Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.67% 8.54% 8.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 9.16% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 21
County Antrim median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% +4.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,000 £58,250 £47,500
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.33% -

Test Automation 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 300 371 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 92.02% 93.22% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 214 300 169
County Antrim median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +2.01%
10th Percentile £22,150 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in County Antrim

Test Automation
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in County Antrim

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in County Antrim over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in County Antrim

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. 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 25 £45,000 +32.35% 14
Test Automation
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Python
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (32.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (20.00%) QA
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) CSS
7 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 4 (16.00%) C++
8 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Ruby
8 4 (16.00%) Selenium
9 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (12.00%) OWASP
9 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (12.00%) Open Source

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) JBoss
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) FlexRay
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) KDB
1 2 (8.00%) Kdb+
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) JUnit
2 3 (12.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Ant
4 1 (4.00%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Mocha
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) TestNG
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (8.00%) KDB Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 5 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.00%) Node.js
5 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
5 1 (4.00%) boto
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
2 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (24.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Analytics
3 5 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) OWASP
5 3 (12.00%) SOLID
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) User Stories
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) System Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) C++
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) Kotlin
6 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.00%) R
6 2 (8.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) Groovy
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) HNC
3 2 (8.00%) HND
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.00%) Rundeck
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (4.00%) logstash
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) StreamBase
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.00%) VMware