The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 30 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.65% 4.40% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 5.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 129 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 97.35% 81.13% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 87 74
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
County Antrim

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Tester
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Belfast region.

Tester Salary Trend in Belfast

Tester
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Belfast

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) HP
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Python
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) IBM
7 1 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
7 1 (10.00%) E-Learning

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) WATIR
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Management
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago