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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 49 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.53% 2.25% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% 2.86% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 15
Average salary £32,250 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
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
821 908 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 75.88% 78.55% 74.53%
Number of salaries quoted 731 814 605
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
Cardiff +6 27 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Newport +18 13 £28,000 +1.81% 2
Torfaen -1 4 £22,500 -26.22%
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
3 21 (26.58%) Test Scripting
4 20 (25.32%) QA
4 20 (25.32%) Finance
4 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
5 19 (24.05%) Business Analysis
6 16 (20.25%) Waterfall
6 16 (20.25%) PRINCE2
6 16 (20.25%) ISEB
7 15 (18.99%) GAP Analysis
8 12 (15.19%) SLA
8 12 (15.19%) XML
9 11 (13.92%) Oracle
9 11 (13.92%) MVC
10 9 (11.39%) Degree
10 9 (11.39%) Test Strategy
10 9 (11.39%) C#
10 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
12 7 (8.86%) System Testing
13 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
14 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
14 5 (6.33%) Windows
14 5 (6.33%) User Stories
14 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (5.06%) User Experience
15 4 (5.06%) SAP
15 4 (5.06%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (1.27%) Confluence
1 1 (1.27%) CMS
1 1 (1.27%) FileNet
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) VoIP
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Selenium
2 2 (2.53%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Calabash
3 1 (1.27%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) Robotium
3 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) JBehave
3 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.27%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.27%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.27%) RequisitePro
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (75.95%) Analyst
2 30 (37.97%) Business Analyst
3 21 (26.58%) Test Analyst
4 14 (17.72%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 13 (16.46%) Applications Support
6 10 (12.66%) Test Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Technical Support
11 2 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.53%) Architect
11 2 (2.53%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.53%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.53%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.19%) XML
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) XSD
3 2 (2.53%) XSLT
4 1 (1.27%) REST
4 1 (1.27%) SOAP
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) User Experience
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Open Source
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) Android
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.58%) Test Scripting
3 19 (24.05%) Business Analysis
4 16 (20.25%) Waterfall
4 16 (20.25%) PRINCE2
5 15 (18.99%) GAP Analysis
6 11 (13.92%) MVC
7 9 (11.39%) Test Strategy
8 7 (8.86%) System Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.33%) User Stories
11 4 (5.06%) Regression Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Project Management
11 4 (5.06%) Scrum
11 4 (5.06%) SAP Implementation
11 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.80%) Performance Testing
12 3 (3.80%) UML
12 3 (3.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.44%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) C#
3 3 (3.80%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (20.25%) ISEB
2 9 (11.39%) Degree
3 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) CBAP
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.32%) QA
2 12 (15.19%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.53%) JDA
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) HP
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + pension and health care
Posted: 2 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £36 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago