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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Tester
Rank 893 884 871
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a UAT Tester 4 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.006% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 13
Average salary £34,750 - £34,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 - £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 - £34,000

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Top 11 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 19 December 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 -4 4 £34,750 - 3
City of London +31 1 £37,000 -
London +21 1 £37,000 -
South East +10 1 £30,500 - 3
Surrey -4 1 £30,500 - 2
East of England -19 1 £37,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Luton - 1 £37,000 -
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £30,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £37,000 -

UAT Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
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