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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 22 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.63% 1.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 2.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
92 99 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 85.19% 75.00% 62.72%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 107
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Belfast

Automated Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Workday HCM
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Xcode
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Product Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA