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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 141 143 152
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2271 2075 2106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.97% 1.91% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.43% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1858 1674 1755
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92606 85560 91430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.40% 78.65% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74653 70125 77975
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
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 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(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 +5 2140 £47,500 +5.55% 280
London +4 1062 £55,000 - 147
South East +3 376 £45,000 +5.88% 41
City of London -3 257 £57,500 +4.54% 49
Yorkshire +46 189 £35,000 - 23
West Yorkshire +50 160 £35,000 +7.69% 14
East of England -5 153 £41,500 -2.35% 12
North West -11 121 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Leeds +19 98 £35,000 +8.52% 7
West Midlands -20 97 £43,000 +7.50% 10
Surrey +14 93 £45,000 - 11
Berkshire +16 92 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Scotland -9 84 £37,500 -12.79% 10
Hampshire +8 83 £35,000 -17.64% 3
South West -44 83 £40,000 +6.66% 25
Manchester +2 75 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Birmingham +18 67 £50,000 +19.04% 7
East Midlands -15 53 £35,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire +27 45 £43,500 +8.75% 6
Bedfordshire +22 44 £41,250 +33.06% 1
Edinburgh +7 38 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Wales +16 37 £31,500 +13.51% 7
Hertfordshire -52 37 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 34 £47,500 +58.33% 4
Reading +24 32 £40,000 -32.20% 5
South Wales +13 32 £31,500 +8.62% 7
Slough +10 30 £49,500 +5.31% 2
Fareham +9 30 £35,000 -
Glasgow -5 29 £37,500 -6.25% 5
West Sussex -14 28 £55,000 +77.41% 2

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1729 (36.25%) Finance
2 1246 (26.12%) SQL
3 1232 (25.83%) QA
4 889 (18.64%) ISEB
5 873 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
6 809 (16.96%) Project Management
7 774 (16.23%) Business Analysis
8 748 (15.68%) Test Scripting
9 709 (14.86%) Degree
10 699 (14.65%) Microsoft
11 641 (13.44%) SQL Server
12 626 (13.12%) Oracle
13 597 (12.52%) Scrum
14 591 (12.39%) Banking
15 574 (12.03%) Software Testing
16 556 (11.66%) .NET
17 524 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
18 508 (10.65%) Java
19 468 (9.81%) C#
20 459 (9.62%) PRINCE2
21 431 (9.04%) System Testing
22 416 (8.72%) MS Excel
23 413 (8.66%) ISTQB
24 407 (8.53%) Retail
25 373 (7.82%) Test Strategy
26 353 (7.40%) Windows
26 353 (7.40%) Test Management
27 352 (7.38%) JavaScript
28 350 (7.34%) Waterfall
29 341 (7.15%) Business Intelligence

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 231 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 88 (1.84%) CMS
3 73 (1.53%) IIS
4 57 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 53 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 52 (1.09%) Apache
7 49 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 47 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 46 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 42 (0.88%) Alfresco
11 35 (0.73%) WebLogic
12 22 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
12 22 (0.46%) Confluence
13 19 (0.40%) SAS
14 14 (0.29%) LiveLink
15 13 (0.27%) MS Exchange
15 13 (0.27%) Drupal
16 9 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.17%) Tuxedo
18 7 (0.15%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 416 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 243 (5.09%) MS Office
3 174 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 86 (1.80%) MS Project
5 72 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.10%) SPSS
8 5 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.063%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.042%) Mingle
11 1 (0.021%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.021%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 96 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 69 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 64 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
4 58 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 58 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
5 56 (1.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 54 (1.13%) SAP FI
6 54 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 47 (0.99%) SAP CO
8 46 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
9 45 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
10 44 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
11 37 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
12 23 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
13 22 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
13 22 (0.46%) Oracle FAH
14 19 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
15 18 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
16 17 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
16 17 (0.36%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 83 (1.74%) SaaS
2 10 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.15%) PaaS
3 7 (0.15%) GitHub
4 6 (0.13%) Force.com
5 5 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.084%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.063%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 97 (2.03%) Internet
2 53 (1.11%) WAN
3 44 (0.92%) LAN
3 44 (0.92%) Intranet
4 31 (0.65%) Firewall
5 29 (0.61%) LDAP
6 28 (0.59%) FTP
7 27 (0.57%) DNS
8 26 (0.55%) HTTP
9 22 (0.46%) SMS
10 20 (0.42%) TCP/IP
10 20 (0.42%) SAN
11 12 (0.25%) Extranet
12 11 (0.23%) SS7
13 10 (0.21%) VoIP
13 10 (0.21%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.19%) INAP
14 9 (0.19%) ISUP
14 9 (0.19%) VPN
15 7 (0.15%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 641 (13.44%) SQL Server
2 213 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
3 156 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 151 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 148 (3.10%) Relational Database
6 128 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 120 (2.52%) Oracle Database
8 95 (1.99%) MySQL
9 75 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 71 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
11 69 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
12 63 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
13 56 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 52 (1.09%) QlikView
15 51 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (0.78%) RDBMS
17 35 (0.73%) Data Mining
18 29 (0.61%) Spotfire
19 25 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
20 21 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 337 (7.06%) Selenium
2 184 (3.86%) JIRA
3 159 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 154 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 141 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 140 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
7 107 (2.24%) Subversion
8 97 (2.03%) WebDriver
9 92 (1.93%) LoadRunner
10 82 (1.72%) Maven
11 75 (1.57%) Toad
12 55 (1.15%) Git (software)
13 49 (1.03%) Artifactory
14 38 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 36 (0.75%) Hudson
16 35 (0.73%) Ant
17 32 (0.67%) NUnit
17 32 (0.67%) SoapUI
18 31 (0.65%) TestComplete
19 29 (0.61%) FitNesse
General
1 1729 (36.25%) Finance
2 591 (12.39%) Banking
3 407 (8.53%) Retail
4 251 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 200 (4.19%) Marketing
6 188 (3.94%) Back Office
7 154 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 144 (3.02%) Front Office
9 112 (2.35%) Advertising
10 97 (2.03%) Publishing
11 80 (1.68%) General Ledger
12 78 (1.64%) Legal
13 63 (1.32%) Retail Banking
14 59 (1.24%) Manufacturing
15 55 (1.15%) Billing
16 52 (1.09%) Games
17 46 (0.96%) Law
18 36 (0.75%) Financial Institution
19 35 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
20 24 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2192 (45.95%) Analyst
2 1245 (26.10%) Business Analyst
3 585 (12.26%) Test Analyst
4 489 (10.25%) Developer
5 401 (8.41%) Consultant
6 386 (8.09%) Test Manager
7 282 (5.91%) Tester
8 276 (5.79%) Project Manager
9 206 (4.32%) Systems Analyst
10 196 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
11 160 (3.35%) Test Engineer
12 129 (2.70%) QA Analyst
13 127 (2.66%) Support Analyst
14 119 (2.49%) Senior Business Analyst
15 112 (2.35%) Test Leader
16 110 (2.31%) Business Consultant
17 106 (2.22%) Business Systems Analyst
18 99 (2.08%) .NET Developer
19 95 (1.99%) Technical Analyst
20 91 (1.91%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (11.66%) .NET
2 307 (6.44%) HTML
3 269 (5.64%) XML
4 259 (5.43%) Web Services
5 227 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 206 (4.32%) CSS
7 183 (3.84%) jQuery
8 147 (3.08%) WCF
9 142 (2.98%) .NET Framework
10 85 (1.78%) Gherkin
11 75 (1.57%) LINQ
11 75 (1.57%) J2EE
12 73 (1.53%) Spring
13 71 (1.49%) JSON
14 70 (1.47%) RESTful
15 68 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 68 (1.43%) Ajax
16 64 (1.34%) Hibernate
16 64 (1.34%) SOAP
17 63 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 235 (4.93%) Management Information System
2 167 (3.50%) Derivative
3 166 (3.48%) Computer Science
4 116 (2.43%) Equities
5 98 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 89 (1.87%) Fixed Income
7 88 (1.84%) Open Source
8 59 (1.24%) FMCG
8 59 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 59 (1.24%) Credit Risk
9 51 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (0.99%) Reference Data
11 46 (0.96%) Statistics
12 40 (0.84%) Market Risk
13 39 (0.82%) Mathematics
14 37 (0.78%) Replication
15 36 (0.75%) Visualisation
16 35 (0.73%) N-Tier
17 34 (0.71%) EPoS
17 34 (0.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 353 (7.40%) Windows
2 222 (4.65%) Linux
3 192 (4.03%) UNIX
4 58 (1.22%) Solaris
5 37 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (0.67%) AIX
7 30 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 29 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 26 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (0.42%) Android
11 19 (0.40%) Windows 2000
12 18 (0.38%) HPUX
13 17 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 16 (0.34%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.27%) SUSE
17 4 (0.084%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.084%) CentOS
17 4 (0.084%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (18.30%) Agile Software Development
2 809 (16.96%) Project Management
3 774 (16.23%) Business Analysis
4 748 (15.68%) Test Scripting
5 597 (12.52%) Scrum
6 574 (12.03%) Software Testing
7 524 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 459 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 431 (9.04%) System Testing
10 373 (7.82%) Test Strategy
11 353 (7.40%) Test Management
12 350 (7.34%) Waterfall
13 341 (7.15%) Business Intelligence
14 318 (6.67%) UML
15 304 (6.37%) Regression Testing
16 292 (6.12%) Change Management
17 289 (6.06%) E-Commerce
18 277 (5.81%) ITIL
19 264 (5.53%) CRM
20 261 (5.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1246 (26.12%) SQL
2 508 (10.65%) Java
3 468 (9.81%) C#
4 352 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 201 (4.21%) T-SQL
6 148 (3.10%) PHP
7 109 (2.29%) Shell Script
8 104 (2.18%) Python
9 85 (1.78%) PL/SQL
10 84 (1.76%) VB.NET
11 80 (1.68%) Perl
12 73 (1.53%) VB
13 68 (1.43%) PowerShell
13 68 (1.43%) C++
14 64 (1.34%) Ruby
15 55 (1.15%) C
16 50 (1.05%) VBA
17 48 (1.01%) VBScript
18 24 (0.50%) Bash Shell
19 16 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 889 (18.64%) ISEB
2 709 (14.86%) Degree
3 413 (8.66%) ISTQB
4 213 (4.47%) Security Cleared
5 160 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 124 (2.60%) SC Cleared
7 87 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 75 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 75 (1.57%) PMI Certification
9 68 (1.43%) PMP
10 54 (1.13%) ISEB Practitioner
11 46 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (0.84%) DV Cleared
13 39 (0.82%) ACCA
14 34 (0.71%) MBA
14 34 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 27 (0.57%) MCSE
16 21 (0.44%) CIMA
17 20 (0.42%) MCITP
18 19 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1232 (25.83%) QA
2 118 (2.47%) SLA
3 31 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 30 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 28 (0.59%) EMIR
6 24 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.40%) MiFID
8 17 (0.36%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.27%) FATCA
10 13 (0.27%) CRD IV
11 7 (0.15%) COBIT
12 5 (0.10%) Basel II
13 4 (0.084%) COREP
13 4 (0.084%) Basel III
14 3 (0.063%) FINREP
14 3 (0.063%) HL7
15 2 (0.042%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.042%) TickIT
15 2 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (0.27%) vSphere
5 12 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (0.19%) NFS
7 8 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.10%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.10%) SRDF
9 5 (0.10%) vCloud
10 4 (0.084%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.084%) XenApp
10 4 (0.084%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.063%) UAG
12 2 (0.042%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.042%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.042%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.021%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.021%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 322 (6.75%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (0.57%) Puppet
3 25 (0.52%) SCCM
4 18 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.31%) Nagios
6 14 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
7 9 (0.19%) CA Wily
8 8 (0.17%) Ganglia
8 8 (0.17%) Zenoss
9 5 (0.10%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.10%) Control-M
10 3 (0.063%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.063%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.063%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.063%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.063%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (0.063%) Oracle EDQ
10 3 (0.063%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.063%) Ansible
11 2 (0.042%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 699 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 626 (13.12%) Oracle
3 227 (4.76%) HP
4 216 (4.53%) SAP
5 90 (1.89%) Business Objects
5 90 (1.89%) IBM
6 89 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
7 77 (1.61%) JBoss
8 66 (1.38%) VMware
9 62 (1.30%) Citrix
10 53 (1.11%) CA
11 50 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
12 43 (0.90%) Tableau
13 39 (0.82%) Google
14 36 (0.75%) Cognos
14 36 (0.75%) Informatica
15 34 (0.71%) Adobe
15 34 (0.71%) Charles River
16 30 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
17 29 (0.61%) Red Hat
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £45k-£55k (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £45k - £55k (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Cognizant
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 11 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
UK
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago