The median annual salary for a Tester was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.30% - 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% - 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Median salary £33,500 - £24,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 - £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £28,950
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 201 100 104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 94.81% 98.04% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 168 61 68
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in County Antrim

Tester
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for Tester in County Antrim

Tester
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in County Antrim over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in County Antrim

Tester
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 Tester within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 25 April 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 - 7 £33,500 -
Tester
Northern Ireland

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 County Antrim region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
1 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Derivative
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB

Tester Skill Set
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 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (10.00%) JBehave
4 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle