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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 71 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.18% 2.30% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.70% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 4
Average salary £38,000 £37,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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
1192 1407 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.69% 85.12% 78.87%
Number of salaries quoted 695 921 495
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
4 12 (27.91%) Manual Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) Linux
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 8 (18.60%) Banking
6 8 (18.60%) Selenium
6 8 (18.60%) WebDriver
7 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
7 7 (16.28%) Test Management
8 6 (13.95%) JIRA
8 6 (13.95%) User Stories
8 6 (13.95%) BDD
8 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Change Management
9 5 (11.63%) Windows
9 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
10 4 (9.30%) Degree
10 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
10 4 (9.30%) Markit EDM
10 4 (9.30%) Charles River

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2 (4.65%) IIS
1 2 (4.65%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.33%) MultiFonds
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) WebDriver
1 8 (18.60%) Selenium
2 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Hudson
4 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) QAComplete
4 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Report Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Test Automation
2 12 (27.91%) Manual Testing
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Test Management
3 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
4 6 (13.95%) User Stories
4 6 (13.95%) BDD
5 5 (11.63%) Software Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.98%) Line Management
7 3 (6.98%) Time Management
7 3 (6.98%) System Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) Python
2 3 (6.98%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
1 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.98%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Charles River
3 3 (6.98%) Splunk
4 2 (4.65%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) F5
4 2 (4.65%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
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