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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 34 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.55% 2.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
106 116 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 82.17% 80.56% 66.96%
Number of salaries quoted 42 93 69
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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%) 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%) JBoss
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