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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 28 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.70% 1.53% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.21% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
146 181 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 62.13% 69.35% 72.67%
Number of salaries quoted 94 146 158
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Line Management
3 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
3 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (69.23%) Data Analytics
3 9 (69.23%) Analytics
3 9 (69.23%) Artificial Intelligence
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) Data Modelling
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (7.69%) Selenium
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Electronics
7 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
7 1 (7.69%) Subversion
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.69%) HND
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) Firmware

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Lead Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
1 7 (53.85%) Lead Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Lead Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Artificial Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) Line Management
3 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
3 9 (69.23%) Data Modelling
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Data Analytics
3 9 (69.23%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) HND
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) EMC