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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 187 158 163
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1680 2218 2066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 2.05% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.34% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1782 1723
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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
84415 94722 96201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70238 78268 76950
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 1562 £47,500 - 185
London -21 695 £60,000 +9.09% 71
South East +15 303 £45,000 +3.44% 37
West Midlands -41 121 £42,500 +30.76% 11
City of London -41 109 £60,000 +4.34% 17
North West -23 108 £35,000 -12.50% 19
Yorkshire -31 98 £37,500 - 12
South West -7 89 £40,000 +5.26% 13
Berkshire +15 85 £48,750 -7.14% 6
East Midlands -13 76 £40,000 +6.66% 9
West Yorkshire -21 72 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Surrey +23 69 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Leeds +25 64 £37,500 -11.76% 6
East of England -24 56 £45,000 +1.12% 11
Scotland -19 53 £45,000 - 8
Nottinghamshire +7 46 £51,250 +24.24% 4
East Sussex +43 45 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Birmingham -26 45 £42,500 +14.86% 4
Manchester -63 44 £40,000 -4.19% 16
Buckinghamshire -2 36 £45,000 +3.44% 6
Nottingham -4 35 £52,500 +27.27% 4
Wales -14 35 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Bristol +21 33 £42,500 - 3
Reading +15 33 £45,000 -25.00%
Edinburgh -12 32 £72,500 +61.11% 2
Brighton +42 30 £50,000 - 1
South Wales -19 30 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Cheshire +31 28 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -1 28 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Hampshire -18 25 £35,500 +4.18% 7

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1520 (41.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1397 (38.54%) Finance
3 1021 (28.17%) SQL
4 811 (22.37%) QA
5 603 (16.63%) SDLC
6 602 (16.61%) Business Analysis
7 576 (15.89%) ISEB
8 550 (15.17%) Microsoft
9 535 (14.76%) Project Management
10 492 (13.57%) Test Scripting
11 489 (13.49%) Regression Testing
12 484 (13.35%) Waterfall
13 460 (12.69%) Degree
14 456 (12.58%) Scrum
15 442 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
16 432 (11.92%) Java
17 421 (11.61%) Software Testing
18 413 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 412 (11.37%) Banking
20 409 (11.28%) ISTQB
21 372 (10.26%) SQL Server
22 346 (9.54%) Selenium
23 343 (9.46%) Test Strategy
24 336 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
25 335 (9.24%) Oracle
26 323 (8.91%) System Testing
27 322 (8.88%) Retail
28 317 (8.74%) .NET
29 293 (8.08%) Test Automation
30 289 (7.97%) ITIL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 108 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 71 (1.96%) Confluence
3 66 (1.82%) CMS
4 48 (1.32%) JBoss
5 41 (1.13%) IIS
6 40 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 36 (0.99%) Apache
8 28 (0.77%) Alfresco
9 23 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 22 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 14 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.28%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.25%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.25%) nginx
14 9 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.22%) Apache Qpid
15 8 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 270 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 202 (5.57%) MS Office
3 86 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 83 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (1.54%) MS Project
6 16 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.083%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.083%) SPSS
10 1 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 74 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 39 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 24 (0.66%) SAP CO
5 24 (0.66%) SAP FI
5 24 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
6 18 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 18 (0.50%) Markit EDM
7 17 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 16 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
8 16 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 15 (0.41%) SAP CRM
10 14 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
10 14 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
10 14 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
10 14 (0.39%) SAP SCM
11 13 (0.36%) Magento
12 10 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 66 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (1.21%) SaaS
3 39 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.97%) Office 365
5 21 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.39%) Google Drive
7 13 (0.36%) Force.com
7 13 (0.36%) Taleo
8 7 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.17%) PaaS
10 5 (0.14%) IaaS
10 5 (0.14%) Slack
10 5 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.083%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.083%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.055%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.16%) HTTP
2 35 (0.97%) Internet
2 35 (0.97%) Intranet
3 26 (0.72%) WAN
4 25 (0.69%) HTTPS
5 23 (0.63%) LAN
6 22 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 20 (0.55%) CTI
8 18 (0.50%) Firewall
9 14 (0.39%) DNS
9 14 (0.39%) SSL
9 14 (0.39%) VoIP
9 14 (0.39%) WebEx
10 10 (0.28%) Skype
11 9 (0.25%) Broadband
11 9 (0.25%) SAN
12 8 (0.22%) SMTP
13 6 (0.17%) BIG-IP
13 6 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (0.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 124 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 123 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 103 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 101 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 87 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
7 67 (1.85%) QlikView
8 66 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 61 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 59 (1.63%) MySQL
11 53 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
12 44 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
14 38 (1.05%) RDBMS
15 34 (0.94%) MS Access
16 31 (0.86%) Big Data
16 31 (0.86%) SAP BI
17 30 (0.83%) SAP BW
17 30 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 29 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 346 (9.54%) Selenium
2 287 (7.92%) JIRA
3 133 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 130 (3.59%) Jenkins
5 125 (3.45%) HP UFT
6 115 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 77 (2.12%) SoapUI
8 63 (1.74%) Visual Studio
9 59 (1.63%) Git (software)
10 55 (1.52%) Maven
11 54 (1.49%) LoadRunner
12 53 (1.46%) WebDriver
13 52 (1.43%) Subversion
14 49 (1.35%) SpecFlow
15 45 (1.24%) JMeter
16 31 (0.86%) Artifactory
16 31 (0.86%) JUnit
17 30 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 28 (0.77%) NUnit
19 26 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1397 (38.54%) Finance
2 412 (11.37%) Banking
3 322 (8.88%) Retail
4 141 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 127 (3.50%) Marketing
6 107 (2.95%) Legal
7 105 (2.90%) Investment Banking
8 98 (2.70%) Back Office
9 87 (2.40%) Manufacturing
10 75 (2.07%) Front Office
11 65 (1.79%) Games
12 47 (1.30%) Publishing
13 40 (1.10%) Billing
14 35 (0.97%) Advertising
15 32 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 29 (0.80%) Electronics
17 28 (0.77%) Law
18 23 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
19 21 (0.58%) Retail Banking
20 20 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1759 (48.52%) Analyst
2 870 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 563 (15.53%) Test Analyst
4 381 (10.51%) Developer
5 296 (8.17%) Consultant
6 254 (7.01%) Senior Analyst
7 238 (6.57%) Tester
8 170 (4.69%) Test Manager
9 157 (4.33%) Financial Analyst
10 155 (4.28%) Project Manager
11 146 (4.03%) Test Leader
12 139 (3.83%) Senior Business Analyst
13 120 (3.31%) Applications Support
14 115 (3.17%) Test Engineer
15 114 (3.14%) IT Analyst
16 110 (3.03%) Support Analyst
17 108 (2.98%) Systems Analyst
18 105 (2.90%) Software Analyst
19 102 (2.81%) Software Tester
20 101 (2.79%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (8.74%) .NET
2 280 (7.72%) HTML
3 239 (6.59%) XML
4 194 (5.35%) Web Services
5 164 (4.52%) CSS
6 100 (2.76%) ASP.NET
7 81 (2.23%) Spring
8 80 (2.21%) SOAP
9 74 (2.04%) .NET Framework
10 71 (1.96%) jQuery
11 59 (1.63%) Hibernate
12 55 (1.52%) Gherkin
13 49 (1.35%) JSON
14 45 (1.24%) RESTful
15 44 (1.21%) HTML5
16 41 (1.13%) XHTML
17 39 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (1.08%) Entity Framework
18 38 (1.05%) Middleware
19 33 (0.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 442 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
2 178 (4.91%) Management Information System
3 103 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 102 (2.81%) Fixed Income
5 100 (2.76%) User Experience
6 96 (2.65%) Derivative
7 90 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 81 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 69 (1.90%) Equities
10 53 (1.46%) OTC Derivatives
11 52 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 51 (1.41%) Data Centre
13 50 (1.38%) Credit Risk
14 47 (1.30%) Data Structures
15 45 (1.24%) Mathematics
16 39 (1.08%) iPad
17 36 (0.99%) Market Risk
17 36 (0.99%) Visualisation
18 33 (0.91%) Virtual Team
19 32 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 288 (7.94%) Windows
2 248 (6.84%) Linux
3 207 (5.71%) Unix
4 100 (2.76%) Android
5 69 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 56 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 32 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (0.80%) Solaris
9 18 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.47%) CentOS
10 17 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.083%) VMS
13 3 (0.083%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.055%) Debian
15 1 (0.028%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.028%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.028%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1520 (41.93%) Agile Software Development
2 603 (16.63%) SDLC
3 602 (16.61%) Business Analysis
4 535 (14.76%) Project Management
5 492 (13.57%) Test Scripting
6 489 (13.49%) Regression Testing
7 484 (13.35%) Waterfall
8 456 (12.58%) Scrum
9 421 (11.61%) Software Testing
10 413 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 343 (9.46%) Test Strategy
12 336 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
13 323 (8.91%) System Testing
14 293 (8.08%) Test Automation
15 289 (7.97%) ITIL
16 281 (7.75%) Change Management
17 280 (7.72%) Functional Testing
18 259 (7.14%) PRINCE2
19 253 (6.98%) System Integration Testing
20 251 (6.92%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1021 (28.17%) SQL
2 432 (11.92%) Java
3 288 (7.94%) C#
4 215 (5.93%) JavaScript
5 136 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 105 (2.90%) Python
7 100 (2.76%) PL/SQL
8 80 (2.21%) C
9 77 (2.12%) Ruby
10 73 (2.01%) Shell Script
11 68 (1.88%) PowerShell
12 64 (1.77%) C++
13 62 (1.71%) VB
14 59 (1.63%) VB.NET
15 56 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 55 (1.52%) VBA
17 46 (1.27%) Perl
18 39 (1.08%) PHP
19 22 (0.61%) VBScript
20 16 (0.44%) RPG
Qualifications
1 576 (15.89%) ISEB
2 460 (12.69%) Degree
3 409 (11.28%) ISTQB
4 137 (3.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 122 (3.37%) Security Cleared
6 84 (2.32%) PMP
7 64 (1.77%) PMI Certification
8 48 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 35 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 31 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 29 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 26 (0.72%) IIBA
13 22 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
15 13 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (0.17%) ACCA
16 6 (0.17%) CIMA
16 6 (0.17%) RHCE
17 5 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 811 (22.37%) QA
2 79 (2.18%) Data Quality
3 74 (2.04%) SLA
4 39 (1.08%) MiFID
5 36 (0.99%) EMIR
6 28 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.63%) FATCA
8 15 (0.41%) SEPA
9 14 (0.39%) Basel III
10 12 (0.33%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.25%) CRD IV
11 9 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
12 7 (0.19%) COREP
12 7 (0.19%) FINREP
13 6 (0.17%) Basel II
13 6 (0.17%) ISO 8583
13 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 5 (0.14%) HL7
14 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 44 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (0.30%) Docker
6 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.11%) XenServer
8 2 (0.055%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.055%) vSphere
9 1 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.028%) Snort
9 1 (0.028%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.028%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.028%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 124 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (1.24%) Puppet
3 23 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.58%) Nagios
5 20 (0.55%) Control-M
6 17 (0.47%) SCCM
7 12 (0.33%) SCVMM
8 11 (0.30%) Ansible
9 9 (0.25%) Zenoss
10 8 (0.22%) logstash
11 7 (0.19%) Salt
12 6 (0.17%) SCOM
13 4 (0.11%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.11%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.083%) Microsoft Clustering
15 2 (0.055%) Kubernetes
15 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 2 (0.055%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 550 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 335 (9.24%) Oracle
3 268 (7.39%) SAP
4 122 (3.37%) HP
5 90 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
6 54 (1.49%) IBM
6 54 (1.49%) VMware
7 39 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 36 (0.99%) Google
9 32 (0.88%) Tableau
10 30 (0.83%) Siebel
11 28 (0.77%) Cognos
12 27 (0.74%) Informatica
13 26 (0.72%) ServiceNow
14 25 (0.69%) Atlassian
15 23 (0.63%) Cognizant
16 22 (0.61%) Bloomberg
16 22 (0.61%) Murex
17 20 (0.55%) Sybase
18 16 (0.44%) Charles River
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Bens + Development
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits / Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Eames Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago