The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst
Rank 11 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.22% 3.50% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 3.70% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Average salary £33,500 £31,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% -8.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Test Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39 135 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 86.67% 94.41% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 105 166
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Test Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Java

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft