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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 22 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.67% 2.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 4.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £31,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.73% -
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
93 189 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 77.50% 67.02% 75.09%
Number of salaries quoted 70 135 166
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £32,500 £26,826
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter