The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.22% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £33,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
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
37 115 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 82.22% 78.23% 71.24%
Number of salaries quoted 26 87 131
Average salary £45,000 £41,928 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.32% -6.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Test Automation
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle