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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 140 147 158
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2336 2092 2026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.00% 1.92% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.44% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1914 1697 1688
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 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93867 85654 90608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.37% 78.52% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75779 70449 77344
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -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 £71,500
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 10 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 10 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 +3 2216 £47,500 +5.55% 255
London +12 1103 £55,000 - 127
South East -1 384 £43,500 +2.35% 47
City of London -2 267 £55,000 - 48
Yorkshire +42 196 £35,000 +2.94% 24
West Yorkshire +45 167 £35,000 +7.69% 18
East of England -4 159 £41,500 -2.35% 11
North West -2 127 £45,000 +20.00% 14
Leeds +9 102 £35,000 +11.11% 9
South West -25 94 £41,500 +16.90% 18
West Midlands -31 92 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Hampshire +19 91 £35,000 -17.64% 12
Surrey +12 91 £45,000 - 12
Berkshire -7 87 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Manchester +4 76 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Scotland -10 74 £37,500 -15.73% 8
Birmingham +19 63 £50,000 +20.48% 6
East Midlands -15 52 £35,000 - 7
Bedfordshire +20 51 £41,500 +38.33%
Cambridgeshire +21 42 £41,750 +4.37% 4
Reading +14 38 £40,000 -31.33% 3
Hertfordshire -56 38 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Wales 0 36 £33,250 +9.01% 4
Edinburgh -3 35 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Fareham +3 33 £35,000 - 2
West Sussex -13 33 £55,000 +77.41% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 32 £44,000 +35.38% 6
Gloucestershire +1 31 £38,000 +32.17% 1
Bristol -1 31 £48,750 +26.62% 4
South Wales +13 30 £31,250 +1.62% 3

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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 1749 (36.10%) Finance
2 1264 (26.09%) SQL
3 1248 (25.76%) QA
4 899 (18.56%) ISEB
5 884 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
6 826 (17.05%) Project Management
7 794 (16.39%) Business Analysis
8 779 (16.08%) Test Scripting
9 722 (14.90%) Degree
10 716 (14.78%) Microsoft
11 640 (13.21%) SQL Server
12 636 (13.13%) Oracle
13 632 (13.04%) Scrum
14 600 (12.38%) Banking
15 588 (12.14%) Software Testing
16 580 (11.97%) .NET
17 536 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
18 523 (10.79%) Java
19 478 (9.87%) C#
20 467 (9.64%) PRINCE2
21 430 (8.88%) System Testing
22 421 (8.69%) MS Excel
23 416 (8.59%) ISTQB
24 405 (8.36%) Retail
25 379 (7.82%) Test Strategy
26 365 (7.53%) JavaScript
27 358 (7.39%) Windows
28 357 (7.37%) Test Management
29 346 (7.14%) Waterfall
30 335 (6.91%) Selenium

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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
1 242 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 90 (1.86%) CMS
3 77 (1.59%) IIS
4 57 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 53 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 50 (1.03%) Apache
7 49 (1.01%) Tomcat
7 49 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 48 (0.99%) Alfresco
9 46 (0.95%) WebSphere
10 34 (0.70%) WebLogic
11 24 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
12 20 (0.41%) SAS
12 20 (0.41%) Confluence
13 18 (0.37%) LiveLink
14 14 (0.29%) Drupal
15 12 (0.25%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.17%) Tuxedo
18 7 (0.14%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 421 (8.69%) MS Excel
2 248 (5.12%) MS Office
3 178 (3.67%) MS Visio
4 86 (1.78%) MS Project
5 76 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.10%) SPSS
8 5 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.062%) Mingle
9 3 (0.062%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.021%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.021%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 95 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 65 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 63 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 57 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
4 57 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
5 55 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 53 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
7 52 (1.07%) SAP FI
8 46 (0.95%) SAP CO
9 45 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
10 43 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
10 43 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
11 38 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
12 22 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
13 20 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
13 20 (0.41%) Oracle FAH
14 19 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
14 19 (0.39%) SAP HR
14 19 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
15 17 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 75 (1.55%) SaaS
2 12 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.14%) GitHub
4 6 (0.12%) PaaS
5 5 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.10%) Force.com
6 4 (0.083%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.062%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.06%) Internet
2 62 (1.28%) WAN
3 50 (1.03%) LAN
4 48 (0.99%) Intranet
5 33 (0.68%) Firewall
6 29 (0.60%) DNS
6 29 (0.60%) FTP
7 27 (0.56%) LDAP
8 25 (0.52%) HTTP
9 22 (0.45%) SMS
10 21 (0.43%) SAN
11 20 (0.41%) TCP/IP
12 12 (0.25%) Extranet
13 11 (0.23%) SS7
14 10 (0.21%) Wireshark
14 10 (0.21%) VPN
15 9 (0.19%) INAP
15 9 (0.19%) ISUP
15 9 (0.19%) VoIP
16 7 (0.14%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 640 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 211 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 154 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 154 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 152 (3.14%) Relational Database
5 127 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 125 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 93 (1.92%) MySQL
8 73 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 71 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
10 65 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 62 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 55 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 50 (1.03%) QlikView
14 49 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (0.78%) RDBMS
16 35 (0.72%) Data Mining
17 30 (0.62%) Spotfire
18 26 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
19 23 (0.47%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 335 (6.91%) Selenium
2 182 (3.76%) JIRA
3 161 (3.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 154 (3.18%) Visual Studio
5 153 (3.16%) Jenkins
6 143 (2.95%) QuickTest Pro
7 108 (2.23%) Subversion
8 92 (1.90%) WebDriver
9 91 (1.88%) Maven
9 91 (1.88%) LoadRunner
10 71 (1.47%) Toad
11 57 (1.18%) Artifactory
12 56 (1.16%) Git (software)
13 40 (0.83%) Hudson
14 36 (0.74%) Cucumber
15 35 (0.72%) Ant
16 32 (0.66%) SoapUI
17 31 (0.64%) NUnit
18 29 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
18 29 (0.60%) FitNesse
General
1 1749 (36.10%) Finance
2 600 (12.38%) Banking
3 405 (8.36%) Retail
4 261 (5.39%) Investment Banking
5 215 (4.44%) Marketing
6 194 (4.00%) Back Office
7 155 (3.20%) Front Office
8 150 (3.10%) Telecoms
9 107 (2.21%) Advertising
10 95 (1.96%) Publishing
11 78 (1.61%) General Ledger
12 77 (1.59%) Legal
13 69 (1.42%) Retail Banking
14 57 (1.18%) Billing
15 56 (1.16%) Games
16 53 (1.09%) Manufacturing
17 48 (0.99%) Law
18 36 (0.74%) Financial Institution
19 35 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
20 20 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2216 (45.74%) Analyst
2 1243 (25.66%) Business Analyst
3 606 (12.51%) Test Analyst
4 491 (10.13%) Developer
5 405 (8.36%) Consultant
6 393 (8.11%) Test Manager
7 287 (5.92%) Project Manager
8 283 (5.84%) Tester
9 214 (4.42%) Systems Analyst
10 197 (4.07%) Senior Analyst
11 157 (3.24%) Test Engineer
12 139 (2.87%) QA Analyst
13 123 (2.54%) Support Analyst
14 114 (2.35%) Senior Business Analyst
15 113 (2.33%) Business Systems Analyst
15 113 (2.33%) Test Leader
16 103 (2.13%) Business Consultant
17 99 (2.04%) .NET Developer
18 98 (2.02%) Technical Analyst
19 93 (1.92%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (11.97%) .NET
2 321 (6.63%) HTML
3 268 (5.53%) XML
4 262 (5.41%) Web Services
5 231 (4.77%) ASP.NET
6 217 (4.48%) CSS
7 195 (4.02%) jQuery
8 160 (3.30%) WCF
9 149 (3.08%) .NET Framework
10 86 (1.78%) Gherkin
11 82 (1.69%) Spring
12 81 (1.67%) LINQ
13 80 (1.65%) RESTful
14 79 (1.63%) JSON
15 78 (1.61%) J2EE
16 72 (1.49%) Ajax
16 72 (1.49%) Hibernate
17 70 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
18 69 (1.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 66 (1.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 243 (5.02%) Management Information System
2 176 (3.63%) Derivative
3 166 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 120 (2.48%) Equities
5 100 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 98 (2.02%) Open Source
7 93 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 61 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 57 (1.18%) Credit Risk
10 54 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 53 (1.09%) FMCG
12 48 (0.99%) Reference Data
13 42 (0.87%) Statistics
14 40 (0.83%) Market Risk
15 39 (0.80%) Mathematics
15 39 (0.80%) Replication
15 39 (0.80%) Visualisation
16 36 (0.74%) SWIFT
16 36 (0.74%) Social Media
17 35 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 358 (7.39%) Windows
2 233 (4.81%) Linux
3 206 (4.25%) UNIX
4 59 (1.22%) Solaris
5 37 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 30 (0.62%) AIX
8 29 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 25 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (0.41%) HPUX
11 20 (0.41%) Android
12 17 (0.35%) Windows 2000
13 16 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 16 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.23%) SUSE
16 5 (0.10%) CentOS
17 4 (0.083%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.083%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
2 826 (17.05%) Project Management
3 794 (16.39%) Business Analysis
4 779 (16.08%) Test Scripting
5 632 (13.04%) Scrum
6 588 (12.14%) Software Testing
7 536 (11.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 467 (9.64%) PRINCE2
9 430 (8.88%) System Testing
10 379 (7.82%) Test Strategy
11 357 (7.37%) Test Management
12 346 (7.14%) Waterfall
13 334 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
14 324 (6.69%) UML
15 310 (6.40%) Regression Testing
16 296 (6.11%) Change Management
17 291 (6.01%) E-Commerce
18 280 (5.78%) ITIL
19 265 (5.47%) CRM
20 264 (5.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1264 (26.09%) SQL
2 523 (10.79%) Java
3 478 (9.87%) C#
4 365 (7.53%) JavaScript
5 206 (4.25%) T-SQL
6 141 (2.91%) PHP
7 112 (2.31%) Shell Script
8 101 (2.08%) Python
9 86 (1.78%) VB.NET
9 86 (1.78%) PL/SQL
10 81 (1.67%) Perl
11 73 (1.51%) C++
12 71 (1.47%) VB
13 69 (1.42%) PowerShell
14 65 (1.34%) Ruby
15 54 (1.11%) C
16 48 (0.99%) VBScript
16 48 (0.99%) VBA
17 28 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 899 (18.56%) ISEB
2 722 (14.90%) Degree
3 416 (8.59%) ISTQB
4 226 (4.66%) Security Cleared
5 130 (2.68%) SC Cleared
6 90 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 82 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 75 (1.55%) PMP
9 70 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 52 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
11 49 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
12 44 (0.91%) DV Cleared
13 36 (0.74%) ACCA
14 29 (0.60%) MBA
15 27 (0.56%) MCSE
16 20 (0.41%) CIMA
17 19 (0.39%) MCP
18 18 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (0.35%) MCITP
19 17 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1248 (25.76%) QA
2 119 (2.46%) SLA
3 35 (0.72%) Solvency II
4 34 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
5 30 (0.62%) EMIR
6 26 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.39%) MiFID
9 16 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.29%) CRD IV
11 12 (0.25%) FATCA
12 8 (0.17%) COBIT
13 5 (0.10%) Basel II
13 5 (0.10%) Basel III
14 4 (0.083%) COREP
15 3 (0.062%) FINREP
15 3 (0.062%) HL7
15 3 (0.062%) PCI DSS
16 2 (0.041%) TickIT
16 2 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 35 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.31%) 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 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.14%) XenApp
9 6 (0.12%) vCloud
10 5 (0.10%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.10%) SRDF
10 5 (0.10%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.083%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.083%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.062%) UAG
13 2 (0.041%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.041%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.021%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.021%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 329 (6.79%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (0.60%) Puppet
3 27 (0.56%) SCCM
4 19 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.37%) Nagios
6 12 (0.25%) CA SiteMinder
7 10 (0.21%) Ganglia
7 10 (0.21%) Zenoss
8 9 (0.19%) CA Wily
9 5 (0.10%) Data Guard
9 5 (0.10%) Control-M
10 4 (0.083%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.083%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.083%) Ansible
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle EDQ
11 3 (0.062%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.062%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.062%) ServiceCenter
12 2 (0.041%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 716 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 636 (13.13%) Oracle
3 226 (4.66%) HP
4 221 (4.56%) SAP
5 89 (1.84%) Business Objects
5 89 (1.84%) IBM
6 88 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 84 (1.73%) JBoss
8 67 (1.38%) Citrix
9 65 (1.34%) VMware
10 49 (1.01%) CA
11 48 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
12 44 (0.91%) Tableau
13 40 (0.83%) Google
13 40 (0.83%) Cognos
14 35 (0.72%) Adobe
14 35 (0.72%) Informatica
15 32 (0.66%) Charles River
15 32 (0.66%) Red Hat
16 29 (0.60%) Sybase
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 22 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago