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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 25 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.78% 1.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
134 73 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 93.06% 92.41% 88.46%
Number of salaries quoted 92 54 43
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,800 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Belfast

Test Automation
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) PyUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Automation
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) PyUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripter
1 3 (75.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA