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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 131 197 175
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -22
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 472 298 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.25% 1.33% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 1.65% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 403 234 276
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
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
17156 18056 17036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 81.88% 80.49% 78.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13692 14212 13899
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
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 £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
(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
Surrey +72 134 £40,000 - 11
Berkshire +59 107 £49,500 +16.47% 7
Buckinghamshire +48 81 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Hampshire -5 67 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Sussex +3 22 £38,213 -1.38% 2
Kent +13 20 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Oxfordshire +13 20 £37,000 -5.12% 3
East Sussex -21 15 £56,250 +40.62%
Middlesex +6 3 - -
Home Counties - 3 £53,500 -
Sussex - 1 £62,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 374 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (34.19%) Finance
3 210 (24.59%) QA
4 181 (21.19%) SQL
5 176 (20.61%) Business Analysis
6 174 (20.37%) Project Management
7 160 (18.74%) Selenium
8 149 (17.45%) ISEB
8 149 (17.45%) Test Automation
9 147 (17.21%) Java
10 137 (16.04%) Microsoft
11 130 (15.22%) Test Scripting
12 127 (14.87%) Degree
13 121 (14.17%) Scrum
14 110 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
15 107 (12.53%) Waterfall
16 104 (12.18%) System Testing
17 103 (12.06%) Oracle
18 101 (11.83%) Retail
19 100 (11.71%) Software Testing
19 100 (11.71%) Test Strategy
20 92 (10.77%) Change Management
20 92 (10.77%) Use Case
21 91 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
22 90 (10.54%) Automated Testing
23 87 (10.19%) Banking
24 82 (9.60%) ISTQB
25 79 (9.25%) JIRA
25 79 (9.25%) MS Excel
26 76 (8.90%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 36 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.81%) Drupal
3 17 (1.99%) IIS
4 13 (1.52%) Apache
4 13 (1.52%) Confluence
5 9 (1.05%) CMS
6 6 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.59%) SAS
8 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.35%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 79 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 56 (6.56%) MS Office
3 24 (2.81%) MS Visio
3 24 (2.81%) MS Project
4 15 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) Mingle
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (1.29%) SAP FI
1 11 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 11 (1.29%) SAP CO
2 8 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (0.82%) Summit
4 6 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.70%) SAP FI-GL
5 5 (0.59%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.47%) ProductWriter
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.35%) SAP QM
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.22%) SaaS
2 3 (0.35%) PaaS
2 3 (0.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.11%) Firewall
2 11 (1.29%) VoIP
3 8 (0.94%) HTTP
4 7 (0.82%) Internet
5 6 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 6 (0.70%) SMTP
6 4 (0.47%) Extranet
6 4 (0.47%) Wireless
7 3 (0.35%) Intranet
8 2 (0.23%) SSH
8 2 (0.23%) VPN
9 1 (0.12%) SAN
9 1 (0.12%) PBX
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
9 1 (0.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.85%) MySQL
3 20 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (1.99%) MongoDB
5 17 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 17 (1.99%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.76%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (1.17%) MS Access
11 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
13 6 (0.70%) DTS
14 5 (0.59%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.59%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 160 (18.74%) Selenium
2 79 (9.25%) JIRA
3 74 (8.67%) WebDriver
4 49 (5.74%) QuickTest Pro
5 38 (4.45%) Jenkins
6 35 (4.10%) JMeter
7 31 (3.63%) SoapUI
8 25 (2.93%) FitNesse
8 25 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (2.81%) WatiN
10 18 (2.11%) LoadRunner
11 17 (1.99%) Visual Studio
12 16 (1.87%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.52%) Git (software)
13 13 (1.52%) Zephyr
14 12 (1.41%) InstallShield
15 11 (1.29%) RequisitePro
15 11 (1.29%) CaliberRM
15 11 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
16 10 (1.17%) Hudson
General
1 292 (34.19%) Finance
2 101 (11.83%) Retail
3 87 (10.19%) Banking
4 71 (8.31%) Telecoms
5 39 (4.57%) Marketing
6 38 (4.45%) Advertising
7 30 (3.51%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.22%) Back Office
9 16 (1.87%) Automotive
10 14 (1.64%) Legal
11 12 (1.41%) Billing
12 7 (0.82%) Publishing
12 7 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.70%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.70%) Law
13 6 (0.70%) Electronics
14 5 (0.59%) French Language
15 3 (0.35%) Front Office
16 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 457 (53.51%) Analyst
2 255 (29.86%) Business Analyst
3 118 (13.82%) Test Analyst
4 93 (10.89%) Tester
5 68 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
6 51 (5.97%) Senior Business Analyst
7 50 (5.85%) Test Manager
8 43 (5.04%) Project Manager
9 40 (4.68%) Consultant
9 40 (4.68%) Test Engineer
10 37 (4.33%) QA Engineer
11 36 (4.22%) Software Engineer
12 33 (3.86%) Systems Analyst
13 30 (3.51%) Developer
13 30 (3.51%) Test Leader
14 24 (2.81%) Software Tester
15 22 (2.58%) Principal Business Analyst
16 21 (2.46%) QA Analyst
17 19 (2.22%) Support Analyst
17 19 (2.22%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (8.90%) XML
2 73 (8.55%) Web Services
3 64 (7.49%) .NET
4 47 (5.50%) HTML
5 43 (5.04%) LAMP
6 30 (3.51%) Gherkin
7 24 (2.81%) CSS
8 12 (1.41%) .NET Framework
9 8 (0.94%) Ajax
9 8 (0.94%) Middleware
10 7 (0.82%) EDI
10 7 (0.82%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.82%) jQuery
10 7 (0.82%) REST
11 6 (0.70%) JSON
11 6 (0.70%) SOAP
12 5 (0.59%) JMS
12 5 (0.59%) Java EE
12 5 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (0.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 110 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.63%) FMCG
5 25 (2.93%) Open Source
6 18 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.76%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.41%) User Experience
9 11 (1.29%) Wiki
9 11 (1.29%) PMI
10 10 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.05%) Telematics
12 8 (0.94%) NHS
13 7 (0.82%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.70%) Statistics
14 6 (0.70%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.59%) Replication
16 4 (0.47%) Economics
16 4 (0.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.85%) Windows
2 43 (5.04%) Linux
3 31 (3.63%) UNIX
4 13 (1.52%) Solaris
5 11 (1.29%) Ubuntu
5 11 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (43.79%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (20.61%) Business Analysis
3 174 (20.37%) Project Management
4 149 (17.45%) Test Automation
5 130 (15.22%) Test Scripting
6 121 (14.17%) Scrum
7 107 (12.53%) Waterfall
8 104 (12.18%) System Testing
9 100 (11.71%) Test Strategy
9 100 (11.71%) Software Testing
10 92 (10.77%) Change Management
10 92 (10.77%) Use Case
11 91 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 90 (10.54%) Automated Testing
13 74 (8.67%) UML
13 74 (8.67%) User Stories
14 70 (8.20%) PRINCE2
15 69 (8.08%) Regression Testing
16 65 (7.61%) Integration Testing
17 64 (7.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 181 (21.19%) SQL
2 147 (17.21%) Java
3 61 (7.14%) PHP
4 60 (7.03%) C#
5 59 (6.91%) JavaScript
6 40 (4.68%) Python
7 26 (3.04%) VB
7 26 (3.04%) Perl
8 25 (2.93%) Ruby
8 25 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.46%) C++
9 21 (2.46%) C
10 20 (2.34%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.82%) VBScript
13 7 (0.82%) VBA
13 7 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.47%) VB6
15 1 (0.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 149 (17.45%) ISEB
2 127 (14.87%) Degree
3 82 (9.60%) ISTQB
4 23 (2.69%) Security Cleared
5 20 (2.34%) SC Cleared
6 19 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (2.11%) PMP
7 18 (2.11%) PMI Certification
8 11 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.59%) APMP
10 4 (0.47%) MBA
10 4 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.47%) PhD
11 2 (0.23%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.23%) HND
11 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (24.59%) QA
2 9 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.94%) SLA
3 8 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.35%) HL7
4 3 (0.35%) DICOM
4 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) XenApp
3 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
3 1 (0.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.76%) Puppet
3 11 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.29%) Zenoss
4 8 (0.94%) Nagios
5 4 (0.47%) Foglight
6 3 (0.35%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.12%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) WSUS
7 1 (0.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 137 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 103 (12.06%) Oracle
3 60 (7.03%) SAP
4 45 (5.27%) HP
5 23 (2.69%) Red Hat
6 17 (1.99%) Epicor
7 14 (1.64%) Siebel
7 14 (1.64%) Business Objects
8 11 (1.29%) VMware
9 9 (1.05%) Ariba
10 7 (0.82%) SunGard
10 7 (0.82%) Laserfiche
10 7 (0.82%) LexisNexis
11 6 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.70%) Adobe
11 6 (0.70%) TOWER Software
12 5 (0.59%) Capita
13 4 (0.47%) Red Gate
13 4 (0.47%) ATG
13 4 (0.47%) IBM
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: £430.00 per day
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Epsom, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 27 days + Bank Hols, Medical,Pension
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Kent
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Salary: £34000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £25,513 to £30,434 per annum
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Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £29k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
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Epsom, Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40 - £60 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
Vitamin T
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50K - £55K + benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Competitive
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £38,095 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
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