The median annual salary for a Applications Support was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Support
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 35 26 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.89% 5.26% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 5.45% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +51.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 214 110 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 95.54% 96.49% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 180 68 50
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,250 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support 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 in Belfast.

Salary trend for Applications Support in Belfast

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Applications Support job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) KYC
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) KYC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware