The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 73 57 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.67% 2.78% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 3.57% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 66 45 16
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1519 1595 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.33% 77.84% 71.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1404 1050
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

1 110 (70.97%) Finance
2 59 (38.06%) Oracle
3 34 (21.94%) QA
4 33 (21.29%) UML
5 31 (20.00%) SQL
6 29 (18.71%) Retail
7 25 (16.13%) Banking
8 24 (15.48%) Credit Risk
8 24 (15.48%) Degree
8 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
9 22 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (14.19%) Test Strategy
10 21 (13.55%) Business Analysis
10 21 (13.55%) HP
11 19 (12.26%) Windows
12 18 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (11.61%) ISEB
12 18 (11.61%) Investment Banking
13 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (10.97%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (10.97%) Oracle Database
13 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
14 16 (10.32%) SC Cleared
14 16 (10.32%) Security Cleared
14 16 (10.32%) UNIX
14 16 (10.32%) Shell Script
14 16 (10.32%) Back Office
15 15 (9.68%) HTML
15 15 (9.68%) Test Scripting
15 15 (9.68%) Data Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 14 (9.03%) Apache
2 12 (7.74%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.74%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.45%) MS Office
3 6 (3.87%) MS Project
4 4 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.94%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.03%) LDAP
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.61%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (10.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (10.97%) Oracle Database
3 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.03%) Data Mart
5 3 (1.94%) Informix
6 2 (1.29%) MySQL
7 1 (0.65%) OLAP
7 1 (0.65%) DataStage
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Toad
2 13 (8.39%) LoadRunner
3 11 (7.10%) Selenium
4 10 (6.45%) NeoLoad
5 6 (3.87%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.94%) PVCS
7 2 (1.29%) JIRA
8 1 (0.65%) JUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.65%) Checkstyle
8 1 (0.65%) FindBugs
General
1 110 (70.97%) Finance
2 29 (18.71%) Retail
3 25 (16.13%) Banking
4 18 (11.61%) Investment Banking
5 16 (10.32%) Back Office
6 5 (3.23%) Legal
7 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (49.68%) Analyst
2 53 (34.19%) Business Analyst
3 22 (14.19%) Test Manager
4 19 (12.26%) Developer
5 14 (9.03%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (9.03%) Test Analyst
6 12 (7.74%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.74%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 12 (7.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 10 (6.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 10 (6.45%) Performance Test Manager
7 10 (6.45%) Financial Analyst
7 10 (6.45%) Performance Manager
7 10 (6.45%) Financial Business Analyst
8 9 (5.81%) IT Business Analyst
9 8 (5.16%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (3.87%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.23%) Programmer
11 5 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.68%) HTML
2 7 (4.52%) Web Services
3 6 (3.87%) J2EE
4 5 (3.23%) XML
5 3 (1.94%) .NET
5 3 (1.94%) Middleware
6 2 (1.29%) Ajax
6 2 (1.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 2 (1.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.29%) XSL
6 2 (1.29%) XSLT
6 2 (1.29%) ADO.NET
6 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.29%) CSS
7 1 (0.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.48%) Credit Risk
2 9 (5.81%) Reference Data
3 7 (4.52%) FMCG
4 2 (1.29%) Derivative
4 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.29%) AS400
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Equities
5 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.26%) Windows
2 16 (10.32%) UNIX
3 14 (9.03%) Linux
4 13 (8.39%) AIX
4 13 (8.39%) Solaris
5 12 (7.74%) Windows 2000
6 10 (6.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.29%) UML
2 22 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (14.19%) Test Strategy
3 21 (13.55%) Business Analysis
4 17 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.68%) Test Scripting
5 15 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 14 (9.03%) Performance Testing
6 14 (9.03%) ITIL
6 14 (9.03%) Change Management
7 13 (8.39%) Migration
7 13 (8.39%) Data Modelling
8 12 (7.74%) Web Development
8 12 (7.74%) Data Mapping
9 11 (7.10%) Software Testing
9 11 (7.10%) Use Case
9 11 (7.10%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.45%) Business Development
10 10 (6.45%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (10.32%) Shell Script
3 14 (9.03%) Java
3 14 (9.03%) Perl
3 14 (9.03%) PL/SQL
4 12 (7.74%) Korn
5 3 (1.94%) VB
5 3 (1.94%) RPG
5 3 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.94%) C#
5 3 (1.94%) Delphi
6 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.29%) VBScript
6 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.65%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 24 (15.48%) Degree
2 18 (11.61%) ISEB
3 16 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.32%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.10%) ISTQB
5 8 (5.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.94%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (1.29%) MCTS
8 2 (1.29%) ACCA
8 2 (1.29%) CIMA
8 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.65%) OCA
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (21.94%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) CA SiteMinder
2 8 (5.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (38.06%) Oracle
2 21 (13.55%) HP
3 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.74%) CA
5 11 (7.10%) Business Objects
5 11 (7.10%) Sun
6 10 (6.45%) SOASTA, Inc
7 4 (2.58%) SAP
8 3 (1.94%) Citrix
9 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.65%) Informatica
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