The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 77 95 66
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -29
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.83% 0.39% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.46% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% +39.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £26,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £52,500 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
702 652 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.82% 84.35% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 507 581 434
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +16 14 £40,000 -11.11%
Poole +15 1 £37,500 +47.05%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 22 (84.62%) Regression Testing
1 22 (84.62%) Functional Testing
1 22 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (80.77%) Test Management
2 21 (80.77%) ISEB
3 18 (69.23%) IBM
3 18 (69.23%) Finance
4 17 (65.38%) Banking
4 17 (65.38%) Data Management
4 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
4 17 (65.38%) QA
4 17 (65.38%) Temenos T24
4 17 (65.38%) HP
4 17 (65.38%) Middleware
4 17 (65.38%) webMethods
4 17 (65.38%) Configuration Management
4 17 (65.38%) MQSeries
4 17 (65.38%) XML
4 17 (65.38%) System Testing
4 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
4 17 (65.38%) Green Hat
4 17 (65.38%) Relational Database
5 16 (61.54%) Automation Testing
6 13 (50.00%) Oracle
6 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 12 (46.15%) Integration Testing
7 12 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (46.15%) Java
7 12 (46.15%) Unix
7 12 (46.15%) SOA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 17 (65.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Temenos T24
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) Relational Database
2 8 (30.77%) OLTP
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) FileMaker
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 17 (65.38%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Investment Banking
4 8 (30.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Test Engineer
2 13 (50.00%) Test Leader
3 9 (34.62%) Middleware Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Functional Test Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Software Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) QA Leader
8 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
8 2 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Development Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Report Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Middleware
1 17 (65.38%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (84.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Functional Testing
1 22 (84.62%) Regression Testing
2 21 (80.77%) Test Management
3 17 (65.38%) Configuration Management
3 17 (65.38%) Data Management
3 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
3 17 (65.38%) System Testing
3 17 (65.38%) Test Automation
4 16 (61.54%) Automation Testing
5 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (46.15%) Integration Testing
6 12 (46.15%) SOA
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) Asset Management
8 8 (30.77%) Cash Management
9 7 (26.92%) SDLC
10 5 (19.23%) Decision Table
10 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) XPath
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) ISEB
2 12 (46.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 5 (19.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (65.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) IBM
2 17 (65.38%) Green Hat
2 17 (65.38%) HP
2 17 (65.38%) webMethods
3 13 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) Sage