Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 115 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 -44 +39
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 146 100 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.59% 1.95% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.14% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 83 54 194
Scotland median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% -14.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,300 £30,325 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,350 £73,750 £66,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -4.26%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5126 4680 5852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.87% 91.37% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3272 2839 3704
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing 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 in Scotland.

Salary trend for User Acceptance Testing in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Salary histogram for User Acceptance Testing 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 68 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Edinburgh +6 66 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Aberdeen -1 4 £40,000 +22.51%
Dundee - 2 £37,500 -
Stirling - 2 £27,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £27,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £31,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 69 (47.26%) Finance
2 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
3 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (29.45%) SQL
5 33 (22.60%) SDLC
6 32 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (21.23%) Defect Management
7 31 (21.23%) Software Testing
8 30 (20.55%) Test Automation
9 29 (19.86%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (17.81%) SQL Server
11 25 (17.12%) Test Scripting
11 25 (17.12%) Banking
12 22 (15.07%) QA
12 22 (15.07%) Scenario Testing
13 21 (14.38%) C#
14 20 (13.70%) HP UFT
14 20 (13.70%) Business Analysis
15 19 (13.01%) Degree
16 18 (12.33%) Cucumber
16 18 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (12.33%) SpecFlow
17 17 (11.64%) User Stories
17 17 (11.64%) Test Strategy
17 17 (11.64%) Waterfall
17 17 (11.64%) Selenium
18 16 (10.96%) SAP
18 16 (10.96%) Gherkin
19 14 (9.59%) PL/SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.42%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (2.05%) Confluence
3 3 (2.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.37%) Apache
4 2 (1.37%) CMS
4 2 (1.37%) Moodle
4 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (9.59%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.68%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.37%) Adaptiv
4 2 (1.37%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.37%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (1.37%) BrowserStack
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) FTP
2 2 (1.37%) HTTP
2 2 (1.37%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.37%) LAN
2 2 (1.37%) SSL
2 2 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.53%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.48%) MS Access
5 7 (4.79%) Qlik Sense
6 6 (4.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (2.74%) Power BI
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.68%) DB2
9 1 (0.68%) QlikView
9 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (13.70%) HP UFT
2 18 (12.33%) Cucumber
2 18 (12.33%) SpecFlow
3 17 (11.64%) Selenium
4 13 (8.90%) JIRA
5 12 (8.22%) FitNesse
6 4 (2.74%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.37%) JMeter
7 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.37%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 69 (47.26%) Finance
2 25 (17.12%) Banking
3 6 (4.11%) Marketing
4 5 (3.42%) Electronics
4 5 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Legal
4 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Billing
5 3 (2.05%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (2.05%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.37%) Back Office
6 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (62.33%) Analyst
2 43 (29.45%) Test Analyst
3 35 (23.97%) Business Analyst
4 20 (13.70%) Developer
5 10 (6.85%) C# Developer
6 9 (6.16%) Agile Business Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) Business Systems Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Financial Business Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Oracle Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Software Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.96%) Gherkin
2 6 (4.11%) .NET
3 3 (2.05%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.05%) WPF
3 3 (2.05%) XML
4 2 (1.37%) EDI
4 2 (1.37%) EDIFACT
4 2 (1.37%) Spring
4 2 (1.37%) Swing
5 1 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.68%) HTML
5 1 (0.68%) J2SE
5 1 (0.68%) jQuery
5 1 (0.68%) JSON
5 1 (0.68%) Mason
5 1 (0.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.42%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.74%) User Experience
6 3 (2.05%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.05%) PMI
7 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.37%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.37%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.48%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Unix
3 3 (2.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.60%) SDLC
3 31 (21.23%) Defect Management
3 31 (21.23%) Software Testing
4 30 (20.55%) Test Automation
5 29 (19.86%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (17.12%) Test Scripting
7 22 (15.07%) Scenario Testing
8 20 (13.70%) Business Analysis
9 18 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (11.64%) Test Strategy
10 17 (11.64%) User Stories
10 17 (11.64%) Waterfall
11 13 (8.90%) Systems Analysis
11 13 (8.90%) Test Management
12 12 (8.22%) Analytics
12 12 (8.22%) Integration Testing
12 12 (8.22%) Project Management
12 12 (8.22%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (6.85%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.45%) SQL
2 21 (14.38%) C#
3 14 (9.59%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.11%) VB
5 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.74%) Java
7 2 (1.37%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.37%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (1.37%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.37%) VBA
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) Degree
2 13 (8.90%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.11%) ISEB
5 3 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.05%) PMP
6 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.07%) QA
2 6 (4.11%) PMO
3 3 (2.05%) Basel III
3 3 (2.05%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.68%) GDPR
5 1 (0.68%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.96%) SAP
3 9 (6.16%) HP
4 8 (5.48%) Cognizant
4 8 (5.48%) Oracle
5 3 (2.05%) iManage
6 2 (1.37%) Adobe
6 2 (1.37%) Blackboard
6 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.37%) SunGard
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.68%) Cognos
7 1 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.68%) Sybase
7 1 (0.68%) VMware