The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 75 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 35 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.34% 1.80% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.16% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 12
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1258 971 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.03% 83.28% 78.71%
Number of salaries quoted 830 594 629
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Edinburgh region.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing User Acceptance Testing also 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 that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 47 (64.38%) Scrum
2 40 (54.79%) Selenium
2 40 (54.79%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (50.68%) JBoss
4 36 (49.32%) Java
4 36 (49.32%) Hibernate
4 36 (49.32%) Unit Testing
5 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (45.21%) BDD
7 32 (43.84%) CSS
7 32 (43.84%) HTML
8 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
8 31 (42.47%) Gherkin
9 30 (41.10%) Document Management
9 30 (41.10%) Jenkins
10 29 (39.73%) Artifactory
10 29 (39.73%) Spring
10 29 (39.73%) Maven
10 29 (39.73%) JSON
10 29 (39.73%) Spring Security
10 29 (39.73%) jQuery
10 29 (39.73%) RESTful
10 29 (39.73%) Open Source
10 29 (39.73%) Alfresco
10 29 (39.73%) Web Services
10 29 (39.73%) XHTML
10 29 (39.73%) SOA
11 17 (23.29%) Finance
12 14 (19.18%) Regression Testing
12 14 (19.18%) Degree

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing User Acceptance Testing also 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 that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (39.73%) Alfresco
2 7 (9.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) MTS
3 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.37%) VPN
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
2 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 40 (54.79%) Selenium
2 30 (41.10%) Jenkins
3 29 (39.73%) Artifactory
3 29 (39.73%) Maven
4 11 (15.07%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.48%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (4.11%) Bugzilla
6 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.74%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.37%) Hudson
8 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (49.32%) Developer
1 36 (49.32%) Java Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Test Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Senior Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (13.70%) QA Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Change Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.37%) Web Business Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) Graduate
9 1 (1.37%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) Web Analyst
9 1 (1.37%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) Hibernate
2 32 (43.84%) HTML
2 32 (43.84%) CSS
3 31 (42.47%) Gherkin
4 29 (39.73%) XHTML
4 29 (39.73%) JSON
4 29 (39.73%) Spring Security
4 29 (39.73%) jQuery
4 29 (39.73%) RESTful
4 29 (39.73%) Spring
4 29 (39.73%) Web Services
5 7 (9.59%) Java EE
5 7 (9.59%) JDBC
6 3 (4.11%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (39.73%) Open Source
2 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) EPoS
4 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Scrum
2 40 (54.79%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (49.32%) Unit Testing
4 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (45.21%) BDD
6 30 (41.10%) Document Management
7 29 (39.73%) SOA
8 14 (19.18%) Regression Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.48%) User Stories
12 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (4.11%) Change Management
13 2 (2.74%) Data Modelling
13 2 (2.74%) Six Sigma
13 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
13 2 (2.74%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis
13 2 (2.74%) Automation Testing
13 2 (2.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.44%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.44%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) vSphere
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) JBoss
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) IBM
5 1 (1.37%) TSYS
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