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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 28 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.23% - 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Median salary £26,000 - £35,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
162 89 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 90.50% 100.00% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 132 46 84
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) Exploratory 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago