The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 30 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.74% 1.26% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
252 310 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.65% 97.48% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 153 223 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Analyst
Scotland

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 15 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft