The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 114 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 1.53% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.05% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 31
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £59,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
User Acceptance Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1950 1710 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 77.53% 74.61% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1331 1244
Average salary £50,000 £46,505 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.51% +0.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Reading region.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 31 (50.00%) ISEB
2 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.71%) ISTQB
3 24 (38.71%) QA
3 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
4 22 (35.48%) SC Cleared
5 17 (27.42%) ITIL
5 17 (27.42%) PRINCE2
5 17 (27.42%) Risk Management
6 16 (25.81%) Software Testing
6 16 (25.81%) Test Strategy
7 15 (24.19%) Java
8 14 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (22.58%) Integration Testing
8 14 (22.58%) Programme Management
9 12 (19.35%) C#
10 11 (17.74%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (16.13%) Test Management
11 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
11 10 (16.13%) Selenium
11 10 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (14.52%) Ruby
12 9 (14.52%) Finance
12 9 (14.52%) WebDriver
12 9 (14.52%) PHP
12 9 (14.52%) Python
13 7 (11.29%) HP
13 7 (11.29%) System Testing
13 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (3.23%) IIS
1 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.61%) GPRS
3 1 (1.61%) LAN
3 1 (1.61%) WAN
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) QlikView
3 1 (1.61%) DataStage
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Selenium
2 9 (14.52%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Billing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Test Manager
2 17 (27.42%) Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Programme Test Manager
3 15 (24.19%) Programme Manager
4 11 (17.74%) Test Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Test Engineer
6 9 (14.52%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Consultant
10 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Programmer
10 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) .NET Programmer
10 2 (3.23%) Change Manager
10 2 (3.23%) .NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.23%) jQuery
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.61%) Firmware
2 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) UNIX
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) HPUX
2 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) PRINCE2
2 17 (27.42%) Risk Management
3 16 (25.81%) Software Testing
3 16 (25.81%) Test Strategy
4 14 (22.58%) Integration Testing
4 14 (22.58%) Programme Management
5 10 (16.13%) Test Management
5 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.29%) System Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (9.68%) Usability Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) Project Management
9 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.84%) Refactoring
10 3 (4.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) C#
3 9 (14.52%) PHP
3 9 (14.52%) Python
3 9 (14.52%) Ruby
4 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.61%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) ISEB
2 24 (38.71%) ISTQB
2 24 (38.71%) Security Cleared
3 22 (35.48%) SC Cleared
4 14 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) HP
2 6 (9.68%) IBM
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos
4 1 (1.61%) Citrix
4 1 (1.61%) Informatica
4 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.61%) Talend
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
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