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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank - 29 14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.94% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.12% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £27,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.65%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
203 89 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 89.04% 83.96% 70.91%
Number of salaries quoted 179 57 36
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automation 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB