The table below looks at the statistics 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 31 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.34% 2.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.31% -
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 £34,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
Tester
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
122 130 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.31% 95.59% 81.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 105 89
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Belfast

Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
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%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) WATIR

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) WATIR
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 6 hours ago