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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 70 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.76% 0.67% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 0.89% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
691 673 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.29% 74.69% 82.83%
Number of salaries quoted 612 639 674
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) User Stories
2 14 (42.42%) Gherkin
2 14 (42.42%) Test Management
3 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
4 12 (36.36%) TDD
4 12 (36.36%) BDD
5 11 (33.33%) System Testing
6 10 (30.30%) QA
6 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
7 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Selenium
7 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
8 8 (24.24%) JIRA
9 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
9 7 (21.21%) Internet
10 6 (18.18%) Ant
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) Behat
10 6 (18.18%) Maven
10 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 5 (15.15%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (15.15%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (15.15%) Web Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 8 (24.24%) JIRA
3 6 (18.18%) Ant
3 6 (18.18%) Behat
3 6 (18.18%) Maven
3 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
4 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
4 5 (15.15%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
5 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Test Leader
2 9 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Test Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Test Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Business Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Automated Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Gherkin
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) User Stories
2 14 (42.42%) Test Management
3 13 (39.39%) Regression Testing
4 12 (36.36%) TDD
4 12 (36.36%) BDD
5 11 (33.33%) System Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.21%) Automated Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Test Strategy
8 6 (18.18%) Unit Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (15.15%) Web Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management
10 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (9.09%) Scrum
11 2 (6.06%) Kanban
11 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) C++
1 5 (15.15%) Java
1 5 (15.15%) PHP
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
1 5 (15.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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