Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - +21 +19
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.15% - 2.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% - 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Aberdeen median annual salary £60,000 - £35,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -6.25%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 3 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 3.45% 4.94% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Aberdeen median annual salary £43,500 £48,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +39.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £37,350 £43,250 £23,575
90th Percentile £57,050 £58,875 £42,750
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,421 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.60% +3.55% +1.91%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Aberdeen

QA
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for QA in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) QA Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft