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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 74 88
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 49 92 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.85% 3.25% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 3.55% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 60
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +18.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £32,575 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £68,750 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2422 2591 2825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.47% 91.43% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1456 1769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Edinburgh -8 26 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Glasgow -21 20 £35,250 -21.66% 6
Aberdeen -8 2 £40,000 +22.51% 2
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £27,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 43 (50.00%) SQL
2 35 (40.70%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (36.05%) Finance
4 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (29.07%) QA
6 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
7 22 (25.58%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (24.42%) PL/SQL
8 21 (24.42%) Software Testing
9 20 (23.26%) Defect Management
10 19 (22.09%) Data Analysis
10 19 (22.09%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
11 18 (20.93%) Test Planning
11 18 (20.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 18 (20.93%) Test Automation
11 18 (20.93%) Scorecard
12 17 (19.77%) HP UFT
13 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
13 16 (18.60%) SDLC
14 14 (16.28%) Selenium
15 12 (13.95%) Test Scripting
15 12 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (12.79%) Test Strategy
16 11 (12.79%) Integration Testing
16 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (12.79%) Banking
17 10 (11.63%) Test Management
17 10 (11.63%) Degree
17 10 (11.63%) C#

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 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.16%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (22.09%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (20.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
5 9 (10.47%) Relational Database
6 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (6.98%) MS Access
9 4 (4.65%) DB2
10 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.16%) ActiveReports
11 1 (1.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (1.16%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) HP UFT
2 14 (16.28%) Selenium
3 8 (9.30%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.30%) SpecFlow
4 6 (6.98%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.49%) JIRA
6 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (36.05%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (43.02%) Analyst
1 37 (43.02%) Developer
2 25 (29.07%) Test Analyst
3 18 (20.93%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) C# Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Software Tester
5 6 (6.98%) Tester
6 5 (5.81%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Agile Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Gherkin
1 8 (9.30%) XML
2 7 (8.14%) Spring
3 6 (6.98%) .NET
4 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.49%) CSS
5 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.49%) HTML
5 3 (3.49%) jQuery
5 3 (3.49%) JSON
5 3 (3.49%) REST
5 3 (3.49%) Swing
6 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (40.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.65%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.16%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Unix
2 9 (10.47%) Windows
3 8 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.42%) Software Testing
3 20 (23.26%) Defect Management
4 19 (22.09%) Data Analysis
5 18 (20.93%) Scorecard
5 18 (20.93%) Test Automation
5 18 (20.93%) Test Planning
6 16 (18.60%) SDLC
7 12 (13.95%) Test Scripting
8 11 (12.79%) Integration Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.79%) Test Strategy
9 10 (11.63%) Scenario Testing
9 10 (11.63%) Test Management
9 10 (11.63%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.47%) V-Model
11 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.14%) Refactoring
12 6 (6.98%) MVC
12 6 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.00%) SQL
2 21 (24.42%) PL/SQL
3 10 (11.63%) C#
4 8 (9.30%) Java
5 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
2 10 (11.63%) Degree
3 9 (10.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (6.98%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) IIBA
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.07%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) HP
3 9 (10.47%) Cognizant
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.16%) Cognos
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
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