The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 52 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.27% 1.77% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.02% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £31,500 £23,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.95% -34.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
User Acceptance Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
271 247 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 85.76% 87.59% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 247 244 170
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Bedford

User Acceptance Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Time Management
3 6 (35.29%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (29.41%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
4 5 (29.41%) CA
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
5 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (17.65%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium
5 3 (17.65%) Test Management
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.88%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
7 1 (5.88%) RoboHelp
7 1 (5.88%) Adobe

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.88%) PaintShop Pro
2 1 (5.88%) Acrobat
2 1 (5.88%) RoboHelp
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) UAT Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Coordinator
4 3 (17.65%) Test Coordinator
5 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Author
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Testing
1 6 (35.29%) Time Management
2 5 (29.41%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 3 (17.65%) Test Management
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) CA
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe