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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 138 143 171
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +28
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2173 2114 1832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.05% 2.06% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.50% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1816 1648 1465
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%

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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
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 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 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
(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 2074 £45,000 -5.26% 271
London -23 900 £55,000 - 118
South East +23 425 £45,000 +12.50% 46
City of London +6 270 £55,000 - 52
North West +49 168 £37,750 -9.58% 19
East of England +38 167 £44,000 -2.22% 21
Surrey +50 157 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Yorkshire -1 155 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Berkshire +63 125 £47,500 +11.76% 11
West Midlands 0 118 £37,500 -18.91% 14
Manchester +43 109 £35,500 -11.25% 7
West Yorkshire -8 85 £40,000 -5.88% 12
South West -14 65 £41,500 +18.57% 12
East Midlands +47 56 £35,000 - 10
Birmingham -24 54 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +23 51 £48,500 +29.33% 11
North Yorkshire +13 46 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Cheshire +14 41 £45,000 +3.44% 6
Leeds -2 41 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Reading +23 40 £47,500 +20.25% 2
Cambridgeshire +22 40 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Hampshire -28 38 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Bedfordshire +18 36 £44,000 - 7
Slough +20 35 £49,500 +16.47% 3
Hertfordshire -11 35 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Scotland -24 35 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Camberley - 35 £36,000 - 1
Essex +6 33 £38,750 -16.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +34 32 £35,500 +24.56% 2
Nottingham +29 29 £35,500 +24.56% 2

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1527 (36.17%) Finance
2 1509 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1074 (25.44%) SQL
4 924 (21.89%) QA
5 721 (17.08%) ISEB
6 708 (16.77%) Microsoft
7 697 (16.51%) Business Analysis
8 658 (15.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 654 (15.49%) Project Management
10 615 (14.57%) Test Scripting
11 526 (12.46%) Banking
12 505 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
13 497 (11.77%) Degree
14 484 (11.46%) SQL Server
15 467 (11.06%) Oracle
16 465 (11.01%) .NET
17 434 (10.28%) MS Excel
18 429 (10.16%) Scrum
19 426 (10.09%) System Testing
20 416 (9.85%) C#
21 415 (9.83%) Software Testing
22 412 (9.76%) Waterfall
23 392 (9.28%) Java
24 385 (9.12%) Retail
25 380 (9.00%) ISTQB
26 358 (8.48%) Selenium
27 346 (8.20%) Test Strategy
28 345 (8.17%) Change Management
29 340 (8.05%) Test Management
30 314 (7.44%) PRINCE2

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 193 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 111 (2.63%) IIS
3 87 (2.06%) CMS
4 48 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 40 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 38 (0.90%) Apache
7 29 (0.69%) Drupal
8 25 (0.59%) SAS
9 24 (0.57%) Confluence
10 23 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
11 22 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (0.47%) nginx
13 18 (0.43%) JBoss
14 17 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (0.26%) MS Exchange
17 9 (0.21%) WebLogic
18 8 (0.19%) NetWeaver
19 7 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 434 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 300 (7.11%) MS Office
3 126 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 71 (1.68%) MS Project
5 57 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 37 (0.88%) InfoPath
7 16 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.24%) FreeHand
9 10 (0.24%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.095%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.071%) SPSS
14 2 (0.047%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.047%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.024%) PaintShop Pro
15 1 (0.024%) InDesign
15 1 (0.024%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 66 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 64 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 56 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
4 53 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
5 39 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
6 37 (0.88%) SAP CO
6 37 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
6 37 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
7 34 (0.81%) Markit EDM
8 31 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
9 30 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
10 29 (0.69%) SAP FI
11 27 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
12 25 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
13 22 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
13 22 (0.52%) SAP SCM
14 17 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
15 16 (0.38%) Google Analytics
16 14 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
16 14 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 64 (1.52%) SaaS
2 39 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (0.52%) IaaS
5 12 (0.28%) Force.com
6 8 (0.19%) Google Apps
6 8 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (0.14%) Office 365
8 5 (0.12%) PaaS
9 2 (0.047%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.047%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.024%) Yammer
10 1 (0.024%) Trello
10 1 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.024%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 74 (1.75%) Internet
2 42 (0.99%) Firewall
3 41 (0.97%) Intranet
4 37 (0.88%) HTTP
5 33 (0.78%) SAN
6 27 (0.64%) Extranet
7 20 (0.47%) iSCSI
8 18 (0.43%) LDAP
9 16 (0.38%) FTP
10 15 (0.36%) DNS
11 14 (0.33%) WAN
11 14 (0.33%) LAN
12 11 (0.26%) SMS
12 11 (0.26%) VoIP
13 10 (0.24%) Wireless
14 9 (0.21%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.21%) SSL
15 7 (0.17%) TCP/IP
16 6 (0.14%) SMTP
16 6 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 186 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 138 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 128 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 127 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 121 (2.87%) Oracle Database
7 115 (2.72%) MySQL
8 86 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 83 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 82 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 71 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 47 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 41 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
14 39 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
15 32 (0.76%) QlikView
16 27 (0.64%) RDBMS
17 25 (0.59%) Data Mining
18 24 (0.57%) SAP BW
19 23 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
20 21 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 358 (8.48%) Selenium
2 223 (5.28%) JIRA
3 162 (3.84%) WebDriver
4 150 (3.55%) Visual Studio
5 148 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 125 (2.96%) Jenkins
7 115 (2.72%) QuickTest Pro
8 92 (2.18%) Git (software)
9 79 (1.87%) Cucumber
10 67 (1.59%) Subversion
11 54 (1.28%) TeamCity
11 54 (1.28%) SoapUI
12 47 (1.11%) SpecFlow
13 46 (1.09%) Toad
14 44 (1.04%) JUnit
15 43 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 39 (0.92%) JMeter
17 29 (0.69%) Eclipse
18 28 (0.66%) LoadRunner
19 25 (0.59%) FitNesse
General
1 1527 (36.17%) Finance
2 526 (12.46%) Banking
3 385 (9.12%) Retail
4 203 (4.81%) Marketing
5 196 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 170 (4.03%) Investment Banking
7 144 (3.41%) Back Office
8 127 (3.01%) Front Office
9 107 (2.53%) Advertising
10 84 (1.99%) Legal
11 78 (1.85%) Publishing
12 65 (1.54%) Manufacturing
13 60 (1.42%) Retail Banking
14 51 (1.21%) Games
15 33 (0.78%) Billing
16 26 (0.62%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.57%) Aerospace
18 23 (0.54%) Automotive
19 19 (0.45%) General Ledger
19 19 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 2061 (48.82%) Analyst
2 1173 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 540 (12.79%) Test Analyst
4 420 (9.95%) Developer
5 289 (6.85%) Test Manager
6 286 (6.77%) Consultant
7 264 (6.25%) Tester
8 261 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
9 211 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 133 (3.15%) Systems Analyst
11 130 (3.08%) Test Leader
12 129 (3.06%) Senior Business Analyst
13 110 (2.61%) Support Analyst
14 106 (2.51%) Applications Support
14 106 (2.51%) Agile Business Analyst
15 82 (1.94%) .NET Developer
16 81 (1.92%) DevOps Engineer
16 81 (1.92%) Senior Test Analyst
17 80 (1.89%) Technical Analyst
18 76 (1.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (11.01%) .NET
2 285 (6.75%) HTML
3 255 (6.04%) XML
4 176 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 173 (4.10%) Web Services
6 140 (3.32%) CSS
7 125 (2.96%) jQuery
8 87 (2.06%) .NET Framework
9 66 (1.56%) Ajax
10 60 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (1.35%) WCF
12 55 (1.30%) HTML5
13 54 (1.28%) SOAP
14 53 (1.26%) Middleware
15 49 (1.16%) LAMP
16 44 (1.04%) Gherkin
17 42 (0.99%) XHTML
18 38 (0.90%) WPF
18 38 (0.90%) Flash
19 33 (0.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 505 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 133 (3.15%) User Experience
4 108 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 103 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 93 (2.20%) FMCG
7 90 (2.13%) Credit Risk
8 85 (2.01%) Derivative
9 75 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 73 (1.73%) Statistics
11 64 (1.52%) Equities
12 55 (1.30%) Fixed Income
13 49 (1.16%) Open Source
14 43 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 43 (1.02%) Replication
15 42 (0.99%) Mathematics
16 39 (0.92%) Data Structures
17 35 (0.83%) Market Risk
18 34 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
19 33 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 295 (6.99%) Windows
2 197 (4.67%) Linux
3 125 (2.96%) UNIX
4 53 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (0.83%) Android
6 31 (0.73%) Windows 7
7 29 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 25 (0.59%) Solaris
9 22 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.17%) HPUX
14 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.12%) AIX
17 4 (0.095%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.095%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1509 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
2 697 (16.51%) Business Analysis
3 658 (15.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 654 (15.49%) Project Management
5 615 (14.57%) Test Scripting
6 429 (10.16%) Scrum
7 426 (10.09%) System Testing
8 415 (9.83%) Software Testing
9 412 (9.76%) Waterfall
10 346 (8.20%) Test Strategy
11 345 (8.17%) Change Management
12 340 (8.05%) Test Management
13 314 (7.44%) PRINCE2
14 311 (7.37%) UML
15 306 (7.25%) Regression Testing
16 287 (6.80%) Automated Testing
17 275 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
18 272 (6.44%) Use Case
18 272 (6.44%) Integration Testing
19 263 (6.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1074 (25.44%) SQL
2 416 (9.85%) C#
3 392 (9.28%) Java
4 275 (6.51%) JavaScript
5 155 (3.67%) T-SQL
6 144 (3.41%) PL/SQL
7 142 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 141 (3.34%) PHP
9 129 (3.06%) Python
10 91 (2.16%) VB
11 88 (2.08%) C++
12 83 (1.97%) Ruby
13 75 (1.78%) VBA
14 68 (1.61%) Perl
15 66 (1.56%) C
16 40 (0.95%) Bash Shell
17 37 (0.88%) VB.NET
18 36 (0.85%) Shell Script
19 26 (0.62%) VB6
20 24 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 721 (17.08%) ISEB
2 497 (11.77%) Degree
3 380 (9.00%) ISTQB
4 130 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 65 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 64 (1.52%) PMP
7 62 (1.47%) Security Cleared
8 52 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 32 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (0.62%) HND
12 25 (0.59%) MBA
13 20 (0.47%) AWS Certification
14 16 (0.38%) CIMA
14 16 (0.38%) ACCA
15 15 (0.36%) MCSE
16 14 (0.33%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.28%) MCITP
18 11 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
19 10 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 924 (21.89%) QA
2 55 (1.30%) SLA
3 32 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.66%) ISO 9001
5 25 (0.59%) Solvency II
6 20 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.45%) EMIR
8 14 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
9 11 (0.26%) COBIT
9 11 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.21%) Basel II
10 9 (0.21%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.17%) MiFID
12 6 (0.14%) CRD IV
13 4 (0.095%) HL7
14 3 (0.071%) DICOM
14 3 (0.071%) FATCA
15 2 (0.047%) GAAP
15 2 (0.047%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.047%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 84 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.21%) XenApp
5 9 (0.21%) vSphere
6 8 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.17%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.12%) NFS
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.12%) Cygwin
9 4 (0.095%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.047%) vCloud
10 2 (0.047%) Postfix
10 2 (0.047%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.024%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 237 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
2 74 (1.75%) Puppet
3 55 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.52%) Zenoss
4 22 (0.52%) Nagios
5 20 (0.47%) Vagrant
5 20 (0.47%) SCCM
5 20 (0.47%) ZABBIX
5 20 (0.47%) logstash
5 20 (0.47%) Kibana
5 20 (0.47%) Graphite
6 9 (0.21%) SCOM
7 6 (0.14%) Control-M
7 6 (0.14%) WSUS
8 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.12%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.095%) Foglight
9 4 (0.095%) Legato
Vendors
1 708 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 467 (11.06%) Oracle
3 211 (5.00%) SAP
4 168 (3.98%) HP
5 97 (2.30%) VMware
6 71 (1.68%) Business Objects
7 65 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 55 (1.30%) Telerik
9 50 (1.18%) IBM
10 46 (1.09%) Cognos
11 39 (0.92%) Google
12 38 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
13 37 (0.88%) Citrix
14 36 (0.85%) Siebel
15 31 (0.73%) Red Hat
16 29 (0.69%) Vermilion
17 26 (0.62%) Hyperion
18 25 (0.59%) Informatica
19 23 (0.54%) Adobe
20 22 (0.52%) SunGard
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Argus Media
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Argus Media
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Competitive salary up to £40k
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
England
TK Maxx
Posted: Yesterday
England
TK Maxx
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Aimia
Salary: competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ZS Associates
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £6k Car Allowance + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + 33 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
The MRJ Group
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting LLP
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £26k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago