The table below looks at the statistics for ISTQB in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISTQB over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank - 28 29
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.38% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.55% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
ISTQB
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 44 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 40.91% 30.34% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 49
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £68,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISTQB
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISTQB across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ISTQB Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

ISTQB
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

ISTQB Salary Trend in Aberdeen

ISTQB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ISTQB 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 ISTQB.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Jaspersoft
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing ISTQB 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 ISTQB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Jaspersoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP