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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 152 149 152
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2259 2184 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.06% 1.90% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.30% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1829 1802 1584
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,350 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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
93272 94978 86805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.77% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 76819 75777 71033
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 2065 £45,500 -2.15% 259
London -3 927 £55,000 - 124
South East -12 343 £45,000 +5.88% 32
City of London +23 262 £57,500 - 37
West Midlands +43 187 £37,500 -11.76% 23
Yorkshire -6 161 £37,500 +7.14% 12
North West +19 140 £40,000 +6.66% 27
East Midlands +62 115 £35,000 -6.66% 9
West Yorkshire -18 110 £35,000 - 11
East of England -17 109 £45,000 - 12
Scotland +11 103 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Manchester +23 100 £40,000 +2.56% 13
Berkshire -11 86 £52,500 +11.70% 4
South West -31 76 £40,000 - 18
Surrey -24 66 £40,000 -14.89% 9
Buckinghamshire +6 64 £43,500 -2.24% 3
Hampshire +3 61 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Edinburgh +14 55 £38,000 -5.00% 9
Leeds -19 53 £42,500 +19.12% 6
Wales +1 51 £31,500 - 4
Coventry +31 48 £45,750 +94.68% 3
South Wales -9 48 £31,500 -1.56% 4
Glasgow +22 46 £36,000 -4.00% 5
Hertfordshire +9 46 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Staffordshire +43 45 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Birmingham -15 43 £37,500 -25.00% 9
Nottingham +28 42 £40,000 -7.24% 6
Nottinghamshire +22 42 £40,000 -7.24% 6
Leicestershire +39 38 £36,000 -37.39%
Milton Keynes +1 37 £42,500 -14.14% 2

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1673 (37.95%) Finance
2 1436 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1174 (26.63%) SQL
4 996 (22.59%) QA
5 766 (17.37%) Microsoft
6 725 (16.44%) SDLC
7 706 (16.01%) Business Analysis
8 701 (15.90%) ISEB
9 688 (15.60%) Project Management
10 677 (15.35%) Degree
11 654 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
12 599 (13.59%) Test Scripting
13 573 (13.00%) Banking
14 528 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
15 485 (11.00%) .NET
16 477 (10.82%) Scrum
17 460 (10.43%) SQL Server
18 444 (10.07%) Java
18 444 (10.07%) Software Testing
19 430 (9.75%) Oracle
20 425 (9.64%) MS Excel
21 417 (9.46%) System Testing
22 387 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
23 378 (8.57%) Selenium
24 372 (8.44%) C#
25 369 (8.37%) ISTQB
26 367 (8.32%) Change Management
27 365 (8.28%) Regression Testing
28 361 (8.19%) Waterfall
29 359 (8.14%) Retail

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 166 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 118 (2.68%) IIS
3 86 (1.95%) Apache
4 54 (1.22%) CMS
5 52 (1.18%) JBoss
6 44 (1.00%) Tomcat
7 24 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 24 (0.54%) Confluence
8 23 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (0.45%) SAS
9 20 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 20 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.25%) Alfresco
12 11 (0.25%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.20%) WorkSite
14 8 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 425 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 282 (6.40%) MS Office
3 148 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 106 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 91 (2.06%) MS Project
6 19 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.25%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.14%) Mingle
11 5 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.091%) FastStats
12 4 (0.091%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 79 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 79 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 45 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
3 45 (1.02%) SAP CO
3 45 (1.02%) SAP FI
4 39 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
5 32 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 31 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
7 30 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
7 30 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
8 25 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
9 23 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
10 21 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
11 17 (0.39%) AWD
12 15 (0.34%) Temenos T24
12 15 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
13 13 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
14 12 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 65 (1.47%) SaaS
2 33 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.36%) Force.com
4 16 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 12 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
7 9 (0.20%) Lucidchart
8 7 (0.16%) IaaS
9 4 (0.091%) GitHub
9 4 (0.091%) Veeva
9 4 (0.091%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.045%) Office 365
11 2 (0.045%) Yammer
11 2 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.045%) Trello
12 1 (0.023%) Pure360
12 1 (0.023%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (1.63%) Internet
2 27 (0.61%) FTP
3 24 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 24 (0.54%) Firewall
4 22 (0.50%) VoIP
5 18 (0.41%) WAN
5 18 (0.41%) Unified Communications
6 17 (0.39%) LAN
7 15 (0.34%) LDAP
8 14 (0.32%) Intranet
8 14 (0.32%) SAN
9 11 (0.25%) SSL
9 11 (0.25%) HTTP
10 9 (0.20%) DNS
11 8 (0.18%) DMZ
11 8 (0.18%) VPN
12 7 (0.16%) PBX
12 7 (0.16%) Extranet
12 7 (0.16%) iSCSI
13 6 (0.14%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 460 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 191 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
3 146 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 144 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 128 (2.90%) Oracle Database
6 113 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 110 (2.49%) MySQL
8 88 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
9 80 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 75 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 72 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
12 63 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 56 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 55 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
15 46 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
16 38 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
17 33 (0.75%) QlikView
18 31 (0.70%) MongoDB
18 31 (0.70%) Big Data
19 25 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 378 (8.57%) Selenium
2 270 (6.12%) JIRA
3 157 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 149 (3.38%) HP UFT
5 140 (3.18%) WebDriver
6 106 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 100 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 90 (2.04%) Subversion
9 85 (1.93%) Visual Studio
10 84 (1.91%) SpecFlow
11 64 (1.45%) Git (software)
12 58 (1.32%) Maven
13 52 (1.18%) FitNesse
13 52 (1.18%) LoadRunner
14 50 (1.13%) TeamCity
15 45 (1.02%) JMeter
16 43 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 39 (0.88%) SoapUI
18 38 (0.86%) JUnit
19 36 (0.82%) Hudson
General
1 1673 (37.95%) Finance
2 573 (13.00%) Banking
3 359 (8.14%) Retail
4 189 (4.29%) Back Office
5 187 (4.24%) Investment Banking
6 160 (3.63%) Marketing
6 160 (3.63%) Telecoms
7 150 (3.40%) Front Office
8 112 (2.54%) Manufacturing
9 94 (2.13%) Retail Banking
10 75 (1.70%) Advertising
11 71 (1.61%) Legal
12 55 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 42 (0.95%) Publishing
14 31 (0.70%) Billing
14 31 (0.70%) Automotive
15 28 (0.64%) Games
15 28 (0.64%) General Ledger
16 20 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 2263 (51.33%) Analyst
2 1221 (27.69%) Business Analyst
3 654 (14.83%) Test Analyst
4 408 (9.25%) Developer
5 325 (7.37%) Consultant
6 295 (6.69%) Tester
7 285 (6.46%) Test Manager
8 264 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
9 183 (4.15%) Project Manager
10 142 (3.22%) Systems Analyst
11 138 (3.13%) Support Analyst
12 137 (3.11%) QA Analyst
13 122 (2.77%) Junior
14 121 (2.74%) Senior Test Analyst
15 114 (2.59%) Banking Business Analyst
16 112 (2.54%) Applications Support
17 102 (2.31%) Senior Business Analyst
18 100 (2.27%) Test Leader
19 94 (2.13%) Test Engineer
20 92 (2.09%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (11.00%) .NET
2 287 (6.51%) HTML
3 251 (5.69%) XML
4 216 (4.90%) Web Services
5 168 (3.81%) CSS
6 129 (2.93%) ASP.NET
7 99 (2.25%) jQuery
8 86 (1.95%) Spring
9 83 (1.88%) Middleware
9 83 (1.88%) Gherkin
10 76 (1.72%) .NET Framework
11 66 (1.50%) SOAP
12 59 (1.34%) J2EE
13 52 (1.18%) Hibernate
13 52 (1.18%) RESTful
14 45 (1.02%) REST
14 45 (1.02%) Ajax
15 43 (0.98%) WCF
15 43 (0.98%) HTML5
16 38 (0.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 654 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 208 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 205 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 156 (3.54%) Derivative
5 136 (3.08%) User Experience
6 129 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 121 (2.74%) Equities
8 115 (2.61%) Fixed Income
9 77 (1.75%) Credit Risk
10 75 (1.70%) Data Integration
11 63 (1.43%) Client/Server
12 60 (1.36%) FMCG
13 57 (1.29%) Replication
13 57 (1.29%) Mobile App
14 51 (1.16%) Market Risk
15 44 (1.00%) Mathematics
16 34 (0.77%) EPoS
17 33 (0.75%) Data Structures
18 32 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
19 30 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 334 (7.58%) Windows
2 279 (6.33%) Linux
3 201 (4.56%) UNIX
4 57 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 46 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 42 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 31 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (0.61%) Solaris
10 24 (0.54%) Android
11 22 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 18 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.18%) SUSE
13 8 (0.18%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.18%) AIX
13 8 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.16%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1436 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 725 (16.44%) SDLC
3 706 (16.01%) Business Analysis
4 688 (15.60%) Project Management
5 599 (13.59%) Test Scripting
6 528 (11.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 477 (10.82%) Scrum
8 444 (10.07%) Software Testing
9 417 (9.46%) System Testing
10 387 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
11 367 (8.32%) Change Management
12 365 (8.28%) Regression Testing
13 361 (8.19%) Waterfall
14 336 (7.62%) Use Case
15 335 (7.60%) Test Strategy
16 333 (7.55%) PRINCE2
17 316 (7.17%) Automated Testing
18 305 (6.92%) Test Management
19 304 (6.89%) Test Automation
20 301 (6.83%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1174 (26.63%) SQL
2 444 (10.07%) Java
3 372 (8.44%) C#
4 264 (5.99%) JavaScript
5 193 (4.38%) Python
6 176 (3.99%) PL/SQL
7 164 (3.72%) PHP
8 155 (3.52%) T-SQL
9 121 (2.74%) Ruby
10 112 (2.54%) Perl
11 104 (2.36%) PowerShell
12 93 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 67 (1.52%) C
14 59 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 54 (1.22%) C++
16 45 (1.02%) VBA
17 30 (0.68%) VB.NET
18 22 (0.50%) VBScript
19 19 (0.43%) VB
20 12 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 701 (15.90%) ISEB
2 677 (15.35%) Degree
3 369 (8.37%) ISTQB
4 138 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 109 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 103 (2.34%) PMI Certification
7 95 (2.15%) PMP
8 70 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 30 (0.68%) HND
10 29 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
11 23 (0.52%) MBA
12 22 (0.50%) CIMA
12 22 (0.50%) ACCA
12 22 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 21 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (0.39%) IIBA
15 16 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.34%) HNC
16 15 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 996 (22.59%) QA
2 63 (1.43%) SLA
3 28 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 28 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.59%) Solvency II
5 24 (0.54%) MiFID
5 24 (0.54%) EMIR
6 23 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.43%) CRD IV
8 18 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
8 18 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.20%) WCAG
11 7 (0.16%) FISMA
12 5 (0.11%) COBIT
13 4 (0.091%) WAI
14 2 (0.045%) COREP
14 2 (0.045%) FINREP
15 1 (0.023%) Basel II
15 1 (0.023%) Basel III
System Software
1 40 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.25%) XenApp
6 10 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.14%) vSphere
7 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.091%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.091%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (0.068%) zsh
9 3 (0.068%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.045%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.045%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.023%) Firmware
11 1 (0.023%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.023%) Docker
11 1 (0.023%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.023%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 209 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
2 80 (1.81%) Puppet
3 68 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (0.98%) Zenoss
5 35 (0.79%) Nagios
6 26 (0.59%) Control-M
7 24 (0.54%) ZABBIX
8 21 (0.48%) SCCM
9 19 (0.43%) Tivoli
10 15 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (0.25%) Capistrano
12 9 (0.20%) Graphite
13 8 (0.18%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.16%) logstash
14 7 (0.16%) Kibana
15 6 (0.14%) Ansible
15 6 (0.14%) Salt
15 6 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
16 4 (0.091%) Oracle RMAN
17 3 (0.068%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 766 (17.37%) Microsoft
2 430 (9.75%) Oracle
3 290 (6.58%) SAP
4 126 (2.86%) HP
5 72 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (1.38%) VMware
7 57 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 57 (1.29%) IBM
8 39 (0.88%) Informatica
9 34 (0.77%) Teradata
10 30 (0.68%) Google
11 28 (0.64%) Cognos
11 28 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
11 28 (0.64%) Bloomberg
12 27 (0.61%) Siebel
13 26 (0.59%) Cisco
13 26 (0.59%) Tableau
14 24 (0.54%) Charles River
15 23 (0.52%) Telerik
16 22 (0.50%) hybris
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
THE RACING POST
Salary: dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 65k + package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: 2 days ago