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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 74 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 94 80 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.99% 2.15% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.56% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71 42 42
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2781 3119 2692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.48% 83.87% 82.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1771 2076 1760
Average salary £42,926 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +17 45 £38,000 -5.00% 9
Glasgow +17 35 £36,000 -4.00% 4
West Lothian -1 7 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Stirling -6 5 £35,000 -26.31%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 70 (44.87%) Finance
2 57 (36.54%) SQL
3 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (23.08%) Banking
5 35 (22.44%) Microsoft
6 32 (20.51%) QA
7 31 (19.87%) Java
8 30 (19.23%) Web Services
8 30 (19.23%) Selenium
9 27 (17.31%) SDLC
10 26 (16.67%) Business Analysis
11 25 (16.03%) Automated Testing
11 25 (16.03%) Spring
11 25 (16.03%) Degree
12 22 (14.10%) MS Excel
13 21 (13.46%) ISTQB
13 21 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (12.82%) Test Automation
14 20 (12.82%) Computer Science
15 18 (11.54%) Test Scripting
15 18 (11.54%) Investment Banking
15 18 (11.54%) Python
16 17 (10.90%) Linux
16 17 (10.90%) Test Management
17 16 (10.26%) Manual Testing
17 16 (10.26%) Release Management
17 16 (10.26%) Scrum
17 16 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
17 16 (10.26%) BDD
17 16 (10.26%) User Stories

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (8.97%) IIS
2 8 (5.13%) JBoss
2 8 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (4.49%) Alfresco
4 3 (1.92%) AquaLogic
4 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.28%) SAS
6 1 (0.64%) CMS
6 1 (0.64%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.49%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.49%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.92%) PRMS
3 3 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.92%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.64%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) LDAP
1 2 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.49%) DTS
4 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.21%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.92%) QlikView
8 2 (1.28%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (1.28%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.64%) DB2
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (19.23%) Selenium
2 13 (8.33%) Maven
3 11 (7.05%) JIRA
4 10 (6.41%) WebDriver
5 9 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.13%) HP UFT
7 7 (4.49%) Subversion
7 7 (4.49%) Artifactory
8 6 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.21%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.56%) JUnit
11 3 (1.92%) Ant
11 3 (1.92%) XMLUnit
11 3 (1.92%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.92%) Hudson
12 2 (1.28%) TestComplete
12 2 (1.28%) MagicDraw
12 2 (1.28%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.28%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.28%) Eclipse
General
1 70 (44.87%) Finance
2 36 (23.08%) Banking
3 18 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.92%) Billing
6 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Front Office
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (57.69%) Analyst
2 53 (33.97%) Test Analyst
3 27 (17.31%) Developer
4 25 (16.03%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (14.10%) Senior Test Analyst
5 22 (14.10%) Business Analyst
6 13 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.77%) Test Manager
8 8 (5.13%) Tester
8 8 (5.13%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (5.13%) Consultant
8 8 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) QA Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) Senior Oracle Consultant
8 8 (5.13%) SOA Consultant
8 8 (5.13%) Automation Tester
8 8 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 7 (4.49%) Open Source Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.23%) Web Services
2 25 (16.03%) Spring
3 15 (9.62%) J2EE
4 14 (8.97%) Hibernate
5 13 (8.33%) HTML
5 13 (8.33%) .NET
5 13 (8.33%) XML
5 13 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.77%) CSS
8 8 (5.13%) XSLT
8 8 (5.13%) Middleware
8 8 (5.13%) Oracle ADF
8 8 (5.13%) jQuery
8 8 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (5.13%) RESTful
8 8 (5.13%) WebCenter
9 7 (4.49%) Spring Security
9 7 (4.49%) JSON
9 7 (4.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (12.82%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.85%) EPoS
5 5 (3.21%) Equities
6 4 (2.56%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.28%) Derivative
8 2 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.28%) User Experience
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.64%) Wiki
9 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.64%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.90%) Linux
2 6 (3.85%) Windows
3 5 (3.21%) UNIX
4 2 (1.28%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.31%) SDLC
3 26 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 25 (16.03%) Automated Testing
5 20 (12.82%) Test Automation
6 18 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 17 (10.90%) Test Management
8 16 (10.26%) Release Management
8 16 (10.26%) Manual Testing
8 16 (10.26%) BDD
8 16 (10.26%) Scrum
8 16 (10.26%) User Stories
8 16 (10.26%) Software Delivery
9 15 (9.62%) Asset Management
9 15 (9.62%) SOA
9 15 (9.62%) System Testing
10 14 (8.97%) Security Testing
11 13 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 13 (8.33%) Open Source
11 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.54%) SQL
2 31 (19.87%) Java
3 18 (11.54%) Python
4 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.05%) Perl
5 11 (7.05%) C#
6 8 (5.13%) Ruby
6 8 (5.13%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.92%) VBScript
9 2 (1.28%) VBA
9 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.64%) C++
10 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (16.03%) Degree
2 21 (13.46%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.69%) ISEB
4 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.49%) HNC
4 7 (4.49%) HND
5 6 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.92%) IIBA
7 2 (1.28%) CRISC
7 2 (1.28%) CISA
7 2 (1.28%) CISM
8 1 (0.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.51%) QA
2 3 (1.92%) SLA
2 3 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.28%) COBIT
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.92%) Nagios
3 2 (1.28%) Puppet
3 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 35 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.62%) Oracle
3 8 (5.13%) SAP
4 7 (4.49%) Charles River
5 6 (3.85%) Perforce
6 3 (1.92%) Splunk
6 3 (1.92%) Reuters
6 3 (1.92%) HP
7 2 (1.28%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.28%) Sybase
7 2 (1.28%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.28%) VMware
7 2 (1.28%) F5
8 1 (0.64%) BT
8 1 (0.64%) Kofax
8 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) CA
8 1 (0.64%) Intel
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