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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 39 93 68
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 32 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.52% 0.35% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.66% 0.37% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27 3 12
Average salary £34,500 £39,000 £25,619
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £25,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,200 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,581
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +6.27%
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
687 816 670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.03% 96.45% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 542 703 617
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 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,792 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +50 20 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Loughborough +9 4 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Coalville - 1 £34,500 -
Applications Support
East Midlands

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) ITIL
4 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (23.40%) Finance
5 11 (23.40%) Retail
6 10 (21.28%) Windows
6 10 (21.28%) .NET
7 9 (19.15%) Oracle
7 9 (19.15%) SAP
7 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
8 8 (17.02%) Supplier Management
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (12.77%) SLA
9 6 (12.77%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.64%) Citrix
10 5 (10.64%) Hyperion
10 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.64%) Cognos Impromptu
10 5 (10.64%) ERP
10 5 (10.64%) Google
10 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (8.51%) C#
11 4 (8.51%) EDI
11 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
12 3 (6.38%) Essbase
12 3 (6.38%) Retek
12 3 (6.38%) EFT

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.13%) Drupal
2 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.38%) Retail-J
3 1 (2.13%) SAP WM
3 1 (2.13%) BPCS
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LAN
1 3 (6.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Cognos Impromptu
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) Essbase
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) DTS
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
1 11 (23.40%) Retail
2 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) EDI
3 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) EFT
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Supplier Management
3 5 (10.64%) ERP
4 2 (4.26%) OO
4 2 (4.26%) Project Management
4 2 (4.26%) Logistics
5 1 (2.13%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.13%) Change Management
5 1 (2.13%) CRM
5 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.13%) System Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) VBScript
3 3 (6.38%) VB
3 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.38%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) Java
4 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
1 9 (19.15%) SAP
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Citrix
2 5 (10.64%) Hyperion
2 5 (10.64%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Retek
4 2 (4.26%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) Epicor
5 1 (2.13%) Northgate
5 1 (2.13%) RedPrairie
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + good company
Posted: 3 days ago