The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 37 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.37% 1.38% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.42% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £24,750 £31,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.80% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,550 £29,050 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £33,450 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Tester
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 141 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 97.26% 97.24% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 68 91 135
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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 -9 2 £24,750 -20.80%
Tester
Northern Ireland

Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) OpenUP
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Xcode
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OpenUP
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA