Period
to 18 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 18 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - +29 +23
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 13 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.72% - 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% - 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Northern Ireland median annual salary - - £35,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

System 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 433 306 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.59% 90.53% 88.44%
Number of salaries quoted 278 235 123
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% +16.62%
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Northern Ireland

System Testing
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for System Testing in Northern Ireland

System 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 System Testing within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
County Antrim - 7 - -
System Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, IT jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 7 (53.85%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (53.85%) Software Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Legal
2 7 (53.85%) Validation
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) C
3 6 (46.15%) C++
3 6 (46.15%) Data Acquisition
3 6 (46.15%) Visualisation
3 6 (46.15%) Data Visualisation

System Testing
Co-occurring 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 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Legal
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) QA Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) QA Test Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Python Developer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (53.85%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 7 (53.85%) Software Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 7 (53.85%) Validation
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (46.15%) Data Acquisition
3 6 (46.15%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 7 (53.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle