The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 27 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.16% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.04% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £27,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
160 96 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 93.02% 97.96% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 113 73 62
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Tester
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Tester Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Tester
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 Tester within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 2 - - 11
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing

Tester Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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Strabane, County Tyrone
UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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Downpatrick, County Down
UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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Armagh, County Armagh
UK Consumer Panels
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Ballymoney, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
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Belfast
UK Consumer Panels
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Fivemiletown, County Tyrone
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Derry, County Fermanagh
UK Consumer Panels
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Limavady, County Londonderry
UK Consumer Panels
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Dungannon, County Tyrone
UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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UK Consumer Panels
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