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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 25 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.05% 3.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 4.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
115 47 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 87.79% 92.16% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 88 42 44
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 8 (72.73%) Refactoring
3 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 2 (18.18%) Escalation Management
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle

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 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (9.09%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) PyUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Principal Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
1 8 (72.73%) Refactoring
1 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (18.18%) Escalation Management
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP