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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 81 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.53% 1.85% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.16% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 6
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £37,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
626 787 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.59% 85.73% 85.86%
Number of salaries quoted 582 643 675
Average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) QA
3 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) Test Management
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) User Stories
3 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Maven
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SAP
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (16.67%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Ruby
7 2 (16.67%) Wiki

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Retail Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (8.33%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) Test Management
2 6 (50.00%) User Stories
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CITP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP