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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
101 115 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 88.60% 80.42% 55.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 98 72
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) Mule
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Talend
3 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Mule
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods
1 1 (33.33%) Talend