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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 30 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.65% 0.53% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 0.57% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £31,000
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
129 176 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 94.16% 92.63% 68.64%
Number of salaries quoted 62 113 101
Average salary £38,000 £26,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.39% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 30 June 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 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (60.00%) SaaS
3 6 (60.00%) Workday HCM
3 6 (60.00%) CRM
3 6 (60.00%) ERP
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (60.00%) QA
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (30.00%) Rapid7
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (30.00%) VirtualBox
6 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
6 3 (30.00%) Capybara
6 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (60.00%) SaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) Capybara
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Product Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) CRM
2 6 (60.00%) ERP
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Xen
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
1 3 (30.00%) Rapid7