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

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 31 22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.71% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.88% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £27,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.65%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
255 113 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 89.79% 80.14% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 226 83 56
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 £32,750 £26,500
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%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB