The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 58 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 35 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.06% 1.45% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 1.98% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 12
Average salary £31,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
855 808 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 74.80% 73.32% 73.28%
Number of salaries quoted 771 716 552
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 22 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Newport +7 9 £29,000 +13.72%
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (44.64%) Test Scripting
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
3 15 (26.79%) QA
4 14 (25.00%) ISEB
4 14 (25.00%) Finance
5 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 12 (21.43%) XML
7 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
7 11 (19.64%) Oracle
7 11 (19.64%) ISTQB
7 11 (19.64%) Waterfall
8 10 (17.86%) System Testing
8 10 (17.86%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (16.07%) Degree
9 9 (16.07%) Automated Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
10 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 7 (12.50%) SLA
12 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
13 5 (8.93%) ITIL
14 4 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
14 4 (7.14%) Data Entry
14 4 (7.14%) SAP
14 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (7.14%) MVC
14 4 (7.14%) Scrum
15 3 (5.36%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.79%) FileNet
1 1 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
1 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
2 1 (1.79%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.79%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) JBehave
2 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.79%) Robotium
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) Calabash
2 1 (1.79%) eggPlant
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (80.36%) Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Test Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Support Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.57%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Test Team Leader
9 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Android
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Test Scripting
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
4 11 (19.64%) Waterfall
5 10 (17.86%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (17.86%) System Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Automated Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
7 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
9 4 (7.14%) MVC
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
9 4 (7.14%) Data Entry
10 3 (5.36%) Regression Testing
10 3 (5.36%) UML
10 3 (5.36%) OO
10 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) ISEB
2 11 (19.64%) ISTQB
3 9 (16.07%) Degree
4 8 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
2 7 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (3.57%) JDA
5 1 (1.79%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) HP
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