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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 41 47 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.45% 2.80% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 3.51% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 4
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
465 456 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.93% 79.86% 67.40%
Number of salaries quoted 408 388 213
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,096 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014, 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 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Business Analysis
2 19 (40.43%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) PRINCE2
4 17 (36.17%) GAP Analysis
5 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
6 15 (31.91%) Finance
7 9 (19.15%) Degree
7 9 (19.15%) XML
8 8 (17.02%) ISEB
8 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
9 5 (10.64%) System Testing
9 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
10 4 (8.51%) Selenium
10 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
10 4 (8.51%) User Stories
10 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (8.51%) User Experience
11 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.38%) Java
11 3 (6.38%) OO
11 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
11 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
12 2 (4.26%) MVC
12 2 (4.26%) Scrum
12 2 (4.26%) Workflow

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) FileNet
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Selenium
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) RequisitePro
3 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) JBehave
3 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.13%) MSTest
3 1 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) Robotium
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Calabash
3 1 (2.13%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (87.23%) Analyst
2 25 (53.19%) Business Analyst
3 16 (34.04%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 16 (34.04%) Test Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.13%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Android
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Business Analysis
3 18 (38.30%) PRINCE2
4 17 (36.17%) GAP Analysis
5 16 (34.04%) Waterfall
6 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.64%) System Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.51%) User Stories
8 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.38%) OO
10 2 (4.26%) RUP
10 2 (4.26%) Project Management
10 2 (4.26%) MVC
10 2 (4.26%) Workflow
10 2 (4.26%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 8 (17.02%) ISEB
3 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) JDA
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) IBM