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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 151 147 153
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2199 2251 2034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.01% 1.93% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 2.34% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1791 1834 1646
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
92664 96389 87884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.86% 82.75% 81.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75930 77539 71844
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 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 4 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 -7 2026 £45,000 -4.25% 272
London -2 909 £55,000 - 119
South East +1 354 £43,500 -3.33% 49
City of London +30 256 £55,000 -4.34% 47
West Midlands +40 188 £37,500 -12.79% 16
Yorkshire -20 166 £39,000 +11.42% 17
West Yorkshire -27 112 £35,000 - 16
North West -11 108 £37,500 -11.76% 26
East Midlands +54 106 £35,000 -3.44% 13
East of England -33 101 £49,000 +18.07% 9
Scotland +23 100 £38,000 +1.33% 11
South West -15 83 £40,000 - 17
Berkshire -9 81 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Manchester 0 75 £39,500 -12.22% 16
Hampshire +4 70 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Surrey -22 70 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Buckinghamshire +30 69 £45,000 - 4
Edinburgh +17 50 £37,750 -5.62% 7
Leeds -37 49 £38,750 +10.71% 9
Staffordshire +41 47 £32,500 +12.06% 3
Coventry +29 46 £43,250 +8.12%
Nottingham +35 45 £35,000 -3.44% 7
Nottinghamshire +33 45 £35,000 -3.44% 7
Hertfordshire +4 43 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Birmingham -39 41 £37,500 -25.00% 7
Glasgow +21 39 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Milton Keynes +3 38 £42,500 -14.14% 3
Oxfordshire +28 34 £43,000 +22.85% 2
Reading +2 33 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Wales -8 33 £31,500 - 3

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 1716 (38.35%) Finance
2 1446 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1186 (26.51%) SQL
4 1030 (23.02%) QA
5 742 (16.58%) Project Management
6 732 (16.36%) SDLC
7 730 (16.32%) ISEB
8 729 (16.29%) Microsoft
9 719 (16.07%) Business Analysis
10 661 (14.77%) Degree
11 634 (14.17%) Test Scripting
12 630 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
13 569 (12.72%) Banking
14 549 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 490 (10.95%) Scrum
16 470 (10.51%) Oracle
17 460 (10.28%) .NET
17 460 (10.28%) System Testing
18 457 (10.21%) Software Testing
19 450 (10.06%) Java
20 445 (9.95%) SQL Server
21 440 (9.83%) MS Excel
22 402 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
23 394 (8.81%) Regression Testing
24 393 (8.78%) ISTQB
25 392 (8.76%) Change Management
26 384 (8.58%) Retail
27 380 (8.49%) Selenium
28 363 (8.11%) Waterfall
29 361 (8.07%) Test Strategy

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 158 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 113 (2.53%) IIS
3 81 (1.81%) Apache
4 49 (1.10%) CMS
5 47 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 42 (0.94%) JBoss
7 27 (0.60%) WebLogic
8 23 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
10 20 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (0.42%) Confluence
11 19 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 17 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.31%) SAS
14 13 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
15 11 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 9 (0.20%) nginx
16 9 (0.20%) WorkSite
16 9 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 440 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 286 (6.39%) MS Office
3 167 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 115 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 104 (2.32%) MS Project
6 18 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.11%) Mingle
10 4 (0.089%) FastStats
10 4 (0.089%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 94 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 77 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 64 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 52 (1.16%) SAP FI
4 52 (1.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 52 (1.16%) SAP CO
5 45 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
6 40 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 36 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
7 36 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
8 28 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
9 25 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
9 25 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
10 24 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
11 18 (0.40%) AWD
11 18 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
12 15 (0.34%) Temenos T24
