Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

System Testing
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 58 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +33
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 11 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.65% 2.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary - - -
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 371 434 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.40% 93.53% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 277 275 240
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,150 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 16 October 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
County Antrim +10 11 - -
System Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing System Testing 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) Degree
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
1 10 (90.91%) Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (81.82%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) HTML

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (81.82%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) System Verification Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Integration Testing
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 9 (81.82%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) CQRS
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HNC
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle