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 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 46 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 21 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.24% 1.52% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.98% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Average salary £26,000 £24,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -33.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £23,250 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
525 303 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.89% 76.52% 72.42%
Number of salaries quoted 468 271 272
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,242 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 January 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 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Finance
4 12 (24.49%) Business Analysis
5 11 (22.45%) GAP Analysis
5 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
5 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.33%) Project Management
6 8 (16.33%) Selenium
7 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy
8 6 (12.24%) User Stories
8 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (10.20%) Release Management
9 5 (10.20%) Banking
9 5 (10.20%) Retail
9 5 (10.20%) ISEB
9 5 (10.20%) Windows
10 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.16%) ITIL
10 4 (8.16%) VMware
10 4 (8.16%) Service Management
10 4 (8.16%) Change Management
10 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
10 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (8.16%) Welsh Language

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Selenium
2 6 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.04%) MSTest
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 4 (8.16%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Analyst
2 20 (40.82%) Test Analyst
3 17 (34.69%) Business Analyst
4 11 (22.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Test Leader
5 5 (10.20%) Release Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.12%) DBA
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Tester
9 1 (2.04%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.04%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.04%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Business Analysis
3 11 (22.45%) PRINCE2
3 11 (22.45%) GAP Analysis
3 11 (22.45%) Waterfall
4 8 (16.33%) Project Management
5 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.24%) User Stories
6 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Release Management
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.16%) ITIL
8 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 4 (8.16%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Line Management
8 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.16%) Coaching
9 3 (6.12%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) ISEB
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) CBAP
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) VMware
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