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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Tester
Rank 919 926 932
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a UAT Tester 32 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.014% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.015% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 8
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £30,500 £20,180
10% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

UAT Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 25 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 5 February 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
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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 32 £28,000 -13.84% 5
South East -3 12 £24,000 -23.80% 1
Surrey +7 9 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Redhill - 6 £24,000 -
West Midlands -11 5 £28,000 -13.84%
Yorkshire +16 4 £32,750 -6.42% 3
London +2 4 £37,500 -16.66%
North West - 4 £38,000 -
Manchester - 4 £38,000 -
City of London +59 3 - -
Coalville - 3 £17,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £17,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £28,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £17,000 -
Hessle - 2 £33,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £21,000 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Tamworth - 2 £21,000 -
Oldham - 2 £38,750 -
Reading - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £32,500 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £33,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -6 1 £30,000 +33.33%
Woking - 1 £35,000 -

UAT Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 51 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
3 21 (41.18%) ISEB
4 20 (39.22%) Software Testing
4 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (37.25%) QA
6 16 (31.37%) Test Scripting
7 14 (27.45%) System Testing
8 10 (19.61%) Finance
8 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
8 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
8 10 (19.61%) SQL
8 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (17.65%) .NET
10 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
11 7 (13.73%) Scrum
11 7 (13.73%) Retail
12 6 (11.76%) Functional Testing
12 6 (11.76%) SDLC
12 6 (11.76%) Degree
12 6 (11.76%) Statistics
12 6 (11.76%) Internet
12 6 (11.76%) Mainframe
13 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
13 5 (9.80%) Selenium
13 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
13 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
13 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
14 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (7.84%) Mobile App

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Zephyr
3 2 (3.92%) eggPlant
3 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.92%) JUnit
3 2 (3.92%) TestComplete
3 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) J2EE
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Mainframe
1 6 (11.76%) Statistics
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.92%) EPoS
4 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 2 (3.92%) PMI
4 2 (3.92%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Software Testing
3 16 (31.37%) Test Scripting
4 14 (27.45%) System Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Automated Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
6 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
7 7 (13.73%) Scrum
8 6 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 6 (11.76%) SDLC
9 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Test Planning
9 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Automation Testing
10 4 (7.84%) BDD
10 4 (7.84%) Manual Testing
10 4 (7.84%) TDD
10 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) C#
2 4 (7.84%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) COBOL
3 3 (5.88%) VB
3 3 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 21 (41.18%) ISEB
3 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (37.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) hybris
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Capita
2 2 (3.92%) Facebook
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Twitter
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy
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