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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 103 122 94
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 50 38 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 1.23% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.42% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 35
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
2663 2673 2785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.51% 86.87% 84.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 1694 1827
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
Glasgow 0 33 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Edinburgh +16 21 £45,000 +28.57% 6
West Lothian +8 3 £36,000 -10.00%
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 63 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (34.94%) Java
3 51 (30.72%) Finance
4 47 (28.31%) SQL
5 46 (27.71%) Open Source
6 45 (27.11%) Spring
7 44 (26.51%) Maven
7 44 (26.51%) Banking
7 44 (26.51%) Hibernate
8 42 (25.30%) HTML
8 42 (25.30%) JavaScript
9 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (22.89%) Web Services
10 38 (22.89%) Selenium
11 36 (21.69%) BDD
12 35 (21.08%) RESTful
13 34 (20.48%) Jenkins
14 33 (19.88%) JSON
14 33 (19.88%) JBoss
14 33 (19.88%) Scrum
15 31 (18.67%) SOA
15 31 (18.67%) CSS
15 31 (18.67%) jQuery
15 31 (18.67%) Gherkin
16 30 (18.07%) Artifactory
17 29 (17.47%) Unit Testing
17 29 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (17.47%) Spring Security
17 29 (17.47%) Alfresco
17 29 (17.47%) Document Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 33 (19.88%) JBoss
2 29 (17.47%) Alfresco
3 10 (6.02%) Apache
4 8 (4.82%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.61%) IIS
6 5 (3.01%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.41%) GemFire
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.81%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.60%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Yammer
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) Internet
2 4 (2.41%) FTP
2 4 (2.41%) HTTP
3 2 (1.20%) Intranet
3 2 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.60%) SSL
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.64%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (9.04%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 7 (4.22%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.41%) Hazelcast
6 4 (2.41%) MarkLogic
6 4 (2.41%) QlikView
6 4 (2.41%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (1.81%) DB2
8 2 (1.20%) Big Data
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (26.51%) Maven
2 38 (22.89%) Selenium
3 34 (20.48%) Jenkins
4 30 (18.07%) Artifactory
5 9 (5.42%) Subversion
6 8 (4.82%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.41%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.20%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.60%) Hudson
9 1 (0.60%) PVCS
9 1 (0.60%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (30.72%) Finance
2 44 (26.51%) Banking
3 25 (15.06%) Investment Banking
4 15 (9.04%) Front Office
5 12 (7.23%) Spanish Language
6 10 (6.02%) Retail
7 8 (4.82%) Manufacturing
7 8 (4.82%) Marketing
8 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.41%) Legal
9 4 (2.41%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.81%) Billing
10 3 (1.81%) General Ledger
11 2 (1.20%) Electronics
11 2 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (39.76%) Analyst
2 56 (33.73%) Developer
3 39 (23.49%) Java Developer
4 33 (19.88%) Test Analyst
5 23 (13.86%) Open Source Developer
6 19 (11.45%) Business Analyst
7 12 (7.23%) Business Objects Developer
8 10 (6.02%) Asset Management Analyst
8 10 (6.02%) Asset Management Business Analyst
8 10 (6.02%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.42%) Consultant
9 9 (5.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.42%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (4.82%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
12 6 (3.61%) Business Systems Analyst
12 6 (3.61%) Core Java Developer
12 6 (3.61%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.11%) Spring
2 44 (26.51%) Hibernate
3 42 (25.30%) HTML
4 38 (22.89%) Web Services
5 35 (21.08%) RESTful
6 33 (19.88%) JSON
7 31 (18.67%) CSS
7 31 (18.67%) Gherkin
7 31 (18.67%) jQuery
8 29 (17.47%) Spring Security
8 29 (17.47%) XHTML
9 16 (9.64%) XML
10 13 (7.83%) J2EE
11 8 (4.82%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (3.61%) Java EE
13 5 (3.01%) .NET
14 4 (2.41%) FIXML
14 4 (2.41%) JMS
14 4 (2.41%) JSP
14 4 (2.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.42%) Derivative
4 6 (3.61%) Equities
5 5 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.41%) EPoS
6 4 (2.41%) Linked Data
7 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.81%) Economics
7 3 (1.81%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.20%) Commodity Exotics
8 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.60%) Life Science
9 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.25%) Unix
2 7 (4.22%) Linux
3 6 (3.61%) Windows
4 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (27.71%) Open Source
3 36 (21.69%) BDD
4 33 (19.88%) Scrum
5 31 (18.67%) SOA
6 29 (17.47%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (17.47%) Document Management
6 29 (17.47%) Unit Testing
7 26 (15.66%) Business Analysis
7 26 (15.66%) System Integration Testing
8 24 (14.46%) Data Analysis
9 23 (13.86%) Asset Management
10 19 (11.45%) Test Scripting
11 17 (10.24%) Project Management
11 17 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.24%) TDD
12 15 (9.04%) Test Planning
13 14 (8.43%) Six Sigma
14 13 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.83%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.94%) Java
2 47 (28.31%) SQL
3 42 (25.30%) JavaScript
4 14 (8.43%) PL/SQL
5 13 (7.83%) Python
6 12 (7.23%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.22%) Perl
8 5 (3.01%) C#
9 4 (2.41%) SPARQL
9 4 (2.41%) VB
9 4 (2.41%) XQuery
10 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.81%) VB6
10 3 (1.81%) VBA
10 3 (1.81%) VBScript
11 1 (0.60%) C++
11 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (16.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.05%) Degree
3 19 (11.45%) ISEB
4 11 (6.63%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.41%) HNC
5 4 (2.41%) HND
6 3 (1.81%) ACCA
6 3 (1.81%) CIMA
6 3 (1.81%) IIBA
6 3 (1.81%) MBA
7 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.27%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) SLA
3 4 (2.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.41%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (11.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.83%) Oracle
3 8 (4.82%) Sybase
4 4 (2.41%) Cognos
4 4 (2.41%) HP
4 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.41%) Splunk
5 3 (1.81%) CA
5 3 (1.81%) Informatica
6 2 (1.20%) Charles River
6 2 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (0.60%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.60%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.60%) IFS
7 1 (0.60%) Pega
7 1 (0.60%) Sun
7 1 (0.60%) Teradata
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
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