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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 77 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.37% 1.63% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 2.02% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 21
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,400 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
816 841 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.35% 80.71% 79.18%
Number of salaries quoted 675 723 552
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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
Maidstone -4 5 £41,000 -17.17% 1
Dartford - 3 - -
Tunbridge Wells +28 2 £39,000 +7.58%
Chatham +3 1 £34,000 +83.78%
Folkestone - 1 £20,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (44.90%) ISEB
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) Software Testing
3 14 (28.57%) Finance
4 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
5 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
6 10 (20.41%) Marketing
6 10 (20.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.37%) Internet
7 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 7 (14.29%) Selenium
8 7 (14.29%) People Management
8 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 7 (14.29%) C#
8 7 (14.29%) Java
9 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.24%) Migration
9 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.24%) SaaS
9 6 (12.24%) Performance Management
9 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
9 6 (12.24%) QA
10 5 (10.20%) Operations Management
10 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (6.12%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
2 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
2 3 (6.12%) NUnit
2 3 (6.12%) TestComplete
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) TestDirector
2 3 (6.12%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Test Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Support Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Quality Manager
7 2 (4.08%) QA Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) XML
2 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.12%) XSLT
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Software Testing
2 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
3 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
3 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.29%) People Management
5 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.24%) Migration
5 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.24%) Performance Management
5 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
6 5 (10.20%) Operations Management
6 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.20%) System Testing
6 5 (10.20%) Data Migration
6 5 (10.20%) Propensity Modelling
6 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 5 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
7 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 7 (14.29%) C#
2 7 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.12%) C
4 3 (6.12%) VB
5 2 (4.08%) VBScript
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) ISEB
2 10 (20.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.16%) MCDBA
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.16%) MCITP
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
3 2 (4.08%) ISO 9000
3 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.12%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) Charles River
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