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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 36 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.81% 1.40% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.43% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £33,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
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 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
270 140 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.83% 97.90% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 242 107 67
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram 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 20 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 - 5 £33,500 - 12
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Derivative
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) ATDD
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) JBehave
3 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) ATDD
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbridge, County Down
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Derry, County Fermanagh
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Strabane, County Tyrone
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Craigavon, County Armagh
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Omagh, County Tyrone
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Ballymena, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Carrickfergus, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Newtownards, County Down
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Newry, County Down
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Cookstown, County Tyrone
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Newtownabbey, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Armagh, County Armagh
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Dungannon, County Tyrone
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Coleraine, County Londonderry
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Limavady, County Londonderry
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Larne, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 4 days ago
Downpatrick, County Down
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Magherafelt, County Londonderry
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Fivemiletown, County Tyrone
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Portrush, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Ballycastle, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Castlewellan, County Down
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Ballyclare, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Ballymoney, County Antrim
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago
Maghera, County Londonderry
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 20 days ago