Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - 15
Rank change year-on-year - +15 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 3.49% - 7.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% - 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Aberdeen median annual salary £47,500 - £37,250
10th Percentile £36,450 - £32,500
90th Percentile £57,750 - £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11% -4.00%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 75 68 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 87.21% 83.95% 86.73%
Number of salaries quoted 59 37 59
Aberdeen median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,500 £60,000 £52,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation 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 in Aberdeen.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Aberdeen

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team

Test Automation
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 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) QA Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft