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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 153 150 151
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2071 2006 2182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 1.88% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 2.31% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 1615 1778
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £29,650 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +4.66%

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
92333 86744 92837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.25% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73720 71172 78538
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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 -7 1909 £47,000 +4.44% 267
London +8 918 £55,000 +4.76% 121
South East -4 386 £43,000 +1.17% 48
City of London +12 228 £57,500 +4.54% 39
Yorkshire +41 167 £35,000 - 29
West Yorkshire +42 126 £35,000 - 23
Berkshire +9 108 £45,000 -10.00% 9
West Midlands -20 107 £42,500 +6.25% 15
North West -46 105 £37,500 +7.14% 24
East of England -32 100 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Surrey +7 96 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Scotland +31 93 £42,000 +5.00% 13
South West -48 86 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Leeds +14 74 £37,500 -2.59% 12
Birmingham +14 70 £46,500 +9.41% 8
Manchester -13 68 £39,000 +11.42% 15
Buckinghamshire +41 52 £44,000 +25.71% 12
Hampshire -1 52 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Wales +21 51 £32,500 +8.33% 7
South Wales +25 49 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +24 47 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands -26 36 £41,000 +13.10% 6
Kent +16 32 £40,000 +20.30% 3
Edinburgh +1 32 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Slough +23 29 £49,500 +4.21% 1
Cambridge +21 28 £40,000 -17.52% 5
West Sussex -17 28 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cheshire -26 28 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Cardiff +12 27 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Reading -3 27 £41,500 -2.35% 5

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1721 (37.91%) Finance
2 1521 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1180 (25.99%) SQL
4 1176 (25.90%) QA
5 883 (19.45%) ISEB
6 756 (16.65%) Business Analysis
7 736 (16.21%) Project Management
8 703 (15.48%) Test Scripting
9 649 (14.30%) Microsoft
10 636 (14.01%) Degree
11 592 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 581 (12.80%) SQL Server
13 568 (12.51%) Banking
14 537 (11.83%) Oracle
15 533 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
16 521 (11.48%) Software Testing
17 508 (11.19%) Scrum
18 461 (10.15%) .NET
19 425 (9.36%) PRINCE2
20 419 (9.23%) C#
20 419 (9.23%) System Testing
21 417 (9.19%) Java
22 414 (9.12%) MS Excel
23 406 (8.94%) Retail
24 395 (8.70%) ISTQB
25 385 (8.48%) Waterfall
26 362 (7.97%) Test Strategy
27 357 (7.86%) Selenium
28 354 (7.80%) Regression Testing
29 336 (7.40%) Test Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 208 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 80 (1.76%) CMS
3 74 (1.63%) IIS
4 57 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 38 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 37 (0.81%) Apache
7 36 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 32 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 26 (0.57%) Confluence
10 22 (0.48%) SAS
11 20 (0.44%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.42%) Alfresco
13 13 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (0.22%) Drupal
16 8 (0.18%) Lync
17 7 (0.15%) Tuxedo
18 6 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
18 6 (0.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 414 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 261 (5.75%) MS Office
3 154 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 81 (1.78%) MS Project
5 71 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.11%) FreeHand
10 5 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.066%) SPSS
11 3 (0.066%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.022%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.022%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 79 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
1 79 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 72 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 58 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
4 57 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 55 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 54 (1.19%) SAP FI
7 53 (1.17%) SAP CO
8 49 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
9 47 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
10 42 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
11 40 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
12 37 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
13 30 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
14 24 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
15 20 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
16 19 (0.42%) Markit EDM
