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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 113 80 117
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +37
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 54 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% 2.67% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 3.54% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 36
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1846 1526 2167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.43% 75.40% 74.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1497 1190 1706
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
(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
Watford -4 13 £47,500 -2.56%
Hitchin - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City +13 2 £52,500 +2.43%
Potters Bar -15 1 £37,500 +7.14%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 18 (28.13%) Change Management
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) PRINCE2
3 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.44%) UML
4 15 (23.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
6 13 (20.31%) Degree
7 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 12 (18.75%) Validation
7 12 (18.75%) Retail
8 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
8 11 (17.19%) .NET
9 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
9 10 (15.63%) ISEB
9 10 (15.63%) Project Management
9 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
10 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (14.06%) Scrum
10 9 (14.06%) Rational Rose
11 8 (12.50%) Windows
11 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
12 7 (10.94%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
12 7 (10.94%) Six Sigma
13 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (17.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.56%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) LAN
1 3 (4.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Rational Rose
2 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.56%) PVCS
4 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.56%) MSI
4 1 (1.56%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Analyst
2 17 (26.56%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.31%) Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Test Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.81%) DBA
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.81%) SQL DBA
7 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Manager
8 4 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Operations Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Perl Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.81%) HTML
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
5 3 (4.69%) Web Services
5 3 (4.69%) WinForms
5 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.69%) WCF
5 3 (4.69%) jQuery
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (3.13%) CGI
7 1 (1.56%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) EPoS
3 3 (4.69%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.69%) FMCG
4 1 (1.56%) EFT
4 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
2 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Change Management
2 17 (26.56%) PRINCE2
3 15 (23.44%) UML
3 15 (23.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (20.31%) E-Commerce
5 12 (18.75%) Validation
5 12 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 10 (15.63%) Project Management
7 9 (14.06%) Scrum
8 7 (10.94%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (10.94%) Six Sigma
9 6 (9.38%) B2C
9 6 (9.38%) Web Development
9 6 (9.38%) User Stories
9 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.81%) ERD
10 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
11 4 (6.25%) ITIL
11 4 (6.25%) BPR
11 4 (6.25%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.81%) C#
4 5 (7.81%) VBA
5 3 (4.69%) PHP
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Perl
6 2 (3.13%) C
7 1 (1.56%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) PowerHouse
7 1 (1.56%) VB6
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (20.31%) Degree
2 10 (15.63%) ISEB
2 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (6.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.13%) PMP
6 2 (3.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.56%) MCTS
7 1 (1.56%) MCITP
7 1 (1.56%) MCSE
7 1 (1.56%) MCSA
7 1 (1.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) vSphere
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) BMC
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) CA
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Dell