The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 149 116 129
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +13
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 86 110 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.40% 2.11% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 2.65% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73 75 74
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £44,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4951 4145 4267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.33% 79.54% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4038 3556 3772
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in the South West

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in the South West

User Acceptance Testing
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 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
Gloucestershire -2 25 £37,750 -16.11% 3
Bristol -10 21 £50,000 +31.57% 8
Wiltshire -30 15 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Dorset -10 11 £51,500 +71.66%
Devon - 7 £33,027 - 1
Somerset -27 6 £29,000 -13.43% 9
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 93 (42.47%) SQL
2 63 (28.77%) ISEB
3 51 (23.29%) Oracle
4 49 (22.37%) Finance
5 45 (20.55%) Oracle EBS
6 42 (19.18%) Business Analysis
7 37 (16.89%) C#
8 36 (16.44%) Degree
9 34 (15.53%) QA
9 34 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (15.07%) Project Management
11 29 (13.24%) PRINCE2
11 29 (13.24%) CRM
12 26 (11.87%) Oracle Reports
12 26 (11.87%) Java
12 26 (11.87%) Test Scripting
12 26 (11.87%) Security Cleared
13 25 (11.42%) Oracle EBS R12
13 25 (11.42%) Retail
13 25 (11.42%) .NET
13 25 (11.42%) Microsoft
14 23 (10.50%) Oracle Discoverer
14 23 (10.50%) UNIX
15 22 (10.05%) Linux
15 22 (10.05%) SharePoint
15 22 (10.05%) Shell Script
15 22 (10.05%) Management Information System
15 22 (10.05%) MVC
15 22 (10.05%) DV Cleared
16 21 (9.59%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 22 (10.05%) SharePoint
2 21 (9.59%) IIS
3 11 (5.02%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.46%) LiveLink
Applications
1 19 (8.68%) MS Project
2 15 (6.85%) MS Office
3 13 (5.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (20.55%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (11.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (8.68%) Oracle iProcurement
4 12 (5.48%) Oracle General Ledger
4 12 (5.48%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (5.48%) Oracle Cash Management
4 12 (5.48%) Oracle Assets
4 12 (5.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 11 (5.02%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (2.74%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (2.74%) Visualfiles
8 5 (2.28%) Oracle CRM
8 5 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (1.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.02%) LAN
1 11 (5.02%) WAN
2 2 (0.91%) MPLS
2 2 (0.91%) OSPF
2 2 (0.91%) BGP
2 2 (0.91%) Intranet
2 2 (0.91%) Internet
2 2 (0.91%) Extranet
2 2 (0.91%) RIP
2 2 (0.91%) VPN
2 2 (0.91%) xDSL
3 1 (0.46%) SAN
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.87%) Oracle Reports
2 23 (10.50%) Oracle Discoverer
3 10 (4.57%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (3.20%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.28%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.28%) Big Data
7 4 (1.83%) Essbase
7 4 (1.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (1.37%) MySQL
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.46%) QlikView
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (8.68%) LoadRunner
2 13 (5.94%) Selenium
3 8 (3.65%) SoapUI
4 7 (3.20%) FitNesse
4 7 (3.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.83%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.37%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.37%) WATIR
6 3 (1.37%) JIRA
7 2 (0.91%) JMeter
7 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.91%) Calabash
7 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.46%) MSTest
8 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.46%) Subversion
8 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
General
1 49 (22.37%) Finance
2 25 (11.42%) Retail
3 11 (5.02%) Military
4 9 (4.11%) Legal
5 8 (3.65%) General Ledger
6 7 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.28%) Banking
8 4 (1.83%) Marketing
9 3 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.91%) Publishing
11 1 (0.46%) Billing
11 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.46%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (40.18%) Analyst
2 38 (17.35%) Business Analyst
3 25 (11.42%) Systems Analyst
4 23 (10.50%) Project Manager
5 21 (9.59%) Test Analyst
5 21 (9.59%) Developer
6 20 (9.13%) Tester
7 19 (8.68%) Oracle Analyst
8 18 (8.22%) Consultant
9 12 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (4.57%) Test Manager
10 10 (4.57%) Business Systems Analyst
10 10 (4.57%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.11%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.20%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 7 (3.20%) Support Analyst
13 6 (2.74%) Senior Developer
14 5 (2.28%) Oracle Support Analyst
15 4 (1.83%) Technical Support
15 4 (1.83%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.42%) .NET
2 18 (8.22%) ASP.NET
3 17 (7.76%) XML
3 17 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 16 (7.31%) Web Services
5 12 (5.48%) WCF
6 9 (4.11%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.74%) Middleware
8 5 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (2.28%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.28%) Java EE
8 5 (2.28%) HTML
8 5 (2.28%) Flash
9 4 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.37%) LAMP
10 3 (1.37%) CSS
11 2 (0.91%) SOAP
11 2 (0.91%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.65%) Open Source
3 7 (3.20%) PMI
4 6 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.28%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.28%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.28%) Statistics
6 4 (1.83%) CMDB
7 3 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.91%) GIS
8 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.50%) UNIX
2 22 (10.05%) Linux
3 11 (5.02%) HPUX
3 11 (5.02%) Solaris
4 3 (1.37%) Android
4 3 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.91%) Windows
6 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.18%) Business Analysis
2 34 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (15.07%) Project Management
4 29 (13.24%) PRINCE2
4 29 (13.24%) CRM
5 26 (11.87%) Test Scripting
6 22 (10.05%) MVC
7 21 (9.59%) OO
8 19 (8.68%) ITIL
9 18 (8.22%) Software Engineering
9 18 (8.22%) Scrum
10 17 (7.76%) UML
11 16 (7.31%) Data Security
12 15 (6.85%) Waterfall
13 14 (6.39%) Test Strategy
13 14 (6.39%) Performance Testing
14 13 (5.94%) Manual Testing
14 13 (5.94%) Matrix Management
14 13 (5.94%) Software Testing
15 12 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.47%) SQL
2 37 (16.89%) C#
3 26 (11.87%) Java
4 22 (10.05%) Shell Script
5 16 (7.31%) C++
6 15 (6.85%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.94%) VB
8 10 (4.57%) C
9 9 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.74%) Python
10 6 (2.74%) VBA
10 6 (2.74%) Perl
10 6 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.28%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.28%) Ruby
11 5 (2.28%) PHP
12 2 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (28.77%) ISEB
2 36 (16.44%) Degree
3 26 (11.87%) Security Cleared
4 22 (10.05%) DV Cleared
5 12 (5.48%) ISTQB
6 8 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (3.20%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.28%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.53%) QA
2 18 (8.22%) SLA
3 12 (5.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (23.29%) Oracle
2 25 (11.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.02%) HP
3 11 (5.02%) Citrix
4 4 (1.83%) Hyperion
4 4 (1.83%) Cognos
4 4 (1.83%) Siebel
4 4 (1.83%) IBM
4 4 (1.83%) Twitter
4 4 (1.83%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.37%) Zend
6 1 (0.46%) VMware
6 1 (0.46%) Open Text
6 1 (0.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.46%) Kofax
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 5% Bonus and other benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West
Shell
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
SearchTribes
Salary: Up to £22K + bonus & benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive Salary
Posted: 22 days ago
Wiltshire
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Salisbury
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago