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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 83 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 2.09% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.55% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 13
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £23,100 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,900 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,125 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.31% +2.56%
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
975 824 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 80.65% 82.15% 75.17%
Number of salaries quoted 837 693 710
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Cardiff -2 10 £30,000 -9.77%
Torfaen - 3 £30,000 -
Caerphilly - 2 £38,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £14,500 -
Glamorgan - 1 £37,500 -
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) Windows
5 10 (23.81%) Project Management
6 9 (21.43%) VMware
7 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (16.67%) Banking
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
9 6 (14.29%) IIS
9 6 (14.29%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) Linux
9 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 6 (14.29%) Change Management
9 6 (14.29%) Release Management
10 5 (11.90%) Retail
10 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
11 4 (9.52%) Python
11 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.52%) Java
11 4 (9.52%) Perl
11 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Service Management
11 4 (9.52%) User Stories
11 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
11 4 (9.52%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
1 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Hudson
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Welsh Language
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Release Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Test Leader
5 4 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Configuration Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Project Management
3 6 (14.29%) Change Management
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (14.29%) Release Management
4 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
5 4 (9.52%) User Stories
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.52%) Regression Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 4 (9.52%) Line Management
5 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.52%) Coaching
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) Python
2 4 (9.52%) Java
2 4 (9.52%) Perl
2 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Zenoss
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Veritas