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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 25 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.94% 2.94% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 3.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
136 62 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 87.74% 91.18% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 102 57 68
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,300
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £17,249
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -6 3 £40,000 +45.45%
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 8 (72.73%) Refactoring
3 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
3 8 (72.73%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
5 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 2 (18.18%) Escalation Management
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Product Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (9.09%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) PyUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Principal Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
1 8 (72.73%) Refactoring
1 8 (72.73%) Software Architecture
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
3 2 (18.18%) Escalation Management
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Product Management
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP