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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 39 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.99% 1.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
119 112 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 78.81% 71.79% 62.50%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 68
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) BPMN
3 1 (25.00%) Mule
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) iSeries
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Talend
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Mule
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) BPMN
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) Talend
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss