The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had UAT Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Tester
Rank 926 952 971
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a UAT Tester 5 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.012% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 13
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £26,915 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £42,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured UAT Tester in the job title.

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 24 July 2016 within the UK.

UAT Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 5 £32,500 - 1
London +40 2 £49,000 +22.50%
East Midlands +6 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Leicester - 2 £32,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Yorkshire +29 1 £28,500 -8.80%
North Yorkshire +22 1 £28,500 -5.00%
York - 1 £28,500 -

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, UAT Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring UAT Tester in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (41.82%) QA
3 19 (34.55%) System Testing
4 17 (30.91%) Software Testing
5 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 14 (25.45%) Finance
7 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
7 13 (23.64%) SQL
8 12 (21.82%) ISEB
8 12 (21.82%) SDLC
9 11 (20.00%) Degree
9 11 (20.00%) Statistics
9 11 (20.00%) HP UFT
9 11 (20.00%) Internet
9 11 (20.00%) Mainframe
10 10 (18.18%) .NET
10 10 (18.18%) Selenium
11 9 (16.36%) Automation Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Law
12 7 (12.73%) Automated Testing
12 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
12 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
13 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
13 6 (10.91%) JIRA
14 5 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (9.09%) NUnit
14 5 (9.09%) PMI

UAT Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) DB2
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
2 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 10 (18.18%) Selenium
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 5 (9.09%) NUnit
4 5 (9.09%) TestNG
5 2 (3.64%) JUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Law
3 3 (5.45%) Billing
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) J2EE
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 11 (20.00%) Statistics
2 7 (12.73%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.09%) PMI
4 2 (3.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (34.55%) System Testing
3 17 (30.91%) Software Testing
4 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 12 (21.82%) SDLC
6 9 (16.36%) Automation Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Manual Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Test Management
10 3 (5.45%) Open Source
11 2 (3.64%) BDD
11 2 (3.64%) Scalability Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) C#
2 3 (5.45%) COBOL
2 3 (5.45%) VB
2 3 (5.45%) VB6
3 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
2 12 (21.82%) ISEB
3 11 (20.00%) Degree
4 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) HP
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 3 (5.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) Facebook
4 1 (1.82%) hybris
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft