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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 92 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 33 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 2.29% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 2.72% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,250 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £61,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
1126 1214 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.34% 84.36% 82.09%
Number of salaries quoted 686 800 611
Average salary £44,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 31 (81.58%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 10 (26.32%) Test Management
4 8 (21.05%) Banking
4 8 (21.05%) Test Planning
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 6 (15.79%) QA
7 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.16%) MS Office
7 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
7 5 (13.16%) Change Management
7 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Migration
8 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle
8 4 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.53%) ISEB
8 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Degree
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
9 3 (7.89%) Reference Data
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (7.89%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.89%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (81.58%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Test Manager
2 9 (23.68%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) SAP Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.89%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Test Management
2 8 (21.05%) Test Planning
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.16%) Change Management
5 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Agile Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) System Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.89%) Workflow
7 3 (7.89%) Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) Charles River
3 1 (2.63%) Vermilion
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