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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 150 144 140
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2194 2435 2204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.98% 2.03% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.45% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1808 1991 1775
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
93547 99412 88976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.45% 82.68% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 76379 80564 73278
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 June 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 June 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 -10 2054 £45,000 -5.26% 267
London -23 949 £51,500 -1.90% 117
South East -10 360 £44,250 -1.66% 36
City of London +29 274 £52,500 -4.54% 53
Yorkshire -1 171 £40,000 +14.28% 19
West Midlands +31 169 £37,500 -11.76% 19
West Yorkshire -17 124 £39,500 +12.85% 10
East Midlands +53 112 £35,000 - 8
East of England -35 96 £46,000 +9.52% 15
South West -22 92 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Surrey +6 91 £42,500 -5.55% 7
North West -22 91 £37,500 -11.76% 37
Scotland +29 84 £38,000 +1.33% 24
Buckinghamshire +48 75 £44,250 +0.56% 6
Hampshire +1 75 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Berkshire -11 67 £50,000 +1.52% 9
Manchester -12 61 £37,500 -16.66% 18
Nottingham +50 57 £35,000 -3.44% 3
Nottinghamshire +48 57 £35,000 -3.44% 4
Leeds -33 49 £39,500 +12.85% 4
Milton Keynes +8 46 £43,500 -12.12% 5
Edinburgh +19 45 £38,000 -5.00% 14
Hertfordshire +5 39 £48,750 +14.70% 7
Reading -2 38 £53,000 +27.71% 4
Birmingham -37 37 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Staffordshire +42 36 £41,500 +43.10%
Northamptonshire -1 35 £30,000 -17.24% 3
Northampton +14 33 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Coventry +16 29 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Bradford 0 29 £40,000 +14.28% 1

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1672 (37.56%) Finance
2 1495 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
3 1140 (25.61%) SQL
4 1043 (23.43%) QA
5 762 (17.12%) Project Management
6 747 (16.78%) ISEB
7 701 (15.75%) Business Analysis
8 697 (15.66%) Microsoft
9 689 (15.48%) SDLC
10 616 (13.84%) Test Scripting
11 593 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
11 593 (13.32%) Degree
12 561 (12.60%) Banking
13 541 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 494 (11.10%) Scrum
15 474 (10.65%) Oracle
16 469 (10.53%) System Testing
17 467 (10.49%) Software Testing
18 448 (10.06%) Java
19 442 (9.93%) MS Excel
20 436 (9.79%) SQL Server
21 428 (9.61%) .NET
22 403 (9.05%) ISTQB
23 401 (9.01%) Retail
24 399 (8.96%) Regression Testing
25 392 (8.81%) Change Management
26 384 (8.63%) Test Strategy
27 383 (8.60%) Selenium
28 380 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
29 363 (8.15%) Waterfall

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 153 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 109 (2.45%) IIS
3 73 (1.64%) Apache
4 52 (1.17%) CMS
5 31 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 30 (0.67%) JBoss
7 23 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 23 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (0.47%) Drupal
9 20 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.43%) Confluence
11 17 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
13 12 (0.27%) nginx
14 11 (0.25%) SAS
15 9 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 442 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 287 (6.45%) MS Office
3 170 (3.82%) MS Visio
4 108 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 96 (2.16%) MS Project
6 18 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 9 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.18%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.13%) Mingle
12 4 (0.090%) FastStats
13 2 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.045%) SPSS
14 1 (0.022%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 98 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 68 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 62 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 54 (1.21%) SAP FI
4 54 (1.21%) SAP CO
5 53 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
6 50 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 43 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
8 41 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 39 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
10 34 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
11 28 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
12 20 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
13 19 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
14 17 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
15 16 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
16 15 (0.34%) AWD
16 15 (0.34%) Temenos T24
17 14 (0.31%) Summit
18 13 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 73 (1.64%) SaaS
2 40 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 12 (0.27%) IaaS
6 12 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
7 9 (0.20%) Veeva
7 9 (0.20%) Office 365
8 7 (0.16%) Force.com
9 5 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.11%) Lucidchart
10 4 (0.090%) GitHub
10 4 (0.090%) PaaS
11 3 (0.067%) Yammer
12 2 (0.045%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.045%) Trello
12 2 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.045%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.045%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.24%) Internet
2 29 (0.65%) FTP
3 28 (0.63%) VoIP
4 25 (0.56%) Firewall
5 21 (0.47%) Intranet
6 17 (0.38%) SAN
7 16 (0.36%) Unified Communications
8 15 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.34%) LDAP
9 14 (0.31%) WAN
10 13 (0.29%) HTTP
11 12 (0.27%) LAN
11 12 (0.27%) Extranet
11 12 (0.27%) iSCSI
12 11 (0.25%) DMZ
13 8 (0.18%) SSL
14 7 (0.16%) VPN
14 7 (0.16%) PBX
15 5 (0.11%) DNS
15 5 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 200 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 153 (3.44%) Oracle Database
4 143 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 127 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 126 (2.83%) MySQL
7 96 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 89 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 73 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 72 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 66 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 63 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
13 61 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
14 43 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
15 42 (0.94%) RDBMS
16 40 (0.90%) QlikView
17 34 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
18 32 (0.72%) MongoDB
19 31 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
20 28 (0.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 383 (8.60%) Selenium
2 270 (6.06%) JIRA
3 163 (3.66%) WebDriver
4 133 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 127 (2.85%) HP UFT
6 114 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 92 (2.07%) Cucumber
8 72 (1.62%) Subversion
9 67 (1.50%) Git (software)
10 65 (1.46%) SpecFlow
11 63 (1.42%) SoapUI
12 62 (1.39%) Visual Studio
13 59 (1.33%) LoadRunner
14 50 (1.12%) TeamCity
14 50 (1.12%) FitNesse
15 45 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 44 (0.99%) JMeter
17 39 (0.88%) JUnit
18 35 (0.79%) Maven
19 34 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 1672 (37.56%) Finance
2 561 (12.60%) Banking
3 401 (9.01%) Retail
4 192 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 185 (4.16%) Marketing
6 177 (3.98%) Back Office
7 176 (3.95%) Investment Banking
8 141 (3.17%) Front Office
9 112 (2.52%) Retail Banking
10 108 (2.43%) Manufacturing
11 88 (1.98%) Advertising
12 68 (1.53%) Legal
13 41 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.83%) Publishing
14 37 (0.83%) Billing
15 33 (0.74%) General Ledger
16 32 (0.72%) Games
17 23 (0.52%) Automotive
18 15 (0.34%) Electronics
19 14 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2267 (50.92%) Analyst
2 1230 (27.63%) Business Analyst
3 656 (14.73%) Test Analyst
4 372 (8.36%) Developer
5 348 (7.82%) Consultant
6 343 (7.70%) Tester
7 321 (7.21%) Test Manager
8 273 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
9 208 (4.67%) Project Manager
10 149 (3.35%) Systems Analyst
11 128 (2.88%) Support Analyst
12 127 (2.85%) Test Leader
13 126 (2.83%) Junior
14 125 (2.81%) Applications Support
15 121 (2.72%) Senior Test Analyst
16 116 (2.61%) QA Analyst
17 109 (2.45%) Senior Business Analyst
18 105 (2.36%) Banking Business Analyst
19 97 (2.18%) Agile Business Analyst
20 94 (2.11%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (9.61%) .NET
2 263 (5.91%) HTML
3 255 (5.73%) XML
4 186 (4.18%) Web Services
5 139 (3.12%) CSS
6 120 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 93 (2.09%) jQuery
8 85 (1.91%) Middleware
9 70 (1.57%) Spring
10 67 (1.50%) Gherkin
11 58 (1.30%) .NET Framework
12 49 (1.10%) RESTful
13 47 (1.06%) J2EE
14 42 (0.94%) Ajax
14 42 (0.94%) HTML5
15 41 (0.92%) REST
15 41 (0.92%) SOAP
16 40 (0.90%) Hibernate
17 39 (0.88%) WCF
18 38 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 593 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 176 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 142 (3.19%) User Experience
5 128 (2.88%) Derivative
6 110 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 86 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 81 (1.82%) Equities
9 78 (1.75%) Fixed Income
10 77 (1.73%) FMCG
11 76 (1.71%) Data Integration
12 71 (1.59%) Credit Risk
13 64 (1.44%) Replication
14 48 (1.08%) Client/Server
15 46 (1.03%) Mathematics
16 35 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (0.63%) Market Risk
18 25 (0.56%) Statistics
18 25 (0.56%) Visualisation
19 24 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 303 (6.81%) Windows
2 250 (5.62%) Linux
3 174 (3.91%) UNIX
4 59 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (1.01%) Ubuntu
7 42 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 30 (0.67%) Android
9 28 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 24 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.43%) Solaris
13 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 10 (0.22%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
17 5 (0.11%) SUSE
17 5 (0.11%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.11%) AIX
17 5 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1495 (33.58%) Agile Software Development
2 762 (17.12%) Project Management
3 701 (15.75%) Business Analysis
4 689 (15.48%) SDLC
5 616 (13.84%) Test Scripting
6 541 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 494 (11.10%) Scrum
8 469 (10.53%) System Testing
9 467 (10.49%) Software Testing
10 399 (8.96%) Regression Testing
11 392 (8.81%) Change Management
12 384 (8.63%) Test Strategy
13 380 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
14 363 (8.15%) Waterfall
15 359 (8.06%) PRINCE2
16 353 (7.93%) Test Management
17 339 (7.61%) Test Automation
18 336 (7.55%) Use Case
19 327 (7.35%) E-Commerce
20 322 (7.23%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1140 (25.61%) SQL
2 448 (10.06%) Java
3 331 (7.43%) C#
4 247 (5.55%) JavaScript
5 178 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 169 (3.80%) Python
7 161 (3.62%) PHP
8 160 (3.59%) T-SQL
9 112 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 111 (2.49%) Ruby
11 100 (2.25%) Perl
12 66 (1.48%) Shell Script
13 63 (1.42%) C
14 59 (1.33%) C++
15 57 (1.28%) Bash Shell
16 45 (1.01%) VBA
17 22 (0.49%) VB
18 19 (0.43%) VBScript
19 17 (0.38%) VB.NET
20 13 (0.29%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 747 (16.78%) ISEB
2 593 (13.32%) Degree
3 403 (9.05%) ISTQB
4 149 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 114 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 105 (2.36%) PMP
7 91 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 74 (1.66%) SC Cleared
9 35 (0.79%) MBA
10 32 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 30 (0.67%) CIMA
12 29 (0.65%) ACCA
13 25 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
14 19 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (0.34%) HND
16 13 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.27%) AWS Certification
18 9 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 8 (0.18%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1043 (23.43%) QA
2 44 (0.99%) SLA
3 31 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 29 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.65%) Solvency II
5 28 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (0.58%) EMIR
7 21 (0.47%) CRD IV
7 21 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
7 21 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 16 (0.36%) MiFID
9 14 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.27%) FISMA
11 9 (0.20%) WCAG
12 6 (0.13%) WAI
12 6 (0.13%) COBIT
12 6 (0.13%) COREP
12 6 (0.13%) FINREP
13 2 (0.045%) FATCA
13 2 (0.045%) HL7
System Software
1 39 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 36 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.18%) XenApp
7 7 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.11%) vSphere
9 3 (0.067%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.045%) Docker
10 2 (0.045%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.022%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.022%) Firmware
11 1 (0.022%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.022%) HDFS
11 1 (0.022%) XenServer
11 1 (0.022%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.022%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 215 (4.83%) HP Quality Center
2 78 (1.75%) Puppet
3 72 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (1.01%) Zenoss
5 39 (0.88%) Nagios
6 25 (0.56%) ZABBIX
7 22 (0.49%) Control-M
8 18 (0.40%) Tivoli
9 14 (0.31%) SCCM
9 14 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
10 13 (0.29%) Vagrant
11 12 (0.27%) logstash
11 12 (0.27%) Kibana
11 12 (0.27%) Graphite
12 10 (0.22%) Capistrano
12 10 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (0.18%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 6 (0.13%) Salt
14 6 (0.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 697 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 474 (10.65%) Oracle
3 304 (6.83%) SAP
4 139 (3.12%) HP
5 100 (2.25%) Business Objects
6 65 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 61 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 55 (1.24%) IBM
9 53 (1.19%) VMware
10 48 (1.08%) Teradata
11 42 (0.94%) Siebel
12 36 (0.81%) Cognos
13 34 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
13 34 (0.76%) Google
14 30 (0.67%) Informatica
15 28 (0.63%) Tableau
16 25 (0.56%) Telerik
17 22 (0.49%) Cisco
18 21 (0.47%) Ariba
19 20 (0.45%) Bloomberg
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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