The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 15 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.92% 1.18% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.33% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £35,000 £26,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -34.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Software Testing
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 150 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 90.38% 88.24% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 87 88
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £17,249 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Software Testing
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the County Antrim region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in County Antrim

Software Testing
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +19 1 £35,000 +33.33%
Software Testing
Northern Ireland

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP