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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 168 154 155
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2110 2322 2426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 2.07% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.41% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1917 1960
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
90489 96461 102042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.62% 85.98% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75205 77953 82278
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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 -17 1947 £45,000 - 243
London -11 865 £50,000 -4.76% 100
South East -3 410 £42,500 -5.55% 37
City of London +1 174 £49,250 -6.19% 26
East of England +31 147 £46,500 -2.10% 11
Yorkshire -36 139 £40,000 - 22
West Midlands -10 135 £39,250 +4.66% 29
Scotland +32 107 £45,000 +12.50% 15
West Yorkshire -23 103 £40,000 - 13
Berkshire +32 102 £47,500 -4.04% 7
North West +32 100 £37,500 - 21
South West -12 99 £42,500 - 10
Surrey -23 91 £35,000 -15.66% 8
Glasgow +40 70 £45,000 -14.28% 7
Leeds -2 67 £40,000 +1.26% 7
East Midlands -29 63 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Hertfordshire +28 61 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 59 £43,500 +8.75% 6
Birmingham -16 53 £39,250 +1.94% 8
Hampshire -10 51 £45,000 +2.85% 6
Kent +18 47 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Manchester +7 46 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Edinburgh +15 42 £45,000 +18.42% 5
Milton Keynes +20 39 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Wimbledon - 31 £36,000 -
Somerset +16 30 £41,000 +2.50%
Bedfordshire +4 30 £47,500 +7.95% 3
North Yorkshire -7 30 £38,750 -13.88% 5
Reading +2 28 £52,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +6 27 £37,500 +1.35% 4

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1552 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1540 (37.76%) Finance
3 1179 (28.91%) SQL
4 903 (22.14%) QA
5 787 (19.30%) SDLC
6 755 (18.51%) ISEB
7 686 (16.82%) Microsoft
8 651 (15.96%) Business Analysis
9 645 (15.82%) Degree
10 634 (15.55%) Test Scripting
11 613 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
12 608 (14.91%) Project Management
13 581 (14.25%) Java
14 557 (13.66%) ISTQB
15 515 (12.63%) Scrum
16 507 (12.43%) Regression Testing
17 505 (12.38%) Oracle
18 502 (12.31%) Software Testing
19 489 (11.99%) Selenium
20 466 (11.43%) SQL Server
21 462 (11.33%) Functional Testing
22 461 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
23 458 (11.23%) System Testing
24 453 (11.11%) Banking
25 433 (10.62%) Waterfall
26 422 (10.35%) JIRA
27 416 (10.20%) Windows
28 413 (10.13%) MS Excel
29 404 (9.91%) .NET
30 389 (9.54%) Automated Testing

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
1 121 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 94 (2.31%) Confluence
3 87 (2.13%) IIS
4 79 (1.94%) Apache
5 77 (1.89%) CMS
6 70 (1.72%) JBoss
7 57 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 41 (1.01%) Alfresco
9 24 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 22 (0.54%) Drupal
10 22 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
11 20 (0.49%) MQSeries
11 20 (0.49%) Skype for Business
11 20 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 18 (0.44%) SAS
13 17 (0.42%) Node.js
14 14 (0.34%) MS Exchange
14 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 413 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 283 (6.94%) MS Office
3 162 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 100 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 68 (1.67%) MS Project
6 13 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.074%) SPSS
10 1 (0.025%) InDesign
10 1 (0.025%) Mingle
10 1 (0.025%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 64 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
4 41 (1.01%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 40 (0.98%) SAP FI
6 34 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
7 31 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
8 29 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
9 28 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
10 27 (0.66%) SAP CO
11 24 (0.59%) Markit EDM
11 24 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
11 24 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
12 22 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
13 21 (0.51%) SAP HCM
14 18 (0.44%) Lorenzo
14 18 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 17 (0.42%) Temenos T24
16 16 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
17 13 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 92 (2.26%) SaaS
2 31 (0.76%) Force.com
3 30 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.49%) Office 365
6 13 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.29%) Taleo
8 7 (0.17%) Google Drive
9 6 (0.15%) GitHub
9 6 (0.15%) Yammer
10 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.049%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.049%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.049%) Veeva
13 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.025%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.025%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.64%) Internet
2 39 (0.96%) TCP/IP
3 35 (0.86%) Firewall
4 27 (0.66%) DNS
4 27 (0.66%) VoIP
5 26 (0.64%) HTTP
6 23 (0.56%) Intranet
7 21 (0.51%) WAN
8 19 (0.47%) LAN
9 16 (0.39%) SMTP
10 14 (0.34%) Extranet
10 14 (0.34%) SSL
11 12 (0.29%) VLAN
12 11 (0.27%) 2G
12 11 (0.27%) 3G
12 11 (0.27%) 4G
13 9 (0.22%) VPN
14 8 (0.20%) FTP
14 8 (0.20%) GPRS
14 8 (0.20%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 151 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 124 (3.04%) Relational Database
4 120 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 115 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 94 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 91 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 87 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
9 72 (1.77%) MySQL
10 65 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
11 61 (1.50%) QlikView
12 60 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 53 (1.30%) RDBMS
14 51 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 44 (1.08%) Big Data
16 34 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 31 (0.76%) SAP BI
18 30 (0.74%) SAP BW
19 25 (0.61%) DB2
20 24 (0.59%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 489 (11.99%) Selenium
2 422 (10.35%) JIRA
3 181 (4.44%) Jenkins
4 157 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 155 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 146 (3.58%) WebDriver
7 137 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 103 (2.53%) Maven
9 99 (2.43%) Visual Studio
10 96 (2.35%) SpecFlow
11 82 (2.01%) Subversion
12 81 (1.99%) Git (software)
13 64 (1.57%) JMeter
14 57 (1.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 56 (1.37%) SoapUI
16 54 (1.32%) Artifactory
17 43 (1.05%) NUnit
18 41 (1.01%) Ant
19 40 (0.98%) JUnit
20 35 (0.86%) LoadRunner
General
1 1540 (37.76%) Finance
2 453 (11.11%) Banking
3 292 (7.16%) Retail
4 168 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 157 (3.85%) Marketing
6 112 (2.75%) Legal
7 106 (2.60%) Investment Banking
8 82 (2.01%) Back Office
9 70 (1.72%) Front Office
10 68 (1.67%) Advertising
11 62 (1.52%) Manufacturing
12 60 (1.47%) Law
13 55 (1.35%) Financial Institution
14 54 (1.32%) Games
15 37 (0.91%) Billing
16 25 (0.61%) Electronics
17 18 (0.44%) Publishing
18 15 (0.37%) Private Banking
18 15 (0.37%) Retail Banking
19 12 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2023 (49.61%) Analyst
2 859 (21.06%) Business Analyst
3 730 (17.90%) Test Analyst
4 369 (9.05%) Developer
5 334 (8.19%) Tester
6 289 (7.09%) Consultant
7 248 (6.08%) Senior Analyst
8 198 (4.86%) Test Leader
9 194 (4.76%) Test Manager
10 173 (4.24%) Test Engineer
11 159 (3.90%) Financial Analyst
12 139 (3.41%) Project Manager
13 130 (3.19%) Software Analyst
14 129 (3.16%) Support Analyst
14 129 (3.16%) UAT Analyst
15 123 (3.02%) Systems Analyst
16 119 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
17 117 (2.87%) Senior Test Analyst
18 114 (2.80%) QA Analyst
19 109 (2.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (9.91%) .NET
2 259 (6.35%) HTML
3 256 (6.28%) XML
4 224 (5.49%) Web Services
5 174 (4.27%) CSS
6 119 (2.92%) ASP.NET
7 115 (2.82%) Gherkin
8 106 (2.60%) SOAP
9 91 (2.23%) Spring
10 89 (2.18%) jQuery
11 85 (2.08%) Hibernate
12 73 (1.79%) Middleware
12 73 (1.79%) RESTful
13 69 (1.69%) .NET Framework
14 65 (1.59%) JSON
15 58 (1.42%) XHTML
16 56 (1.37%) J2EE
17 47 (1.15%) HTML5
18 41 (1.01%) Spring Security
19 37 (0.91%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 613 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (4.34%) Management Information System
3 126 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 123 (3.02%) Derivative
5 122 (2.99%) User Experience
6 121 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 108 (2.65%) Fixed Income
8 105 (2.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 94 (2.31%) Equities
10 89 (2.18%) Client/Server
11 75 (1.84%) Mathematics
12 72 (1.77%) Credit Risk
13 56 (1.37%) Market Risk
14 53 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (1.20%) Visualisation
16 40 (0.98%) AS400
17 37 (0.91%) SWIFT
18 36 (0.88%) Data Centre
18 36 (0.88%) Data Structures
19 35 (0.86%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 416 (10.20%) Windows
2 283 (6.94%) Linux
3 264 (6.47%) Unix
4 139 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 68 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (1.59%) Android
6 65 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 56 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 41 (1.01%) Solaris
10 36 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 28 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.27%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.17%) AIX
16 7 (0.17%) HPUX
17 6 (0.15%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1552 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
2 787 (19.30%) SDLC
3 651 (15.96%) Business Analysis
4 634 (15.55%) Test Scripting
5 608 (14.91%) Project Management
6 515 (12.63%) Scrum
7 507 (12.43%) Regression Testing
8 502 (12.31%) Software Testing
9 462 (11.33%) Functional Testing
10 461 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 458 (11.23%) System Testing
12 433 (10.62%) Waterfall
13 389 (9.54%) Automated Testing
14 369 (9.05%) System Integration Testing
15 359 (8.80%) Integration Testing
16 357 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
17 345 (8.46%) Test Strategy
18 327 (8.02%) Change Management
19 308 (7.55%) Test Management
20 291 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1179 (28.91%) SQL
2 581 (14.25%) Java
3 325 (7.97%) C#
4 227 (5.57%) JavaScript
5 166 (4.07%) PL/SQL
6 132 (3.24%) Python
7 120 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 94 (2.31%) Ruby
9 91 (2.23%) Perl
10 83 (2.04%) PHP
11 82 (2.01%) PowerShell
12 74 (1.81%) C
13 72 (1.77%) Shell Script
14 69 (1.69%) C++
15 68 (1.67%) VB
16 60 (1.47%) Bash Shell
17 50 (1.23%) VB.NET
18 45 (1.10%) VBA
19 35 (0.86%) ABAP
20 21 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 755 (18.51%) ISEB
2 645 (15.82%) Degree
3 557 (13.66%) ISTQB
4 231 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 151 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 83 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 77 (1.89%) PMI Certification
8 60 (1.47%) PMP
9 39 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 38 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 30 (0.74%) IIBA
13 28 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
14 24 (0.59%) DV Cleared
15 22 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (0.47%) MCSE
17 18 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
18 14 (0.34%) ACCA
18 14 (0.34%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 903 (22.14%) QA
2 90 (2.21%) SLA
3 63 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 39 (0.96%) MiFID
5 35 (0.86%) EMIR
6 27 (0.66%) FATCA
7 20 (0.49%) SDET
8 19 (0.47%) SEPA
9 18 (0.44%) Solvency II
10 17 (0.42%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.22%) ISO20022
12 8 (0.20%) ISO 8583
13 5 (0.12%) Basel III
14 4 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 4 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.074%) Basel II
15 3 (0.074%) COREP
15 3 (0.074%) UCITS
16 2 (0.049%) PMBOK
System Software
1 72 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 56 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.27%) OpenSSH
8 11 (0.27%) XenApp
9 10 (0.25%) Cronacle
10 9 (0.22%) vSphere
11 7 (0.17%) XenServer
12 5 (0.12%) Docker
13 4 (0.098%) Firmware
14 2 (0.049%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.025%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.025%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.025%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.025%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.025%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 149 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
2 43 (1.05%) Puppet
3 37 (0.91%) SCCM
4 30 (0.74%) Nagios
5 22 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.42%) Zenoss
7 15 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 12 (0.29%) logstash
9 11 (0.27%) Ansible
9 11 (0.27%) SCOM
9 11 (0.27%) vMotion
10 10 (0.25%) Netcool
11 8 (0.20%) SCVMM
11 8 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.15%) Control-M
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.15%) Salt
13 5 (0.12%) WSUS
14 4 (0.098%) Red Hat Satellite
14 4 (0.098%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 686 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 505 (12.38%) Oracle
3 292 (7.16%) SAP
4 182 (4.46%) HP
5 91 (2.23%) IBM
6 89 (2.18%) VMware
7 66 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 63 (1.54%) Red Hat
9 43 (1.05%) Cognos
10 40 (0.98%) Citrix
10 40 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 35 (0.86%) Telerik
12 33 (0.81%) Remedy
13 31 (0.76%) Tableau
14 29 (0.71%) Google
14 29 (0.71%) Informatica
14 29 (0.71%) Reuters
15 28 (0.69%) Bloomberg
15 28 (0.69%) Sybase
16 23 (0.56%) Siebel
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 30% bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 19 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 19 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 19 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 19 hours ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Version1
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Version1
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Version1
Posted: Yesterday
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Flexi Time, Pension, Etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
ITE Moda Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 40,000 - 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + The best package eveer
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago