The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 30 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 41 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.53% 1.62% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 2.12% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 19
Average salary £38,125 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.92% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
921 801 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.26% 76.43% 74.05%
Number of salaries quoted 778 728 602
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 21 £48,500 +61.66%
Bedford -5 10 £24,000 +4.34%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 23 (25.27%) Business Analysis
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 20 (21.98%) Windows
3 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.78%) ISEB
5 17 (18.68%) Project Management
6 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
7 14 (15.38%) QA
7 14 (15.38%) Marketing
7 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 13 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (13.19%) User Stories
9 12 (13.19%) Test Scripting
9 12 (13.19%) SQL
9 12 (13.19%) Management Information System
9 12 (13.19%) Scrum
10 11 (12.09%) CMS
10 11 (12.09%) Finance
10 11 (12.09%) Software Testing
10 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
10 11 (12.09%) Visual Studio
10 11 (12.09%) Product Management
11 10 (10.99%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (9.89%) PRINCE
12 9 (9.89%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (9.89%) Change Management
13 8 (8.79%) Retail
13 8 (8.79%) Content Management
13 8 (8.79%) WCF

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 11 (12.09%) CMS
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Agresso
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (3.30%) SAP FI
3 3 (3.30%) SAP MM
3 3 (3.30%) SAP SD
3 3 (3.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (3.30%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) LAN
1 3 (3.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.69%) Subversion
3 3 (3.30%) FogBugz
3 3 (3.30%) MSBuild
3 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (3.30%) Selenium
3 3 (3.30%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (15.38%) Marketing
2 11 (12.09%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Retail
4 6 (6.59%) Back Office
5 4 (4.40%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.10%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (62.64%) Analyst
2 29 (31.87%) Business Analyst
3 14 (15.38%) UAT Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Test Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Tester
6 6 (6.59%) Coordinator
7 5 (5.49%) Graduate
7 5 (5.49%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Business Support Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.40%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (4.40%) Release Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Configuration Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Architect
8 4 (4.40%) UAT Test Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Graduate Data Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) WCF
1 8 (8.79%) Silverlight
1 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
1 8 (8.79%) .NET
2 7 (7.69%) Web Services
2 7 (7.69%) XML
3 4 (4.40%) WinForms
3 4 (4.40%) LINQ
3 4 (4.40%) WPF
3 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.40%) Middleware
3 4 (4.40%) ADO.NET
3 4 (4.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (4.40%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Computer Science
2 12 (13.19%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.79%) Social Media
4 4 (4.40%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) iSeries
6 1 (1.10%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.30%) UNIX
2 3 (3.30%) Linux
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Business Analysis
2 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.68%) Project Management
4 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 12 (13.19%) User Stories
5 12 (13.19%) Test Scripting
5 12 (13.19%) Scrum
6 11 (12.09%) Software Testing
6 11 (12.09%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.09%) Product Management
7 9 (9.89%) PRINCE
7 9 (9.89%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (9.89%) Change Management
8 8 (8.79%) Content Management
8 8 (8.79%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.79%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.79%) UML
8 8 (8.79%) BPMN
9 6 (6.59%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.59%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
2 8 (8.79%) C#
3 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.10%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (25.27%) Degree
2 18 (19.78%) ISEB
3 13 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (8.79%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.40%) PMP
5 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.38%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) SCCM
1 3 (3.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) SAP
2 7 (7.69%) Adobe
3 6 (6.59%) CA
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.30%) HP
6 2 (2.20%) Talend
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com