The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 83 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 26 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.82% 1.82% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.20% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £40,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £64,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1180 1180 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.69% 82.58% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 790 764 629
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,320 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 December 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 40 (71.43%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) Banking
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) Test Management
4 10 (17.86%) Degree
5 9 (16.07%) Test Planning
6 8 (14.29%) QA
7 7 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 7 (12.50%) ISEB
8 6 (10.71%) Migration
8 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (8.93%) System Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Retail
9 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
9 5 (8.93%) MS Office
9 5 (8.93%) Java
9 5 (8.93%) JBoss
10 4 (7.14%) Oracle
10 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (7.14%) SAS
10 4 (7.14%) Back Office
10 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (8.93%) JBoss
2 4 (7.14%) SAS
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 40 (71.43%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Law
5 2 (3.57%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Analyst
2 11 (19.64%) Test Manager
2 11 (19.64%) Test Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) UAT Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Business Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
1 3 (5.36%) JDBC
1 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
1 3 (5.36%) Java EE
1 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.14%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (19.64%) Test Management
3 9 (16.07%) Test Planning
4 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
4 6 (10.71%) Migration
4 6 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
5 5 (8.93%) System Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Investment Management
6 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Agile Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.14%) Data Management
6 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.57%) Terminal Services
1 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) vSphere
1 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Charles River
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) TSYS
5 1 (1.79%) Vermilion
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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