The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.66% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £36,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
148 130 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.37% 81.25% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80 88 77
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
County Antrim

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Belfast

Software Tester
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Software Tester in their job title 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 with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) HP
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago