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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 94 84 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 1.69% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 2.02% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £37,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1157 1136 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.51% 83.28% 83.09%
Number of salaries quoted 758 740 638
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 26 January 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 35 (76.09%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) Banking
4 10 (21.74%) Test Management
5 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.39%) QA
7 7 (15.22%) Test Planning
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
8 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.04%) Degree
8 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
8 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.87%) System Testing
9 5 (10.87%) ISEB
9 5 (10.87%) MS Office
9 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Oracle
10 4 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (8.70%) SAS
10 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.70%) Reference Data
10 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
10 4 (8.70%) Agile Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Data Reconciliation
10 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.70%) Software Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 4 (8.70%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
1 1 (2.17%) SAN
1 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (76.09%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (4.35%) Law
5 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Test Manager
3 9 (19.57%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) UAT Manager
5 4 (8.70%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Quality Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Test Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) SAP Manager
8 1 (2.17%) SAP Test Manager
8 1 (2.17%) UAT Test Manager
8 1 (2.17%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.70%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Test Management
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Test Planning
4 6 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 5 (10.87%) System Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.70%) Data Management
6 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Agile Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.70%) Data Reconciliation
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) QA
2 4 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) vSphere
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.17%) Charles River
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) TSYS
4 1 (2.17%) Vermilion
4 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
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Posted: 4 days ago
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