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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Software Testing Qualification Board (ISTQB)
Rank 27 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing ISTQB 1 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.41% 1.47% 5.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 4.00% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.47%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
65 100 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.75% 36.63% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 36 78 88
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing

ISTQB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago