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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 92 103 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 60 71 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.03% 1.85% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.28% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 56
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

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
2543 3114 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.12% 81.28% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2068 1489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 +25 40 £38,000 -5.00% 10
Glasgow -8 9 £52,500 +23.52% 6
West Lothian +2 7 £40,750 +40.51% 1
Stirling -10 4 £35,000 -22.22%
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 54 (52.43%) Finance
2 36 (34.95%) SQL
3 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (23.30%) Banking
5 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
6 21 (20.39%) Selenium
7 19 (18.45%) QA
8 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
9 16 (15.53%) Test Management
9 16 (15.53%) ISTQB
9 16 (15.53%) Automated Testing
9 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
10 15 (14.56%) Manual Testing
11 14 (13.59%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (13.59%) Business Analysis
12 13 (12.62%) Degree
12 13 (12.62%) System Testing
12 13 (12.62%) Linux
13 12 (11.65%) Web Services
13 12 (11.65%) Release Management
14 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
14 11 (10.68%) Test Scripting
14 11 (10.68%) Test Strategy
14 11 (10.68%) IIS
14 11 (10.68%) ISEB
14 11 (10.68%) Software Delivery
15 10 (9.71%) Python
15 10 (9.71%) Project Management
15 10 (9.71%) Regression Testing
15 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (10.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.97%) Mule
2 1 (0.97%) SAS
2 1 (0.97%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.80%) MS Office
3 5 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Markit EDM
1 4 (3.88%) SAP CO
2 3 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.91%) SAP SCM
2 3 (2.91%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.94%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.94%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.94%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.97%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.97%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.97%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.97%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) SAN
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.88%) QlikView
4 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.91%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.94%) BODI
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.97%) DB2
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Selenium
2 10 (9.71%) WebDriver
2 10 (9.71%) JIRA
3 6 (5.83%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.91%) Maven
5 3 (2.91%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.97%) Subversion
7 1 (0.97%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.97%) Hudson
7 1 (0.97%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.97%) JUnit
7 1 (0.97%) QAComplete
General
1 54 (52.43%) Finance
2 24 (23.30%) Banking
3 10 (9.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.91%) Back Office
5 3 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
6 1 (0.97%) Local Government
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (55.34%) Analyst
2 36 (34.95%) Test Analyst
3 20 (19.42%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (14.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 15 (14.56%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.65%) Test Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Developer
7 7 (6.80%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.83%) Tester
8 6 (5.83%) Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.83%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Senior QA Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Senior QA Test Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) Web Services
2 6 (5.83%) .NET
3 4 (3.88%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.91%) Spring
4 3 (2.91%) Apache Flex
4 3 (2.91%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.94%) HTML
5 2 (1.94%) HTML5
6 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.97%) Drools
6 1 (0.97%) RESTful
6 1 (0.97%) jQuery
6 1 (0.97%) CSS3
6 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.97%) CSS
6 1 (0.97%) XML
6 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.74%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Equities
3 3 (2.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.94%) Open Source
4 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.94%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Blog
5 1 (0.97%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) Linux
2 8 (7.77%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) UNIX
3 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.48%) Test Automation
3 16 (15.53%) Test Management
3 16 (15.53%) Automated Testing
4 15 (14.56%) Manual Testing
5 14 (13.59%) Business Analysis
6 13 (12.62%) System Testing
7 12 (11.65%) Release Management
8 11 (10.68%) Test Scripting
8 11 (10.68%) Test Strategy
8 11 (10.68%) Software Delivery
9 10 (9.71%) Project Management
9 10 (9.71%) Regression Testing
9 10 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.71%) Security Testing
9 10 (9.71%) Time Management
10 9 (8.74%) Asset Management
10 9 (8.74%) Software Testing
10 9 (8.74%) Performance Testing
10 9 (8.74%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.95%) SQL
2 10 (9.71%) Python
3 8 (7.77%) Java
4 5 (4.85%) C#
5 3 (2.91%) Ruby
5 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.91%) Perl
5 3 (2.91%) VBA
6 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.94%) VBScript
6 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.97%) C++
7 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) ISTQB
2 13 (12.62%) Degree
3 11 (10.68%) ISEB
4 5 (4.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.91%) CRISC
5 3 (2.91%) CISA
5 3 (2.91%) CISM
6 1 (0.97%) MBA
6 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.45%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) COBIT
2 3 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (13.59%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.91%) Nagios
3 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) SAP
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.88%) Charles River
5 3 (2.91%) Splunk
6 2 (1.94%) HP
6 2 (1.94%) VMware
6 2 (1.94%) F5
7 1 (0.97%) Verint
7 1 (0.97%) Kofax
7 1 (0.97%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.97%) Avaya
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.97%) Intel
7 1 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
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