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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 30 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.64% 2.99% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 3.08% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £26,000 £27,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -28.10%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
140 65 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 89.74% 97.01% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 105 60 73
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 -10 1 £26,000 -5.45% 10
Tester
UK

Tester Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) Exploratory 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
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