The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 67 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 18 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.10% 0.99% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 1.32% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,300 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £44,750 £45,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
699 680 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.47% 74.64% 78.90%
Number of salaries quoted 615 637 650
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 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Acceptance Testing
Hampshire

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 28 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (45.16%) Test Management
2 12 (38.71%) User Stories
3 11 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) Finance
4 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 10 (32.26%) BDD
4 10 (32.26%) Gherkin
5 9 (29.03%) System Testing
6 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
6 8 (25.81%) QA
6 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
7 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Internet
7 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Selenium
7 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Maven
8 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 6 (19.35%) Behat
8 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
8 6 (19.35%) Ant
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
9 5 (16.13%) C++
9 5 (16.13%) Java
9 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) .NET

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
2 6 (19.35%) Behat
2 6 (19.35%) Ant
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.90%) JIRA
5 3 (9.68%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
5 3 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (9.68%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Test Leader
2 11 (35.48%) Test Manager
3 8 (25.81%) Test Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Senior Test Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Gherkin
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Test Management
2 12 (38.71%) User Stories
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 10 (32.26%) BDD
4 9 (29.03%) System Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Automated Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (9.68%) Web Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 1 (3.23%) Kanban
11 1 (3.23%) Agile Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) C++
1 5 (16.13%) Java
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
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