The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 26 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.76% 1.63% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 2.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 139 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 85.71% 75.54% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 69 95 111
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Northern Ireland region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
County Antrim +5 5 £35,000 -4.10%
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Workday HCM
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Xcode
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Product Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA