The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 92 103 104
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 81 62 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 1.92% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.38% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 32
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2963 2605 2369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.65% 80.58% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1980 1701 1608
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -5 35 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Glasgow -7 28 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Stirling -4 8 £48,750 - 2
West Lothian - 4 £29,000 -
Aberdeen +6 3 £39,500 -9.71%
Dundee - 1 £27,500 -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (28.00%) Scrum
2 46 (26.29%) Selenium
2 46 (26.29%) Unit Testing
3 45 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.71%) Java
4 44 (25.14%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (24.57%) Gherkin
6 41 (23.43%) JBoss
7 40 (22.86%) Finance
8 39 (22.29%) Hibernate
9 36 (20.57%) Web Services
10 34 (19.43%) BDD
11 33 (18.86%) Jenkins
12 31 (17.71%) Open Source
12 31 (17.71%) Spring
12 31 (17.71%) Maven
13 30 (17.14%) Degree
13 30 (17.14%) JSON
13 30 (17.14%) RESTful
13 30 (17.14%) HTML
13 30 (17.14%) Artifactory
14 29 (16.57%) CSS
14 29 (16.57%) JavaScript
14 29 (16.57%) Banking
15 27 (15.43%) Document Management
15 27 (15.43%) SOA
16 26 (14.86%) XHTML
16 26 (14.86%) Alfresco
16 26 (14.86%) Spring Security
16 26 (14.86%) jQuery

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 26 (14.86%) Alfresco
2 8 (4.57%) Apache
3 6 (3.43%) CMS
4 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.57%) Mule
5 1 (0.57%) MTS
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS Project
2 7 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.43%) MS Office
4 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.14%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.14%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) LDAP
2 2 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.57%) VLAN
3 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.57%) SAN
3 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (10.29%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.00%) DataStage
4 11 (6.29%) IBM InfoSphere
4 11 (6.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (6.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.57%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.57%) OLTP
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (26.29%) Selenium
2 33 (18.86%) Jenkins
3 31 (17.71%) Maven
4 30 (17.14%) Artifactory
5 12 (6.86%) WebDriver
6 11 (6.29%) Subversion
7 8 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.86%) JIRA
9 4 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.71%) Bugzilla
11 2 (1.14%) Hudson
12 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.57%) LSMW
12 1 (0.57%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.57%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.57%) JUnit
General
1 40 (22.86%) Finance
2 29 (16.57%) Banking
3 11 (6.29%) Retail
4 8 (4.57%) Marketing
5 4 (2.29%) Back Office
5 4 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Legal
6 2 (1.14%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (33.14%) Analyst
2 44 (25.14%) Developer
3 38 (21.71%) Java Developer
4 27 (15.43%) Business Analyst
5 26 (14.86%) Test Analyst
6 17 (9.71%) Test Engineer
7 16 (9.14%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (7.43%) Test Manager
9 13 (7.43%) Implementation Manager
10 11 (6.29%) QA Engineer
11 6 (3.43%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
12 5 (2.86%) Tester
13 4 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (2.29%) Technical Manager
13 4 (2.29%) Agile Test Analyst
13 4 (2.29%) Test Leader
14 3 (1.71%) UAT Test Analyst
14 3 (1.71%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (24.57%) Gherkin
2 39 (22.29%) Hibernate
3 36 (20.57%) Web Services
4 31 (17.71%) Spring
5 30 (17.14%) JSON
5 30 (17.14%) RESTful
5 30 (17.14%) HTML
6 29 (16.57%) CSS
7 26 (14.86%) XHTML
7 26 (14.86%) Spring Security
7 26 (14.86%) jQuery
8 8 (4.57%) JDBC
8 8 (4.57%) Java EE
9 6 (3.43%) EDI
10 5 (2.86%) .NET
11 4 (2.29%) JSF
11 4 (2.29%) Grails
12 3 (1.71%) XML
13 1 (0.57%) Drools
13 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.71%) Open Source
2 6 (3.43%) Social Media
3 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.71%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.71%) Equities
4 3 (1.71%) Derivative
4 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.71%) EPoS
5 2 (1.14%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.57%) iSeries
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.43%) Windows
2 17 (9.71%) UNIX
3 12 (6.86%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.29%) AIX
5 3 (1.71%) Linux
6 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.00%) Scrum
2 46 (26.29%) Unit Testing
3 45 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (25.14%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (19.43%) BDD
6 27 (15.43%) Document Management
6 27 (15.43%) SOA
7 24 (13.71%) Software Testing
8 22 (12.57%) Regression Testing
9 20 (11.43%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.43%) Release Management
11 12 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (6.29%) Change Data Capture
13 9 (5.14%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.14%) Test Scripting
14 7 (4.00%) Data Analysis
14 7 (4.00%) Test Strategy
15 6 (3.43%) Non-Functional Testing
15 6 (3.43%) B2B
15 6 (3.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.71%) Java
2 29 (16.57%) JavaScript
3 21 (12.00%) SQL
4 13 (7.43%) Python
5 4 (2.29%) Perl
5 4 (2.29%) Groovy
6 3 (1.71%) C#
7 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.57%) C
8 1 (0.57%) VBScript
8 1 (0.57%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (17.14%) Degree
2 20 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 16 (9.14%) ISEB
4 11 (6.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.86%) QA
2 5 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) WSUS
2 1 (0.57%) Control-M
2 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 41 (23.43%) JBoss
2 23 (13.14%) Oracle
3 17 (9.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.43%) IBM
5 9 (5.14%) HP
6 6 (3.43%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.86%) Informatica
8 3 (1.71%) SAP
9 2 (1.14%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.14%) Reuters
9 2 (1.14%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.14%) Charles River
9 2 (1.14%) VMware
9 2 (1.14%) TSYS
9 2 (1.14%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.57%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.57%) Vertica
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix
10 1 (0.57%) EMC
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos
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