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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 28 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.78% 3.92% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 4.26% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £31,500 £27,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.54% -24.65%
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
113 47 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 87.60% 92.16% 86.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87 42 45
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Workday HCM
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (33.33%) Escalation Management
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PyUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Defensive Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

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 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 1 (33.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) PyUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
2 1 (33.33%) Defensive Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Escalation Management
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago