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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 87 119
Rank change year-on-year -11 +32  
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 38 75 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.64% 2.56% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.83% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 35
Median salary £33,750 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £35,000 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,350 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 2122 2654 2770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.35% 90.49% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1322 1714 1688
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 -7 23 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Edinburgh -16 10 £34,000 -24.44% 2
West Lothian - 4 £30,000 -
Aberdeen +3 1 £42,500 -15.84%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 37 (52.86%) SQL
2 33 (47.14%) Finance
3 30 (42.86%) QA
4 26 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (31.43%) Data Analysis
7 21 (30.00%) PL/SQL
7 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 20 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (25.71%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (24.29%) Java
10 17 (24.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 17 (24.29%) Scorecard
10 17 (24.29%) Test Planning
11 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
12 14 (20.00%) Defect Management
12 14 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 14 (20.00%) Oracle
13 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
14 11 (15.71%) SpecFlow
14 11 (15.71%) Gherkin
14 11 (15.71%) HP UFT
15 10 (14.29%) SDLC
16 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
16 8 (11.43%) Manual Testing
16 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
17 7 (10.00%) Change Control
18 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
18 6 (8.57%) Degree
18 6 (8.57%) ISEB

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 (4.29%) JBoss
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (25.71%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (24.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.71%) DB2
6 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.86%) MS Access
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
2 11 (15.71%) HP UFT
2 11 (15.71%) SpecFlow
3 5 (7.14%) FitNesse
3 5 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (4.29%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) Mocha
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (47.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Developer
2 27 (38.57%) Analyst
3 19 (27.14%) Test Analyst
4 17 (24.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Tester
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Java Analyst Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.29%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.86%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Functional Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Gherkin
2 5 (7.14%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) .NET
3 4 (5.71%) Spring
3 4 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.43%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Derivative
4 2 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Unix
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) Data Analysis
3 17 (24.29%) Scorecard
3 17 (24.29%) Test Planning
4 16 (22.86%) Test Automation
5 14 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 14 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 10 (14.29%) SDLC
7 8 (11.43%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Change Control
9 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.57%) Project Management
10 5 (7.14%) OO
10 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.71%) Coaching
11 4 (5.71%) Collateral Management
11 4 (5.71%) Functional Testing
11 4 (5.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 17 (24.29%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) IIBA
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe
3 1 (1.43%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) Tableau
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