The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 34 29 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.52% 2.34% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.70% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +15.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 251 111 86
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 90.29% 86.72% 83.50%
Number of salaries quoted 211 67 64
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.31%  
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%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Northern Ireland

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Northern Ireland

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
County Antrim -1 7 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Automated Testing
UK

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
1 6 (85.71%) Defect Tracking
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Credit Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (71.43%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 1 (14.29%) NUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Credit Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Defect Tracking
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
1 6 (85.71%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
Antrim
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