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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 41 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.35% 3.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 4.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
254 112 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 89.75% 80.00% 80.81%
Number of salaries quoted 225 80 55
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -9 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) PyUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Social Media

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) PyUnit
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA