The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Specialist
Rank 35 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.79% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% - 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,233 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +28.57%
Applications Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
162 153 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.43% 96.84% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 68 114 97
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Applications Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Applications Specialist
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Applications Specialist Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Applications Specialist
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Specialist within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 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
(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
County Antrim - 3 - -
Applications Specialist
UK

Applications Specialist
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) SPSS
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) FileNet
1 4 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (100.00%) Jython
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Applications Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) FileNet
1 4 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) Data Security
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (100.00%) Jython
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
1 4 (100.00%) IBM