The first table below looks at the demand for the UAT Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited UAT Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Tester
Rank 905 868 890
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a UAT Tester 6 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.007% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Average salary £36,375 £41,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,291 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,636 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+10.63% +15.04%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing UAT Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK.

UAT Tester Salary Trend in the UK

UAT Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing UAT Tester over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 within the UK.

UAT Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -41 6 £36,375 -11.81%
North West - 2 £35,000 -
Northwich - 2 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £35,000 -
East of England -8 1 £25,000 -2.99%
South East -10 1 £45,000 +20.00%
London -40 1 £37,750 -24.50%
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £25,000 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -

UAT Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (46.67%) QA
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
4 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Games
7 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office
7 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) MCDBA

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Product Management
6 1 (6.67%) WFM
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Twitter