The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 53 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 29 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.06% 1.86% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 2.23% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 7
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £49,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
User Acceptance Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 719 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.37% 83.41% 77.01%
Number of salaries quoted 492 633 657
Average salary £42,500 £40,325 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +7.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 29 (65.91%) Test Scripting
2 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
3 20 (45.45%) ERP
3 20 (45.45%) Migration
3 20 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 19 (43.18%) Dashboard Development
4 19 (43.18%) Data Migration
5 18 (40.91%) QA
6 15 (34.09%) Regression Testing
7 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.27%) Selenium
8 12 (27.27%) Test Management
9 10 (22.73%) TDD
9 10 (22.73%) HP UFT
9 10 (22.73%) Python
9 10 (22.73%) PHP
9 10 (22.73%) Automation Testing
9 10 (22.73%) BDD
10 9 (20.45%) Gherkin
10 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
10 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
10 9 (20.45%) User Stories
10 9 (20.45%) Linux
10 9 (20.45%) Maven
10 9 (20.45%) Scrum
10 9 (20.45%) JIRA
10 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (15.91%) System Testing
11 7 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (13.64%) Finance

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.27%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Selenium
2 10 (22.73%) HP UFT
3 9 (20.45%) Maven
3 9 (20.45%) JIRA
3 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
3 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Analyst
2 22 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 20 (45.45%) Support Analyst
3 20 (45.45%) Applications Support
3 20 (45.45%) Applications Support Analyst
3 20 (45.45%) Business Support Analyst
4 10 (22.73%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) QA Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Defect Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Test Scripting
2 20 (45.45%) ERP
2 20 (45.45%) Migration
3 19 (43.18%) Data Migration
3 19 (43.18%) Dashboard Development
4 15 (34.09%) Regression Testing
5 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (27.27%) Test Management
7 10 (22.73%) BDD
7 10 (22.73%) Automation Testing
7 10 (22.73%) TDD
8 9 (20.45%) Scrum
8 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (20.45%) User Stories
9 7 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (15.91%) System Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 4 (9.09%) Feature Driven Development
11 4 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) PHP
1 10 (22.73%) Python
2 4 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
2 3 (6.82%) Capita
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) HP