The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing 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
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 151 149 171
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2175 2106 1936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 1.92% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.35% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 1598 1604
Average salary £47,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.05% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,450 £67,500 £71,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92095 89576 91817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.23% 81.81% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75962 71840 78174
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the UK.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Trend in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

User Acceptance Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 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 +2 2061 £47,500 - 243
London -18 902 £55,000 - 124
South East +28 406 £47,500 +18.75% 38
City of London +12 246 £55,000 - 61
East of England +8 173 £44,000 -4.34% 11
Yorkshire 0 165 £40,000 -3.03% 15
North West +21 155 £35,500 -5.33% 17
Surrey +28 145 £47,500 +18.75% 9
West Midlands +9 126 £37,250 -17.22% 12
West Yorkshire +15 114 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Berkshire +24 98 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Manchester +22 95 £35,250 -7.23% 8
Leeds +17 64 £40,000 +11.11% 3
South West -46 59 £41,500 +10.66% 16
Buckinghamshire +28 56 £47,500 +14.45% 6
Scotland +2 56 £39,500 -1.25% 12
Hertfordshire -6 56 £47,500 - 3
East Midlands +48 53 £35,500 +1.42% 5
Birmingham -8 52 £35,000 -27.83% 5
Cheshire -5 39 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Hampshire -11 39 £42,500 - 3
Reading +14 37 £47,500 +24.18% 6
Kent +8 37 £50,000 +8.10%
Essex +5 37 £40,000 -13.04%
Cambridgeshire +11 36 £47,500 - 5
North Yorkshire -2 36 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Bedfordshire -9 29 £44,000 +10.00%
Milton Keynes +11 27 £46,000 +13.58%
Camberley - 27 £36,000 -
Nottinghamshire +20 26 £35,500 +18.33% 2

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing User Acceptance Testing also 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 that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 1567 (36.53%) Finance
2 1485 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1142 (26.62%) SQL
4 949 (22.12%) QA
5 753 (17.55%) ISEB
6 698 (16.27%) Business Analysis
7 696 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 674 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 654 (15.24%) Project Management
10 622 (14.50%) Test Scripting
11 542 (12.63%) Degree
12 531 (12.38%) SQL Server
13 510 (11.89%) Banking
14 489 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
15 469 (10.93%) .NET
16 465 (10.84%) Oracle
17 448 (10.44%) MS Excel
18 430 (10.02%) C#
19 424 (9.88%) Software Testing
20 422 (9.84%) System Testing
20 422 (9.84%) Waterfall
21 399 (9.30%) Java
22 396 (9.23%) Scrum
23 383 (8.93%) Retail
24 372 (8.67%) ISTQB
25 366 (8.53%) Selenium
26 353 (8.23%) Test Strategy
27 329 (7.67%) PRINCE2
28 325 (7.58%) Change Management
29 314 (7.32%) Test Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing User Acceptance Testing also 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 that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 201 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 100 (2.33%) IIS
3 79 (1.84%) CMS
4 42 (0.98%) Apache
5 41 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 39 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
6 39 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 28 (0.65%) Confluence
8 27 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 26 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 25 (0.58%) JBoss
11 24 (0.56%) SAS
12 16 (0.37%) Drupal
13 15 (0.35%) nginx
13 15 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 15 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.26%) MS Exchange
14 11 (0.26%) Lync
15 10 (0.23%) NetWeaver
15 10 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 448 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 300 (6.99%) MS Office
3 131 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 74 (1.72%) MS Project
5 69 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 32 (0.75%) InfoPath
7 16 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.23%) FreeHand
9 10 (0.23%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.070%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.047%) SPSS
13 2 (0.047%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.023%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.023%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.023%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 66 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 65 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 46 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
4 44 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
5 41 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
6 34 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
7 33 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
8 31 (0.72%) SAP CO
8 31 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
9 30 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
9 30 (0.70%) Markit EDM
10 23 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
10 23 (0.54%) SAP FI
11 22 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
11 22 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
12 19 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
12 19 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 16 (0.37%) SAP SCM
13 16 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
14 14 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 74 (1.72%) SaaS
2 27 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.40%) Force.com
4 17 (0.40%) IaaS
5 11 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 9 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.070%) PaaS
8 2 (0.047%) Office 365
8 2 (0.047%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.047%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.023%) Trello
9 1 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 78 (1.82%) Internet
2 42 (0.98%) HTTP
3 40 (0.93%) Firewall
4 39 (0.91%) Intranet
5 33 (0.77%) SAN
6 24 (0.56%) LDAP
7 23 (0.54%) Extranet
8 18 (0.42%) LAN
9 17 (0.40%) WAN
10 15 (0.35%) iSCSI
11 14 (0.33%) DNS
11 14 (0.33%) FTP
12 12 (0.28%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.28%) VoIP
13 11 (0.26%) SMS
14 10 (0.23%) Wireshark
15 7 (0.16%) SSL
15 7 (0.16%) Wireless
16 5 (0.12%) 2G
16 5 (0.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 213 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
3 144 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 133 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 130 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 117 (2.73%) Oracle Database
7 105 (2.45%) MySQL
8 103 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 97 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 83 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 76 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 58 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 44 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
14 40 (0.93%) QlikView
15 32 (0.75%) Data Mining
15 32 (0.75%) RDBMS
16 30 (0.70%) SAP BW
17 26 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
18 25 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
19 24 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 366 (8.53%) Selenium
2 213 (4.97%) JIRA
3 164 (3.82%) WebDriver
4 163 (3.80%) Visual Studio
5 143 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 122 (2.84%) QuickTest Pro
6 122 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 87 (2.03%) Git (software)
8 74 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 69 (1.61%) Subversion
10 68 (1.59%) Toad
11 45 (1.05%) SpecFlow
12 44 (1.03%) LoadRunner
12 44 (1.03%) SoapUI
13 43 (1.00%) JUnit
14 41 (0.96%) TeamCity
15 38 (0.89%) JMeter
16 35 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 35 (0.82%) Eclipse
17 29 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 1567 (36.53%) Finance
2 510 (11.89%) Banking
3 383 (8.93%) Retail
4 202 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 191 (4.45%) Marketing
6 154 (3.59%) Investment Banking
7 129 (3.01%) Back Office
8 118 (2.75%) Advertising
9 117 (2.73%) Front Office
10 96 (2.24%) Legal
11 77 (1.79%) Publishing
12 74 (1.72%) Manufacturing
13 48 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 46 (1.07%) Games
15 33 (0.77%) Billing
16 30 (0.70%) Automotive
17 28 (0.65%) General Ledger
18 24 (0.56%) Financial Institution
19 23 (0.54%) Law
20 19 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2040 (47.55%) Analyst
2 1182 (27.55%) Business Analyst
3 516 (12.03%) Test Analyst
4 469 (10.93%) Developer
5 319 (7.44%) Consultant
6 302 (7.04%) Test Manager
7 255 (5.94%) Tester
8 246 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
9 194 (4.52%) Project Manager
10 138 (3.22%) Systems Analyst
11 135 (3.15%) Senior Business Analyst
12 127 (2.96%) Test Leader
13 120 (2.80%) Support Analyst
14 118 (2.75%) Applications Support
15 99 (2.31%) Test Engineer
16 94 (2.19%) .NET Developer
17 93 (2.17%) Business Consultant
18 92 (2.14%) Agile Business Analyst
19 74 (1.72%) Business Systems Analyst
20 71 (1.66%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 469 (10.93%) .NET
2 278 (6.48%) HTML
3 256 (5.97%) XML
4 193 (4.50%) Web Services
5 180 (4.20%) ASP.NET
6 137 (3.19%) CSS
7 117 (2.73%) jQuery
8 96 (2.24%) .NET Framework
9 64 (1.49%) Ajax
10 62 (1.45%) SOAP
11 61 (1.42%) WCF
12 57 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (1.28%) Gherkin
14 53 (1.24%) HTML5
14 53 (1.24%) LAMP
15 47 (1.10%) Middleware
16 40 (0.93%) WPF
17 38 (0.89%) XHTML
18 33 (0.77%) Flash
18 33 (0.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 489 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
2 167 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 128 (2.98%) User Experience
4 106 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 101 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 100 (2.33%) FMCG
7 87 (2.03%) Derivative
8 84 (1.96%) Credit Risk
9 77 (1.79%) Statistics
10 73 (1.70%) Equities
11 71 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 62 (1.45%) Fixed Income
13 42 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 40 (0.93%) Mathematics
15 39 (0.91%) Market Risk
15 39 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
15 39 (0.91%) Open Source
16 37 (0.86%) Client/Server
17 36 (0.84%) Data Integration
18 33 (0.77%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 304 (7.09%) Windows
2 187 (4.36%) Linux
3 130 (3.03%) UNIX
4 47 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 29 (0.68%) Android
7 28 (0.65%) Solaris
8 25 (0.58%) Apple iOS
9 15 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 12 (0.28%) AIX
11 11 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.19%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.16%) HPUX
13 7 (0.16%) SUSE
14 6 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.070%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1485 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 698 (16.27%) Business Analysis
3 674 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 654 (15.24%) Project Management
5 622 (14.50%) Test Scripting
6 424 (9.88%) Software Testing
7 422 (9.84%) System Testing
7 422 (9.84%) Waterfall
8 396 (9.23%) Scrum
9 353 (8.23%) Test Strategy
10 329 (7.67%) PRINCE2
11 325 (7.58%) Change Management
12 314 (7.32%) Test Management
13 310 (7.23%) UML
14 304 (7.09%) Regression Testing
15 293 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
16 279 (6.50%) Automated Testing
17 277 (6.46%) Use Case
18 276 (6.43%) Integration Testing
19 249 (5.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1142 (26.62%) SQL
2 430 (10.02%) C#
3 399 (9.30%) Java
4 305 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 156 (3.64%) PHP
6 153 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 145 (3.38%) PL/SQL
8 127 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 122 (2.84%) Python
10 108 (2.52%) VB
11 81 (1.89%) VBA
12 77 (1.79%) C++
12 77 (1.79%) Ruby
13 59 (1.38%) Perl
14 58 (1.35%) C
14 58 (1.35%) VB.NET
15 46 (1.07%) Shell Script
16 39 (0.91%) VB6
17 31 (0.72%) VBScript
18 29 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 753 (17.55%) ISEB
2 542 (12.63%) Degree
3 372 (8.67%) ISTQB
4 122 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 88 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 61 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (1.26%) PMI Certification
8 53 (1.24%) PMP
9 49 (1.14%) SC Cleared
10 40 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 28 (0.65%) MBA
12 24 (0.56%) HND
13 23 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
14 20 (0.47%) MCSE
15 19 (0.44%) ACCA
15 19 (0.44%) DV Cleared
16 18 (0.42%) MCITP
17 15 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 15 (0.35%) AWS Certification
18 14 (0.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 949 (22.12%) QA
2 77 (1.79%) SLA
3 24 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.44%) Solvency II
5 15 (0.35%) EMIR
5 15 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.21%) Basel II
8 8 (0.19%) COBIT
8 8 (0.19%) MiFID
8 8 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.093%) FATCA
10 3 (0.070%) HL7
10 3 (0.070%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.047%) DICOM
11 2 (0.047%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.047%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.023%) COREP
System Software
1 79 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 38 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.23%) vSphere
6 7 (0.16%) XenApp
6 7 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.14%) NFS
8 5 (0.12%) Cygwin
8 5 (0.12%) vCloud
9 4 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.070%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.047%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.047%) Postfix
12 1 (0.023%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.023%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 243 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 58 (1.35%) Puppet
3 41 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.49%) SCCM
5 15 (0.35%) ZABBIX
5 15 (0.35%) Vagrant
5 15 (0.35%) logstash
5 15 (0.35%) Kibana
5 15 (0.35%) Graphite
6 13 (0.30%) Zenoss
6 13 (0.30%) Nagios
7 8 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
8 7 (0.16%) SCOM
8 7 (0.16%) WSUS
9 5 (0.12%) Ganglia
10 4 (0.093%) Control-M
10 4 (0.093%) Foglight
10 4 (0.093%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.047%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.023%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 696 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 465 (10.84%) Oracle
3 203 (4.73%) SAP
4 189 (4.41%) HP
5 89 (2.07%) VMware
6 83 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 81 (1.89%) Business Objects
8 61 (1.42%) IBM
9 48 (1.12%) Cognos
10 47 (1.10%) Telerik
11 41 (0.96%) Citrix
12 40 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
13 38 (0.89%) Informatica
14 35 (0.82%) Google
15 30 (0.70%) Hyperion
16 29 (0.68%) Siebel
17 23 (0.54%) Vermilion
18 22 (0.51%) Adobe
18 22 (0.51%) Cognizant
19 20 (0.47%) Red Hat
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Equity + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
CSC
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 42k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Triple Seven
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 - £63000 per annum + enhanced pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday