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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 84 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +12
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 92 53 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.55% 1.72% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 2.11% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 26 30
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £48,500 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
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
2961 2507 2493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.18% 81.58% 77.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1902 1628 1650
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 32 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Glasgow -12 26 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Stirling - 22 £48,750 - 1
Aberdeen +19 11 £55,000 +7.31% 1
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (28.75%) Finance
3 34 (21.25%) Banking
4 30 (18.75%) Selenium
5 27 (16.88%) ISEB
5 27 (16.88%) ISTQB
6 26 (16.25%) Degree
6 26 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (15.63%) Scrum
7 25 (15.63%) Gherkin
8 24 (15.00%) Unit Testing
9 23 (14.38%) Java
10 22 (13.75%) JBoss
10 22 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (13.13%) Software Testing
11 21 (13.13%) QA
12 20 (12.50%) SQL
12 20 (12.50%) Hibernate
13 18 (11.25%) Regression Testing
14 16 (10.00%) Web Services
14 16 (10.00%) Windows
15 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
15 15 (9.38%) BDD
15 15 (9.38%) Test Planning
15 15 (9.38%) User Experience
16 14 (8.75%) Oracle
17 13 (8.13%) HTML
17 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
17 13 (8.13%) CSS
17 13 (8.13%) Retail

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.88%) Alfresco
2 8 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.38%) MS Office
3 4 (2.50%) MS Project
4 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) SAP MM
1 6 (3.75%) SAP CO
1 6 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (3.75%) SAP SCM
2 2 (1.25%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) HTTP
2 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) VPN
2 2 (1.25%) SAN
2 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.25%) VLAN
2 2 (1.25%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.50%) DataStage
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.25%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.63%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.63%) DB2
6 1 (0.63%) MS Access
6 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (18.75%) Selenium
2 13 (8.13%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.50%) Maven
4 11 (6.88%) Artifactory
5 9 (5.63%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.75%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (3.13%) Subversion
9 3 (1.88%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.88%) Hudson
10 2 (1.25%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.25%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.63%) MagicDraw
11 1 (0.63%) JIRA
11 1 (0.63%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.63%) Toad
11 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 46 (28.75%) Finance
2 34 (21.25%) Banking
3 13 (8.13%) Retail
4 10 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.63%) Back Office
6 6 (3.75%) Marketing
7 4 (2.50%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.88%) Legal
9 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.63%) Electronics
10 1 (0.63%) Advertising
10 1 (0.63%) Games
10 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (43.75%) Analyst
2 34 (21.25%) Business Analyst
3 30 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 22 (13.75%) Developer
5 20 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 18 (11.25%) Test Manager
7 15 (9.38%) Test Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Technical Manager
9 8 (5.00%) QA Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Consultant
11 6 (3.75%) SAP MM Consultant
11 6 (3.75%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) UAT Manager
12 5 (3.13%) Tester
13 4 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.50%) Senior Business Analyst
13 4 (2.50%) Administrator
13 4 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
13 4 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.63%) Gherkin
2 20 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 16 (10.00%) Web Services
4 13 (8.13%) HTML
4 13 (8.13%) CSS
5 12 (7.50%) Spring
6 11 (6.88%) JSON
6 11 (6.88%) Spring Security
6 11 (6.88%) jQuery
6 11 (6.88%) RESTful
6 11 (6.88%) XHTML
7 8 (5.00%) JDBC
7 8 (5.00%) Java EE
8 4 (2.50%) .NET
9 2 (1.25%) XML
10 1 (0.63%) JMS
10 1 (0.63%) FpML
10 1 (0.63%) J2EE
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.38%) User Experience
3 13 (8.13%) Open Source
4 4 (2.50%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.88%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.88%) Equities
5 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.25%) Derivative
6 2 (1.25%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.25%) EPoS
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.00%) Windows
2 9 (5.63%) Mac OS X
3 8 (5.00%) UNIX
4 4 (2.50%) AIX
5 2 (1.25%) Linux
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.63%) Scrum
3 24 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 22 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (13.13%) Software Testing
6 18 (11.25%) Regression Testing
7 15 (9.38%) BDD
7 15 (9.38%) Test Planning
8 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
9 12 (7.50%) SOA
10 11 (6.88%) Document Management
11 10 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 10 (6.25%) Manual Testing
12 9 (5.63%) Test Management
13 8 (5.00%) System Testing
13 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.38%) Data Modelling
14 7 (4.38%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.38%) Test Strategy
14 7 (4.38%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.38%) Java
2 20 (12.50%) SQL
3 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.63%) Python
5 3 (1.88%) Perl
6 2 (1.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.63%) C#
7 1 (0.63%) XQuery
7 1 (0.63%) VB
7 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (16.88%) ISEB
1 27 (16.88%) ISTQB
2 26 (16.25%) Degree
3 11 (6.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.88%) HND
5 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.13%) QA
2 5 (3.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) MiFID
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.25%) Terminal Services
1 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.25%) vSphere
1 2 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.25%) WSUS
3 1 (0.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (13.75%) JBoss
2 15 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.75%) Oracle
4 9 (5.63%) HP
5 6 (3.75%) SAP
5 6 (3.75%) Informatica
6 5 (3.13%) IBM
7 4 (2.50%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.25%) Cognos
8 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.25%) TSYS
8 2 (1.25%) Reuters
8 2 (1.25%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.25%) Charles River
8 2 (1.25%) VMware
8 2 (1.25%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.63%) Mantas
9 1 (0.63%) Actimize
9 1 (0.63%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.63%) Green Hat
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