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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank - 31 15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim - 0.85% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.99% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software 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 217 101 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 89.67% 85.59% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 180 59 40
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in County Antrim

Software Testing
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in County Antrim

Software Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB