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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 37 50 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.61% 1.68% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.86% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 32
Median salary £34,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
2061 2691 2782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.84% 90.64% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1711 1749
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +10 23 £35,750 -20.55% 8
Edinburgh -12 10 £34,890 -22.46% 1
West Lothian 0 4 £30,000 -16.66% 1
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 39 (51.32%) Finance
2 32 (42.11%) SQL
3 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (34.21%) QA
5 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
5 23 (30.26%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
7 20 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 19 (25.00%) Java
9 18 (23.68%) Defect Management
10 17 (22.37%) Data Analysis
11 16 (21.05%) Cucumber
11 16 (21.05%) PL/SQL
12 15 (19.74%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (19.74%) HP UFT
12 15 (19.74%) SpecFlow
12 15 (19.74%) Gherkin
13 14 (18.42%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (17.11%) Oracle
14 13 (17.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 13 (17.11%) Test Planning
14 13 (17.11%) Scorecard
15 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
16 11 (14.47%) SDLC
17 9 (11.84%) Test Strategy
18 8 (10.53%) Unix
18 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
19 7 (9.21%) Project Management
19 7 (9.21%) Linux
19 7 (9.21%) ISTQB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.95%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Project
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.63%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.63%) SAP SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (18.42%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (17.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 6 (7.89%) DB2
4 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.63%) KDB
7 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.32%) Big Data
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 15 (19.74%) HP UFT
2 15 (19.74%) SpecFlow
3 7 (9.21%) FitNesse
4 5 (6.58%) Selenium
5 3 (3.95%) JIRA
6 2 (2.63%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.63%) Hudson
6 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.63%) JUnit
6 2 (2.63%) Maven
6 2 (2.63%) PVCS
6 2 (2.63%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.63%) Subversion
7 1 (1.32%) Mocha
7 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (51.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (1.32%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 27 (35.53%) Analyst
1 27 (35.53%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) Test Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Tester
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Business Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Business Process Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Java Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) SAP Architect
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Developer
9 3 (3.95%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) Gherkin
2 6 (7.89%) Spring
3 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 4 (5.26%) Web Services
3 4 (5.26%) XML
4 2 (2.63%) J2SE
4 2 (2.63%) JMS
4 2 (2.63%) WPF
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.58%) Derivative
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Unix
2 7 (9.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
3 20 (26.32%) Test Automation
4 18 (23.68%) Defect Management
5 17 (22.37%) Data Analysis
6 13 (17.11%) Scorecard
6 13 (17.11%) Test Planning
7 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 11 (14.47%) SDLC
9 9 (11.84%) Test Strategy
10 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (9.21%) Change Control
11 7 (9.21%) Programme Governance
11 7 (9.21%) Project Management
12 6 (7.89%) OO
12 6 (7.89%) OOD
12 6 (7.89%) Refactoring
13 5 (6.58%) Change Management
13 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
13 5 (6.58%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) SQL
2 19 (25.00%) Java
3 16 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.95%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) C++
5 2 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.11%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 2 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) Tableau
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