The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.38% - 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% - 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 40 23 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 95.24% 76.67% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 13 29
Median salary £47,500 £32,650 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.48% -23.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Aberdeen

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

Software Testing
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB