The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Support role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Support
Rank - 34 36
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 0 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 3.27% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.67% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 245 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 96.40% 89.09% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 92 148 95
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Applications Support
County Antrim

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Applications Support
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Applications Support Salary Trend in Belfast

Applications Support
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk