2 (3.57%) i2
6 2 (3.57%) Cognos
6 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) Epicor
7 1 (1.79%) Northgate
7 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.79%) RedPrairie