The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 6.41% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £39,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 145 119 130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 92.95% 87.50% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 111 100 59
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 £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in County Antrim

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in County Antrim.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in County Antrim

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in County Antrim over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in County Antrim

Manual Testing
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Belfast - 10 £39,750 -
Manual Testing
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Manual 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (93.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 14 (93.33%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (93.33%) Test Scripting
2 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 14 (93.33%) SDLC
2 14 (93.33%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Credit Derivative
2 14 (93.33%) Derivative
3 13 (86.67%) ISTQB
3 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 13 (86.67%) ISEB
3 13 (86.67%) JIRA
3 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (86.67%) Defect Tracking
3 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
3 13 (86.67%) BDD
4 12 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 13 (86.67%) Cucumber
1 13 (86.67%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) QA Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Credit Derivative
1 14 (93.33%) Derivative
1 14 (93.33%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (86.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 14 (93.33%) SDLC
1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
1 14 (93.33%) Test Scripting
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) Defect Tracking
3 12 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) ISEB
1 13 (86.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA