The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 30 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.69% 1.18% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.22% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Median salary £70,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software 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
155 82 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 87.08% 96.47% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 126 43 76
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Belfast

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Product Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Escalation Management
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Workday HCM
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Software 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (25.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Scrum Master
1 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (50.00%) Escalation Management
1 2 (50.00%) Product Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft