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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 79 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 22 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.01% 2.34% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.78% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 11
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
906 863 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.66% 84.28% 77.80%
Number of salaries quoted 806 730 731
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,000 £60,000
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 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 1 September 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 1 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
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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
West Malling - 4 £46,250 -
Maidstone +8 3 £35,000 -14.63%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £27,000 -
Chatham +4 2 £24,000 -29.41%
Dover +2 2 £27,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (54.29%) SQL
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Software Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
3 11 (31.43%) XML
4 10 (28.57%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.86%) QA
6 8 (22.86%) Selenium
6 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
6 8 (22.86%) HP
6 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
7 7 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (20.00%) SDLC
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) MS Office
7 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) System Testing
7 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (17.14%) ISEB
8 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (17.14%) SLA
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.14%) UNIX
9 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (14.29%) Linux
10 4 (11.43%) TestDirector
10 4 (11.43%) VBA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (8.57%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (11.43%) TestDirector
3 4 (11.43%) JIRA
4 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.57%) WebDriver
4 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.71%) SilkTest
General
1 19 (54.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 17 (48.57%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Test Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Business Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) UAT Tester
7 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.71%) DBA
8 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) QA Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) XML
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) DTV
1 3 (8.57%) iSeries
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Software Testing
2 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
3 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
4 8 (22.86%) Test Strategy
4 8 (22.86%) Automated Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) System Testing
5 7 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (20.00%) SDLC
6 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
7 4 (11.43%) V-Model
7 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
8 3 (8.57%) Line Management
8 3 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) VBA
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
2 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) HP
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) SAP
5 2 (5.71%) Sybase
5 2 (5.71%) Borland
5 2 (5.71%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas