The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 103 117 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -34
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 45 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.87% 1.16% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.44% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 37
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1967 1872 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 81.72% 80.62% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 1527 1214
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City +6 11 £57,500 +6.97%
St Albans - 9 £50,000 -
Watford -9 7 £47,500 - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £43,500 -
Potters Bar +11 1 £35,000 -6.66%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 43 (50.00%) SQL
2 40 (46.51%) Finance
3 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
4 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
6 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (20.93%) Project Management
7 18 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (19.77%) Banking
8 17 (19.77%) UNIX
9 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
9 16 (18.60%) ISEB
9 16 (18.60%) HP UFT
10 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (17.44%) Degree
11 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
11 14 (16.28%) Manual Testing
11 14 (16.28%) Oracle
11 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
11 14 (16.28%) Change Management
12 13 (15.12%) Linux
12 13 (15.12%) System Testing
12 13 (15.12%) Automated Testing
12 13 (15.12%) Scrum
12 13 (15.12%) SDLC
13 12 (13.95%) QA
13 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
13 12 (13.95%) MS Office
14 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
14 11 (12.79%) ETL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (6.98%) Apache
2 5 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (13.95%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.49%) MS Project
4 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.33%) BASE24
5 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.16%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.49%) SSL
1 3 (3.49%) SAN
1 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.14%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.98%) QlikView
6 5 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.16%) Essbase
9 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.16%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) HP UFT
2 10 (11.63%) JIRA
3 8 (9.30%) Selenium
4 5 (5.81%) TestDirector
4 5 (5.81%) Bugzilla
4 5 (5.81%) TestLink
5 2 (2.33%) Toad
5 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Rational Rose
General
1 40 (46.51%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Banking
3 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.14%) Retail
5 6 (6.98%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (51.16%) Analyst
2 19 (22.09%) Test Analyst
3 17 (19.77%) Business Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (11.63%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Applications Support
7 8 (9.30%) Test Manager
8 7 (8.14%) Administrator
9 6 (6.98%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Software Test Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Senior DBA
10 5 (5.81%) DBA
11 4 (4.65%) Programme Manager
12 3 (3.49%) Consultant
12 3 (3.49%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) Lucene
3 3 (3.49%) Web Services
3 3 (3.49%) CGI
4 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.33%) XML
4 2 (2.33%) XSL
4 2 (2.33%) XSLT
4 2 (2.33%) JSP
4 2 (2.33%) Struts
4 2 (2.33%) Spring
4 2 (2.33%) JSF
4 2 (2.33%) Java EE
5 1 (1.16%) JSON
5 1 (1.16%) jQuery
5 1 (1.16%) HTML5
5 1 (1.16%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.98%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.98%) User Experience
5 5 (5.81%) Replication
6 3 (3.49%) Clustering
6 3 (3.49%) NHS
6 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
6 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.16%) FMCG
8 1 (1.16%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) UNIX
2 13 (15.12%) Linux
3 7 (8.14%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.93%) Project Management
3 16 (18.60%) E-Commerce
4 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (16.28%) Change Management
5 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
5 14 (16.28%) Manual Testing
6 13 (15.12%) System Testing
6 13 (15.12%) Automated Testing
6 13 (15.12%) Scrum
6 13 (15.12%) SDLC
7 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
8 11 (12.79%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (12.79%) ETL
9 10 (11.63%) Time Management
10 9 (10.47%) ERP
10 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
10 9 (10.47%) Validation
11 8 (9.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
3 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
3 9 (10.47%) Java
4 8 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.98%) Perl
5 6 (6.98%) PHP
6 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.49%) Python
7 2 (2.33%) VBA
7 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) VB
8 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) ISEB
2 15 (17.44%) Degree
3 8 (9.30%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.49%) RHCE
6 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.16%) PMP
7 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.49%) Puppet
3 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) Oracle
3 8 (9.30%) SAP
4 6 (6.98%) HP
4 6 (6.98%) Tableau
5 3 (3.49%) VMware
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.33%) BEA
7 1 (1.16%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.16%) Peregrine
7 1 (1.16%) Siemens
7 1 (1.16%) Avaya
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Remedy
7 1 (1.16%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.16%) Xamarin