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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 70 78 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 37 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.18% 2.11% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 2.56% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 18
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
991 1014 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.14% 82.31% 70.89%
Number of salaries quoted 870 885 480
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Maidstone +14 8 £45,000 -25.00%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.03%) SQL
2 19 (26.03%) Finance
3 17 (23.29%) MS Office
4 16 (21.92%) Software Testing
4 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (20.55%) Java
6 14 (19.18%) XML
6 14 (19.18%) Selenium
6 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.81%) Oracle
7 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
7 13 (17.81%) Legal
8 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
9 11 (15.07%) Project Management
9 11 (15.07%) Business Analysis
9 11 (15.07%) QA
9 11 (15.07%) ISEB
10 10 (13.70%) HTML
10 10 (13.70%) Marketing
10 10 (13.70%) Web Services
10 10 (13.70%) System Testing
10 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
10 10 (13.70%) Automation Testing
10 10 (13.70%) Data Analysis
10 10 (13.70%) Migration
11 9 (12.33%) Workflow
11 9 (12.33%) Test Scripting
11 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
12 8 (10.96%) Internet

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (4.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (23.29%) MS Office
2 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
2 3 (4.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Selenium
2 4 (5.48%) TestComplete
3 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.11%) MSBuild
3 3 (4.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Legal
3 10 (13.70%) Marketing
4 7 (9.59%) Publishing
5 6 (8.22%) Advertising
6 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.37%) Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (54.79%) Analyst
2 18 (24.66%) Test Analyst
3 12 (16.44%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Tester
4 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.22%) Digital Project Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Support Manager
5 5 (6.85%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Consultant
6 4 (5.48%) QA Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Lead Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Telephony Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Change Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) XML
2 10 (13.70%) Web Services
2 10 (13.70%) HTML
3 4 (5.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.22%) New Media
4 4 (5.48%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.48%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.11%) NHS
6 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) Software Testing
2 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.07%) Business Analysis
3 11 (15.07%) Project Management
4 10 (13.70%) Migration
4 10 (13.70%) Data Analysis
4 10 (13.70%) System Testing
4 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
4 10 (13.70%) Automation Testing
5 9 (12.33%) Workflow
5 9 (12.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (9.59%) Use Case
6 7 (9.59%) People Management
6 7 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (9.59%) User Stories
7 6 (8.22%) Information Architecture
7 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.22%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) C
4 5 (6.85%) C#
5 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.48%) VB
6 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.37%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
7 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) ISEB
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.48%) MCITP
2 4 (5.48%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.48%) MCDBA
2 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.37%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.74%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.81%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.11%) Avaya
4 3 (4.11%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Charles River