Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 90 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 -29 +33
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 66 48 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.44% 2.10% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.27% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 126
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £22,875 £32,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £73,750 £70,500
Scotland median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.30% -14.44% +20.00%

User Acceptance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2466 2114 2810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.13% 92.48% 91.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1374 1772
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,505 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 30 (45.45%) Defect Management
2 29 (43.94%) Software Testing
3 26 (39.39%) Test Automation
3 26 (39.39%) Finance
4 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
5 20 (30.30%) HP UFT
5 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (30.30%) Scenario Testing
6 16 (24.24%) SDLC
6 16 (24.24%) Cucumber
6 16 (24.24%) SpecFlow
6 16 (24.24%) Gherkin
7 15 (22.73%) Selenium
7 15 (22.73%) Test Scripting
8 14 (21.21%) Degree
8 14 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (19.70%) Test Strategy
10 12 (18.18%) FitNesse
10 12 (18.18%) SQL
10 12 (18.18%) Banking
11 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
13 9 (13.64%) Test Management
13 9 (13.64%) ISTQB
14 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
14 8 (12.12%) V-Model
14 8 (12.12%) Windows
14 8 (12.12%) HP

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) LAN
1 2 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.55%) MS Access
4 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) HP UFT
2 16 (24.24%) Cucumber
2 16 (24.24%) SpecFlow
3 15 (22.73%) Selenium
4 12 (18.18%) FitNesse
5 7 (10.61%) JIRA
6 4 (6.06%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Billing
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Analyst
2 37 (56.06%) Test Analyst
3 5 (7.58%) Developer
3 5 (7.58%) Tester
4 4 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Automation Tester
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Release Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Software Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.55%) PMI
4 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Defect Management
2 29 (43.94%) Software Testing
3 26 (39.39%) Test Automation
4 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.30%) Scenario Testing
5 16 (24.24%) SDLC
6 15 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 13 (19.70%) Test Strategy
8 11 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.64%) Integration Testing
10 9 (13.64%) Test Management
11 8 (12.12%) V-Model
12 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
12 7 (10.61%) Project Management
12 7 (10.61%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.58%) CRM
13 5 (7.58%) Knowledge Management
13 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 9 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) QA
2 6 (9.09%) PMO
3 3 (4.55%) PMBOK
4 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.52%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) Cognizant
2 8 (12.12%) HP
3 3 (4.55%) iManage