The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 75 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 1.39% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.72% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 14
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,550 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
793 872 743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 72.69% 80.67% 71.58%
Number of salaries quoted 614 699 645
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £29,859
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 Essex

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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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
Brentwood +1 2 £41,000 -11.82%
Chelmsford -3 2 £36,750 +5.00%
Basildon +3 1 £38,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (42.42%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
4 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (24.24%) Replication
5 8 (24.24%) Clustering
5 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
5 8 (24.24%) DTS
5 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (24.24%) Database Tuning
5 8 (24.24%) Red Gate
5 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 6 (18.18%) QA
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) ISEB
7 5 (15.15%) .NET
7 5 (15.15%) System Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) MS Project
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Risk Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) VisionPLUS
1 3 (9.09%) AWD
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) DTS
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) DBA
2 8 (24.24%) SQL DBA
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate
6 1 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.03%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Release Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Replication
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
1 8 (24.24%) Database Tuning
1 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
3 5 (15.15%) System Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
4 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Logistics
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Information Management
6 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Python
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Red Gate
3 3 (9.09%) JBoss
3 3 (9.09%) MKS
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Cognizant