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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 26 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.83% 3.70% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 4.20% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -4.10%
UK excluding London average 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
98 119 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 89.91% 88.15% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 69 94
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(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 -4 2 £50,000 +42.85%
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Workday HCM
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) Workday HCM
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) QA Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Escalation Management
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP