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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 177 162 155
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1822 2176 2295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 1.97% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.26% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1778 1878
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
86119 96327 99378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.81% 87.21% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71888 78728 80195
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 1703 £47,500 +5.55% 205
London -25 719 £55,000 +4.76% 68
South East +22 386 £45,000 +3.44% 41
West Midlands -7 163 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Yorkshire -4 122 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Berkshire +44 119 £47,000 -10.47% 10
City of London -34 115 £55,000 - 24
North West +24 99 £35,000 -6.66% 16
West Yorkshire +3 92 £36,750 +5.00% 5
South West +17 83 £42,500 +6.25% 17
East of England -8 72 £42,500 -9.33% 19
Scotland -14 70 £43,500 +14.47% 7
Surrey +16 67 £44,000 +10.00% 7
Leeds +41 55 £39,000 -4.29% 5
Manchester -13 55 £36,500 -8.75% 10
Birmingham +2 52 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +6 48 £43,500 -3.33% 6
East Midlands -47 48 £35,000 - 13
Glasgow +11 47 £44,500 +23.61% 4
Reading +29 44 £45,000 -15.09% 4
Oxfordshire -2 41 £37,875 -11.91% 4
Hampshire -33 38 £39,000 -8.23% 2
Hertfordshire +13 37 £42,500 -13.26% 10
East Sussex +28 34 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Kent +39 32 £38,750 +24.00%
Slough +33 32 £62,500 +38.88% 3
Brighton - 28 £50,000 - 2
Warwickshire +17 27 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Gloucestershire +10 27 £45,000 +2.85% 3
Bradford +10 27 £35,000 -12.50%

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1567 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1540 (38.76%) Finance
3 1114 (28.04%) SQL
4 869 (21.87%) QA
5 676 (17.01%) SDLC
6 668 (16.81%) ISEB
7 652 (16.41%) Business Analysis
8 649 (16.34%) Microsoft
9 610 (15.35%) Test Scripting
10 598 (15.05%) Project Management
11 594 (14.95%) Degree
12 590 (14.85%) Regression Testing
13 573 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
14 539 (13.57%) Java
15 507 (12.76%) ISTQB
16 504 (12.69%) Waterfall
17 497 (12.51%) Scrum
18 462 (11.63%) Software Testing
19 459 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
20 446 (11.23%) Oracle
21 436 (10.97%) SQL Server
22 427 (10.75%) System Testing
23 421 (10.60%) Selenium
24 419 (10.55%) Banking
25 397 (9.99%) Functional Testing
26 390 (9.82%) Test Strategy
27 376 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
28 365 (9.19%) .NET
29 362 (9.11%) Windows
30 361 (9.09%) System Integration Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 120 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 81 (2.04%) Confluence
3 79 (1.99%) CMS
4 70 (1.76%) Apache
5 62 (1.56%) IIS
6 58 (1.46%) JBoss
7 47 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 37 (0.93%) Alfresco
9 35 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 28 (0.70%) WebLogic
11 20 (0.50%) Skype for Business
12 18 (0.45%) MS Exchange
13 16 (0.40%) Drupal
14 14 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
14 14 (0.35%) Umbraco
15 13 (0.33%) SAS
15 13 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
16 10 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 356 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 267 (6.72%) MS Office
3 136 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 104 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 78 (1.96%) MS Project
6 10 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.076%) SPSS
9 2 (0.050%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.025%) InDesign
10 1 (0.025%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 73 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 49 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
4 38 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 31 (0.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 30 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 26 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
7 26 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
8 25 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
9 23 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
9 23 (0.58%) SAP FI
10 22 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
11 20 (0.50%) SAP CO
12 19 (0.48%) Markit EDM
12 19 (0.48%) SAP HCM
13 17 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
13 17 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
14 16 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
15 15 (0.38%) Salerio
16 13 (0.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (1.79%) SaaS
2 57 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (0.81%) Office 365
5 26 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.53%) Force.com
7 14 (0.35%) Taleo
8 11 (0.28%) Google Drive
9 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
10 5 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.13%) PaaS
11 3 (0.076%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.076%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.076%) IaaS
11 3 (0.076%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.050%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.050%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.050%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.49%) Internet
2 39 (0.98%) Firewall
3 36 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 35 (0.88%) VoIP
4 35 (0.88%) WAN
5 33 (0.83%) LAN
6 30 (0.76%) HTTP
7 29 (0.73%) DNS
8 20 (0.50%) SSL
9 17 (0.43%) Intranet
9 17 (0.43%) SMTP
10 12 (0.30%) VLAN
11 11 (0.28%) 2G
11 11 (0.28%) 3G
11 11 (0.28%) 4G
11 11 (0.28%) CTI
12 9 (0.23%) Broadband
12 9 (0.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (0.23%) GSM
12 9 (0.23%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (10.97%) SQL Server
2 140 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 128 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
4 118 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 114 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 99 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
7 81 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 76 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 75 (1.89%) QlikView
10 64 (1.61%) MySQL
11 61 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 50 (1.26%) Big Data
13 46 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 45 (1.13%) RDBMS
15 39 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (0.91%) SAP BI
17 33 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
18 30 (0.76%) DB2
18 30 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
19 29 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 421 (10.60%) Selenium
2 350 (8.81%) JIRA
3 164 (4.13%) HP UFT
4 151 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 143 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 132 (3.32%) Cucumber
7 92 (2.32%) Visual Studio
8 89 (2.24%) WebDriver
9 77 (1.94%) Maven
10 73 (1.84%) Git (software)
11 69 (1.74%) Subversion
12 67 (1.69%) SoapUI
13 66 (1.66%) SpecFlow
14 61 (1.54%) JMeter
15 60 (1.51%) LoadRunner
16 47 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 46 (1.16%) Artifactory
18 44 (1.11%) JUnit
18 44 (1.11%) NUnit
19 33 (0.83%) SilkTest
General
1 1540 (38.76%) Finance
2 419 (10.55%) Banking
3 309 (7.78%) Retail
4 174 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 154 (3.88%) Marketing
6 120 (3.02%) Legal
7 101 (2.54%) Back Office
8 98 (2.47%) Investment Banking
9 75 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 68 (1.71%) Front Office
11 58 (1.46%) Games
12 50 (1.26%) Law
13 49 (1.23%) Advertising
14 47 (1.18%) Billing
15 36 (0.91%) Publishing
16 34 (0.86%) Financial Institution
17 31 (0.78%) Electronics
18 23 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.50%) Automotive
20 13 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1916 (48.23%) Analyst
2 865 (21.77%) Business Analyst
3 642 (16.16%) Test Analyst
4 381 (9.59%) Developer
5 308 (7.75%) Tester
6 305 (7.68%) Consultant
7 269 (6.77%) Senior Analyst
8 197 (4.96%) Test Manager
9 180 (4.53%) Test Leader
10 162 (4.08%) Financial Analyst
11 150 (3.78%) Test Engineer
12 135 (3.40%) Project Manager
13 125 (3.15%) Senior Business Analyst
13 125 (3.15%) Support Analyst
13 125 (3.15%) Systems Analyst
14 124 (3.12%) IT Analyst
15 119 (3.00%) Software Analyst
16 116 (2.92%) Applications Support
17 108 (2.72%) Software Tester
18 106 (2.67%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (9.19%) .NET
2 282 (7.10%) XML
3 281 (7.07%) HTML
4 214 (5.39%) Web Services
5 164 (4.13%) CSS
6 111 (2.79%) ASP.NET
7 106 (2.67%) SOAP
8 88 (2.21%) Spring
9 85 (2.14%) .NET Framework
10 77 (1.94%) jQuery
11 76 (1.91%) Hibernate
12 65 (1.64%) Gherkin
13 58 (1.46%) RESTful
14 57 (1.43%) JSON
15 53 (1.33%) HTML5
15 53 (1.33%) J2EE
16 49 (1.23%) XHTML
17 41 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 41 (1.03%) Middleware
18 39 (0.98%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 573 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 199 (5.01%) Management Information System
3 115 (2.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 112 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 109 (2.74%) Fixed Income
6 107 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 98 (2.47%) Derivative
8 97 (2.44%) User Experience
9 75 (1.89%) Equities
10 66 (1.66%) Client/Server
11 65 (1.64%) Mathematics
12 60 (1.51%) Credit Risk
13 59 (1.49%) Data Structures
14 48 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
16 44 (1.11%) Visualisation
17 43 (1.08%) Data Centre
18 42 (1.06%) AS400
19 41 (1.03%) Market Risk
19 41 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 362 (9.11%) Windows
2 291 (7.32%) Linux
3 271 (6.82%) Unix
4 97 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 91 (2.29%) Android
6 64 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 58 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (1.21%) Solaris
9 47 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 28 (0.70%) Ubuntu
13 20 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.30%) CentOS
15 11 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.10%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.10%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.10%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.076%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1567 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 676 (17.01%) SDLC
3 652 (16.41%) Business Analysis
4 610 (15.35%) Test Scripting
5 598 (15.05%) Project Management
6 590 (14.85%) Regression Testing
7 504 (12.69%) Waterfall
8 497 (12.51%) Scrum
9 462 (11.63%) Software Testing
10 459 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 427 (10.75%) System Testing
12 397 (9.99%) Functional Testing
13 390 (9.82%) Test Strategy
14 376 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
15 361 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
16 358 (9.01%) ITIL
17 347 (8.73%) Integration Testing
18 328 (8.26%) Change Management
19 326 (8.21%) Automated Testing
20 309 (7.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1114 (28.04%) SQL
2 539 (13.57%) Java
3 331 (8.33%) C#
4 226 (5.69%) JavaScript
5 139 (3.50%) T-SQL
6 131 (3.30%) Python
7 107 (2.69%) PL/SQL
8 101 (2.54%) Ruby
9 91 (2.29%) PowerShell
10 87 (2.19%) C++
11 77 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 76 (1.91%) Perl
13 74 (1.86%) C
14 71 (1.79%) Bash Shell
15 68 (1.71%) VB
16 67 (1.69%) VBA
17 65 (1.64%) PHP
18 64 (1.61%) VB.NET
19 20 (0.50%) VBScript
20 18 (0.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 668 (16.81%) ISEB
2 594 (14.95%) Degree
3 507 (12.76%) ISTQB
4 190 (4.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 154 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 85 (2.14%) PMP
7 74 (1.86%) PMI Certification
8 73 (1.84%) SC Cleared
9 44 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 36 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 34 (0.86%) IIBA
12 26 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
14 20 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (0.48%) MCSE
15 19 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (0.30%) CCNA
16 12 (0.30%) MCSA
16 12 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 869 (21.87%) QA
2 100 (2.52%) SLA
3 86 (2.16%) Data Quality
4 39 (0.98%) MiFID
5 36 (0.91%) EMIR
6 33 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 25 (0.63%) FATCA
8 20 (0.50%) SEPA
9 14 (0.35%) Basel III
10 13 (0.33%) Solvency II
11 10 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.23%) Basel II
12 9 (0.23%) CRD IV
12 9 (0.23%) ISO 8583
13 8 (0.20%) COREP
14 7 (0.18%) FINREP
14 7 (0.18%) ISO20022
15 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 57 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 16 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (0.28%) OpenSSH
6 11 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.28%) XenApp
7 7 (0.18%) Docker
7 7 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.18%) XenServer
8 5 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.050%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.050%) vSphere
10 1 (0.025%) Snort
10 1 (0.025%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.025%) vCloud
10 1 (0.025%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.025%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 131 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 53 (1.33%) Puppet
3 33 (0.83%) Nagios
4 32 (0.81%) SCCM
5 28 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.43%) Zenoss
7 15 (0.38%) logstash
7 15 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 14 (0.35%) SCVMM
9 11 (0.28%) Ansible
9 11 (0.28%) SCOM
9 11 (0.28%) vMotion
10 10 (0.25%) Salt
11 9 (0.23%) Netcool
12 8 (0.20%) Control-M
13 6 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.10%) Rundeck
14 4 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 3 (0.076%) Red Hat Satellite
16 2 (0.050%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 649 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 446 (11.23%) Oracle
3 300 (7.55%) SAP
4 145 (3.65%) HP
5 100 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
6 79 (1.99%) IBM
7 76 (1.91%) VMware
8 64 (1.61%) Red Hat
9 43 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 41 (1.03%) Cognos
11 36 (0.91%) Remedy
12 34 (0.86%) Tableau
13 33 (0.83%) Google
13 33 (0.83%) Informatica
14 32 (0.81%) Siebel
15 31 (0.78%) Bloomberg
16 28 (0.70%) Reuters
17 26 (0.65%) Citrix
18 25 (0.63%) Sybase
19 24 (0.60%) OpenText
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: up to £35k + bonuses - Nottingham
Posted: Yesterday
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary, Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30573 - £35668 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 per annum + EXCELLENT benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£54,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£54,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£54,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday