The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 149 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +17
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 86 118 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.41% 2.32% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.84% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 71 87 93
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,600 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,700 £45,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.66%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4965 4160 4361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 81.27% 81.83% 75.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4044 3572 3843
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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 17 September 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 17 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
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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
Bristol 0 24 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Wiltshire -27 18 £39,000 +2.63% 1
Dorset -5 13 £52,000 +73.33% 1
Somerset -25 13 £31,500 -1.56%
Gloucestershire -3 12 £38,000 -13.14% 1
Devon - 5 £26,000 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 86 (42.57%) SQL
2 65 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (26.24%) Finance
4 48 (23.76%) ISEB
5 40 (19.80%) Oracle
6 36 (17.82%) Business Analysis
7 35 (17.33%) C#
8 30 (14.85%) Oracle EBS R12
9 29 (14.36%) .NET
9 29 (14.36%) PRINCE2
9 29 (14.36%) Degree
10 28 (13.86%) Project Management
11 27 (13.37%) Oracle EBS
11 27 (13.37%) QA
11 27 (13.37%) Test Scripting
12 26 (12.87%) Management Information System
13 24 (11.88%) Microsoft
13 24 (11.88%) MVC
14 23 (11.39%) Scrum
15 22 (10.89%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (10.89%) SharePoint
15 22 (10.89%) Manual Testing
16 19 (9.41%) IIS
16 19 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (9.41%) Retail
16 19 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (8.91%) Java
17 18 (8.91%) ITIL
17 18 (8.91%) OO
17 18 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 19 (9.41%) IIS
3 9 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.98%) K2 blackpearl
5 4 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.50%) LiveLink
Applications
1 14 (6.93%) MS Office
2 13 (6.44%) MS Project
3 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (14.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 27 (13.37%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (7.43%) Oracle Financials
4 14 (6.93%) Oracle iProcurement
5 12 (5.94%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (5.94%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (5.94%) Oracle Cash Management
5 12 (5.94%) Oracle Assets
5 12 (5.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 11 (5.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (1.98%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (1.98%) Visualfiles
7 4 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (1.49%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.46%) LAN
1 9 (4.46%) WAN
2 2 (0.99%) RIP
2 2 (0.99%) VPN
2 2 (0.99%) SAN
2 2 (0.99%) Intranet
2 2 (0.99%) Internet
2 2 (0.99%) Extranet
2 2 (0.99%) MPLS
2 2 (0.99%) OSPF
2 2 (0.99%) BGP
2 2 (0.99%) Firewall
2 2 (0.99%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.89%) Oracle Reports
2 17 (8.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 16 (7.92%) Oracle Discoverer
4 13 (6.44%) SQL Server
5 11 (5.45%) Essbase
6 10 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.97%) Big Data
10 4 (1.98%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.49%) MySQL
12 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.50%) QlikView
13 1 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (8.42%) Selenium
2 9 (4.46%) WebDriver
2 9 (4.46%) LoadRunner
3 6 (2.97%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.48%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.98%) WATIR
5 4 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.98%) FitNesse
5 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.49%) Calabash
7 2 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.50%) JIRA
8 1 (0.50%) MSTest
General
1 53 (26.24%) Finance
2 19 (9.41%) Retail
3 12 (5.94%) General Ledger
4 10 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.96%) Banking
5 8 (3.96%) Marketing
6 7 (3.47%) Military
6 7 (3.47%) Legal
7 4 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Local Government
8 2 (0.99%) Automotive
8 2 (0.99%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 75 (37.13%) Analyst
2 40 (19.80%) Business Analyst
3 31 (15.35%) Developer
4 21 (10.40%) Test Analyst
5 20 (9.90%) Systems Analyst
6 18 (8.91%) Project Manager
7 15 (7.43%) Tester
8 14 (6.93%) Consultant
8 14 (6.93%) Oracle Analyst
9 13 (6.44%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 9 (4.46%) Test Manager
12 8 (3.96%) Business Systems Analyst
12 8 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.96%) SharePoint Developer
12 8 (3.96%) QA Leader
13 7 (3.47%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 6 (2.97%) Technical Analyst
15 5 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
15 5 (2.48%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.36%) .NET
2 16 (7.92%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 12 (5.94%) Web Services
4 12 (5.94%) .NET Framework
5 10 (4.95%) WCF
6 9 (4.46%) HTML
7 7 (3.47%) Middleware
8 6 (2.97%) XML
9 5 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.98%) XSLT
10 4 (1.98%) Flash
10 4 (1.98%) jQuery
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.98%) Java EE
10 4 (1.98%) HTML5
10 4 (1.98%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.49%) LAMP
11 3 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.47%) Open Source
3 7 (3.47%) PMI
4 5 (2.48%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.98%) CMDB
5 4 (1.98%) User Experience
5 4 (1.98%) Statistics
6 3 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.99%) Clustering
7 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.99%) GIS
8 1 (0.50%) EMV
8 1 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.92%) UNIX
1 16 (7.92%) Linux
2 7 (3.47%) HPUX
2 7 (3.47%) Solaris
3 3 (1.49%) Windows
4 2 (0.99%) Android
4 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.82%) Business Analysis
3 29 (14.36%) PRINCE2
4 28 (13.86%) Project Management
5 27 (13.37%) Test Scripting
6 24 (11.88%) MVC
7 23 (11.39%) Scrum
8 22 (10.89%) Manual Testing
9 19 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (8.91%) ITIL
10 18 (8.91%) OO
10 18 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (7.92%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.93%) UML
12 14 (6.93%) CRM
12 14 (6.93%) Data Security
13 13 (6.44%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.44%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (5.94%) Cash Management
14 12 (5.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (42.57%) SQL
2 35 (17.33%) C#
3 18 (8.91%) Java
4 16 (7.92%) PL/SQL
4 16 (7.92%) Shell Script
5 15 (7.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.93%) VBA
7 13 (6.44%) C
8 12 (5.94%) C++
9 10 (4.95%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.46%) VB
11 6 (2.97%) Python
12 4 (1.98%) Perl
12 4 (1.98%) PHP
12 4 (1.98%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.98%) Ruby
13 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (23.76%) ISEB
2 29 (14.36%) Degree
3 18 (8.91%) DV Cleared
3 18 (8.91%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (3.47%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.48%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.37%) QA
2 14 (6.93%) SLA
3 7 (3.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (19.80%) Oracle
2 24 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.45%) IBM
3 11 (5.45%) Cognos
3 11 (5.45%) Hyperion
4 8 (3.96%) Twitter
5 7 (3.47%) Citrix
6 4 (1.98%) HP
6 4 (1.98%) Siebel
6 4 (1.98%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.49%) Zend
8 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.50%) Kofax
8 1 (0.50%) Open Text
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
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