The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 66 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 22 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.30% 1.45% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.79% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 12
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,600 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
762 952 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 79.62% 81.02% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 679 754 783
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Kent

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
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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
Dover - 3 £47,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £50,000 -
Canterbury - 2 £37,500 -
Chatham - 2 £48,750 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 19 (48.72%) Oracle
3 19 (48.72%) MS Office
4 18 (46.15%) Java
5 17 (43.59%) XML
5 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
6 15 (38.46%) System Testing
6 15 (38.46%) HTML
6 15 (38.46%) Web Services
6 15 (38.46%) Automation Testing
7 11 (28.21%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) Selenium
9 8 (20.51%) QA
9 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
10 7 (17.95%) HP
10 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
11 6 (15.38%) Windows
11 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
11 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
12 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (12.82%) VMware
12 5 (12.82%) ERP
12 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
12 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
13 4 (10.26%) Oracle Receivables
13 4 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (10.26%) DevOps

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) MS Office
2 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Sybase ASE
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Selenium
2 5 (12.82%) LoadRunner
3 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (7.69%) MSBuild
4 3 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (7.69%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) SilkTest
5 2 (5.13%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Analyst
2 18 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Automation Test Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.13%) DBA
7 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Tester
7 2 (5.13%) QA Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Testing Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) XML
2 15 (38.46%) HTML
2 15 (38.46%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) NHS
1 3 (7.69%) DTV
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
3 15 (38.46%) System Testing
3 15 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.82%) ERP
6 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.26%) Line Management
7 4 (10.26%) DevOps
7 4 (10.26%) E-business
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Test Management
7 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Cash Management
8 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISEB
1 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) Borland
6 2 (5.13%) JD Edwards
6 2 (5.13%) Sybase
7 1 (2.56%) Veritas