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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 63 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 37 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.38% 1.73% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 2.01% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 18 28
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £53,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -20.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,425 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +5.93%
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
985 897 1010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 89.87% 86.25% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 861 803 857
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Chatham - 2 £31,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £34,500 -
Canterbury - 1 £40,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £50,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 42 (71.19%) Finance
2 37 (62.71%) Test Scripting
3 35 (59.32%) System Integration Testing
4 34 (57.63%) Integration Testing
4 34 (57.63%) Test Strategy
5 28 (47.46%) Regression Testing
6 26 (44.07%) SDLC
7 21 (35.59%) ISEB
8 17 (28.81%) ISTQB
9 11 (18.64%) System Testing
10 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (13.56%) AS400
11 8 (13.56%) Defect Management
12 7 (11.86%) Test Management
12 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
12 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
13 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
13 6 (10.17%) JIRA
13 6 (10.17%) Migration
13 6 (10.17%) Project Management
14 5 (8.47%) SQL
14 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
14 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
15 4 (6.78%) Use Case
15 4 (6.78%) Manual Testing
15 4 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (6.78%) MySQL
15 4 (6.78%) Java
16 3 (5.08%) MS Office

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (5.08%) WordPress
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.69%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (71.19%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (67.80%) Analyst
2 28 (47.46%) Test Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Financial Analyst
4 14 (23.73%) Service Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Tester
6 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Test Leader
6 7 (11.86%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.08%) AS400 Test Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) UAT Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) UAT Lead
8 2 (3.39%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) UAT Test Lead
9 1 (1.69%) UAT Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) HTML
1 2 (3.39%) RESTful
1 2 (3.39%) SOAP
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) HTML5
2 1 (1.69%) jQuery
2 1 (1.69%) Semantic HTML
2 1 (1.69%) XHTML
2 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) AS400
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Test Scripting
2 35 (59.32%) System Integration Testing
3 34 (57.63%) Integration Testing
3 34 (57.63%) Test Strategy
4 28 (47.46%) Regression Testing
5 26 (44.07%) SDLC
6 11 (18.64%) System Testing
7 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.56%) Defect Management
9 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
9 7 (11.86%) Test Management
10 6 (10.17%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Migration
10 6 (10.17%) Project Management
11 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.78%) Manual Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Use Case
13 3 (5.08%) Automation Testing
13 3 (5.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) ISEB
2 17 (28.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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