The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 97 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 29 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.51% 0.80% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.93% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 19
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,650 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1619 1502 1327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 84.15% 86.07% 77.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1319 1234 1158
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Bristol

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) QA
2 19 (36.54%) SQL
3 18 (34.62%) Finance
4 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
5 14 (26.92%) Manual Testing
6 13 (25.00%) ISEB
7 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 10 (19.23%) Java
8 10 (19.23%) Oracle
8 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
8 10 (19.23%) Selenium
9 9 (17.31%) Software Testing
10 8 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (15.38%) Banking
10 8 (15.38%) Scrum
10 8 (15.38%) VBA
10 8 (15.38%) UML
11 7 (13.46%) DSDM
11 7 (13.46%) Python
11 7 (13.46%) PHP
11 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
12 6 (11.54%) Retail
12 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.54%) Cash Management
12 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (11.54%) Oracle Discoverer
12 6 (11.54%) Microsoft

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (9.62%) IIS
1 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (3.85%) Agresso
8 1 (1.92%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Selenium
2 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.62%) JIRA
3 4 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.69%) Calabash
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) JMeter
4 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 8 (15.38%) Banking
4 6 (11.54%) Retail
5 5 (9.62%) General Ledger
6 4 (7.69%) Marketing
6 4 (7.69%) Aerospace
6 4 (7.69%) Advertising
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Test Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Tester
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Test Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) QA Leader
7 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Mobile Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Automated Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Wiki
1 5 (9.62%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
1 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
1 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
3 14 (26.92%) Manual Testing
4 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
5 9 (17.31%) Software Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) UML
7 7 (13.46%) DSDM
8 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.54%) Cash Management
9 5 (9.62%) BDD
9 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.62%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.62%) DevOps
9 5 (9.62%) TDD
9 5 (9.62%) RUP
9 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
9 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) Java
3 8 (15.38%) VBA
4 7 (13.46%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) PHP
5 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.62%) VB
6 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (9.62%) C#
6 5 (9.62%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (36.54%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Nagios
1 5 (9.62%) Zenoss
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
1 5 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.92%) New Relic
4 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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