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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 62 77 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 13 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.86% 1.50% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.55% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 17
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +42.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £17,900 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,125 £72,900 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
674 906 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.29% 97.21% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 579 803 596
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
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 29 May 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 +18 12 £35,000 +25.90%
Applications Support
East Midlands

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (51.35%) .NET
3 18 (48.65%) C#
4 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
5 15 (40.54%) Finance
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
7 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (29.73%) SQL
8 11 (29.73%) HTML
9 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
9 10 (27.03%) CSS
9 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 10 (27.03%) WinForms
10 9 (24.32%) Java
11 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
11 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
13 6 (16.22%) Retail
13 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (16.22%) ITIL
13 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.51%) Scrum
14 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (10.81%) SLA
15 4 (10.81%) VB
15 4 (10.81%) Oracle
16 3 (8.11%) IIS

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Retail-J
2 1 (2.70%) BPCS
2 1 (2.70%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.41%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET
3 11 (29.73%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) CSS
4 10 (27.03%) WinForms
5 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.41%) EDI
7 2 (5.41%) Web Services
7 2 (5.41%) XML
7 2 (5.41%) Ajax
7 2 (5.41%) WCF
7 2 (5.41%) WPF
7 2 (5.41%) LINQ
7 2 (5.41%) RESTful
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.41%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Scrum
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.11%) ERP
4 2 (5.41%) MVC
4 2 (5.41%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) SDLC
4 2 (5.41%) DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) Logistics
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.70%) System Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.70%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.70%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Line Management
5 1 (2.70%) Coaching
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C#
2 16 (43.24%) VB.NET
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 10 (27.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (24.32%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) VB
7 2 (5.41%) VBScript
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) i2
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) RedPrairie
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Epicor
5 1 (2.70%) Retek