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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 29 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.96% - 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% - 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £30,000 - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
87 52 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 83.65% 74.29% 80.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 41 86
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Usability Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Workday HCM

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Web Applications Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Web Tester
1 2 (66.67%) XML Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Usability Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA