The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - - 33
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Software 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
137 61 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 87.82% 91.04% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 104 56 68
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,300
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
1 2 (66.67%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 2 (66.67%) Escalation Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workday HCM
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD

Software 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (33.33%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Scrum Master
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Critical Success Factor
1 2 (66.67%) Escalation Management
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (66.67%) SAP