The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 15 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 1 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.82% - 6.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% - 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £28,000 - £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £30,157 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% +8.33%
Applications Support
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast 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
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55 153 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 100.00% 96.23% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 45 98 95
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago