The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 80 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 91 53 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.56% 1.69% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 2.08% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 55 25 31
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.00%
User Acceptance Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2937 2548 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.55% 81.15% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 1625 1640
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 33 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Glasgow -1 26 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Stirling -4 22 £48,750 - 1
Aberdeen +15 10 £55,000 -4.34% 2
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 58 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.06%) Finance
3 39 (23.93%) Banking
4 28 (17.18%) ISEB
4 28 (17.18%) ISTQB
5 27 (16.56%) Selenium
6 26 (15.95%) Degree
7 25 (15.34%) Gherkin
8 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (14.72%) Unit Testing
9 23 (14.11%) Java
9 23 (14.11%) JBoss
10 22 (13.50%) SQL
10 22 (13.50%) Scrum
11 21 (12.88%) Software Testing
12 20 (12.27%) QA
12 20 (12.27%) Hibernate
13 19 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (9.82%) Regression Testing
14 16 (9.82%) Web Services
14 16 (9.82%) Test Planning
15 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
15 15 (9.20%) BDD
16 14 (8.59%) User Experience
17 13 (7.98%) Retail
17 13 (7.98%) Investment Banking
17 13 (7.98%) Business Analysis
17 13 (7.98%) Open Source
17 13 (7.98%) CSS
17 13 (7.98%) Windows

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (6.75%) Alfresco
2 8 (4.91%) Apache
3 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.29%) MS Office
3 4 (2.45%) MS Project
4 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) SAP MM
1 6 (3.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (3.68%) SAP SCM
1 6 (3.68%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.23%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.23%) SAN
2 2 (1.23%) LDAP
2 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.23%) VPN
2 2 (1.23%) VLAN
2 2 (1.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.13%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (2.45%) DataStage
4 4 (2.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.61%) QlikView
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.61%) MS Access
6 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Selenium
2 12 (7.36%) Maven
2 12 (7.36%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.75%) Artifactory
4 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (3.68%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.07%) Subversion
7 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.84%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.23%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.23%) Hudson
8 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.61%) JIRA
9 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.61%) MagicDraw
9 1 (0.61%) Toad
9 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 49 (30.06%) Finance
2 39 (23.93%) Banking
3 13 (7.98%) Retail
3 13 (7.98%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.13%) Back Office
5 7 (4.29%) Marketing
6 4 (2.45%) Legal
6 4 (2.45%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Law
7 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.23%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (45.40%) Analyst
2 36 (22.09%) Business Analyst
3 31 (19.02%) Test Analyst
4 22 (13.50%) Developer
5 20 (12.27%) Java Developer
6 19 (11.66%) Test Manager
7 15 (9.20%) Test Engineer
8 9 (5.52%) Technical Manager
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Consultant
11 6 (3.68%) Senior Business Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) SAP MM Consultant
11 6 (3.68%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (3.68%) QA Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) UAT Manager
12 5 (3.07%) Tester
13 4 (2.45%) Administrator
13 4 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.45%) Implementation Manager
13 4 (2.45%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.34%) Gherkin
2 20 (12.27%) Hibernate
3 16 (9.82%) Web Services
4 13 (7.98%) CSS
4 13 (7.98%) HTML
5 12 (7.36%) Spring
6 11 (6.75%) RESTful
6 11 (6.75%) jQuery
6 11 (6.75%) JSON
6 11 (6.75%) Spring Security
6 11 (6.75%) XHTML
7 8 (4.91%) JDBC
7 8 (4.91%) Java EE
8 4 (2.45%) .NET
9 2 (1.23%) XML
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.61%) JMS
10 1 (0.61%) J2EE
10 1 (0.61%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.59%) User Experience
3 13 (7.98%) Open Source
4 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.45%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.84%) Equities
5 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.84%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.23%) EPoS
6 2 (1.23%) Derivative
6 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Windows
2 8 (4.91%) UNIX
3 6 (3.68%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.45%) AIX
5 2 (1.23%) Linux
5 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (14.72%) Unit Testing
3 22 (13.50%) Scrum
4 21 (12.88%) Software Testing
5 19 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (9.82%) Regression Testing
6 16 (9.82%) Test Planning
7 15 (9.20%) BDD
8 13 (7.98%) Business Analysis
9 12 (7.36%) SOA
10 11 (6.75%) Document Management
11 10 (6.13%) Test Management
11 10 (6.13%) Test Scripting
11 10 (6.13%) Manual Testing
12 9 (5.52%) System Testing
12 9 (5.52%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.29%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.11%) Java
2 22 (13.50%) SQL
3 12 (7.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.68%) Python
5 3 (1.84%) Perl
6 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.61%) XQuery
7 1 (0.61%) C#
7 1 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (17.18%) ISEB
1 28 (17.18%) ISTQB
2 26 (15.95%) Degree
3 11 (6.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.84%) HND
5 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.61%) CRISC
6 1 (0.61%) CISA
6 1 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.27%) QA
2 5 (3.07%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
1 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.23%) vSphere
1 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (14.11%) JBoss
2 15 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.98%) Oracle
4 9 (5.52%) HP
5 6 (3.68%) Informatica
5 6 (3.68%) SAP
6 5 (3.07%) IBM
7 4 (2.45%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.84%) Charles River
9 2 (1.23%) VMware
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.23%) Reuters
9 2 (1.23%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.23%) Cognos
9 2 (1.23%) TSYS
9 2 (1.23%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.61%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.61%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.61%) Mantas
10 1 (0.61%) Actimize
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