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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 30 19 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.12% 10.11% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 10.47% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Median salary £53,750 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £37,500 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £37,500 £40,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
156 86 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 87.15% 96.63% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 128 43 78
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Belfast

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Workday HCM
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Defensive Programming

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Workday HCM
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (20.00%) Defensive Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Escalation Management
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
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