The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 54 32 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 40 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.00% 6.44% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 7.42% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Average salary £39,750 £38,088 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.36% +22.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,100 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £49,853 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.40% +6.00%
User Acceptance Testing
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
580 539 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 82.86% 86.80% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 459 428 330
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) Retail
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Use Case
6 4 (25.00%) WATIR
6 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Test Management
6 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (25.00%) ISEB
7 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (12.50%) Clustering
8 2 (12.50%) Change Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (6.25%) LiveLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) WATIR
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) EMV
2 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Use Case
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
7 1 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (6.25%) Kofax
2 1 (6.25%) Open Text
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle