The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 49 45 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +27
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 51 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.04% 4.13% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 5.43% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 35 22
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1040 829 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 82.47% 76.12% 78.83%
Number of salaries quoted 897 757 793
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,096
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 31 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
(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
Newport +1 28 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Cardiff -21 16 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Bridgend - 10 £23,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Test Scripting
3 26 (44.07%) Finance
3 26 (44.07%) ISEB
4 22 (37.29%) Waterfall
5 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
6 16 (27.12%) Data Modelling
6 16 (27.12%) Business Analysis
7 14 (23.73%) SQL
8 13 (22.03%) Scrum
8 13 (22.03%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (20.34%) MS Office
10 11 (18.64%) C#
10 11 (18.64%) Python
10 11 (18.64%) Performance Testing
10 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (16.95%) SDLC
11 10 (16.95%) ITIL
12 8 (13.56%) SOAP
12 8 (13.56%) MSTest
12 8 (13.56%) Selenium
12 8 (13.56%) JMeter
13 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
13 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
13 7 (11.86%) Validation
13 7 (11.86%) Migration
14 6 (10.17%) UML
14 6 (10.17%) BPR
14 6 (10.17%) Degree
14 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Selenium
1 8 (13.56%) JMeter
1 8 (13.56%) MSTest
2 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.08%) Hudson
4 3 (5.08%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Analyst
2 23 (38.98%) Business Analyst
3 19 (32.20%) Test Analyst
4 11 (18.64%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (18.64%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Support
6 4 (6.78%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Release Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Configuration Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Business Support Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) SOAP
2 4 (6.78%) XML
2 4 (6.78%) XSL
2 4 (6.78%) HTML
2 4 (6.78%) Ajax
2 4 (6.78%) JSON
2 4 (6.78%) REST
2 4 (6.78%) CSS
3 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Life Science
2 3 (5.08%) iSeries
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Test Scripting
3 22 (37.29%) Waterfall
4 16 (27.12%) Business Analysis
4 16 (27.12%) Data Modelling
5 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 13 (22.03%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (18.64%) Performance Testing
7 10 (16.95%) ITIL
7 10 (16.95%) SDLC
8 7 (11.86%) Validation
8 7 (11.86%) Migration
8 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.17%) UML
9 6 (10.17%) BPR
9 6 (10.17%) User Stories
10 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
11 3 (5.08%) Cyber Security
11 3 (5.08%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) Python
2 11 (18.64%) C#
3 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) Perl
4 3 (5.08%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) Ruby
4 3 (5.08%) Erlang
4 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (44.07%) ISEB
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago