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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 89 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.01% 1.36% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.59% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 13
Average salary £32,500 £41,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.15% +19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,800 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
913 944 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.84% 85.28% 74.93%
Number of salaries quoted 795 811 678
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Maidstone +7 3 £35,000 -14.63%
Tunbridge Wells -19 3 £27,000 -36.47%
Dover +3 2 £27,000 -
West Malling - 1 £37,500 - 2
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) Software Testing
3 15 (45.45%) XML
4 14 (42.42%) Java
5 13 (39.39%) HTML
5 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
6 12 (36.36%) MS Office
6 12 (36.36%) SDLC
7 11 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 11 (33.33%) Oracle
7 11 (33.33%) System Testing
7 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 10 (30.30%) QA
9 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) HP
10 8 (24.24%) Selenium
10 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
11 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
11 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
11 7 (21.21%) Web Services
11 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
12 6 (18.18%) UNIX
12 6 (18.18%) ISEB
12 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
13 5 (15.15%) JIRA
13 5 (15.15%) Change Management
13 5 (15.15%) Windows

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.06%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 7 (21.21%) LoadRunner
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
4 4 (12.12%) TestDirector
5 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.06%) SilkTest
6 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.03%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 15 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.06%) QA Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
7 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.06%) DBA
7 2 (6.06%) Junior
7 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Head of Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) XML
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 7 (21.21%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
6 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) DTV
2 3 (9.09%) iSeries
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Software Testing
2 12 (36.36%) SDLC
3 11 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (33.33%) System Testing
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 5 (15.15%) Change Management
9 4 (12.12%) Regression Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
9 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (12.12%) V-Model
9 4 (12.12%) Test Management
9 4 (12.12%) Line Management
10 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
10 3 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) VBA
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISEB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle
3 9 (27.27%) HP
4 4 (12.12%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Borland
5 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
5 2 (6.06%) Sybase
6 1 (3.03%) Veritas
6 1 (3.03%) VMware
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