The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 132 142 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 83 73 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.75% 1.50% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.55% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 71 65 44
Average salary £31,000 £28,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.77% -8.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £37,500 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,800
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -0.97%
Applications Support
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4574 4720 3355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.21% 96.88% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3661 3762 2587
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Leeds +15 69 £31,750 +10.43% 5
Halifax - 12 £28,000 - 2
Wakefield +1 2 £32,500 +23.80%
Bradford -27 1 £30,500 +7.01%
Applications Support
Yorkshire

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 79 (50.64%) ITIL
2 77 (49.36%) SQL
3 61 (39.10%) Windows
4 59 (37.82%) .NET
5 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
6 41 (26.28%) Web Services
6 41 (26.28%) XML
6 41 (26.28%) Microsoft
7 37 (23.72%) C#
8 29 (18.59%) Oracle
9 27 (17.31%) CRM
10 25 (16.03%) MS Excel
11 22 (14.10%) SLA
11 22 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (12.82%) SharePoint
12 20 (12.82%) Java
12 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
13 19 (12.18%) SOAP
13 19 (12.18%) IIS
13 19 (12.18%) WSDL
14 18 (11.54%) T-SQL
14 18 (11.54%) VB
14 18 (11.54%) Active Directory
15 17 (10.90%) OO
16 15 (9.62%) GIS
16 15 (9.62%) Finance
16 15 (9.62%) CMS
16 15 (9.62%) Asset Management
17 14 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (8.97%) Change Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 20 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 19 (12.18%) IIS
3 15 (9.62%) CMS
4 7 (4.49%) Apache
5 5 (3.21%) SAS
6 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.28%) Mule
8 2 (1.28%) Lync
8 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (16.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) LDAP
2 6 (3.85%) DNS
3 4 (2.56%) Internet
3 4 (2.56%) Firewall
3 4 (2.56%) LAN
3 4 (2.56%) WAN
3 4 (2.56%) DHCP
4 3 (1.92%) SSL
5 2 (1.28%) SAN
5 2 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.21%) MS Access
6 4 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.28%) MySQL
7 2 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.13%) Maven
2 8 (5.13%) Ant
3 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 15 (9.62%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (1.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.28%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (37.82%) .NET
2 41 (26.28%) Web Services
2 41 (26.28%) XML
3 19 (12.18%) WSDL
3 19 (12.18%) SOAP
4 13 (8.33%) Spring
5 12 (7.69%) HTML
6 11 (7.05%) J2EE
6 11 (7.05%) .NET Framework
7 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.77%) CSS
9 5 (3.21%) COM+
9 5 (3.21%) Java EE
9 5 (3.21%) MSMQ
9 5 (3.21%) REST
10 4 (2.56%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.56%) Application Packaging
11 3 (1.92%) EDI
11 3 (1.92%) LAMP
12 2 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.62%) GIS
3 8 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 6 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.56%) NHS
5 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.28%) Photography
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.64%) Replication
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 61 (39.10%) Windows
2 11 (7.05%) UNIX
3 9 (5.77%) Linux
4 4 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.92%) AIX
5 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.28%) CentOS
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (50.64%) ITIL
2 27 (17.31%) CRM
3 17 (10.90%) OO
4 15 (9.62%) Asset Management
5 14 (8.97%) Change Management
6 11 (7.05%) Time Management
6 11 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (6.41%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.77%) MVC
8 9 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.13%) Service Management
10 7 (4.49%) Project Management
10 7 (4.49%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.49%) Performance Management
11 6 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.21%) Supplier Management
12 5 (3.21%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (49.36%) SQL
2 37 (23.72%) C#
3 20 (12.82%) Java
3 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.54%) T-SQL
4 18 (11.54%) VB
5 13 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 13 (8.33%) Python
6 12 (7.69%) VBScript
7 10 (6.41%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.41%) VB6
8 9 (5.77%) VBA
9 8 (5.13%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 6 (3.85%) C++
12 3 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.64%) PHP
13 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.05%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.28%) MCSE
4 2 (1.28%) MCSA
5 1 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.10%) SLA
2 9 (5.77%) QA
3 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.56%) Terminal Services
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) SCOM
1 2 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.28%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.28%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 29 (18.59%) Oracle
3 12 (7.69%) Citrix
4 8 (5.13%) Sun
5 5 (3.21%) IBM
5 5 (3.21%) Alterian
6 4 (2.56%) VMware
7 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.92%) Siebel
7 3 (1.92%) HP
8 2 (1.28%) Symantec
8 2 (1.28%) Sophos
8 2 (1.28%) CA
8 2 (1.28%) Apple
8 2 (1.28%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.28%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.28%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.64%) Juniper
9 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
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