13 14 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
13 14 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
14 13 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.54%) SaaS
2 35 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 35 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
5 12 (0.27%) Force.com
6 9 (0.20%) Lucidchart
6 9 (0.20%) IaaS
7 8 (0.18%) Veeva
8 5 (0.11%) Office 365
9 4 (0.089%) GitHub
9 4 (0.089%) Yammer
10 3 (0.067%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.067%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.045%) Trello
11 2 (0.045%) Pure360
11 2 (0.045%) Silverpop
12 1 (0.022%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.39%) Internet
2 30 (0.67%) FTP
3 26 (0.58%) VoIP
4 21 (0.47%) Firewall
5 20 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.42%) Intranet
7 17 (0.38%) Unified Communications
8 16 (0.36%) LDAP
9 15 (0.34%) WAN
9 15 (0.34%) SAN
10 13 (0.29%) LAN
11 10 (0.22%) HTTP
11 10 (0.22%) Extranet
12 9 (0.20%) iSCSI
13 8 (0.18%) SSL
13 8 (0.18%) DMZ
14 7 (0.16%) DNS
14 7 (0.16%) PBX
15 6 (0.13%) Wireless
16 5 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 201 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 150 (3.35%) Oracle Database
4 144 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 137 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 113 (2.53%) MySQL
7 107 (2.39%) Relational Database
8 98 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
9 86 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 75 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 73 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 70 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
13 67 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
14 53 (1.18%) RDBMS
15 46 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
16 40 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 35 (0.78%) QlikView
18 32 (0.72%) MongoDB
19 31 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
20 29 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 380 (8.49%) Selenium
2 273 (6.10%) JIRA
3 148 (3.31%) WebDriver
4 145 (3.24%) HP UFT
5 143 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 106 (2.37%) Jenkins
7 99 (2.21%) Cucumber
8 88 (1.97%) Subversion
9 75 (1.68%) SpecFlow
10 69 (1.54%) Visual Studio
11 66 (1.48%) Git (software)
12 59 (1.32%) LoadRunner
13 55 (1.23%) FitNesse
14 51 (1.14%) TeamCity
15 49 (1.10%) SoapUI
16 47 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 45 (1.01%) Maven
18 42 (0.94%) JMeter
19 37 (0.83%) Hudson
20 33 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 1716 (38.35%) Finance
2 569 (12.72%) Banking
3 384 (8.58%) Retail
4 182 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 181 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 180 (4.02%) Back Office
7 169 (3.78%) Marketing
8 146 (3.26%) Front Office
9 121 (2.70%) Manufacturing
10 104 (2.32%) Retail Banking
11 87 (1.94%) Advertising
12 65 (1.45%) Legal
13 45 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 38 (0.85%) Billing
15 32 (0.72%) General Ledger
16 31 (0.69%) Publishing
17 28 (0.63%) Games
18 27 (0.60%) Automotive
19 18 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
20 14 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 2307 (51.56%) Analyst
2 1247 (27.87%) Business Analyst
3 667 (14.91%) Test Analyst
4 397 (8.87%) Developer
5 361 (8.07%) Consultant
6 314 (7.02%) Tester
7 304 (6.79%) Test Manager
8 279 (6.24%) Senior Analyst
9 187 (4.18%) Project Manager
10 152 (3.40%) Systems Analyst
11 137 (3.06%) Support Analyst
12 134 (3.00%) QA Analyst
13 129 (2.88%) Senior Test Analyst
14 128 (2.86%) Junior
15 120 (2.68%) Applications Support
16 116 (2.59%) Banking Business Analyst
17 111 (2.48%) Test Leader
17 111 (2.48%) Senior Business Analyst
18 94 (2.10%) Junior Analyst
19 92 (2.06%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (10.28%) .NET
2 283 (6.33%) HTML
3 259 (5.79%) XML
4 205 (4.58%) Web Services
5 157 (3.51%) CSS
6 123 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 95 (2.12%) jQuery
8 86 (1.92%) Middleware
9 82 (1.83%) Spring
10 75 (1.68%) Gherkin
11 72 (1.61%) .NET Framework
12 58 (1.30%) SOAP
13 56 (1.25%) J2EE
14 50 (1.12%) RESTful
15 46 (1.03%) Hibernate
16 44 (0.98%) WCF
16 44 (0.98%) HTML5
16 44 (0.98%) REST
17 42 (0.94%) Ajax
18 38 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 630 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 191 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 152 (3.40%) Derivative
5 136 (3.04%) User Experience
6 121 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 106 (2.37%) Equities
8 103 (2.30%) Fixed Income
9 83 (1.86%) Data Integration
10 73 (1.63%) Credit Risk
11 71 (1.59%) FMCG
11 71 (1.59%) Mobile App
12 56 (1.25%) Replication
12 56 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 45 (1.01%) Mathematics
14 42 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 39 (0.87%) Market Risk
16 27 (0.60%) Visualisation
16 27 (0.60%) Data Structures
17 26 (0.58%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 304 (6.79%) Windows
2 266 (5.95%) Linux
3 193 (4.31%) UNIX
4 52 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 39 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 27 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (0.56%) Android
9 25 (0.56%) Solaris
10 23 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 20 (0.45%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.20%) SUSE
13 9 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 8 (0.18%) Windows Phone
14 8 (0.18%) AIX
15 6 (0.13%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.11%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1446 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 742 (16.58%) Project Management
3 732 (16.36%) SDLC
4 719 (16.07%) Business Analysis
5 634 (14.17%) Test Scripting
6 549 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 490 (10.95%) Scrum
8 460 (10.28%) System Testing
9 457 (10.21%) Software Testing
10 402 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
11 394 (8.81%) Regression Testing
12 392 (8.76%) Change Management
13 363 (8.11%) Waterfall
14 361 (8.07%) Test Strategy
15 355 (7.93%) PRINCE2
16 345 (7.71%) Use Case
17 333 (7.44%) Test Management
18 321 (7.17%) Test Automation
19 318 (7.11%) Automated Testing
20 296 (6.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1186 (26.51%) SQL
2 450 (10.06%) Java
3 358 (8.00%) C#
4 260 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 190 (4.25%) PL/SQL
6 176 (3.93%) Python
7 159 (3.55%) PHP
8 155 (3.46%) T-SQL
9 120 (2.68%) Ruby
10 110 (2.46%) Perl
11 102 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 81 (1.81%) Shell Script
13 64 (1.43%) C
14 57 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 54 (1.21%) C++
16 46 (1.03%) VBA
17 27 (0.60%) VB.NET
18 21 (0.47%) VBScript
19 19 (0.42%) VB
20 14 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 730 (16.32%) ISEB
2 661 (14.77%) Degree
3 393 (8.78%) ISTQB
4 155 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 113 (2.53%) PMI Certification
6 102 (2.28%) PMP
7 98 (2.19%) Security Cleared
8 69 (1.54%) SC Cleared
9 29 (0.65%) MBA
9 29 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
10 27 (0.60%) CIMA
10 27 (0.60%) ACCA
11 23 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 23 (0.51%) HND
12 21 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 13 (0.29%) IIBA
16 10 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1030 (23.02%) QA
2 51 (1.14%) SLA
3 34 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 26 (0.58%) Solvency II
5 24 (0.54%) EMIR
5 24 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.51%) CRD IV
7 21 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.45%) MiFID
9 19 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
10 12 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.20%) 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 1 (0.022%) FATCA
13 1 (0.022%) HL7
System Software
1 38 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.20%) XenApp
7 6 (0.13%) vSphere
8 4 (0.089%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.089%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.089%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (0.067%) zsh
10 2 (0.045%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.045%) Docker
11 1 (0.022%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.022%) XenServer
11 1 (0.022%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.022%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.022%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.022%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 216 (4.83%) HP Quality Center
2 77 (1.72%) Puppet
3 66 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (0.87%) Zenoss
5 33 (0.74%) Nagios
6 27 (0.60%) Control-M
7 23 (0.51%) ZABBIX
8 20 (0.45%) Tivoli
9 18 (0.40%) SCCM
10 15 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
11 11 (0.25%) Capistrano
12 10 (0.22%) Vagrant
13 9 (0.20%) logstash
13 9 (0.20%) Kibana
13 9 (0.20%) Graphite
14 6 (0.13%) Salt
14 6 (0.13%) Ansible
14 6 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
16 4 (0.089%) Oozie
Vendors
1 729 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 470 (10.51%) Oracle
3 318 (7.11%) SAP
4 125 (2.79%) HP
5 73 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 59 (1.32%) VMware
7 57 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 57 (1.27%) IBM
8 44 (0.98%) Teradata
9 43 (0.96%) Informatica
10 35 (0.78%) Siebel
11 31 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
11 31 (0.69%) Cognos
12 30 (0.67%) Google
13 28 (0.63%) Tableau
14 25 (0.56%) Bloomberg
15 24 (0.54%) Cisco
16 22 (0.49%) Charles River
16 22 (0.49%) Telerik
17 19 (0.42%) Capita
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Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
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