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 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 64 78 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.03% 1.21% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.58% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 3
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.66%
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
683 633 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.41% 76.36% 86.18%
Number of salaries quoted 605 604 695
Average salary £40,325 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.53% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 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 17 September 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 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (55.88%) User Stories
2 17 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 16 (47.06%) Regression Testing
4 15 (44.12%) TDD
4 15 (44.12%) Test Management
4 15 (44.12%) BDD
5 14 (41.18%) System Testing
6 13 (38.24%) Mobile App
7 12 (35.29%) Selenium
7 12 (35.29%) Automation Testing
8 11 (32.35%) JIRA
8 11 (32.35%) QA
9 9 (26.47%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) PHP
10 8 (23.53%) Python
10 8 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (23.53%) LoadRunner
10 8 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Degree
10 8 (23.53%) Web Testing
10 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
10 8 (23.53%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (20.59%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) Internet
11 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
11 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
11 7 (20.59%) Git (software)

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) Internet
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Selenium
2 11 (32.35%) JIRA
3 8 (23.53%) Selenium IDE
3 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 8 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (23.53%) LoadRunner
4 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 6 (17.65%) Behat
5 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
5 6 (17.65%) Maven
5 6 (17.65%) Ant
6 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Test Leader
2 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Test Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Test Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 6 (17.65%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (55.88%) User Stories
2 16 (47.06%) Regression Testing
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
3 15 (44.12%) Test Management
3 15 (44.12%) BDD
4 14 (41.18%) System Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Automation Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Web Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
7 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.71%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.82%) Project Management
10 3 (8.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) PHP
1 8 (23.53%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) C++
3 5 (14.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft