The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Tester
Rank 900 939 981
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a UAT Tester 48 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.029% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.030% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 46 24 18
Average salary £28,250 £32,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.07% +5.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £38,600
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £31,250 £20,000
% change year-on-year
-23.20% +56.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

UAT Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 27 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 30 April 2016. 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 +25 47 £28,000 -13.84% 1
South East +35 17 £24,000 -26.15%
London +15 14 £37,500 -16.66%
Surrey +17 11 £24,000 -26.15%
Redhill - 10 £24,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £17,000 -
Coalville - 6 £17,000 -
Leicestershire - 6 £17,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 5 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +11 4 £27,250 -9.16% 1
East of England - 3 £36,000 -
North Yorkshire 0 2 £27,250 -9.16%
West Midlands -20 2 £26,500 -18.46%
Leeds - 2 £28,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £36,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £28,500 - 1
City of London - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £36,000 -
York - 2 £27,250 -
Nottingham - 1 £23,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £25,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £23,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £28,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -

UAT Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 75 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 31 (41.33%) QA
3 28 (37.33%) Software Testing
4 27 (36.00%) System Testing
5 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 22 (29.33%) ISEB
8 21 (28.00%) Regression Testing
9 16 (21.33%) SQL
10 15 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (18.67%) Statistics
11 14 (18.67%) Mainframe
11 14 (18.67%) Internet
11 14 (18.67%) Finance
12 13 (17.33%) .NET
12 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
12 13 (17.33%) SDLC
13 12 (16.00%) Automation Testing
13 12 (16.00%) Degree
13 12 (16.00%) HP UFT
13 12 (16.00%) Automated Testing
14 11 (14.67%) Selenium
15 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
16 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
16 8 (10.67%) JIRA
17 7 (9.33%) Mathematics
17 7 (9.33%) Manual Testing
17 7 (9.33%) Law
18 6 (8.00%) Scrum
18 6 (8.00%) Retail

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) CMS
1 1 (1.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Internet
2 3 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) DB2
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) HP UFT
2 11 (14.67%) Selenium
3 8 (10.67%) JIRA
4 5 (6.67%) NUnit
4 5 (6.67%) TestNG
5 3 (4.00%) JUnit
5 3 (4.00%) Zephyr
6 2 (2.67%) eggPlant
6 2 (2.67%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Law
3 6 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Billing
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) J2EE
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Mainframe
1 14 (18.67%) Statistics
2 7 (9.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.67%) PMI
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.00%) iPad
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) EPoS
6 2 (2.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (37.33%) Software Testing
3 27 (36.00%) System Testing
4 26 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (28.00%) Regression Testing
6 13 (17.33%) SDLC
6 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
7 12 (16.00%) Automated Testing
7 12 (16.00%) Automation Testing
8 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.33%) Manual Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Scrum
11 6 (8.00%) Test Management
12 5 (6.67%) Functional Testing
12 5 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (6.67%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) SQL
2 4 (5.33%) C#
2 4 (5.33%) COBOL
2 4 (5.33%) Java
2 4 (5.33%) VB
2 4 (5.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 22 (29.33%) ISEB
3 15 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (16.00%) Degree
5 5 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (41.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) HP
2 3 (4.00%) hybris
2 3 (4.00%) Twitter
3 2 (2.67%) Capita
3 2 (2.67%) Facebook
3 2 (2.67%) IBM
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) SAP
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago