The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 58 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 29 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.12% 4.32% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 5.08% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 33
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £21,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
740 847 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.57% 85.04% 80.41%
Number of salaries quoted 659 745 865
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +12 9 £57,500 +25.00%
Bedford -9 3 £42,500 +37.09%
Dunstable - 1 £47,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) Finance
3 14 (29.17%) Oracle
4 12 (25.00%) SAP
4 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
5 9 (18.75%) PeopleTools
5 9 (18.75%) Change Management
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.67%) MS Office
7 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.58%) Agresso
7 7 (14.58%) Retail
7 7 (14.58%) Degree
8 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.50%) IBM
8 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 5 (10.42%) Java
9 5 (10.42%) XML
9 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 5 (10.42%) Cognos
9 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
9 5 (10.42%) Banking
9 5 (10.42%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (10.42%) Data Structures
10 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 4 (8.33%) XSL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.08%) RoboHelp
3 1 (2.08%) PaintShop Pro
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Agresso
2 5 (10.42%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) PeopleTools
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 5 (10.42%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) PeopleSoft Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (14.58%) Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
7 6 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
8 5 (10.42%) Cognos Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Technical Developer
8 5 (10.42%) TM1 Developer
9 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
9 4 (8.33%) Junior
9 4 (8.33%) Support Specialist
9 4 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
10 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
10 3 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
11 2 (4.17%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) XML
2 4 (8.33%) XSL
2 4 (8.33%) XSLT
3 2 (4.17%) JMS
3 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.17%) Spring
3 2 (4.17%) JSF
3 2 (4.17%) Java EE
3 2 (4.17%) JSP
3 2 (4.17%) Struts
3 2 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) AS400
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
2 9 (18.75%) Change Management
2 9 (18.75%) Scrum
3 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) User Stories
7 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.17%) SSADM
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.08%) Data Mapping
9 1 (2.08%) Product Management
9 1 (2.08%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.25%) C++
4 3 (6.25%) C
4 3 (6.25%) Erlang
4 3 (6.25%) Groovy
5 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) SAP
3 9 (18.75%) PeopleSoft
4 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.50%) IBM
6 5 (10.42%) Cognos
7 2 (4.17%) BEA
7 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
7 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.08%) Adobe
8 1 (2.08%) HP