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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 27 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.78% 2.15% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 2.22% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Average salary £38,250 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £32,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,850 £39,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
238 270 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 93.33% 96.77% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 128 211 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
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