The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 45 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.73% 1.37% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 1.67% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 4
Average salary £24,000 £23,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -32.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,000 £44,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
222 239 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 82.84% 82.13% 92.46%
Number of salaries quoted 194 233 175
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
Bedfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Bedford

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) ISEB
3 13 (38.24%) Management Information System
4 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 10 (29.41%) .NET
5 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 10 (29.41%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (26.47%) Product Management
6 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
6 9 (26.47%) C#
6 9 (26.47%) Project Management
6 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
6 9 (26.47%) WCF
6 9 (26.47%) Silverlight
7 7 (20.59%) Time Management
8 6 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.65%) CA
9 5 (14.71%) SQL
9 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.71%) Subversion
9 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (14.71%) LINQ
9 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.94%) RoboHelp
3 1 (2.94%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
2 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) UAT Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Coordinator
4 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Author
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Author
6 3 (8.82%) Test Coordinator
7 2 (5.88%) Graduate
7 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
1 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 9 (26.47%) WCF
2 9 (26.47%) Silverlight
3 5 (14.71%) LINQ
3 5 (14.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (14.71%) LINQ to SQL
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.76%) WPF
4 4 (11.76%) Middleware
4 4 (11.76%) WinForms
4 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
3 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
3 9 (26.47%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) Product Management
4 7 (20.59%) Time Management
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) Customer Engagement
6 5 (14.71%) Multithreading
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
8 3 (8.82%) Test Management
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.94%) TDD
10 1 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) ISEB
2 10 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) CA
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe