Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 42 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.98% 0.33% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 0.37% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
County Antrim median annual salary £19,750 - £27,500
10th Percentile £13,575 - £26,250
90th Percentile £24,925 - £28,750
Northern Ireland median annual salary £19,750 - £27,500

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 333 270 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 90.24% 89.70% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 194 209 101
County Antrim median annual salary £35,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.63% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £19,975 £26,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,950 £65,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% - +21.21%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

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
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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -5 11 £19,750 -
Manual Testing
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) SDLC
3 9 (81.82%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Defect Tracking
3 9 (81.82%) ISEB
3 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
3 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
3 9 (81.82%) BDD
3 9 (81.82%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 9 (81.82%) Credit Derivative
3 9 (81.82%) Derivative
3 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
4 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium

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 9 (81.82%) Cucumber
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) QA Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (81.82%) Credit Derivative
2 9 (81.82%) Derivative
3 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) SDLC
2 9 (81.82%) BDD
2 9 (81.82%) Defect Tracking
2 9 (81.82%) Non-Functional Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA