The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 140 147 141
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2251 2034 2154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.93% 1.88% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.38% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1834 1646 1777
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93591 85411 91038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75267 69754 77438
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +3 2118 £47,000 +4.44% 247
London +7 1029 £55,000 +4.76% 112
South East +10 383 £45,000 +5.88% 49
City of London +10 249 £57,500 +6.48% 35
Yorkshire +64 189 £35,000 -7.89% 19
West Yorkshire +44 156 £35,000 +2.94% 13
East of England -10 150 £41,500 -2.35% 6
North West -18 126 £42,500 +13.33% 22
West Midlands -19 102 £43,000 +7.50% 11
Berkshire +13 99 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Surrey +16 98 £45,000 - 15
Leeds +22 97 £35,000 - 7
Manchester -5 85 £45,000 +20.00% 12
South West -42 84 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Scotland +10 80 £37,500 -11.76% 14
Hampshire +10 77 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Birmingham +24 75 £50,000 +17.64% 7
East Midlands -26 49 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Cambridgeshire +24 45 £45,000 - 1
Wales +14 42 £31,500 +12.50% 4
Bedfordshire +22 41 £38,125 +8.92% 1
South Wales +15 38 £31,500 +8.62% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 37 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Hertfordshire -54 35 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Edinburgh -2 33 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Slough +17 31 £49,500 +5.31% 2
Reading +10 31 £40,000 -32.20% 6
Fareham +12 30 £35,000 -
Glasgow -3 28 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Cheshire -15 28 £37,500 - 6

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1687 (36.16%) Finance
2 1217 (26.08%) QA
3 1214 (26.02%) SQL
4 885 (18.97%) ISEB
5 854 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
6 788 (16.89%) Project Management
7 757 (16.22%) Business Analysis
8 727 (15.58%) Test Scripting
9 684 (14.66%) Degree
10 673 (14.42%) Microsoft
11 626 (13.42%) SQL Server
12 606 (12.99%) Oracle
13 576 (12.34%) Scrum
14 575 (12.32%) Banking
15 550 (11.79%) Software Testing
16 524 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 519 (11.12%) .NET
18 474 (10.16%) Java
19 456 (9.77%) C#
20 454 (9.73%) PRINCE2
21 430 (9.22%) System Testing
22 401 (8.59%) Retail
23 399 (8.55%) MS Excel
24 393 (8.42%) ISTQB
25 379 (8.12%) Test Strategy
26 353 (7.57%) Waterfall
27 344 (7.37%) Test Management
28 339 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
29 335 (7.18%) JavaScript
29 335 (7.18%) Selenium

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 216 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 83 (1.78%) CMS
3 72 (1.54%) IIS
4 56 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
5 49 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 45 (0.96%) WebSphere
7 43 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 40 (0.86%) Apache
9 39 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 35 (0.75%) Alfresco
11 28 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.51%) Confluence
13 20 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
13 20 (0.43%) SAS
14 10 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.21%) Drupal
15 8 (0.17%) Tuxedo
16 7 (0.15%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.15%) LiveLink
17 6 (0.13%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 399 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 240 (5.14%) MS Office
3 162 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 84 (1.80%) MS Project
5 63 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.11%) SPSS
9 4 (0.086%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.021%) Mingle
11 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 97 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 69 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
2 69 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 60 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
4 59 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 58 (1.24%) Oracle General Ledger
6 56 (1.20%) SAP FI
7 54 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 49 (1.05%) SAP CO
9 48 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
10 47 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
11 46 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
12 38 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
13 25 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
14 23 (0.49%) Oracle FAH
14 23 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
15 20 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
16 18 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
17 17 (0.36%) SAP HR
17 17 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 87 (1.86%) SaaS
2 9 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.15%) GitHub
3 7 (0.15%) PaaS
4 6 (0.13%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.13%) Force.com
5 5 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.043%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.021%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 75 (1.61%) Internet
2 49 (1.05%) WAN
3 41 (0.88%) Intranet
4 40 (0.86%) LAN
5 31 (0.66%) Firewall
6 29 (0.62%) HTTP
7 26 (0.56%) DNS
8 24 (0.51%) SMS
8 24 (0.51%) LDAP
8 24 (0.51%) FTP
9 23 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 19 (0.41%) SAN
11 12 (0.26%) Wireshark
11 12 (0.26%) SS7
11 12 (0.26%) Extranet
12 11 (0.24%) ISUP
12 11 (0.24%) INAP
13 9 (0.19%) VoIP
14 8 (0.17%) VPN
15 7 (0.15%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 626 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 208 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
3 161 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 147 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 147 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 125 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 109 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 86 (1.84%) MySQL
8 72 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
9 70 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 68 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 60 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
12 57 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 51 (1.09%) QlikView
14 46 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (0.81%) Data Mining
15 38 (0.81%) RDBMS
16 27 (0.58%) Spotfire
17 26 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
18 21 (0.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 335 (7.18%) Selenium
2 179 (3.84%) JIRA
3 154 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 151 (3.24%) Visual Studio
5 134 (2.87%) QuickTest Pro
6 133 (2.85%) Jenkins
7 104 (2.23%) WebDriver
8 96 (2.06%) Subversion
9 94 (2.01%) LoadRunner
10 76 (1.63%) Toad
11 71 (1.52%) Maven
12 57 (1.22%) Git (software)
13 40 (0.86%) Artifactory
14 37 (0.79%) Cucumber
15 36 (0.77%) Hudson
16 34 (0.73%) Ant
16 34 (0.73%) SoapUI
17 33 (0.71%) Eclipse
18 32 (0.69%) NUnit
19 30 (0.64%) TestComplete
General
1 1687 (36.16%) Finance
2 575 (12.32%) Banking
3 401 (8.59%) Retail
4 233 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 187 (4.01%) Marketing
6 177 (3.79%) Back Office
7 159 (3.41%) Telecoms
8 128 (2.74%) Front Office
9 115 (2.46%) Advertising
10 95 (2.04%) Publishing
11 78 (1.67%) Legal
11 78 (1.67%) General Ledger
12 64 (1.37%) Manufacturing
13 56 (1.20%) Retail Banking
14 55 (1.18%) Billing
15 49 (1.05%) Games
16 48 (1.03%) Law
17 35 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
18 34 (0.73%) Financial Institution
19 21 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2161 (46.31%) Analyst
2 1227 (26.30%) Business Analyst
3 583 (12.49%) Test Analyst
4 484 (10.37%) Developer
5 400 (8.57%) Consultant
6 369 (7.91%) Test Manager
7 276 (5.92%) Tester
8 271 (5.81%) Project Manager
9 198 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 192 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
11 159 (3.41%) Test Engineer
12 127 (2.72%) Support Analyst
13 121 (2.59%) QA Analyst
14 120 (2.57%) Senior Business Analyst
15 113 (2.42%) Test Leader
16 110 (2.36%) Business Consultant
17 99 (2.12%) .NET Developer
18 95 (2.04%) Business Systems Analyst
19 92 (1.97%) Applications Support
20 86 (1.84%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (11.12%) .NET
2 283 (6.07%) HTML
3 268 (5.74%) XML
4 248 (5.32%) Web Services
5 222 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 188 (4.03%) CSS
7 167 (3.58%) jQuery
8 142 (3.04%) WCF
9 137 (2.94%) .NET Framework
10 78 (1.67%) Gherkin
11 70 (1.50%) J2EE
12 68 (1.46%) LINQ
12 68 (1.46%) SOAP
13 65 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 62 (1.33%) JSON
14 62 (1.33%) Spring
14 62 (1.33%) Middleware
14 62 (1.33%) RESTful
15 61 (1.31%) Ajax
16 59 (1.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 220 (4.71%) Management Information System
2 153 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 152 (3.26%) Derivative
4 110 (2.36%) Equities
5 94 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 86 (1.84%) Fixed Income
7 79 (1.69%) Open Source
8 66 (1.41%) FMCG
9 64 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 56 (1.20%) Credit Risk
11 47 (1.01%) Statistics
11 47 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (1.01%) Reference Data
12 39 (0.84%) Mathematics
13 36 (0.77%) Market Risk
14 35 (0.75%) Replication
15 34 (0.73%) N-Tier
16 33 (0.71%) Visualisation
17 32 (0.69%) EPoS
17 32 (0.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 328 (7.03%) Windows
2 198 (4.24%) Linux
3 181 (3.88%) UNIX
4 45 (0.96%) Solaris
5 37 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 29 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 25 (0.54%) AIX
10 22 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (0.45%) Android
12 16 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.32%) HPUX
13 15 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.28%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.17%) SUSE
17 5 (0.11%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.11%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.086%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 854 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
2 788 (16.89%) Project Management
3 757 (16.22%) Business Analysis
4 727 (15.58%) Test Scripting
5 576 (12.34%) Scrum
6 550 (11.79%) Software Testing
7 524 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 454 (9.73%) PRINCE2
9 430 (9.22%) System Testing
10 379 (8.12%) Test Strategy
11 353 (7.57%) Waterfall
12 344 (7.37%) Test Management
13 339 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
14 318 (6.82%) UML
15 298 (6.39%) Regression Testing
16 280 (6.00%) Change Management
17 276 (5.92%) E-Commerce
18 265 (5.68%) ITIL
19 261 (5.59%) User Stories
20 257 (5.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1214 (26.02%) SQL
2 474 (10.16%) Java
3 456 (9.77%) C#
4 335 (7.18%) JavaScript
5 190 (4.07%) T-SQL
6 146 (3.13%) PHP
7 106 (2.27%) Python
8 93 (1.99%) Shell Script
9 80 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 79 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 69 (1.48%) Perl
12 68 (1.46%) VB
13 64 (1.37%) C++
14 63 (1.35%) Ruby
15 61 (1.31%) PowerShell
16 51 (1.09%) C
16 51 (1.09%) VBA
17 43 (0.92%) VBScript
18 23 (0.49%) Bash Shell
19 18 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 885 (18.97%) ISEB
2 684 (14.66%) Degree
3 393 (8.42%) ISTQB
4 205 (4.39%) Security Cleared
5 147 (3.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 124 (2.66%) SC Cleared
7 79 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 77 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 67 (1.44%) PMI Certification
10 59 (1.26%) PMP
11 50 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
12 43 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
13 42 (0.90%) ACCA
14 37 (0.79%) DV Cleared
15 36 (0.77%) MBA
16 27 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 27 (0.58%) MCSE
17 23 (0.49%) CIMA
18 20 (0.43%) MCITP
19 18 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1217 (26.08%) QA
2 113 (2.42%) SLA
3 27 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
4 26 (0.56%) EMIR
4 26 (0.56%) Solvency II
5 23 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.39%) MiFID
7 14 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.28%) FATCA
8 13 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.24%) CRD IV
10 7 (0.15%) COBIT
11 5 (0.11%) Basel II
12 4 (0.086%) COREP
12 4 (0.086%) HL7
13 3 (0.064%) Basel III
13 3 (0.064%) FINREP
14 2 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.043%) TickIT
14 2 (0.043%) GxP
System Software
1 38 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (0.28%) vSphere
5 11 (0.24%) NFS
6 9 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.086%) vCloud
9 4 (0.086%) SRDF
9 4 (0.086%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.064%) UAG
11 2 (0.043%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.043%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 1 (0.021%) XenApp
12 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.021%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.021%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.021%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 308 (6.60%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.56%) Puppet
3 21 (0.45%) SCCM
4 17 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.30%) Nagios
6 9 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
7 8 (0.17%) CA Wily
7 8 (0.17%) Ganglia
7 8 (0.17%) Zenoss
8 5 (0.11%) Control-M
9 4 (0.086%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.064%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.064%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.043%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.043%) OpenView
11 2 (0.043%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.043%) Ansible
11 2 (0.043%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.043%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.043%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 673 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 606 (12.99%) Oracle
3 223 (4.78%) SAP
4 220 (4.71%) HP
5 90 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
6 89 (1.91%) IBM
7 88 (1.89%) Business Objects
8 67 (1.44%) JBoss
9 60 (1.29%) VMware
10 57 (1.22%) Citrix
11 49 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
12 48 (1.03%) CA
13 42 (0.90%) Tableau
14 37 (0.79%) Google
15 36 (0.77%) Informatica
16 35 (0.75%) Charles River
17 34 (0.73%) Cognos
18 32 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
19 31 (0.66%) Adobe
20 27 (0.58%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £27k - 35k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
In View Technology
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits - Flexitime
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Surrey
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Surrey
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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