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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Tester
Rank 890 916 880
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a UAT Tester 12 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.007% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 4
Average salary £26,575 £38,875 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.63% -5.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,500 £29,291
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,750 £35,000 £31,636
% change year-on-year
-23.57% +10.63%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

UAT Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

UAT Tester
Top 15 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 2 September 2015. 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 +29 11 £26,663 -33.34% 2
London +10 4 £26,575 -49.38% 1
South East -13 4 £24,000 -46.66%
Kent 0 3 £24,000 -46.66%
Chatham - 2 £24,000 -
Yorkshire +12 1 £32,500 -18.75%
West Yorkshire +9 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Northamptonshire - 1 £27,500 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £27,500 -
Bradford - 1 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £27,500 -
Coventry - 1 £35,000 - 1
City of London - 1 £23,500 -

UAT Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 8 (36.36%) ISEB
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (22.73%) User Experience
5 5 (22.73%) SLA
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
6 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) QA
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Retail
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (4.55%) Law
8 1 (4.55%) Change Management
8 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.55%) Adobe
8 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (4.55%) MS Office
8 1 (4.55%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
8 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Use Case
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Usability Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
5 1 (4.55%) V-Model
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy
1 1 (4.55%) OpenText
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