The first table below looks at the demand for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 35 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.95% 5.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 8.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 103 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 77.27% 66.88% 68.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58 75 67
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
County Antrim

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Belfast

Software Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) HP
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago