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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 70 81 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 103 93 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.11% 2.53% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 3.03% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 79 57 36
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £32,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £57,200 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +14 55 £38,000 -5.00% 9
Glasgow +22 46 £36,000 -4.00% 5
Stirling -5 3 £35,000 -26.31%
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 68 (40.24%) Finance
2 65 (38.46%) SQL
3 59 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (21.89%) Java
5 35 (20.71%) Banking
6 34 (20.12%) Web Services
7 33 (19.53%) Microsoft
7 33 (19.53%) QA
8 32 (18.93%) Selenium
9 31 (18.34%) Business Analysis
9 31 (18.34%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (17.75%) Spring
11 28 (16.57%) Degree
12 24 (14.20%) Test Automation
13 23 (13.61%) SOA
14 22 (13.02%) Automated Testing
14 22 (13.02%) SDLC
15 21 (12.43%) System Integration Testing
15 21 (12.43%) SQL Server
16 20 (11.83%) Python
16 20 (11.83%) Open Source
17 19 (11.24%) BDD
17 19 (11.24%) JavaScript
17 19 (11.24%) Hibernate
17 19 (11.24%) Scrum
17 19 (11.24%) Maven
17 19 (11.24%) Computer Science
18 18 (10.65%) Data Analysis
18 18 (10.65%) Asset Management
18 18 (10.65%) Gherkin

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (7.10%) IIS
2 11 (6.51%) JBoss
2 11 (6.51%) Alfresco
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle Service Bus
3 8 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.73%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.37%) Apache
4 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.78%) AquaLogic
6 2 (1.18%) SAS
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Markit EDM
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.78%) PRMS
3 3 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.78%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.59%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) SAN
2 1 (0.59%) LDAP
2 1 (0.59%) FTP
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (4.73%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.14%) DTS
5 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.37%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (1.18%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.59%) MySQL
9 1 (0.59%) QlikView
9 1 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (18.93%) Selenium
2 19 (11.24%) Maven
3 12 (7.10%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.51%) Artifactory
5 10 (5.92%) WebDriver
6 9 (5.33%) JIRA
7 8 (4.73%) Subversion
8 7 (4.14%) HP UFT
8 7 (4.14%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.55%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.78%) Hudson
10 3 (1.78%) XMLUnit
10 3 (1.78%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.78%) Ant
10 3 (1.78%) JUnit
10 3 (1.78%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.18%) MagicDraw
11 2 (1.18%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 68 (40.24%) Finance
2 35 (20.71%) Banking
3 16 (9.47%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.55%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.55%) Front Office
5 5 (2.96%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.37%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Billing
7 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 99 (58.58%) Analyst
2 53 (31.36%) Test Analyst
3 36 (21.30%) Developer
4 24 (14.20%) Business Analyst
4 24 (14.20%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (13.61%) Senior Test Analyst
6 18 (10.65%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.51%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.51%) Open Source Developer
8 8 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 8 (4.73%) Consultant
8 8 (4.73%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (4.73%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.73%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (4.73%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (4.73%) QA Analyst
8 8 (4.73%) Senior Oracle Consultant
8 8 (4.73%) SOA Consultant
9 7 (4.14%) Senior QA Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.12%) Web Services
2 30 (17.75%) Spring
3 19 (11.24%) Hibernate
4 18 (10.65%) Gherkin
5 17 (10.06%) HTML
5 17 (10.06%) J2EE
6 14 (8.28%) XML
7 13 (7.69%) .NET
7 13 (7.69%) CSS
8 12 (7.10%) jQuery
8 12 (7.10%) JSON
8 12 (7.10%) RESTful
9 11 (6.51%) Spring Security
9 11 (6.51%) XHTML
10 10 (5.92%) ASP.NET
11 8 (4.73%) XSLT
11 8 (4.73%) Oracle ADF
11 8 (4.73%) Middleware
11 8 (4.73%) WebCenter
11 8 (4.73%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.34%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.28%) EPoS
4 9 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.55%) Derivative
6 4 (2.37%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.37%) Economics
6 4 (2.37%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.37%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.37%) Commodity Exotics
7 3 (1.78%) Wiki
8 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.18%) Equities
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.59%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) Linux
2 9 (5.33%) UNIX
3 5 (2.96%) Windows
4 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (34.91%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (18.34%) Business Analysis
3 24 (14.20%) Test Automation
4 23 (13.61%) SOA
5 22 (13.02%) Automated Testing
5 22 (13.02%) SDLC
6 21 (12.43%) System Integration Testing
7 20 (11.83%) Open Source
8 19 (11.24%) BDD
8 19 (11.24%) Scrum
9 18 (10.65%) Asset Management
9 18 (10.65%) Data Analysis
10 16 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (9.47%) Test Scripting
10 16 (9.47%) User Stories
11 15 (8.88%) Manual Testing
11 15 (8.88%) Software Testing
12 14 (8.28%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.28%) Software Delivery
13 13 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.46%) SQL
2 37 (21.89%) Java
3 20 (11.83%) Python
4 19 (11.24%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.69%) Perl
6 11 (6.51%) C#
7 9 (5.33%) Ruby
8 8 (4.73%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.73%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.78%) VBScript
11 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.18%) XQuery
12 1 (0.59%) C++
12 1 (0.59%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Degree
2 15 (8.88%) HNC
2 15 (8.88%) HND
3 13 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.33%) ISEB
5 6 (3.55%) IIBA
6 5 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.59%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (19.53%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) SLA
3 3 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (5.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.78%) Nagios
3 2 (1.18%) Puppet
3 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.59%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 33 (19.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.28%) Oracle
3 9 (5.33%) SAP
4 8 (4.73%) Charles River
5 6 (3.55%) Perforce
6 5 (2.96%) Sybase
7 4 (2.37%) Splunk
8 3 (1.78%) Reuters
9 2 (1.18%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.18%) VMware
9 2 (1.18%) F5
9 2 (1.18%) Cognos
9 2 (1.18%) HP
9 2 (1.18%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.59%) CA
10 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.59%) Intel
10 1 (0.59%) IBM
10 1 (0.59%) BT
10 1 (0.59%) Kofax
Glasgow Area
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Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + full range of benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 20% pension + h/care + life
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago