The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 93 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 84 70 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.32% 2.15% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.70% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 46 33
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% -9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2928 2588 2423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.75% 79.58% 75.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1970 1704 1657
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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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 +7 38 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Glasgow -5 29 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Stirling -8 6 £47,500 - 1
West Lothian - 5 £29,000 - 1
Aberdeen +1 3 £39,500 -21.00%
Dundee - 1 £27,500 -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 53 (29.78%) Scrum
2 50 (28.09%) Unit Testing
2 50 (28.09%) Java
3 48 (26.97%) Selenium
3 48 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (26.97%) Gherkin
4 47 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (25.28%) Finance
5 45 (25.28%) JBoss
6 43 (24.16%) Hibernate
7 40 (22.47%) Web Services
8 38 (21.35%) BDD
9 37 (20.79%) Jenkins
10 35 (19.66%) Spring
10 35 (19.66%) Maven
10 35 (19.66%) Open Source
11 34 (19.10%) RESTful
11 34 (19.10%) JSON
11 34 (19.10%) Artifactory
12 33 (18.54%) HTML
13 32 (17.98%) JavaScript
13 32 (17.98%) CSS
14 31 (17.42%) Degree
15 30 (16.85%) Document Management
15 30 (16.85%) SOA
16 29 (16.29%) XHTML
16 29 (16.29%) Spring Security
16 29 (16.29%) jQuery
16 29 (16.29%) Alfresco
17 28 (15.73%) Banking

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 29 (16.29%) Alfresco
2 8 (4.49%) Apache
3 6 (3.37%) CMS
4 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Mule
5 1 (0.56%) MTS
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.49%) MS Project
2 6 (3.37%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.12%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.12%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) HTTP
2 2 (1.12%) LDAP
2 2 (1.12%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.56%) VLAN
3 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (10.11%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.87%) DataStage
4 11 (6.18%) IBM InfoSphere
4 11 (6.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (6.18%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) OLTP
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) MS Access
7 1 (0.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 48 (26.97%) Selenium
2 37 (20.79%) Jenkins
3 35 (19.66%) Maven
4 34 (19.10%) Artifactory
5 12 (6.74%) WebDriver
6 11 (6.18%) Subversion
7 8 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.37%) JIRA
9 5 (2.81%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.69%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.12%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.12%) Hudson
11 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.56%) LSMW
12 1 (0.56%) JUnit
12 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.56%) WinRunner
General
1 45 (25.28%) Finance
2 28 (15.73%) Banking
3 10 (5.62%) Retail
4 8 (4.49%) Marketing
5 5 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.25%) Back Office
7 2 (1.12%) Front Office
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (32.02%) Analyst
2 48 (26.97%) Developer
3 40 (22.47%) Java Developer
4 27 (15.17%) Business Analyst
5 25 (14.04%) Test Analyst
6 17 (9.55%) Test Engineer
6 17 (9.55%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Implementation Manager
9 11 (6.18%) Test Manager
9 11 (6.18%) QA Engineer
10 5 (2.81%) Test Leader
10 5 (2.81%) Tester
10 5 (2.81%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.81%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.25%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.25%) Agile Test Analyst
12 3 (1.69%) Programme Test Manager
12 3 (1.69%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.97%) Gherkin
2 43 (24.16%) Hibernate
3 40 (22.47%) Web Services
4 35 (19.66%) Spring
5 34 (19.10%) RESTful
5 34 (19.10%) JSON
6 33 (18.54%) HTML
7 32 (17.98%) CSS
8 29 (16.29%) XHTML
8 29 (16.29%) Spring Security
8 29 (16.29%) jQuery
9 8 (4.49%) JDBC
9 8 (4.49%) Java EE
10 6 (3.37%) .NET
10 6 (3.37%) EDI
11 5 (2.81%) Grails
11 5 (2.81%) JSF
12 3 (1.69%) XML
13 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
13 1 (0.56%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.66%) Open Source
2 6 (3.37%) Social Media
3 5 (2.81%) Equities
4 4 (2.25%) Derivative
4 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.69%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) EPoS
6 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) iSeries
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Windows
2 18 (10.11%) UNIX
3 12 (6.74%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.18%) AIX
5 3 (1.69%) Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.78%) Scrum
2 50 (28.09%) Unit Testing
3 48 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (21.35%) BDD
6 30 (16.85%) Document Management
6 30 (16.85%) SOA
7 25 (14.04%) Software Testing
8 22 (12.36%) Regression Testing
9 21 (11.80%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.30%) Release Management
11 12 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.18%) Change Data Capture
13 9 (5.06%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.06%) Test Scripting
14 7 (3.93%) Data Analysis
14 7 (3.93%) Test Strategy
15 6 (3.37%) Non-Functional Testing
15 6 (3.37%) Project Management
15 6 (3.37%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.09%) Java
2 32 (17.98%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.92%) SQL
4 13 (7.30%) Python
5 5 (2.81%) Groovy
6 4 (2.25%) Perl
7 3 (1.69%) C#
8 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.12%) VBScript
8 2 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) C
9 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (17.42%) Degree
2 18 (10.11%) ISTQB
3 14 (7.87%) ISEB
4 11 (6.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.55%) QA
2 5 (2.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.56%) vSphere
2 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (6.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) WSUS
2 1 (0.56%) OpenView
2 1 (0.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (25.28%) JBoss
2 23 (12.92%) Oracle
3 19 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.30%) IBM
5 9 (5.06%) HP
6 7 (3.93%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.81%) Informatica
8 3 (1.69%) SAP
9 2 (1.12%) Reuters
9 2 (1.12%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.12%) Charles River
9 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.12%) VMware
9 2 (1.12%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.56%) TSYS
10 1 (0.56%) Vertica
10 1 (0.56%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.56%) EMC
10 1 (0.56%) Citrix
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