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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing QA 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.33% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 8 3 0
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 18.60% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing QA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 26 June 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

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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