The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 158 159 210
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +51
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 394 360 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 1.71% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.18% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 344 302 263
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,743
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17517 16491 17758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.84% 78.19% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13542 13509 15025
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 the South East

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
(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
Berkshire +5 109 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Surrey +4 100 £50,000 - 17
Buckinghamshire +43 56 £44,000 +25.71% 12
Hampshire -7 48 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Kent +20 37 £40,500 +31.70% 2
West Sussex -19 28 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Oxfordshire -20 8 £39,000 +4.00% 7
Middlesex -4 5 £60,000 +166.66%
East Sussex -27 4 £40,000 +26.98% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £50,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 298 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (33.59%) Finance
3 210 (26.92%) ISEB
4 201 (25.77%) SQL
5 194 (24.87%) QA
6 138 (17.69%) Project Management
6 138 (17.69%) Test Scripting
7 128 (16.41%) Microsoft
8 118 (15.13%) Java
9 117 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 116 (14.87%) Scrum
11 109 (13.97%) Degree
12 104 (13.33%) Business Analysis
13 102 (13.08%) ISTQB
14 98 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 97 (12.44%) JavaScript
16 96 (12.31%) Waterfall
17 94 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
18 89 (11.41%) Test Strategy
19 86 (11.03%) User Stories
19 86 (11.03%) XML
19 86 (11.03%) MS Excel
20 85 (10.90%) System Testing
21 84 (10.77%) Selenium
22 82 (10.51%) C#
23 80 (10.26%) .NET
24 79 (10.13%) SQL Server
25 78 (10.00%) Telecoms
26 76 (9.74%) Banking
27 73 (9.36%) Test Automation

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 25 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.54%) IIS
3 11 (1.41%) CMS
4 9 (1.15%) Drupal
5 8 (1.03%) Confluence
5 8 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (0.90%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.64%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.64%) Node.js
9 4 (0.51%) Lync
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.38%) SAS
11 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.26%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 86 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 49 (6.28%) MS Office
3 23 (2.95%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.31%) MS Project
5 16 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (2.56%) SAP FI
2 16 (2.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (2.05%) SAP CO
3 11 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.77%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.77%) SAP HR
4 6 (0.77%) SAP FSCM
5 5 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.51%) SAP FI-GL
6 4 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.38%) SiteCatalyst
7 3 (0.38%) ProductWriter
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.38%) SAP R/3
7 3 (0.38%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.85%) SaaS
2 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.59%) Internet
2 19 (2.44%) HTTP
2 19 (2.44%) Firewall
3 17 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.67%) SS7
4 13 (1.67%) ISUP
4 13 (1.67%) INAP
4 13 (1.67%) Wireshark
4 13 (1.67%) LDAP
4 13 (1.67%) SMS
4 13 (1.67%) DNS
5 4 (0.51%) SAN
5 4 (0.51%) Intranet
6 3 (0.38%) Wireless
6 3 (0.38%) Extranet
7 2 (0.26%) MPLS
7 2 (0.26%) OSPF
7 2 (0.26%) BGP
7 2 (0.26%) DMZ
7 2 (0.26%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (3.21%) MySQL
3 24 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.90%) SAP BW
9 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.77%) MS Access
11 5 (0.64%) Big Data
11 5 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.38%) Essbase
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 84 (10.77%) Selenium
2 62 (7.95%) JIRA
3 44 (5.64%) WebDriver
3 44 (5.64%) Visual Studio
4 37 (4.74%) QuickTest Pro
5 36 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 28 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (2.18%) LoadRunner
8 14 (1.79%) TestDirector
9 12 (1.54%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.15%) Selenium IDE
10 9 (1.15%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.03%) Behat
11 8 (1.03%) Maven
11 8 (1.03%) Ant
12 6 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.77%) JMeter
12 6 (0.77%) TestComplete
13 5 (0.64%) FitNesse
13 5 (0.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 262 (33.59%) Finance
2 78 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 76 (9.74%) Banking
4 66 (8.46%) Retail
5 55 (7.05%) Advertising
6 49 (6.28%) Marketing
7 14 (1.79%) Publishing
7 14 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.67%) Automotive
8 13 (1.67%) Back Office
9 12 (1.54%) Legal
9 12 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.03%) Front Office
11 7 (0.90%) Billing
12 6 (0.77%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.51%) Electronics
13 4 (0.51%) French Language
13 4 (0.51%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 363 (46.54%) Analyst
2 181 (23.21%) Business Analyst
3 124 (15.90%) Test Analyst
4 64 (8.21%) Test Manager
5 60 (7.69%) Consultant
6 59 (7.56%) Tester
7 56 (7.18%) Senior Analyst
8 52 (6.67%) Developer
9 44 (5.64%) Project Manager
10 33 (4.23%) Senior Business Analyst
11 31 (3.97%) Test Engineer
11 31 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
12 28 (3.59%) Implementation Consultant
12 28 (3.59%) Test Leader
13 26 (3.33%) QA Manager
14 22 (2.82%) Applications Support
15 21 (2.69%) Business Consultant
16 20 (2.56%) Senior Test Engineer
16 20 (2.56%) QA Analyst
17 18 (2.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (11.03%) XML
2 80 (10.26%) .NET
3 65 (8.33%) Web Services
4 61 (7.82%) HTML
5 30 (3.85%) Gherkin
6 27 (3.46%) CSS
7 26 (3.33%) SOAP
8 21 (2.69%) LAMP
9 20 (2.56%) XSLT
10 17 (2.18%) ASP.NET
10 17 (2.18%) WCF
11 16 (2.05%) Ajax
12 15 (1.92%) HTML5
13 14 (1.79%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.67%) Rendezvous
15 12 (1.54%) JSP
16 8 (1.03%) ADO.NET
16 8 (1.03%) LINQ
17 7 (0.90%) WSDL
18 6 (0.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 94 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.62%) FMCG
4 27 (3.46%) User Experience
5 15 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.67%) IVR
7 10 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.15%) LIMS
9 8 (1.03%) Social Media
10 6 (0.77%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.77%) PKI
10 6 (0.77%) Statistics
10 6 (0.77%) EPoS
10 6 (0.77%) NHS
10 6 (0.77%) W3C
10 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.64%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.51%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.64%) Linux
2 41 (5.26%) Windows
3 37 (4.74%) UNIX
4 17 (2.18%) Solaris
5 13 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.26%) HPUX
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (17.69%) Project Management
2 138 (17.69%) Test Scripting
3 117 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 116 (14.87%) Scrum
5 104 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 98 (12.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 96 (12.31%) Waterfall
8 89 (11.41%) Test Strategy
9 86 (11.03%) User Stories
10 85 (10.90%) System Testing
11 73 (9.36%) Test Automation
12 64 (8.21%) UML
13 62 (7.95%) ITIL
13 62 (7.95%) Automated Testing
14 61 (7.82%) PRINCE2
15 60 (7.69%) Change Management
16 58 (7.44%) CRM
17 51 (6.54%) Use Case
18 50 (6.41%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (25.77%) SQL
2 118 (15.13%) Java
3 97 (12.44%) JavaScript
4 82 (10.51%) C#
5 55 (7.05%) PHP
6 33 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 33 (4.23%) Python
7 18 (2.31%) VB
7 18 (2.31%) Ruby
8 16 (2.05%) VBScript
8 16 (2.05%) C++
8 16 (2.05%) Perl
9 13 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.41%) C
11 10 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.77%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.64%) ABAP
14 4 (0.51%) XQuery
15 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.26%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 210 (26.92%) ISEB
2 109 (13.97%) Degree
3 102 (13.08%) ISTQB
4 52 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 49 (6.28%) Security Cleared
6 38 (4.87%) SC Cleared
7 27 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 18 (2.31%) MCSE
10 11 (1.41%) MCSA
11 10 (1.28%) MCITP
11 10 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (1.15%) CCNA
13 7 (0.90%) CCA
13 7 (0.90%) PMP
13 7 (0.90%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.77%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.77%) MCPD
15 4 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (24.87%) QA
2 25 (3.21%) SLA
3 4 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (1.67%) NFS
2 10 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.28%) vSphere
3 4 (0.51%) vCloud
3 4 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.38%) XenApp
4 3 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.38%) WSUS
2 3 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.13%) Puppet
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 128 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.77%) SAP
3 36 (4.62%) Oracle
4 33 (4.23%) HP
5 17 (2.18%) Citrix
6 13 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 13 (1.67%) TIBCO
7 12 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.41%) IBM
9 10 (1.28%) VMware
9 10 (1.28%) Redknee
10 9 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.03%) Cisco
12 6 (0.77%) Cognos
12 6 (0.77%) Informatica
12 6 (0.77%) hybris
12 6 (0.77%) Google
13 5 (0.64%) ProCurve
13 5 (0.64%) webMethods
13 5 (0.64%) JBoss
Farnborough, Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago