The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeenshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeenshire 20.00% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 20.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Tester
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 Aberdeenshire 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
Aberdeenshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeenshire 100.00% 86.67% 91.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 11
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,000 £23,005
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeenshire

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeenshire

Tester
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Aberdeenshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeenshire region that cited Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeenshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeenshire region that cited Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree