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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 67 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.56% 3.41% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 4.49% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 6
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £39,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
User Acceptance Testing
South Wales

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
671 512 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.65% 75.85% 75.77%
Number of salaries quoted 548 453 338
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,386 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Cardiff

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 14 (63.64%) Finance
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) SOAP
7 4 (18.18%) ISEB
8 3 (13.64%) C#
8 3 (13.64%) Java
8 3 (13.64%) Perl
8 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) Python
8 3 (13.64%) Information Security
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) Banking
8 3 (13.64%) Subversion
8 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Hudson
8 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
3 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Hudson
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Head of Development
7 1 (4.55%) Graduate
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) Ruby
2 3 (13.64%) Erlang
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle