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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 80 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 82 51 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.45% 1.61% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.00% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 34
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
User Acceptance Testing
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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
2798 2546 2400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.72% 80.34% 76.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1766 1610 1621
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
(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 +1 34 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Stirling -3 21 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow 0 18 £45,500 +17.41% 4
Aberdeen +18 9 £55,000 -4.34%
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.33%) Finance
3 40 (24.24%) Banking
4 31 (18.79%) Degree
5 29 (17.58%) ISEB
6 28 (16.97%) ISTQB
7 26 (15.76%) QA
7 26 (15.76%) SQL
8 25 (15.15%) Selenium
9 24 (14.55%) Gherkin
10 23 (13.94%) Java
11 22 (13.33%) Test Planning
12 21 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (12.73%) JBoss
12 21 (12.73%) Unit Testing
12 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (12.73%) Software Testing
13 19 (11.52%) Scrum
14 18 (10.91%) Hibernate
15 16 (9.70%) Regression Testing
15 16 (9.70%) Oracle
16 15 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 15 (9.09%) User Experience
17 14 (8.48%) Test Management
17 14 (8.48%) Web Services
18 13 (7.88%) Windows
18 13 (7.88%) HP Quality Center
18 13 (7.88%) BDD
18 13 (7.88%) Retail
18 13 (7.88%) Investment Banking

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (12.73%) JBoss
2 9 (5.45%) Alfresco
3 8 (4.85%) Apache
4 2 (1.21%) SAS
4 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) MS Project
4 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) SAP MM
1 6 (3.64%) SAP SCM
1 6 (3.64%) SAP CO
1 6 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.21%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.21%) SAN
2 2 (1.21%) LDAP
2 2 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.21%) VPN
2 2 (1.21%) VLAN
2 2 (1.21%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.21%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.21%) DataStage
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.61%) QlikView
5 1 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.61%) DB2
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) MS Access
5 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (15.15%) Selenium
2 10 (6.06%) Maven
2 10 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.45%) Artifactory
4 8 (4.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (3.64%) WebDriver
6 5 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.42%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.82%) Subversion
8 3 (1.82%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.21%) Hudson
10 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.61%) JIRA
10 1 (0.61%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.61%) Toad
10 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.61%) LabVIEW
General
1 55 (33.33%) Finance
2 40 (24.24%) Banking
3 13 (7.88%) Retail
3 13 (7.88%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.67%) Back Office
5 7 (4.24%) Marketing
6 4 (2.42%) Legal
6 4 (2.42%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Law
7 2 (1.21%) Front Office
7 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (42.42%) Analyst
2 31 (18.79%) Business Analyst
2 31 (18.79%) Test Analyst
3 22 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 21 (12.73%) Developer
5 18 (10.91%) Java Developer
6 15 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.06%) QA Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Technical Manager
8 9 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.24%) Consultant
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) SAP MM Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (3.64%) UAT Manager
11 4 (2.42%) Administrator
11 4 (2.42%) Quality Engineer
11 4 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.42%) Tester
11 4 (2.42%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.55%) Gherkin
2 18 (10.91%) Hibernate
3 14 (8.48%) Web Services
4 10 (6.06%) Spring
5 9 (5.45%) jQuery
5 9 (5.45%) Spring Security
5 9 (5.45%) JSON
5 9 (5.45%) RESTful
5 9 (5.45%) HTML
5 9 (5.45%) CSS
5 9 (5.45%) XHTML
6 8 (4.85%) JDBC
6 8 (4.85%) Java EE
7 4 (2.42%) .NET
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.61%) J2EE
8 1 (0.61%) JMS
8 1 (0.61%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.09%) User Experience
3 11 (6.67%) Open Source
4 5 (3.03%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.42%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.82%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.82%) Equities
7 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.21%) Derivative
7 2 (1.21%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.88%) Windows
2 7 (4.24%) UNIX
3 6 (3.64%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.82%) Linux
5 2 (1.21%) AIX
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.33%) Test Planning
3 21 (12.73%) Unit Testing
3 21 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (12.73%) Software Testing
4 19 (11.52%) Scrum
5 16 (9.70%) Regression Testing
6 14 (8.48%) Test Management
7 13 (7.88%) BDD
8 12 (7.27%) Test Scripting
9 11 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 11 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 10 (6.06%) SOA
10 10 (6.06%) Manual Testing
10 10 (6.06%) System Testing
10 10 (6.06%) Test Strategy
11 9 (5.45%) Document Management
12 8 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.24%) Integration Testing
13 7 (4.24%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.76%) SQL
2 23 (13.94%) Java
3 10 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (1.21%) VBA
5 2 (1.21%) Perl
6 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.61%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.61%) XQuery
6 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (18.79%) Degree
2 29 (17.58%) ISEB
3 28 (16.97%) ISTQB
4 10 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.82%) HND
6 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.21%) CISA
6 2 (1.21%) CISM
6 2 (1.21%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.76%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Terminal Services
1 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.21%) VMware ESX
1 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.21%) vSphere
1 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (7.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.21%) WSUS
3 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (9.70%) Oracle
2 15 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.06%) HP
4 7 (4.24%) SAP
5 4 (2.42%) Informatica
5 4 (2.42%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.82%) IBM
6 3 (1.82%) Charles River
7 2 (1.21%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.21%) Reuters
7 2 (1.21%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.21%) Cognos
7 2 (1.21%) VMware
7 2 (1.21%) TSYS
8 1 (0.61%) Mantas
8 1 (0.61%) Actimize
8 1 (0.61%) Sybase
8 1 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
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