The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 27 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.62% 2.00% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 2.91% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
Software 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
132 172 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 69.11% 68.80% 77.04%
Number of salaries quoted 87 135 196
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Software Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Graduate
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman Software Development Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago