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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 27 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.93% 1.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 2.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 0
Average salary £52,500 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
149 191 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 57.53% 72.62% 69.02%
Number of salaries quoted 95 150 158
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
3 8 (47.06%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
3 8 (47.06%) Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) ISEB
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
6 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) C#
8 1 (5.88%) PowerMock
8 1 (5.88%) C++
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.88%) Firmware
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (5.88%) EMC
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.88%) JUnit
8 1 (5.88%) CSS
8 1 (5.88%) HND

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) EasyMock
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Lead Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Java Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Java Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Dojo
2 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.88%) PowerMock
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) Data Analytics
2 8 (47.06%) Analytics
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) Process Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.88%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) EMC