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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 143 143 139
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2269 2378 2257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.06% 2.01% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.45% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1881 1944 1801
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
91650 97108 87435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.32% 82.02% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74194 78433 71898
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 2144 £45,000 -5.26% 267
London -15 951 £52,500 - 124
South East +62 426 £45,000 +5.88% 30
City of London +11 274 £52,500 -4.54% 52
Yorkshire +11 206 £40,000 +14.28% 20
West Yorkshire +6 147 £40,000 +14.28% 15
West Midlands -8 132 £37,500 -16.66% 25
East of England +3 121 £46,000 +15.00% 12
East Midlands +62 113 £35,000 - 15
Surrey +57 111 £41,500 -2.35% 10
South West -33 97 £40,000 -3.61% 14
Berkshire +35 84 £49,750 +4.73% 3
North West -16 83 £37,500 -6.25% 23
Buckinghamshire +46 79 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Hampshire +8 76 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Leeds -6 73 £39,500 -7.05% 11
Scotland -7 61 £40,000 - 12
Nottinghamshire +49 56 £35,000 +45.83% 9
Nottingham +43 56 £35,000 +1.44% 6
Birmingham -32 53 £38,500 -23.00% 9
Manchester +17 48 £37,500 +2.73% 11
Hertfordshire -6 45 £50,000 +2.56% 2
Reading +9 44 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Milton Keynes +23 42 £38,750 -13.88% 3
Northamptonshire +19 39 £35,000 - 1
Bristol -32 39 £45,000 - 3
North Yorkshire +19 36 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Northampton +19 33 £33,750 -3.57% 1
Edinburgh -2 32 £38,000 -5.00% 8
Bradford +12 27 £40,000 +18.51%

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1636 (36.96%) Finance
2 1555 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1109 (25.05%) SQL
4 937 (21.17%) QA
5 799 (18.05%) Project Management
6 778 (17.57%) ISEB
7 701 (15.83%) Business Analysis
8 695 (15.70%) Microsoft
9 630 (14.23%) Test Scripting
10 601 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 599 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
12 553 (12.49%) Banking
13 540 (12.20%) Degree
14 493 (11.14%) Oracle
15 487 (11.00%) Scrum
16 467 (10.55%) System Testing
17 461 (10.41%) Software Testing
18 454 (10.26%) .NET
19 451 (10.19%) MS Excel
20 444 (10.03%) Java
21 436 (9.85%) SQL Server
22 414 (9.35%) Retail
23 408 (9.22%) ISTQB
24 407 (9.19%) Test Strategy
25 401 (9.06%) Change Management
26 396 (8.95%) Waterfall
27 384 (8.67%) PRINCE2
28 373 (8.43%) Regression Testing
29 371 (8.38%) Test Management
30 360 (8.13%) C#

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 177 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 117 (2.64%) IIS
3 72 (1.63%) Apache
4 66 (1.49%) CMS
5 41 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 36 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 27 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (0.59%) Confluence
8 26 (0.59%) Drupal
9 23 (0.52%) nginx
10 20 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 20 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.43%) JBoss
12 16 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 15 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 14 (0.32%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.29%) SAS
16 12 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.18%) WorkSite
Applications
1 451 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 304 (6.87%) MS Office
3 161 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 101 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 86 (1.94%) MS Project
6 25 (0.56%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.18%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.11%) Mingle
12 4 (0.090%) FastStats
13 3 (0.068%) FreeHand
13 3 (0.068%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 2 (0.045%) SPSS
15 1 (0.023%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.023%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.023%) InDesign
15 1 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 80 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
2 67 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 64 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 54 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 52 (1.17%) SAP CO
6 51 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 50 (1.13%) SAP FI
8 48 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
9 44 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
10 42 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
11 36 (0.81%) Oracle Cash Management
12 33 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 30 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
14 24 (0.54%) Markit EDM
15 19 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
16 18 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
17 16 (0.36%) SAP SCM
18 15 (0.34%) Summit
19 13 (0.29%) SAP HR
20 12 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 64 (1.45%) SaaS
2 50 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 38 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (0.52%) IaaS
6 15 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.23%) Office 365
8 8 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
9 7 (0.16%) Veeva
10 5 (0.11%) PaaS
11 4 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.090%) Yammer
12 3 (0.068%) GitHub
12 3 (0.068%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.068%) Lucidchart
13 2 (0.045%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.045%) Pure360
13 2 (0.045%) Force.com
14 1 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.023%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 57 (1.29%) Internet
2 30 (0.68%) Intranet
3 29 (0.66%) Firewall
3 29 (0.66%) SAN
4 23 (0.52%) iSCSI
5 22 (0.50%) FTP
6 21 (0.47%) Extranet
7 19 (0.43%) VoIP
8 18 (0.41%) HTTP
9 12 (0.27%) LDAP
9 12 (0.27%) DMZ
10 11 (0.25%) LAN
10 11 (0.25%) WAN
11 9 (0.20%) SSL
11 9 (0.20%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.20%) DNS
12 8 (0.18%) SMS
12 8 (0.18%) Unified Communications
13 7 (0.16%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 179 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 145 (3.28%) Oracle Database
4 135 (3.05%) MySQL
5 134 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 134 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 85 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 84 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 83 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 66 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 62 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 56 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
12 55 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
13 44 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
14 37 (0.84%) QlikView
15 34 (0.77%) RDBMS
16 30 (0.68%) MongoDB
17 28 (0.63%) NoSQL
17 28 (0.63%) Big Data
17 28 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 355 (8.02%) Selenium
2 255 (5.76%) JIRA
3 160 (3.61%) WebDriver
4 157 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 129 (2.91%) Jenkins
6 109 (2.46%) QuickTest Pro
7 88 (1.99%) Visual Studio
8 77 (1.74%) Cucumber
8 77 (1.74%) Git (software)
9 69 (1.56%) TeamCity
10 68 (1.54%) SoapUI
11 58 (1.31%) Subversion
12 51 (1.15%) LoadRunner
13 50 (1.13%) SpecFlow
14 42 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 41 (0.93%) FitNesse
16 38 (0.86%) JUnit
16 38 (0.86%) JMeter
17 35 (0.79%) Hudson
18 34 (0.77%) WatiN
General
1 1636 (36.96%) Finance
2 553 (12.49%) Banking
3 414 (9.35%) Retail
4 205 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 190 (4.29%) Marketing
6 177 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 149 (3.37%) Back Office
8 128 (2.89%) Front Office
9 99 (2.24%) Retail Banking
10 97 (2.19%) Advertising
11 92 (2.08%) Manufacturing
12 61 (1.38%) Legal
13 55 (1.24%) Publishing
14 46 (1.04%) Games
15 43 (0.97%) Financial Institution
16 40 (0.90%) Billing
17 34 (0.77%) General Ledger
18 32 (0.72%) Automotive
19 18 (0.41%) Aerospace
20 13 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2220 (50.15%) Analyst
2 1233 (27.85%) Business Analyst
3 599 (13.53%) Test Analyst
4 373 (8.43%) Developer
5 338 (7.63%) Consultant
6 328 (7.41%) Test Manager
7 323 (7.30%) Tester
8 299 (6.75%) Senior Analyst
9 239 (5.40%) Project Manager
10 140 (3.16%) Systems Analyst
11 139 (3.14%) Test Leader
12 128 (2.89%) Senior Business Analyst
13 117 (2.64%) Applications Support
14 116 (2.62%) Support Analyst
14 116 (2.62%) Agile Business Analyst
15 115 (2.60%) Senior Test Analyst
16 108 (2.44%) Junior
17 98 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
18 97 (2.19%) QA Analyst
19 84 (1.90%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (10.26%) .NET
2 272 (6.14%) XML
3 255 (5.76%) HTML
4 190 (4.29%) Web Services
5 143 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 132 (2.98%) CSS
7 120 (2.71%) jQuery
8 79 (1.78%) Middleware
9 75 (1.69%) .NET Framework
10 59 (1.33%) Ajax
11 56 (1.26%) RESTful
12 55 (1.24%) WCF
13 54 (1.22%) Spring
14 53 (1.20%) HTML5
14 53 (1.20%) Gherkin
15 50 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (0.95%) SOAP
17 39 (0.88%) Hibernate
18 38 (0.86%) WPF
19 36 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 599 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 137 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 121 (2.73%) User Experience
5 117 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 102 (2.30%) Derivative
7 99 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 88 (1.99%) FMCG
9 73 (1.65%) Credit Risk
10 69 (1.56%) Replication
11 68 (1.54%) Data Integration
12 65 (1.47%) Equities
13 58 (1.31%) Fixed Income
14 56 (1.26%) Statistics
15 55 (1.24%) Open Source
16 47 (1.06%) Client/Server
17 45 (1.02%) Mathematics
18 42 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
19 29 (0.66%) Market Risk
20 28 (0.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 312 (7.05%) Windows
2 232 (5.24%) Linux
3 146 (3.30%) UNIX
4 62 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (0.99%) Android
7 43 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 40 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 40 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 20 (0.45%) Solaris
10 19 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
15 6 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.11%) HPUX
17 3 (0.068%) SUSE
18 2 (0.045%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1555 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
2 799 (18.05%) Project Management
3 701 (15.83%) Business Analysis
4 630 (14.23%) Test Scripting
5 601 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 487 (11.00%) Scrum
7 467 (10.55%) System Testing
8 461 (10.41%) Software Testing
9 407 (9.19%) Test Strategy
10 401 (9.06%) Change Management
11 396 (8.95%) Waterfall
12 384 (8.67%) PRINCE2
13 373 (8.43%) Regression Testing
14 371 (8.38%) Test Management
15 343 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
16 341 (7.70%) Test Automation
17 329 (7.43%) Use Case
18 311 (7.03%) UML
19 304 (6.87%) E-Commerce
20 293 (6.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1109 (25.05%) SQL
2 444 (10.03%) Java
3 360 (8.13%) C#
4 249 (5.62%) JavaScript
5 158 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 157 (3.55%) PL/SQL
7 154 (3.48%) Python
8 149 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 137 (3.09%) PHP
10 112 (2.53%) Ruby
11 93 (2.10%) Perl
12 66 (1.49%) C++
13 63 (1.42%) C
14 55 (1.24%) Shell Script
14 55 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 47 (1.06%) VB
16 39 (0.88%) VBA
17 24 (0.54%) VB.NET
18 22 (0.50%) VBScript
19 14 (0.32%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 778 (17.57%) ISEB
2 540 (12.20%) Degree
3 408 (9.22%) ISTQB
4 150 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 107 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 101 (2.28%) PMP
7 74 (1.67%) Security Cleared
8 54 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 41 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (0.81%) MBA
11 30 (0.68%) CIMA
11 30 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 29 (0.66%) ACCA
13 23 (0.52%) AWS Certification
14 21 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
15 12 (0.27%) HND
15 12 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 10 (0.23%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 937 (21.17%) QA
2 50 (1.13%) SLA
3 41 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.75%) ISO 9001
5 30 (0.68%) Solvency II
6 24 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.52%) FISMA
8 22 (0.50%) EMIR
9 20 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.36%) CRD IV
10 16 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.23%) COBIT
11 10 (0.23%) MiFID
12 8 (0.18%) Basel II
13 6 (0.14%) COREP
13 6 (0.14%) FINREP
14 4 (0.090%) WAI
14 4 (0.090%) HL7
15 3 (0.068%) DICOM
System Software
1 66 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 41 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.16%) XenApp
7 4 (0.090%) Cygwin
7 4 (0.090%) OCFS2
8 3 (0.068%) vSphere
8 3 (0.068%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.045%) Docker
10 1 (0.023%) HDFS
10 1 (0.023%) Firmware
10 1 (0.023%) XenServer
10 1 (0.023%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.023%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 217 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
2 88 (1.99%) Puppet
3 79 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (0.97%) Zenoss
5 36 (0.81%) Nagios
6 33 (0.75%) ZABBIX
7 23 (0.52%) Vagrant
7 23 (0.52%) logstash
7 23 (0.52%) Kibana
7 23 (0.52%) Graphite
8 17 (0.38%) SCCM
9 15 (0.34%) Control-M
10 12 (0.27%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.18%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.14%) SCOM
14 4 (0.090%) Legato
14 4 (0.090%) Oracle Flashback
14 4 (0.090%) Oozie
Vendors
1 695 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 493 (11.14%) Oracle
3 304 (6.87%) SAP
4 158 (3.57%) HP
5 90 (2.03%) Business Objects
6 89 (2.01%) VMware
7 61 (1.38%) IBM
8 58 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 57 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 48 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
11 45 (1.02%) Telerik
12 44 (0.99%) Siebel
13 42 (0.95%) Google
14 37 (0.84%) Teradata
15 34 (0.77%) Cognos
16 27 (0.61%) Tableau
17 26 (0.59%) Splunk
17 26 (0.59%) Informatica
18 24 (0.54%) Hyperion
19 23 (0.52%) New Relic
United Kingdom
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent package & development
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Castle Cary, Somerset
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + pension, PMI including family
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Zurich
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago