The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 20 26 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.35% 0.79% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.40% 0.96% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £28,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
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
129 104 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 91.49% 82.54% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 59 65 113
Average salary £38,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.18% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Belfast

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Belfast

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 10 (62.50%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) SaaS
3 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) Workday HCM
5 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (37.50%) CRM
5 6 (37.50%) ERP
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Ruby
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) JSON
7 4 (25.00%) Python
7 4 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (25.00%) Metasploit
7 4 (25.00%) Rapid7
8 3 (18.75%) Analytics
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
8 3 (18.75%) User Experience
8 3 (18.75%) SOAP
8 3 (18.75%) SQL

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) SaaS
2 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Network Security
1 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) Ant
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Capybara
4 1 (6.25%) Mockito
4 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Product Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Implementation Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) JSON
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) RESTful
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) REST
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Product Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Coaching
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) Xen
1 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nmap
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Rapid7
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Google
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