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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 29 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.16% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 0.84% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £31,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%
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
175 238 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.59% 96.36% 99.38%
Number of salaries quoted 121 178 236
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Test Analyst
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) QMS
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) QMS
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
Aberdeen
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago