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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 54 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.44% 2.24% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 2.65% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 9
Average salary £40,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £28,340 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £67,800 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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
1391 1243 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.60% 84.27% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 880 829 641
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (36.08%) Finance
1 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.96%) SQL
3 24 (24.74%) Banking
4 23 (23.71%) Selenium
4 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
5 19 (19.59%) BDD
5 19 (19.59%) Gherkin
6 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
7 16 (16.49%) HNC
7 16 (16.49%) HND
7 16 (16.49%) Asset Management
8 15 (15.46%) Scrum
8 15 (15.46%) Unit Testing
8 15 (15.46%) Java
8 15 (15.46%) EPoS
9 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
9 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
9 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
9 14 (14.43%) Manual Testing
10 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.40%) HTML
10 13 (13.40%) CSS
10 13 (13.40%) Web Services
11 12 (12.37%) SOA
11 12 (12.37%) XHTML
11 12 (12.37%) JBoss
11 12 (12.37%) Hibernate
11 12 (12.37%) JSON

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (12.37%) JBoss
1 12 (12.37%) Alfresco
2 3 (3.09%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.03%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Selenium
2 12 (12.37%) Maven
2 12 (12.37%) Artifactory
2 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.25%) WebDriver
4 7 (7.22%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.22%) JIRA
4 7 (7.22%) HP UFT
5 6 (6.19%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.06%) TestComplete
6 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.03%) Subversion
7 1 (1.03%) QAComplete
General
1 35 (36.08%) Finance
2 24 (24.74%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Local Government
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
6 1 (1.03%) Front Office
6 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (64.95%) Analyst
2 27 (27.84%) Test Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.40%) Developer
5 12 (12.37%) Support Analyst
5 12 (12.37%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.37%) Open Source Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.12%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.09%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Tester
10 2 (2.06%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.06%) Help Desk Analyst
10 2 (2.06%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.06%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.06%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) Gherkin
2 13 (13.40%) HTML
2 13 (13.40%) CSS
2 13 (13.40%) Web Services
3 12 (12.37%) XHTML
3 12 (12.37%) Hibernate
3 12 (12.37%) Spring
3 12 (12.37%) JSON
3 12 (12.37%) Spring Security
3 12 (12.37%) jQuery
3 12 (12.37%) RESTful
4 3 (3.09%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) EPoS
2 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Wiki
5 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Linux
2 4 (4.12%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.71%) Test Automation
3 19 (19.59%) BDD
4 16 (16.49%) Asset Management
5 15 (15.46%) Scrum
5 15 (15.46%) Unit Testing
6 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
6 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
6 14 (14.43%) Manual Testing
7 13 (13.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (12.37%) Open Source
8 12 (12.37%) Document Management
8 12 (12.37%) SOA
9 11 (11.34%) Data Analysis
10 8 (8.25%) User Stories
10 8 (8.25%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (7.22%) Investment Management
12 6 (6.19%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) SQL
2 15 (15.46%) Java
3 14 (14.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.12%) Python
5 2 (2.06%) VBScript
5 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
6 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) HNC
1 16 (16.49%) HND
2 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) Degree
4 6 (6.19%) IIBA
5 2 (2.06%) ISEB
6 1 (1.03%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.09%) Nagios
3 2 (2.06%) Puppet
3 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.03%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) Charles River
3 3 (3.09%) Splunk
4 2 (2.06%) VMware
4 2 (2.06%) F5
4 2 (2.06%) HP
4 2 (2.06%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.03%) Reuters
5 1 (1.03%) BT
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
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