The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 27 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.71% 2.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 2.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £31,500 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Automated Testing
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 81 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 92.20% 93.10% 90.65%
Number of salaries quoted 89 62 43
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Belfast

Automated Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Refactoring
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (85.71%) Software Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) PyUnit
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit

Automated Testing
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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) PyUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Principal Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Principal Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Integration Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Refactoring
1 6 (85.71%) Software Architecture
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft