The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 17 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.13% 1.88% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 3.21% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +69.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,400 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
59 156 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.19% 58.65% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 99 160
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Automated Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ScrumMaster
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft