The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Belfast region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 26 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.42% 2.27% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 2.33% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
129 86 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 91.49% 97.73% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 86 64 50
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) ATDD
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (20.00%) Test Management
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (20.00%) JBehave
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing

Tester Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) JBehave
4 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
Belfast
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