The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank 157 128 96
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 99 92 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.35% 1.72% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.82% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 89 78 142
Average salary £28,500 £30,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.55% +10.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £36,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Applications Support
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7072 5064 5710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.49% 94.67% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5612 4025 4699
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Applications Support across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Applications Support Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Applications Support
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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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
West Yorkshire -29 68 £27,500 -15.38% 3
South Yorkshire -15 19 £28,500 +18.75% 3
North Yorkshire -15 12 £35,000 +75.00% 1
Applications Support
England

Applications Support
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 112 (56.57%) SQL
2 97 (48.99%) ITIL
3 74 (37.37%) .NET
4 70 (35.35%) SQL Server
5 67 (33.84%) XML
6 66 (33.33%) Windows
7 55 (27.78%) C#
8 44 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 42 (21.21%) VB
10 28 (14.14%) UNIX
11 27 (13.64%) Web Services
11 27 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (13.13%) SOAP
12 26 (13.13%) MS Excel
12 26 (13.13%) WSDL
13 25 (12.63%) Finance
14 22 (11.11%) IIS
14 22 (11.11%) Classic ASP
14 22 (11.11%) T-SQL
15 20 (10.10%) SharePoint
16 18 (9.09%) SLA
17 17 (8.59%) Internet
17 17 (8.59%) Oracle
18 16 (8.08%) JavaScript
18 16 (8.08%) Windows XP
18 16 (8.08%) Linux
18 16 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
19 15 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
19 15 (7.58%) ASP.NET
19 15 (7.58%) VMware

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 22 (11.11%) IIS
2 20 (10.10%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.02%) Apache
5 2 (1.01%) LiveLink
5 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.01%) SAS
5 2 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Agresso
2 4 (2.02%) Academy Housing
2 4 (2.02%) arcHouse
3 3 (1.52%) SAP EHS
3 3 (1.52%) Cerner Millennium
3 3 (1.52%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.01%) SAN
2 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (35.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.02%) MS Access
7 4 (2.02%) MySQL
8 3 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.01%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.51%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.01%) Toad
2 2 (1.01%) Maven
2 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
General
1 25 (12.63%) Finance
2 4 (2.02%) French Language
3 3 (1.52%) Retail
3 3 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.52%) Legal
3 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (37.37%) .NET
2 67 (33.84%) XML
3 27 (13.64%) Web Services
4 26 (13.13%) SOAP
4 26 (13.13%) WSDL
5 22 (11.11%) Classic ASP
6 15 (7.58%) ASP.NET
7 14 (7.07%) HTML
8 12 (6.06%) CSS
9 4 (2.02%) jQuery
10 2 (1.01%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.01%) Spring
10 2 (1.01%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.51%) WCF
11 1 (0.51%) WinForms
11 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.04%) Statistics
4 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (33.33%) Windows
2 28 (14.14%) UNIX
3 16 (8.08%) Windows XP
3 16 (8.08%) Linux
4 13 (6.57%) AIX
5 7 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.01%) Debian
9 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (48.99%) ITIL
2 10 (5.05%) Data Analysis
3 9 (4.55%) Service Management
3 9 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 8 (4.04%) ERP
4 8 (4.04%) Release Management
5 7 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (3.03%) Software Testing
7 5 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (2.53%) Test Scripting
7 5 (2.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.02%) Change Management
8 4 (2.02%) CRM
9 3 (1.52%) Manual Testing
9 3 (1.52%) Time Management
10 2 (1.01%) Project Management
10 2 (1.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.01%) ETL
10 2 (1.01%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (56.57%) SQL
2 55 (27.78%) C#
3 42 (21.21%) VB
4 22 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.08%) JavaScript
6 14 (7.07%) VBA
7 12 (6.06%) Java
8 8 (4.04%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.54%) Perl
9 7 (3.54%) C
10 6 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.03%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) PHP5
11 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.51%) PHP
11 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) Degree
2 7 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.09%) SLA
2 8 (4.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.02%) UAG
4 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.59%) Oracle
3 15 (7.58%) VMware
4 9 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 9 (4.55%) IBM
5 8 (4.04%) Citrix
6 6 (3.03%) SAP
7 5 (2.53%) Cognos
7 5 (2.53%) Epicor
7 5 (2.53%) Sage
7 5 (2.53%) CODA
8 4 (2.02%) Anite
8 4 (2.02%) Northgate
8 4 (2.02%) Civica
8 4 (2.02%) Comino
8 4 (2.02%) Capita
8 4 (2.02%) Orchard
9 3 (1.52%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.52%) Cerner
9 3 (1.52%) AppSense
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