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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 80 95 115
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 95 58 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.54% 1.87% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.31% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 36 26
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £57,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3002 2512 2378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.37% 81.19% 75.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1636 1595
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 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 1 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 +7 34 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Glasgow -1 31 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Stirling -1 18 £47,500 - 1
Aberdeen +12 10 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Dundee - 1 £27,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 43 (26.38%) Finance
2 34 (20.86%) Selenium
3 33 (20.25%) Scrum
4 31 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (18.40%) ISTQB
6 28 (17.18%) Degree
6 28 (17.18%) Unit Testing
7 27 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (16.56%) Banking
7 27 (16.56%) ISEB
8 26 (15.95%) Regression Testing
8 26 (15.95%) Java
9 25 (15.34%) QA
9 25 (15.34%) Gherkin
10 24 (14.72%) JBoss
11 22 (13.50%) SQL
11 22 (13.50%) Software Testing
12 21 (12.88%) Hibernate
13 18 (11.04%) Windows
13 18 (11.04%) Web Services
13 18 (11.04%) BDD
14 17 (10.43%) HTML
14 17 (10.43%) Oracle
15 16 (9.82%) JavaScript
15 16 (9.82%) CSS
15 16 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (9.82%) Microsoft
16 15 (9.20%) Jenkins
17 14 (8.59%) Oracle Database
17 14 (8.59%) SOA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (7.98%) Alfresco
2 8 (4.91%) Apache
3 2 (1.23%) SAS
3 2 (1.23%) CMS
3 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.29%) MS Office
3 5 (3.07%) MS Project
4 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) SAP MM
1 4 (2.45%) SAP CO
1 4 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (2.45%) SAP SCM
2 2 (1.23%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.23%) VPN
2 2 (1.23%) SAN
2 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.23%) VLAN
2 2 (1.23%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (8.59%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.52%) DataStage
4 7 (4.29%) IBM InfoSphere
4 7 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.61%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.61%) MS Access
7 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.61%) OLTP
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (20.86%) Selenium
2 15 (9.20%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.98%) Artifactory
3 13 (7.98%) Maven
4 12 (7.36%) WebDriver
5 8 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.29%) Subversion
7 5 (3.07%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.84%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.23%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.23%) Hudson
10 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 43 (26.38%) Finance
2 27 (16.56%) Banking
3 13 (7.98%) Retail
4 6 (3.68%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.68%) Marketing
4 6 (3.68%) Back Office
5 3 (1.84%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.23%) Front Office
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (40.49%) Analyst
2 30 (18.40%) Business Analyst
2 30 (18.40%) Test Analyst
3 24 (14.72%) Developer
4 21 (12.88%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.43%) Test Manager
6 16 (9.82%) Test Engineer
7 11 (6.75%) QA Engineer
8 8 (4.91%) Technical Manager
8 8 (4.91%) Implementation Manager
9 5 (3.07%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (3.07%) Tester
9 5 (3.07%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.07%) Consultant
10 4 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.45%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.45%) SAP MM Consultant
10 4 (2.45%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (2.45%) Administrator
10 4 (2.45%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.34%) Gherkin
2 21 (12.88%) Hibernate
3 18 (11.04%) Web Services
4 17 (10.43%) HTML
5 16 (9.82%) CSS
6 13 (7.98%) XHTML
6 13 (7.98%) Spring
6 13 (7.98%) JSON
6 13 (7.98%) Spring Security
6 13 (7.98%) jQuery
6 13 (7.98%) RESTful
7 8 (4.91%) Java EE
7 8 (4.91%) JDBC
8 4 (2.45%) .NET
9 3 (1.84%) XML
10 2 (1.23%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) Open Source
2 4 (2.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.45%) Reference Data
3 3 (1.84%) EPoS
3 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.84%) Fixed Income
3 3 (1.84%) Equities
3 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.23%) Social Media
4 2 (1.23%) Derivative
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.61%) Firmware
5 1 (0.61%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.04%) Windows
2 12 (7.36%) Mac OS X
3 11 (6.75%) UNIX
4 7 (4.29%) 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.25%) Scrum
2 31 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (17.18%) Unit Testing
4 27 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (15.95%) Regression Testing
6 22 (13.50%) Software Testing
7 18 (11.04%) BDD
8 14 (8.59%) SOA
8 14 (8.59%) Document Management
9 13 (7.98%) Business Analysis
10 11 (6.75%) E-Commerce
11 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.52%) Test Management
11 9 (5.52%) Release Management
12 8 (4.91%) Manual Testing
12 8 (4.91%) Test Scripting
12 8 (4.91%) Test Strategy
13 7 (4.29%) Change Data Capture
13 7 (4.29%) Automation Testing
13 7 (4.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.95%) Java
2 22 (13.50%) SQL
3 16 (9.82%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.98%) Python
5 4 (2.45%) Perl
6 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.61%) C#
7 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.61%) VBScript
7 1 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (18.40%) ISTQB
2 28 (17.18%) Degree
3 27 (16.56%) ISEB
4 13 (7.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (1.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.34%) QA
2 5 (3.07%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.23%) vSphere
2 2 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (14.72%) JBoss
2 17 (10.43%) Oracle
3 16 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.13%) HP
5 8 (4.91%) IBM
6 7 (4.29%) Informatica
7 5 (3.07%) SAP
8 3 (1.84%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.84%) VMware
9 2 (1.23%) TSYS
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.23%) Reuters
9 2 (1.23%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.23%) Charles River
9 2 (1.23%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.61%) Vertica
10 1 (0.61%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.61%) Mantas
10 1 (0.61%) Actimize
10 1 (0.61%) Cognos
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