16 19 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
16 19 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
17 16 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 104 (2.29%) SaaS
2 17 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.20%) Force.com
5 8 (0.18%) PaaS
5 8 (0.18%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.15%) GitHub
7 5 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.022%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.022%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 76 (1.67%) Internet
2 46 (1.01%) HTTP
3 37 (0.81%) WAN
3 37 (0.81%) Firewall
3 37 (0.81%) Intranet
4 32 (0.70%) LAN
5 29 (0.64%) LDAP
6 27 (0.59%) SMS
6 27 (0.59%) TCP/IP
7 21 (0.46%) SAN
7 21 (0.46%) DNS
8 16 (0.35%) Wireshark
9 15 (0.33%) FTP
10 14 (0.31%) SS7
11 13 (0.29%) ISUP
11 13 (0.29%) VoIP
11 13 (0.29%) INAP
12 11 (0.24%) Extranet
13 9 (0.20%) VPN
14 8 (0.18%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 581 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 206 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
3 153 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 135 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 130 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 119 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 96 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 90 (1.98%) MySQL
9 72 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 62 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 61 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 61 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 61 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
12 51 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 50 (1.10%) QlikView
14 35 (0.77%) Data Mining
15 34 (0.75%) RDBMS
16 24 (0.53%) Essbase
17 20 (0.44%) DB2
18 19 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 357 (7.86%) Selenium
2 174 (3.83%) JIRA
3 156 (3.44%) Visual Studio
4 139 (3.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 135 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 126 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 118 (2.60%) Jenkins
8 89 (1.96%) LoadRunner
9 81 (1.78%) Toad
9 81 (1.78%) Subversion
10 61 (1.34%) Git (software)
11 60 (1.32%) Cucumber
12 49 (1.08%) Maven
13 36 (0.79%) SpecFlow
14 35 (0.77%) FitNesse
15 34 (0.75%) Eclipse
15 34 (0.75%) JUnit
16 32 (0.70%) TestDirector
16 32 (0.70%) SoapUI
17 30 (0.66%) NUnit
General
1 1721 (37.91%) Finance
2 568 (12.51%) Banking
3 406 (8.94%) Retail
4 209 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 188 (4.14%) Marketing
6 185 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 167 (3.68%) Back Office
8 129 (2.84%) Advertising
9 97 (2.14%) Front Office
10 91 (2.00%) Publishing
11 88 (1.94%) Legal
12 72 (1.59%) General Ledger
13 63 (1.39%) Manufacturing
14 50 (1.10%) Billing
15 48 (1.06%) Retail Banking
16 40 (0.88%) Law
17 37 (0.81%) Games
18 31 (0.68%) Financial Institution
19 27 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
20 17 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2116 (46.61%) Analyst
2 1224 (26.96%) Business Analyst
3 573 (12.62%) Test Analyst
4 470 (10.35%) Developer
5 401 (8.83%) Consultant
6 365 (8.04%) Test Manager
7 272 (5.99%) Tester
8 261 (5.75%) Project Manager
9 217 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
10 169 (3.72%) Systems Analyst
11 144 (3.17%) Test Engineer
12 133 (2.93%) Senior Business Analyst
13 131 (2.89%) Support Analyst
14 130 (2.86%) Business Consultant
15 116 (2.56%) Test Leader
16 101 (2.22%) Applications Support
17 87 (1.92%) QA Manager
18 82 (1.81%) Business Systems Analyst
18 82 (1.81%) QA Analyst
19 80 (1.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 461 (10.15%) .NET
2 281 (6.19%) XML
3 259 (5.70%) HTML
4 236 (5.20%) Web Services
5 177 (3.90%) ASP.NET
6 155 (3.41%) CSS
7 123 (2.71%) jQuery
8 109 (2.40%) .NET Framework
9 101 (2.22%) WCF
10 79 (1.74%) SOAP
11 71 (1.56%) Gherkin
12 56 (1.23%) Middleware
13 55 (1.21%) J2EE
14 52 (1.15%) XSLT
14 52 (1.15%) Ajax
15 45 (0.99%) LINQ
16 43 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
17 42 (0.93%) JSON
18 41 (0.90%) HTML5
19 38 (0.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 533 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 140 (3.08%) User Experience
4 125 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 118 (2.60%) Derivative
6 89 (1.96%) Equities
7 82 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 77 (1.70%) Mobile App
9 74 (1.63%) FMCG
10 72 (1.59%) Fixed Income
11 68 (1.50%) Credit Risk
12 61 (1.34%) Open Source
13 52 (1.15%) Statistics
14 43 (0.95%) Reference Data
15 38 (0.84%) Mathematics
16 36 (0.79%) Market Risk
16 36 (0.79%) N-Tier
17 32 (0.70%) Client/Server
17 32 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
18 31 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 286 (6.30%) Windows
2 197 (4.34%) Linux
3 161 (3.55%) UNIX
4 41 (0.90%) Solaris
5 28 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 26 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 18 (0.40%) Android
10 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.31%) AIX
12 13 (0.29%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.26%) HPUX
14 10 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.20%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.13%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.13%) SUSE
17 4 (0.088%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.088%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1521 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 756 (16.65%) Business Analysis
3 736 (16.21%) Project Management
4 703 (15.48%) Test Scripting
5 592 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 521 (11.48%) Software Testing
7 508 (11.19%) Scrum
8 425 (9.36%) PRINCE2
9 419 (9.23%) System Testing
10 385 (8.48%) Waterfall
11 362 (7.97%) Test Strategy
12 354 (7.80%) Regression Testing
13 336 (7.40%) Test Management
14 321 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
15 309 (6.81%) UML
16 293 (6.45%) Change Management
17 283 (6.23%) ITIL
17 283 (6.23%) User Stories
18 280 (6.17%) Automated Testing
19 273 (6.01%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1180 (25.99%) SQL
2 419 (9.23%) C#
3 417 (9.19%) Java
4 310 (6.83%) JavaScript
5 152 (3.35%) PHP
6 149 (3.28%) T-SQL
7 118 (2.60%) Python
8 95 (2.09%) PL/SQL
9 73 (1.61%) VB.NET
10 72 (1.59%) PowerShell
11 70 (1.54%) VB
12 69 (1.52%) VBA
13 68 (1.50%) C++
14 66 (1.45%) Ruby
15 65 (1.43%) Shell Script
15 65 (1.43%) Perl
16 51 (1.12%) C
17 39 (0.86%) VBScript
18 28 (0.62%) Bash Shell
19 24 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 883 (19.45%) ISEB
2 636 (14.01%) Degree
3 395 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 182 (4.01%) Security Cleared
5 143 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 105 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 72 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 67 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 55 (1.21%) PMI Certification
10 49 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
11 47 (1.04%) PMP
12 37 (0.81%) MBA
13 35 (0.77%) ACCA
14 33 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
15 32 (0.70%) MCSE
16 30 (0.66%) DV Cleared
17 21 (0.46%) MCITP
18 19 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
19 18 (0.40%) CIMA
19 18 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1176 (25.90%) QA
2 101 (2.22%) SLA
3 25 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 23 (0.51%) EMIR
5 22 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.44%) Solvency II
7 15 (0.33%) MiFID
8 14 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 13 (0.29%) FATCA
10 9 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (0.15%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.11%) Basel II
13 5 (0.11%) PCI DSS
14 4 (0.088%) HL7
15 2 (0.044%) Basel III
15 2 (0.044%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.044%) COBIT
15 2 (0.044%) COREP
15 2 (0.044%) FINREP
System Software
1 44 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.33%) NFS
4 14 (0.31%) vSphere
5 13 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.13%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.088%) vCloud
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.044%) Postfix
10 2 (0.044%) XenApp
10 2 (0.044%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.044%) SRDF
10 2 (0.044%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.044%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.022%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.022%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.022%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 286 (6.30%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (0.90%) Puppet
3 24 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (0.31%) SCCM
5 13 (0.29%) Nagios
6 11 (0.24%) Ganglia
6 11 (0.24%) Zenoss
7 7 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
8 5 (0.11%) CA Wily
9 4 (0.088%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.088%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.088%) logstash
9 4 (0.088%) Kibana
10 3 (0.066%) WSUS
10 3 (0.066%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.044%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.044%) Control-M
11 2 (0.044%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.022%) SCOM
12 1 (0.022%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 649 (14.30%) Microsoft
2 537 (11.83%) Oracle
3 226 (4.98%) HP
4 206 (4.54%) SAP
5 85 (1.87%) Business Objects
6 83 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
7 76 (1.67%) IBM
8 53 (1.17%) VMware
9 47 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
10 45 (0.99%) Citrix
11 44 (0.97%) JBoss
12 40 (0.88%) Cognos
13 39 (0.86%) Google
14 37 (0.81%) Informatica
15 36 (0.79%) CA
15 36 (0.79%) Adobe
16 35 (0.77%) Tableau
17 31 (0.68%) Hyperion
17 31 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
18 30 (0.66%) Charles River
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Betting Appointments
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
UK
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Company Discounts
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent International
Salary: £200.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Esum
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago