The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim 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 16 April 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 County Antrim region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 23 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.17% 3.62% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 4.08% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 1
Average salary £36,500 £25,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
162 245 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 96.43% 88.77% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 112 147 100
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Tester
Northern Ireland

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Tester
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Tester Salary Trend in County Antrim

Tester
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in County Antrim

Tester
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 Tester within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +13 7 £36,500 +46.00%
Tester
Northern Ireland

Tester
Top 29 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) JMeter
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (12.50%) iSeries
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM