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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Support
Rank 30 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.25% 0.69% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% 0.70% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,349 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -0.48%
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
121 143 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 98.37% 98.62% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 58 91 112
Average salary £35,000 £31,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% -20.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) New Relic
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP

Applications Support
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) New Relic
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago