The table below looks at the statistics for Manual 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 Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 42 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.36% 0.71% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.89% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £60,000 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+118.18% -15.38%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
251 112 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 89.96% 80.00% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 224 80 51
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £29,000
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%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Manual 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 Manual Testing within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 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 -10 1 £60,000 +118.18%
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Manual Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) ATDD
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Manual 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 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ATDD
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA